Children’s Ministry

Children’s Ministry

Fall Festival Trunks (or Trucks) Needed

TRUNK OR TREAT Sunday October 31 11:00am-2:00pm FUMC Allen Courtyard We invite our Sunday school classes, small groups, and families to participate in the Fall Festival on Sunday, October 31, by hosting a trunk at our favorite fall activity: Trunk or Treat. Your trunk/vehicle/truck decorations can be as simple or elaborate as you like. Interested? Here are the details: Decorate the trunk of your vehicle in fun way. Plan a quick game for the children to play when they visit…

Children’s Ministry Needs Sunday School Teachers

Sunday School Teachers Needed for Grades 3 & 4 Children’s Ministry is growing as more children return to church. We need teachers for our 3rd-4th grade class starting in August. No experience is required. We’ll provide all the materials and lesson plans for you. Contact Ms. Susan Hale or Ms. Trish Morehead  for more information. Worship Readiness Needs Leader Children’s Ministry wants to begin a Worship Readiness class for children in kindergarten through grade 2. But to launch this class,…

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…

i9 Sports Coming to FUMC Allen in January 2021

First United Methodist Church of Allen is excited to announce a new sports opportunity for our children as we partner with i9 Sports, who focuses solely on high-quality, community-based kids sports leagues. With i9 Sports leagues, no child will ever be excluded by a try-out, ride the bench for an entire game, or be cut from a team. Yes, we will keep score, but i9 Sports has created a fun way to help kids develop athletic ability, a love of…

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…

Virtual VBS

Welcome to FUMC Allen’s Virtual VBS: Where in the World is God? A Virtual Journey   DAY FIVE DAY Four DAY THREE DAY TWO DAY ONE

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,…

Advent@FUMC Allen

Click on each event name for more information Sundays in December 8:15am 9:30am & 11:00am Light for the Path Worship Series Sunday December 7 7:00pm A Christmas Collaboration: Sing Choirs of Angels The Allen Symphony Chorus & the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Choir Tickets at www.allenphilharmonic.org Wednesday December 11 5:30pm-7:30pm PJs & Pizza: A Parents Night Out Registration required and space is limited. Sunday December 15 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am Magnificat by Mark Hayes FUMC Allen Chancel Choir & Orchestra 3:00pm-5:15pm…

SPRC Announces August Staff Updates

On August 20, the Staff Parish Relations Committee announded two new staff appointments as well as three new additions to our staff. Join us in congratulating April and Trish on their new roles and in welcoming Tori, MJ, and Cassidy to our staff! On August 20, April Kwan accepted the role of Mid-Childhood Ministry Director, leading the discipleship process for our children in grades 3-6.Her responsibilities include our sixth grade On Deck program as well as serving as our connection…

Job Opening: Director of Mid-Childhood Ministry

The Director of Mid-Childhood Ministry (Grades 3-6) provides direction and oversight for the children’s ministry at FUMC Allen by providing a warm and friendly environment for children, grades 3-6, and their families to learn about the love of Jesus Christ. The director works closely with the Director of Early Childhood Ministry and the pastor(s) to develop and implement programming for the spiritual formation of children and equipping parents to fulfill their calling as the primary spiritual leaders of their children.…

SPRC Announces Staff Update for FUMC Allen’s Children’s Ministry

FUMC Allen’s Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) received notice this week that our Director of Children’s Ministry Mary Freeman has made the decision to resign her position and become a full-time grandmother. Her daughter Ashley and son-in-law James welcomed their new son, Jonah James Faye, earlier this year, and this has changed their world in a great way. Mary and her husband, Greg, are making plans to move to Corinth, TX, to be closer to the Faye family. Mary plans…

Bridgeport Camp Announces Summer Camp Dates

As we celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, we often break out our calendars for the new year. And if you’re a parent, you are already looking for and marking dates for summer activities. FUMC Allen is excited to announce our summer camp dates at Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center in Bridgeport, TX. Bridgeport offers fun, Christ-centered camps for children and youth (completing grades 3 through 12). SEEK Camps are for our special needs campers. Bridgeport Camp registration opens on…