Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

WINGS Pin Presentation

In grateful response to God’s love for us, guided by the Holy Spirit, we strive to have healthy WINGS to ensure our faith soars. WINGS is an acronym that represents the five characteristics of a Christian disciple, and when lived out in one’s daily life, these WINGS become life giving to the individual and the world. Here at FUMC Allen, we have created a series of booklets meant to guide people through each of these characteristics and give the opportunity…

Wise Up! Lenten Bible Study

On Sunday, March 10, we begin TWO sessions of a Bible study, “Wise Up! Growing in Wisdom in the Season of Lent,” based on the book,  Wise Up! Four Biblical Virtues for Navigating Life by Rev. Dr Alyce McKenzie. Everyone is welcome to join in this companion study to our Lenten Worship series. Both classes meet in Fellowship Hall. Session 1 begins at 9:30am. Session 2 begins at 11:00am. Pick the session that best fits your worship schedule. The book…

FUMC Allen Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications for 2019

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 attending an accredited institution of higher learning. Did you know that in 2018, the FUMC Allen Scholarship Program awarded $19,500 in scholarships to 20 applicants?  $14,000  in Endowment Scholarships  $5,500  in Program Scholarships  Eleven awards to high school seniors  Nine awards to college students Applicants will be considered for all scholarships–Program, Endowment and Memorial–awarded by…

Earn Your WINGS

What’s essential for a long journey or a long flight? Your first thoughts might be good music, plenty of snacks, clothing, money, or gas. While all of these things and more are necessary, nothing is as essential as a road map, a GPS, or a flight plan to get you to where you’re going. The same is true for our faith journey. Why WINGS? Scripture calls us to be and to make disciples of Jesus Christ. So, how do we live,…

Family Dinner Needs Your Help

Our Wednesday Family Dinner is a service we provide to help our guests share a healthy, cost-effective meal in the company of our church family. To make Family Dinner even better, we need help in the following areas: Shoppers who can purchase meal ingredients on a budget. Schedule is flexible. Cooks to make desserts and deliver them to the church Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday before dinner Hosts to welcome people and collect their payment from 5:45pm-6:15pm Servants to serve the…

Worship Series: Creed

Creed: What Christians Believe and Why Based on the book by Rev. Adam Hamilton, pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection In our September worship series, we’ll engage the mind and the heart in learning what Christians believe and why using the historic Apostles’ Creed and supporting scripture. The fruit will be people becoming more confident in what they believe and why they believe it, bringing about a deepened faith and a greater willingness to engage in conversations…

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.  

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…

Bible Study: Colossians/Thessalonians

Join Rev. Maxie Moore on a journey inside the pages of Scripture to meet a personal God who enters individual lives and begins a creative work from the inside out! This Immersion bible study by Lisa R. Withrow  focuses on the books of Colossians and I and II Thessalonians. In Colossians, we’ll learn how Christ gives us the pattern and power to grow spiritually. In I and II Thessalonians, we’ll see how Paul encourages the early church to persevere in…

Bible Study: Abraham

First United Methodist Church of Allen announces a new Bible study for anyone new to Bible study, looking for a Bible study, or wanting to continue their Wednesday night studies throughout the summer.  The study, Abraham: Developing Unwavering Faith,  begins Wednesday, May 2, at 6:30pm, and continues through the summer, ending August 15. Author Mindy Ferguson takes us to the beginning of Abraham’s story when he was known as Abram, a man living in a world of many gods. At…

Ruth Circle

  Meet in the West parking lot of the church at 10:30am to carpool to the Chocolate Angel in Plano for lunch. Bring your shoe boxes for Hope’s Door! Contact Phyllis Eix .

Rebuilding Life

  Join the ladies for lunch on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Olive Garden in Allen at 11:30am. Lunch special starts at $7.99. We will discuss plans for a trip to the Bush library to see the display of the First Ladies dresses. Please email Charlean Grobe before noon on April 23 if you plan to attend this month’s event. Rebuilding Life is FUMC Allen’s widow support group. New members are always welcome.