Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry

Youth Mission Trip Fundraisers

Our Youth Ministry is hosting two fundraisers in April to help reduce the most expensive part of youth mission trips and choir tours: transportation. The first collection is an electronic drive. This event has been extended through May 5 (details below). The second collection, a “Phill The Box” textile fundraiser, begins on Saturday, April 6, and concludes on Sunday, May 5 (details below) All funds raised at these fundraisers will off-set the costs of van rental and gas. Electronics Drive…

College Scholarship Applications For 2024

First United Methodist Church of Allen offers several opportunities to earn financial help for full-time college and post-graduate students who have been accepted into and attending an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicants will be considered for all scholarships available through FUMC Allen. To be considered for a specific program scholarship, such as the Children’s Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship Playday, you must complete the specific addendum and meet their specific requirements. Applications are due Friday, March 15, 2024! This is…

Bridgeport Camp Announces Summer Camp Dates

We are pleased to announce the 2024 dates for this year’s summer camps at the Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center in Bridgeport TX. Our FUMC Allen children will attend camp on June 17-24 2024 (Children’s 1) and our youth will attend camp from July 1-5 2024 (JH/SH Mixed 2). Children’s camp is for children who have just completed grades 3-5. Youth camp is for students who have just completed grades 6-12. The total cost of the camp is $450. However,…

Youth Ministry Needs You

As we are getting into the summer, our Youth Ministry program needs adult volunteers to help with Sunday school, Sunday youth events, and our upcoming summer mission project. As you may know, student ministry can not happen without the support of our church, parent(s), guardian(s), and adults. We ask that you pray on how you can support FUMC Allen Student Ministry this summer and into the future. We offer many volunteer opportunities from behind the scenes support to direct contact…

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.

DARING Ministries Donates $700 to Heifer International

 DARING ministries, FUMC Allen’s youth choir program, chose to raise money for Heifer International as their 2019-2020 choir tour service project. Heifer International is an organization that’s on a mission to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable way by supporting and investing alongside local farmers and their communities. Over the past year, the group collected funds for Heifer at their Sunday and Friday rehearsals. To make the collections more challenging, they divided into three sub-groups to create a competition…

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,…

Graduation 2019

High School Graduates John Gabe Adams. Allen High School graduate attending Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX—Mechanical Engineering. Shea Elizabeth Brasher. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX—Kinesiology. FUMC Memorial Scholarship • Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship. Kaleb Ladley Carper. Allen High School graduate attending Texas A&M University, Galveston, TX—Marine Engineering Technology. Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship. Holly Anne Darr. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX—Hospitality. Makena Alexis Essman. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX.…