Caring & Support Ministry

Caring & Support Ministry

Advent@FUMC Allen

The advent season, a time for preparation and anticipation as we await the birth of the Christ Child, begins on Sunday, November 27, and ends on Christmas Day when we celebrate and rejoice the birth of the baby Jesus. First United Methodist Church of Allen offers an extensive list of activities for the entire family, ranging from worship, concerts, crafts, and even a field trip. Our Holiday Challenge is in full-swing with many ways you can give back to others…

Touching Lives in College

If you are the parent of a college student, we invite you to join us at Touching Lives in College (TLC). TLC is a ministry of FUMC Allen that reaches out to our college students while they are in school. We would love for you to participate! We send two care packages a year (fall and spring) and two notes with gift cards near exam time. First, as you get your student settled, please take a moment to click on the…

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…

New Meals of Love Ministry Serves Families in Need

Our new Meals of Love Ministry serves members of our church family during challenging times. Contact us if you can provide a warm meal and a friendly smile for a family during a hospital stay, a prolonged illness, an accident, or the birth of a new baby. Simply email MealsOfLove so we can add your name to our list of volunteers. If you can be served by our church during a time of crisis or challenge, let us hear from you.…

Volunteers Needed: Senior Adult Luncheon

Senior Adult Luncheon Sponsored by Allen Ministerial Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:15am – 1:00pm St. Jude Catholic Church Parish Hall 1515 N Greenville Ave  Allen Cookies Needed! Every month the senior citizens of Collin County come together to share a meal, fellowship, and entertainment at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. On August 14, FUMC Allen serves as the host for this monthly event for the senior citizens of Collin County.   We are so blessed this year to have our main entrée…

Volunteers Needed: Senior Adult Luncheon

Senior Adult Luncheon Sponsored by Allen Ministerial Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:15am – 1:00pm St. Jude Catholic Church Parish Hall 1515 N Greenville Ave  Allen Cookies Needed! Every month the senior citizens of Collin County come together to share a meal, fellowship, and entertainment at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. On August 14, FUMC Allen serves as the host for this monthly event for the senior citizens of Collin County.   We are so blessed this year to have our main entrée…

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!

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. Rebuilding Life is FUMC Allen’s widow support group. New members are always welcome.

National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. Our Task Force is a privately funded organization whose purpose is to encourage participation on the National Day of Prayer. It exists to communicate with every individual the need for personal…

Heading to College? Help us keep in touch

Many of our college students are heading back to campus this month. With a new semester  comes new addresses, and our college support group, Touching Lives in College, is asking our students (or their parents) to share with them their son or daughter’s college mailing addresses. This group of parents and supporters has a mission to reach out to our young adults throughout the semester, particularly at some of those more stressful times., to let our students know they are…