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4th Annual Collin County MLK Appreciation Day Set for January 18

You are invited to join us virtually on Monday, January 18, 2021, for the 4th Annual Collin County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Appreciation Day Service.  This year’s event features the theme, “The 1963 Birmingham Campaign,” and will be hosted by Dr. Cheryl Jackson, founder of Minnie’s Food Pantry. The one-hour service will be live streamed beginning at 12:00pm. A link will be available that morning on the MLKCollinCounty Facebook page (@mlkcollincounty). The mission of The Collin County Dr. Martin…

Christmas Eve 2020

On Thursday, December 24, First United Methodist Church offers five unique opportunities to celebrate Christmas Eve. Each service will offer the sacrament of Holy Communion and feature candlelight and carols. Because seating is limited at each service, pre-registration is required for all services. Please click on the service image to register. We will provide overflow space in our Fellowship Hall for the 5:30pm and 8:30pm services as well as nursery for children ages 4 and younger.

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…

FUMC Allen Premieres New Worship Schedule on November 15 2020

On Sunday November 15, 2020, FUMC Allen premieres a new worship schedule, which features the addition of a new modern service, The Table. To learn the why, the how, and the when, please watch the following video from Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch. On Sunday November 15, FUMC Allen premieres a new worship schedule, which features the addition of a new modern service, The Table. To learn the why, the how, and the when, we ask that you watch this video,…

Home with Christ: Advent/Christmas 2020

Advent/Christmas 2020 Home With Christ “Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me.” John 15:4 (MSG) On November 29, we begin our Advent waiting. Christmas songs on the radio will sing that there is no place like home for the holidays, but this year,…

Here for Good Celebration Variety Show

Celebration Variety Show Sunday November 1 2020 Program OPENING PRAYER Reverend Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch OPENING REMARKS Here for Good Celebration Hosts Noelle Faille and Sabrina Fairchild I SAW THE LIGHT Cymbal Monkeys Randy Locke, Tony Stubbs, Charlie Stubbs, Marshall Stubbs BURRITO EATING CONTEST FUMC Allen Youth 5 STAR REVIEW: YOUTH SPACE Elise and Grant Bernhard COMMERCIAL BREAK: MISSIONS I’LL FLY AWAY Cymbal Monkeys POLLUTION Rusty King and Brian McPherson COVID PARODY SONG Caryn Fecht, Dawn Horton, Cathy McPherson (accompanied by…

COVID-19 Update August 28 2020

On Sunday, August 23, our building reopened to small groups, educational groups, Playday teachers, and gym rentals. On Sunday August 30, we begin practicing our worship procedures in anticipation of re-opening our sanctuary to worship on Sunday September 13, at 11:00am. Because we are still in a pandemic world, things will look and feel different than they were in early March 2020. Your staff has been working diligently to help us ease back into a “new normal” of worshiping, meeting,…

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,…

STILL Better Together

A seven-week series where we revisit some our favorite scriptures that make us better together as a family of faith. Sunday April 19 2020 Philippians 4: 8-13 Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday April 26 2020 Isaiah 43: 1-4 Rev Jessica Wright Sunday May 3 2020 Romans 8: 18-39 (selected verses) Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday May 10 2020 Psalm 23 Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday May 17 2020 John 3:1-17 Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday May 24 2020 Hebrews 11:1-3,…

Holy Week/Easter

PALM/PASSION SUNDAY Sunday April 5 2020Communion Sunday9:30amClick image above to watch Sunday’s service ONLINE PRAYER SERVICE Wednesday April 8 2020Facebook Live6:30pm Click on the image above to subscribe to “Musings by Pastor Mary Beth” to receive her Maundy Thursday Musings.Click HERE to access the Facebook event. GOOD FRIDAY Friday April 10 20207:00pmWatch our Live Stream on firstallen.org HOLY SATURDAY Online Holy Saturday Video Devotional6:00amVideo available all day at Facebook.com/fumcallen/videos and on YouTube. Children’s Ministry is handing out Easter bags on…

Change The World Project Application Deadline Approaches

2020 Project Application Deadline Change the World Allen is getting ready for Change the World Weekend on May 15-17, 2020. Project leaders are currently building teams to help residents with exterior home repair and yard work projects. The deadline for 2020 projects for home repair or yard work is March 20! If you, or someone you know, are in need of assistance, please submit a CTW Project Application. You can complete the application online at www.changetheworldallen.org or download for printing…