Missions

Missions

Holiday Challenge

What is the Holiday Challenge? We are a community that puts faith into action, and serving is an integral part of living as a follower of Jesus Christ. Our Holiday Challenge invites us to be the hands and heart of God in the world even when our folks around us are focused on self-indulgence. Below, we’ve provided information on all of our Holiday Challenge projects. We hope you’ll find the right opportunity for you to serve. Event dates range from…

Why I Participate in Feed Our Neighbors…

Why I participate in Feed our Neighbors and what I have learned in the process by Kim Stepniak As part of an ongoing effort to build bridges between our communities, the Islamic Association of Allen has invited FUMC Allen to join in preparing sandwiches and assembling meals for the homeless. Serving side by side, we pack around 500 meals on the fourth Saturday of each month. Each meal includes a turkey sandwich, water, fruit, and snack items. Feed Our Neighbors…

Communion Offerings: General Missions Fund

Every first Sunday of the month, when we come to receive communion in worship, we have the opportunity to give to one of our special mission offerings. The recipients vary from Send Hope, working with children and families in Honduras, to Project Transformation, impacting the lives of students in North Texas and lots of things in between. But every so often, there’s a mission offering designated for “general missions.” This sounds a little vague, but your gift to our general…

Holiday Challenge 2018: Hearts for Hope Dinner

 “Come learn about our work in Honduras, share in our successes, and how together we can help the children of Honduras thrive!” On December 2, 2018, First United Methodist Church of Allen (FUMC Allen) hosts the second annual Hearts for Hope dinner in support of Steven and Lauren Hosack, a.k.a. the Hosacks in Honduras.  The dinner begins at 4:30pm until 6:30pm in the church gym. Purchase tickets at the church beginning Sunday, November 11, or online HERE. The Hosacks are…

Holiday Challenge 2018

Serving is an integral part of living as a follower of Jesus Christ. Our Holiday Challenge invites us to be the hands and heart of God in the world even when our folks around us are focused on self-indulgence. Check out the information below to find the right opportunity for you to serve. The events are listed alphabetically, but dates range from October 21 to December 23. We are a community that puts faith into action. Allen Community Outreach HOLIDAY…

Habitat for Humanity Methodist Build 2018

The annual Methodist build for the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity is finally here! We’ll work with our brothers and sisters from Suncreek, Creekwood, and FUMC McKinney to build a home for a deserving family. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to serve. If you’ve never swung a hammer or can’t be outside for long periods, there’s still a way for you to help! The Family Ede Tutt and her children, Nosen and Tiyosayi Esekhile, are so excited…