Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry

Summer Sunday School Leaders Needed

Our youth program needs a few adults to commit to the Sunday morning Education Hour from 9:45am-10:45am. On Sunday mornings, our students are loving, low-energy, and insightful. Our class structure is to share the past week’s highs and lows, introduce the lesson, bible/study lesson, and life application, and close with sharing joys, concerns, and prayer. A student leader usually leads the lesson. The adult’s role is to keep the group focused on the lesson. Our groups number between 8-15 depending…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…