Posts by Alison Thomas (Page 3)

Posts by Alison Thomas (Page 3)

Adult Soccer League

FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreational Ministry is recruiting players to field a team in the Allen Parks & Recreation Fall 2018 Co-Rec Soccer League. Players must be 17 years old and up. Player fee is $25 per person. Games begin on Thursday, August 30, with eight games in the regular season (August 30-November 8). Playoff tournament will be held at the end of the regular season. Games will not be played on October 4 & 11. All games are played…

Save The Date

A little more than a year has passed since we began receiving funds for our Embrace & Transform campaign and the building on which we hope to soon begin construction. To date, we have received well over $1.1M thanks to the faithful generosity of our members. As we continue to support this vision, we want you to know that our building committee is making tremendous progress. At this time, they are reviewing the final construction documents and will soon be…

Photo Directory

MAKE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY DATE Monday August 13, 2018 2:00pm-9:00pm Second Floor of the Christian Life Center (Adult Wing) First United Methodist Church of Allen We have more than 70 member families who were not included in FUMC Allen’s spring photo directory. We have an opportunity on Monday, August 13, for those families to be included in our fall update, but to date, we only have NINE families signed up for a portrait sitting. We need to have TWENTY appointments on the…

Tailgating Teams

The Community Connect Team is seeking your help! We need of classes or small groups to host tailgate outings for our home Allen High School football games. Tailgating is a great way to be very visible in our community at very little cost! Our focus this year will not be on handing things out to fans but to intentionally invite our friends to join us in fellowship. The challenge will be for the host team to invite five people each…such…

Summer Lunch Program

The summer lunch program is a three-month labor of love to provide food and activities for families of students attending Boyd Elementary in the Allen Independent School District. For many years now, churches of Allen have come together to help the students and families that attend or live near Boyd Elementary in Allen have a healthy lunch during the summer months. A majority of the students at Boyd Elementary are on the free or reduced lunch program. These families often…

Wild at Heart: Men’s Retreat

All men, 18 years and older, are invited to the Wild At Heart Men’s Retreat, November 9-11, in Broken Bow, OK.  Rev. Todd Harris will lead the weekend event with activities that will include fishing, hiking, grilling, and fellowship.  By the end of the weekend, you will have grown closer to each other and closer to God. Space is limited.  A non-refundable $50 deposit holds your place.  Contact Susan Hale for more information.  

Save The Date – Church Wide Building Project Meetings

A little more than a year has passed since we began receiving funds for our Embrace & Transform campaign and the building on which we hope to soon begin construction. To date, we have received well over $1.1M thanks to the faithful generosity of our members. As we continue to support this vision, we want you to know that our building committee is making tremendous progress. At this time, they are reviewing the final construction documents and will soon be…

Major Events

MAY 2-AUGUST 15 ABRAHAM BIBLE STUDY Wednesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm CLC208 JUNE 6-JULY 18 COLOSSIANS/THESSALONIANS STUDY Wednesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm CLC209 JUNE 25-29 UPWARD INDOOR SOCCER CAMP Grades 2 & 3 9:00am-12:00pm Gym JUNE 25-29 CHILDREN’S CAMP (BRIDGEPORT TX) JUNE 24-29 YOUTH MISSION TRIP (SINTON TX) JULY 1 YOUTH MOVIE NIGHT 5:00pm-7:00pm Youth Wing JULY 2-6 SENIOR HIGH CAMP (BRIDGEPORT TX) JULY 2-6 TRIUMPH DODGEBALL CAMP Ages 1-12 9:00am-12:00pm Gym JULY 9-13 UPWARD BASKETBALL CAMP Grades K & 1 9:00am-12:00pm Grades 4-6 1:00pm-4:00pm Gym…

Photo Directory

The Directories are Here! If you had a family or individual portrait taken at the church in January or March 2018, your copy of the new FUMC Allen Pictorial Directory from Lifetouch is now available for pick-up. Directories (one per family) are available now at the church office during regular business hours (Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm). We’ll have a distribution table in the gathering area on Sunday, July 1, from 9:00am-12:15pm so you can pick them up following the…

Graduation

Our High School Graduates Brandon Bingham Allen High School graduate attending the University of North Texas, Denton, TX—New Digital Media Design. FUMC Memorial Scholarship • United Methodist Women’s Scholarship. Corbin Scott Chinn Allen High School graduate attending college in the fall to study electrical and mechanical engineering. Holden Thomas Essman Allen High School graduate attending The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX—Computer Software Engineering. Alexa Marie Frederick Allen High School graduate attending Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX—Music Education. Francis…

Change The World Sunday

Wear your Change the World Weekend shirt to worship on Sunday, May 20, at 9:30am! Following worship, visit MISSION CONTROL to see where you can help CHANGE THE WORLD. We still have a variety of projects available both at the church and at job sites throughout Collin County. Visit www.changetheworldallen.org to sign up today If you cannot help on Change the World weekend, we would welcome a donation to cover the costs associated with undertaking this large mission project. Change…