Children’s Ministry

Children’s Ministry

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). Bridgeport Camp registration opens on Wednesday, January 4, with early bird discounts until…

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…

Children’s Ministry Needs Sunday School Teachers

You have the awesome opportunity to share your love with the children of our church! Children’s Ministry needs volunteers to teach at the 9:45am Education Hour to help with elementary Sunday school. The lessons are easy to do and all materials are provided. You can help out just once or twice a month. Email Dana Allison at danaa@fumcallen.org  with questions or to help.

Confirmation and On Deck Programs Return on September 11

FUMC Allen’s sixth grade confirmation and the fifth grade On Deck program return on Sunday, September 11, during the 9:45am Education Hour. All fifth and sixth grade students are welcome to participate. Confirmation for sixth graders meets in the Youth Wing in room W260 at 9:45am on Sunday. Our fifth grade On Deck students meet at 9:45am on Sundays in room C172 of the Children’s Ministry Wing. Both groups will be commissioned during the 11:00am worship hour on Sunday, September…

VBS Mission Project for Send Hope

Our Discovery Island Vacation Bible School mission project is collectign items and funds needed at the House of Hope, a children’s home in Puerto Lempira, Honduras, that is served by the ministries of Send Hope. During the week of VBS, we even had some fun competition between the boys and girls to see who can collect the most items. We invite you to support our efforts with your donations of the following much-needed supplies for the House of Hope: Personal…

Children’s Bridgeport Camp Needs More Adult Male Counselors

We have several young men registered to go to Bridgeport Camp children’s camp in July. As a result, we need a few more adult men to go as counselors. The camp runs from Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29. FUMC Allen’s Chris Fecht is a camp director that week so he can answer questions about the camp. If you are interested, contact Chris at cofecht@yahoo.com.

Children’s Summer Sunday School Volunteer Opportunity

Short-Ter m Commitment, Lifetime Impact! Help Children’s Ministry by teaching a Sunday school class this summer. You can sign up for one Sunday or multiple Sundays. All materials and lesson plans will be ready and waiting for you. Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of our children? Contact Dana Allison at danaa@fumcallen.org.

Bible Reading Plans 2022

As we begin the new year, FUMC Allen wants to help you and encourage you to read the Bible this year. We have identified two programs: The Bible Project, which has reading plans on their website as well as a brand new, highly rated mobile app, and The Connect Bible Plan, which is being used in our Children’s Ministry program.

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,…

Virtual VBS

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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,…

Fall Festival 2018 Features Fun For Everyone

Come for church on Sunday, October 28, and stay for free food, fun, and games with friends and family! Our community fall festival is from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at 601 S Greenville Ave in Allen, Texas. Immediately after the last service on Sunday, FUMC Allen’s Fall Festival features fair weather fun for all ages. Hot dogs, chips and picnic fare, prepared by the United Methodist Men, will be available to everyone. Your love offering will help them fund scholarships for…