Youth Ministry

Youth 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…

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.

College Scholarship Applications for 2022 Now Available

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–Program, Endowment and Memorial–awarded by FUMC Allen. To be considered for the different scholarship programs, complete the specific addenda in the application. Scholarships Scholarships are available to upcoming college freshman, college upperclassmen, and graduate students. Applications are due Friday, April 22, 2022!…

FUMC Allen Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

First United Methodist Church of Allen and the FUMC Allen Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2021 college scholarships. FUMC Allen awards these scholarships each spring to our graduating high school seniors and current college students based on applications that were submitted in early April 2021. This year, we awarded $21,500 in scholarships to 16 students. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Grant Bernhard Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship Sabrina Fairchild Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship FUMC Special Needs Ministry Scholarship…

College Scholarship Applications Now Available

2021 college scholarship applications and recommendation forms for FUMC Allen scholarships now available 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 will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall. In 2020, FUMC Allen distributed $16,000 in scholarship funds to 21 students. Upcoming college freshmen, college upperclassmen, and graduate students are eligible. Applicants must attend an accredited institution of higher…

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,…

FUMC Allen Announces 2020 College Scholarship Recipients

First United Methodist Church of Allen and the FUMC Allen Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s college scholarships. FUMC Allen awards these scholarships each spring to our graduating high school seniors and current college students based on applications that were submitted in early April. This year, we are honored to award a total of $16,250 in scholarships. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Kyle Austin Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship Alexandra Champion Gale Acton Memorial…

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.…