Administration

Administration

Job Opening: Facilities Manager

First United Methodist Church of Allen has an opening for a part-time facilities manager. Please review the position description below and click link at the bottom to apply. POSITION DESCRIPTION FACILITIES MANAGER  Principal Function: The Facilities Manager is responsible for all aspect of care, maintenance, safety and security for the church buildings and grounds, including hands on minor maintenance, interacting with maintenance contractors, overseeing housekeeping services and event setups. Scope: Part-time, hourly, 24-28 hours per week. Generally 8:00am to 1:00pm,…

COVID-19 Update: Returning to Campus

Returning to Campus: A Phased Approach In mid-May, FUMC Allen staff and leadership began planning for public worship, hoping to shift to a livestream/public worship hybrid on June 7. A Directive from Our Bishop As United Methodists, we are part of the North Central District of the North Texas Conference and under the authority of Bishop Michael McKee. On May 15, Bishop McKee sent a letter to all churches in the North Texas Conference with this directive: At this time,…

FOLLOW UP EVENT SURVEY

This week, we introduce a tool to help us evaluate some of our special events that we hope can help us continue to refine our event planning process. Your first opportunity to offer your thoughts is this follow-up survey for the Youth Roaring 20s Fundraiser, which was held here at the church on February 16, 2020. Please click here to answer five simple questions that will help us shape future events. This survey will close on Friday, March 20.

College Scholarships

College scholarship applications and recommendation forms for FUMC Allen Endowment, Program, and Memorial scholarships are now available for 2020. First United Methodist Church of Allen offers several opportunities to earn financial help for full-time college and post-graduate students who have been accepted into and will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall. Scholarships are available for upcoming college freshmen, college upperclassmen, and graduate students. In 2019, FUMC Allen distributed $15,050 in scholarship funds to 20 students.…

SPRC Announces August Staff Updates

On August 20, the Staff Parish Relations Committee announded two new staff appointments as well as three new additions to our staff. Join us in congratulating April and Trish on their new roles and in welcoming Tori, MJ, and Cassidy to our staff! On August 20, April Kwan accepted the role of Mid-Childhood Ministry Director, leading the discipleship process for our children in grades 3-6.Her responsibilities include our sixth grade On Deck program as well as serving as our connection…

Job Opening: Director of Mid-Childhood Ministry

The Director of Mid-Childhood Ministry (Grades 3-6) provides direction and oversight for the children’s ministry at FUMC Allen by providing a warm and friendly environment for children, grades 3-6, and their families to learn about the love of Jesus Christ. The director works closely with the Director of Early Childhood Ministry and the pastor(s) to develop and implement programming for the spiritual formation of children and equipping parents to fulfill their calling as the primary spiritual leaders of their children.…

Photo Directory

MAKE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY DATE Monday August 13, 2018 2:00pm-7:00pm (New End Time) 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…

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…

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…

Annual Conference Update

  Lay and clergy delegates gathered at FUMC Richardson, June 3-5, 2018, for the North Texas Annual Conference. This annual gathering of laity and pastors from the North Texas region is to hear great speakers, experience inspiring worship including ordination and commissioning, and make decisions regarding the business of the church. FUMC Allen was represented by our awesome lay delegates: Henry Lessner, Ruth Swingle, Susan Hale, Phil Harris, and Jeff Black. Also attending from FUMC Allen and serving as district…

Automatic Recurring Giving

by Jason Hale, chair of FUMC’s finance committee Your finance committee has the sacred responsibility of overseeing God’s financial resources that you provide. We also work faithfully to ensure that our operating budget is allocated appropriately for ministry and facility upkeep. I am speaking to you today because I’d like to encourage you to prayerfully consider setting up automatic reoccurring giving also known as automatic recurring giving. Through automatic recurring giving, a person or family can easily set up their…