Music Ministry

Music Ministry

Parody Party: A Gratitude

We are excited about the success of this event on January 15!  The impacts we were hoping for came to fruition: Help the congregation to laugh Enjoy Christian fellowship at tables Enhance the worship series “Holy Humor” Plug Rev Alyce McKenzie’s new book Pre-registration wasn’t bad, and attendance was around 120 Celebrate the Christian community Enjoy incredible food Have fun songs that make you laugh Hearing some great music from a band that played tight! Knock Knock jokes (Quinn) at…

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…

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…

The Sound of Music: Cast Announcement

ROLE CAST Emergency Relief Maria Rainer Addie Faille Sister Berthe Alice Payn Melinda Cotton Sister Margaretta Cheryl Esbrook The Mother Abbess Kim Mathews Sister Sophia Noel Nieczyporowicz Captain Georg Von Trapp Brent Cheatham Franz, the butler Neil O’Connor Frau Schmidt, the housekeeper Mary Lou Workman Liesl Suzanna Stenger Frederich Carson O’Connor Louisa Chloe Russell Kurt Ryan O’Connor Jackson Haynes Brigitta Lydia Mathews Marta Katie Morawski Gretl Brenna Haynes Rolf Gruber Joseph Bush Elsa Shraeder Bev Miller Ursula Max Detweiler Doug…

DARING Productions

All youth in grades 7-12 are invited to  participate in the activities of DARING, the youth music program at FUMC Allen. We offer three areas of music ministry for our youth and all are involved in leading worship, producing a musical, and going on a summer choir tour. We are very excited to welcome our new church accompanist, Josh Vigran, to the DARING program. He will be working with Rev. Rusty King on what promises to be a very exciting year.…

DARING Ministries

All youth in grades 7-12 are invited to  participate in the activities of DARING, the youth music program at FUMC Allen. We offer three areas of music ministry for our youth and all are involved in leading worship, producing a musical, and going on a summer choir tour. We are very excited to welcome our new church accompanist, Josh Vigran, to the DARING program. He will be working with Rev. Rusty King on what promises to be a very exciting year.…

Music, Arts & Drama Camp

  Prepare for a new year of music at FUMC Allen’s M.A.D. Camp: Music, Drama & Arts! This year’s theme is “Sing & Rejoice.” The program is for children entering grades 2-7. Class offerings include voice, hand bells, drama, and percussion. Cost for camp is $40 and $20 for each additional child within the same family. Financial help is available upon request. We also need volunteers to help with shepherding children during the day, preparing and serving snacks, helping with…

FUMC Allen Celebrates Its Longest-Serving Staff Member

In July 2018, Terry Fecht will celebrate 35 years of service on the staff of FUMC Allen as the associate director of music. During these years, Terry has served faithfully as the organist and pianist for all worship services. She has served as the accompanist for children and youth choir. She has traveled thousands of miles to accompany Daring Youth Choir and the Chancel Choir in many trips. She has served under seven choir directors and has even served as the…

Project Praise Spring Musical

Project Praise Children’s Choir presents its spring musical, “Back To The Cross,” by Christy & Daniel Semsen on Sunday, May 6, at the 9:30am and 11:00am worship services. Back to the Cross Abandoned long ago and nearly forgotten, the H/O-2000 time machine is discovered by the kids in our story while attending the annual VBS program at Midway Community Church. A series of time-traveling escapades ensue, taking our intrepid gang of time-jumpers on a wild ride, immersing them in strange…

Fall Music Ministry Registration Now Open

  ADULTS Chancel Choir  (Grades 10-12 by invitation only & adults)   Wed 6:30pm-8pm   CLC202 (Choir Room)   Rev. Rusty King Carillon Bells (Grades 10-12 by invitation only & adults)   Sun 5:30pm-7pm   CLC207/211   Rev. Rusty King MOSAIC (Ages 18-25)   Seasonal Kevin Quick Chimes & Bells for Christ (Grades 2-6 & adults)   Sun 5pm-6pm   CLC207/211   Kirsten Philipbar Resonate Praise Team (Auditioned)   Tue 7:30pm-9:30pm   Sanctuary   Dawn & Scott Horton DayBreak Choir (Grades 10-12 by invitation only & adults)   Sun 3pm-4pm   Sanctuary   Rev. Rusty…