Missions Ministry

Missions Ministry

Volunteers Needed: Senior Adult Luncheon

Senior Adult Luncheon Sponsored by Allen Ministerial Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:15am – 1:00pm St. Jude Catholic Church Parish Hall 1515 N Greenville Ave  Allen Cookies Needed! Every month the senior citizens of Collin County come together to share a meal, fellowship, and entertainment at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. On August 14, FUMC Allen serves as the host for this monthly event for the senior citizens of Collin County.   We are so blessed this year to have our main entrée…

Summer Lunch Program

The summer lunch program is a three-month labor of love to provide food and activities for families of students attending Boyd Elementary in the Allen Independent School District. For many years now, churches of Allen have come together to help the students and families that attend or live near Boyd Elementary in Allen have a healthy lunch during the summer months. A majority of the students at Boyd Elementary are on the free or reduced lunch program. These families often…

Volunteers Needed: Senior Adult Luncheon

Senior Adult Luncheon Sponsored by Allen Ministerial Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:15am – 1:00pm St. Jude Catholic Church Parish Hall 1515 N Greenville Ave  Allen Cookies Needed! Every month the senior citizens of Collin County come together to share a meal, fellowship, and entertainment at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. On August 14, FUMC Allen serves as the host for this monthly event for the senior citizens of Collin County.   We are so blessed this year to have our main entrée…

Project Transformation

Project Transformation (PT) builds partnerships between college-age young adults, children, and churches to address the achievement gap for children from low-income communities. Most kids will experience a “summer slide.” In middle or high income homes, children usually have limitless access to books, educational tools, and interested adults, but that’s not the case for many children from low-income families. Reading proficiency is a key predictor of a child’s future success yet 80 percent of low-income children are behind grade level in…

Legal Aid Clinic

The June 2018 Legal aid Clinic helped 27 clients assisted by 6 attorneys and 15 paralegals and other volunteers. So far this year, the clinic has helped 184 clients. Blessings to the Bible 101 and Golden Girls  Sunday School Classes coordinated by Sue Crawford-Stauffer for hosting the evening with food, service, and fellowship. We ask you to remember the clinic in your prayers that the clients that they may find peace and well-being through the work of the clinic and…

Change The World: The Results

Change the World Allen is dedicated to providing service and positively impacting our local community. We unite area faith communities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, individuals, and families to work together to serve those in need of food, clothing, safe shelter, and care. “Change the World Allen connects neighbors and organizations to serve together. There are projects for volunteers of every age and skill level, whether they’re able to give an hour or a weekend,” said Rev. Jessica Wright, associate pastor at…

Change 4 Change

  On Sunday, March 25, we challenged you to bring your loose change to worship and drop it into the offering plate. To date, we have  collected $500.01 in loose change to support missions! All of your coin offerings–quarters, nickels, dimes, half dollars–donated during the 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am Sunday morning worship services will be allocated to support the many church activities related to missions. At last count, our church collects approximately $26 in coin offerings per calendar quarter, resulting…

Red Cross Blood Drive

First United Methodist Church Blood Drive Sunday, June 10 9:00am – 3:00pm Donor Coach in East Parking Lot 601 S Greenville Ave Allen, TX  75002  Click Here to schedule an appointment or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Sponsor code: fumcallen Don’t forget: Save time on the day of your donation by completing RapidPass from home or work. Visit www.redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to finish the pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online before coming to your appointment.   PLEASE NOTE:  THIS MUST BE DONE THE DAY…

Change The World Sunday

Wear your Change the World Weekend shirt to worship on Sunday, May 20, at 9:30am! Following worship, visit MISSION CONTROL to see where you can help CHANGE THE WORLD. We still have a variety of projects available both at the church and at job sites throughout Collin County. Visit www.changetheworldallen.org to sign up today If you cannot help on Change the World weekend, we would welcome a donation to cover the costs associated with undertaking this large mission project. Change…

Change The World: Homemade Cookies

  CTW Allen needs donations of homemade cookies for CTW meals. They must be heat-tolerant and nut-free. Deliver to FUMC Allen Fellowship Hall kitchen Thursday, May 17 or Friday, May 18 Label for Change The World. Contact Sue Crawford-Stauffer if you have any questions.

Change The World: Volunteer Lunches

Another way to serve at Change The World Allen is to provide the supplies to feed our volunteers. If you are able to provide any of the items listed below, you can drop them off at First United Methodist Church Allen in the Fellowship Hall kitchen Thursday May 17 between 9:00am and 5:00pm and on Friday May 18 between 9:00am and 12:00pm. Contact Sue Crawford-Stauffer  214.577.5584   Paper cups Paper napkins Paper plates Soft drinks – individual cans, bottles Gatorade…