Music Ministry

Music Ministry

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…

DARING Youth Choir Homecoming

by Elizabeth Adams, Choir Tour Shepherd DARING Productions–our youth choir, orchestra, and tech crew–took their production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on the road for a week-long, cross-country tour including performances in Memphis, TN; Chatham, IL; Springfield, MO; and Tulsa, OK. They wrapped up the tour with their homecoming show at FUMC Allen on Wednesday, June 13, before a full-house audience in the FUMC Allen sanctuary. In addition to hosting the group…

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…

Connections Band: Rhythm & Blues Review

Great Music For  A Great Cause Join us for a FREE CONNECTIONS BAND CONCERT to benefit hurricane relief through the Rio Conference of the United Methodist Church. This Connections Concert features the great R&B music of the 1960s and 1970s, such as “Chain of Fools,” “Dock of the Bay,” Proud Mary,” and “Superstition.”   Connections, a unique cover-band that plays great music for a great cause, is led by United Methodist clergy from the Dallas area who love to rock…

A Lenten Concert

You are invited to our special Lenten Concert on Sunday, March 25, at 7:00pm in the FUMC Allen sanctuary. This event features the Allen Symphony Chorus, APSO Chamber Orchestra, FUMC Allen Chancel Choir, and the Suncreek UMC Chancel Choir presenting the Duruflé Requiem under the direction of Rev. Rusty King. The concert opens with our own Chris Brunt and SMU’s Hannah Payne performing the Poulenc Concerto for Two Pianos accompanied by the APSO Chamber Orchestra. As an added note of…

Wednesday Night Life

Activities Resume January 17, 2018 GRAB ‘N GO DINNER 5:30pm  Fellowship Hall YOUTH BIBLE STUDY 5:30pm-7:30pm Youth Wing JUNIOR YOUTH FELLOWSHIP 6:30pm-7:30pm Gym/Base Camp WEDNESDAY NIGHT CHAPEL 6:00pm-6:30pm Upper Room Chapel THE HOUR OF PRAYER 6:30pm-7:30pm Upper Room Chapel CHANCEL CHOIR REHEARSAL 6:30pm-8:00pm CLC202 FAITH ACADEMY BIBLE STUDIES  

John Rutter’s Gloria

Welcome the glory that is Christmas with a special presentation of John Rutter’s sacred musical experience, “Gloria,” performed by FUMC’s Chancel Choir, DARING Youth Choir, and orchestra with special guests Center Stage Brass and organist Chris Brunt. You’ll have two opportunities to enjoy this special Advent worship service on Sunday, December 17, at 8:15am and 9:30am at First United Methodist Church of Allen.   The “Gloria” is a musical setting of parts of the Latin Gloria. Rutter composed this work…