Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

Fall 2021 Bible Studies Launch in September

Our Adult Ministry offers discipleship opportunities throughout the year for adults to dive deeper into the Word with others in community. In September, we kick off three new studies: one on Tuesday mornings and two on Wednesday evenings. Never Alone Tuesdays Sep 7-Oct 12 9:30am Fellowship Hall Bernie Dickson, facilitator In her study of women in the Bible, Tiffany Bluhm seeks to offer hope to women by looking at the depth of divine love, revealed in Jesus Christ through his…

FUMC Allen Welcomes Adam Lubbers as New Director of Adult Discipleship

FUMC Allen is pleased to announce that we have hired Adam Lubbers as our Director of Adult Discipleship. Adam will join our staff on Sunday, July 18. He is currently on staff at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Farmers Branch, where he has served as youth minister and pastoral intern for the last three years. Adam is originally from Granbury, TX, and became an active United Methodist in high school. He went to college at Abilene Christian University, where he studied…

FUMC Allen Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

First United Methodist Church of Allen and the FUMC Allen Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2021 college scholarships. FUMC Allen awards these scholarships each spring to our graduating high school seniors and current college students based on applications that were submitted in early April 2021. This year, we awarded $21,500 in scholarships to 16 students. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Grant Bernhard Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship Sabrina Fairchild Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship FUMC Special Needs Ministry Scholarship…

FUMC Allen Job Opening: Director of Adult Discipleship

First United Methodist Church of Allen is seeking an innovative, dynamic individual to be our Director of Adult Discipleship. S/he will provide leadership, direction, and oversight in offering opportunities for adults to grow in their discipleship in person or via digital platforms. This part-time position will create remote online communities for people who may never attend the church in-person as well as supporting traditional, in-person small group opportunities, including Sunday school. Click link below to read job description, click the…

Read Your Bible With Us in 2021

2021 Challenge: Read the Bible in a Year With a new year, many of us we consider resolutions, focus words, and personal challenges. At FUMC Allen, we have challenged ourselves and each other to read the entire bible in a year. Are you interested in digging deeper into the Bible? Have you tried on your own but weren’t successful? Do you want to read the Bible with a group? Make 2021 the year you do so. Bible reading groups are…

College Scholarship Applications Now Available

2021 college scholarship applications and recommendation forms for FUMC Allen scholarships now available 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. In 2020, FUMC Allen distributed $16,000 in scholarship funds to 21 students. Upcoming college freshmen, college upperclassmen, and graduate students are eligible. Applicants must attend an accredited institution of higher…

Faith Academy Announces 2021 Spring Curriculum

Registration is now open for Spring 2021 Faith Academy classes. Our curriculum includes several in-person classes and opportunities for virtual independent Bible study. Most classes begin the week of February 1, 2021. To register or learn more, click on the class name: Bible Studies Disciple: Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study Scripture and the Wesleyan Way 400 Years of Silence: Time Between the Testaments Lose Control: The Way to Find Your Soul Lenten Studies Words of Life The Gospels Through Lent…

Education Hour Launches on November 29

First United Methodist Church of Allen is excited to announce the debut of our new “Education Hour.” On Sunday, November 29, our Sunday school classes and other small groups will return to in-person meetings. We’ve renamed our Sunday morning time for Bible training and fellowship the “Education Hour,” and classes will meet from 9:45am to 10:45am in classrooms and meeting rooms throughout the church. We’ve strategically scheduled this time for children, youth, and adults to fall in between our two…

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,…

FUMC Allen Announces 2020 College Scholarship Recipients

First United Methodist Church of Allen and the FUMC Allen Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s college scholarships. FUMC Allen awards these scholarships each spring to our graduating high school seniors and current college students based on applications that were submitted in early April. This year, we are honored to award a total of $16,250 in scholarships. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Kyle Austin Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship Alexandra Champion Gale Acton Memorial…

Faith Academy

We are pleased to share our newest course offerings for Faith Academy Spring 2020. Faith Academy is FUMC Allen’s Bible study curriculum, and we offer new classes every fall and spring. To register for any of the following studies, follow the links below (click on the course name) or register on Sundays from December 22 through January 12. On Wednesdays, we offer child care as part of the Wednesday Night Life program. If you have any questions, please contact Susan…