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Playday Preschool Hiring Teachers for 2021-2022 School Year

Playday Preschool Hiring Teachers for 2021-2022 School Year Do you have a passion for early childhood education but want to teach part time, two to four days a week? Would you like to share God’s love with His youngest disciples at a sweet school committed to learning through play? Playday Preschool Director Trish Morehead is looking to add to Playday’s amazing staff for the 2021-2022 school year! Playday offers low teacher/child ratios, shorter days, and no standardized testing. And these…

Our Response to New CDC Guidelines

In response to the new recommendations from the CDC, masks will be optional in worship and on the FUMC Allen campus for all persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 beginning this Sunday, May 16, 2021. FUMC Allen has followed the CDC’s guidelines up to this point, and that’s what we’ll be doing now as well. The CDC has indicated that the chances of a fully vaccinated person contracting COVID-19 are very low, and if they do, chances of having…

Change The World Allen Announces Project Schedule for Change The World Weekend

The Change The World Allen team is pleased to announce their project schedule for the 2021 Change the World Allen Kick-Off Weekend coming May 14-16 2021. While Change The World Allen is a year-round service project, we kick off each new year in May with a weekend of projects that benefit our neighbors in Collin County and around the world. Below is a complete list of the many wonderful ways for you to serve this month during Change The World…

Holy Week/Easter

Holy Week and Easter at FUMC Allen Mission Cafe Easter Menu Missions Cafe is featuring a special EASTER SUNDAY menu on Sunday, April 4. Offerings will include the following menu items: Sausage, egg, & cheese breakfast tacos Bacon, egg, & cheese breakfast tacos Plain bagels w/ your choice plain or berry cream cheese Fresh fruit (oranges, apples, and bananas) Hot and cold coffee beverages Smoothies Smokies Donuts All items must be pre-ordered by Wednesday March 31. Orders will be available…

Share Your Pandemic Anniversary Story

Pandemic Anniversary Mar 2020-Mar 2021 This month, we remember our life of one year ago when the COVID-19 pandemic changed our world. Over the next week, we want to hear from you as we share our responses to the following questions: When did the pandemic become real for you? What have you seen God do in the midst of the pandemic? You can share your responses with us in one of three ways: Join us in “The Nook” on Sunday,…

Job Opening: Children’s Creative Playday Preschool Director

Children’s Creative Playday Preschool, a ministry of First United Methodist Church of Allen, is a learn-through-play experience for preschoolers, age 18 months through 6 years. The Director provides direction and oversight to ensure that the preschool students learn educational essentials as well as the love of Jesus Christ in a warm, loving, and safe environment. Hours are full-time during the school year and half-time over the summer when Playday is not in session. A bachelor’s degree in education and a…

Winter Storm Response

Our church is called to love God and love neighbor. To that end, we have identified multiple opportunities to help our neighbors after the recent winter storm. Special Projects We need volunteers who are willing to muck out homes or churches that have had flooding due to burst pipes. We’ll have COVID safety protocols in place for all our volunteers. Please contact Jessica Wright  for more information or to offer your help. Special Collection for All Community Outreach We’ll be…

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, February 17, marks the beginning of the season of Lent.  This year at FUMC Allen, we’ll offer two worship opportunities to observe Ash Wednesday: the first at 12:00pm in the West or East Parking lot and the second at 7:00pm in the sanctuary. On this holy day, we remember that we are dust, receiving ashes upon our heads. Yet, we are also fearfully and wonderfully made by our God who breathed life into a little bit of dust.…

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…