Music Ministry

Music Ministry

Upcoming Music Events

Our Allen musicians are filling their calendars with several special music events. Mark your calendars now for what’s coming to Allen and to First United Methodist Church of Allen in 2022. And many of these events are absolutely FREE! SUNDAY March 27 20222:00pmAtrium ArtsThe Carillon Bells in concertFUMC Allen Atrium Friday April 8 20227:00pmBlue House Two: Watters CreekPops Concert: “Good to See Your Smiling Face” Concert includes choral works, solos, duets, and trios with a band. Song titles feature the…

Christmas 2021

at FUMC Allen Click on each event name below to view details about our special events coming to FUMC Allen during the 2021 Advent and Christmas season. hOLIDAY cHALLENGE NOVEMBER 7-DECEMBER 24 2021 STREETSIDE SHOWERS NOvember 21-December 5 2021 ADVent worship series NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 24 2021 DIAPERS FOR BABY JESUS NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 24 2021 A SEND HOPE CHRISTMAS NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 19 Boyd Holiday SHop DECEMBER 2-15 2021 HOLIDAY AT THE ArBORETUM DECEMBER 5 2021 5:30pm-8:30pm REBUILDING LIFE WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP…

Come Sing with the Choir

FUMC Allen’s Music Ministry invites all youth or adult singers to join with the Chancel Choir and DARING Youth Choir for a short-term music commitment. This year, we are preparing to sing the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah. We will present this musical offering during worship on Sunday, December 12, at 8:40am and 11:00am.  Rehearsals with Chancel Choir begin on Wednesday, October 27, from 7:30pm to 8:15pm in the FUMC Allen sanctuary. Youth can join in rehearsals on Sunday November…

Music Ministry Announces Fall Rehearsal Dates

It’s time to register for 2021-2022 music ensembles at First United Methodist Church of Allen. On Sunday, August 29, September 6, and September 12,  we’ll have available in the atrium more information about our various music groups for children, youth, and adults. We’ve provided an overview of each group below. CHILDREN’S MUSIC For our children in grades 2-6, we offer our percussion ensemble, In Beat With God. This group meets on Sundays from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Upper Room Chapel beginning September…

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…

Advent@FUMC Allen

Click on each event name for more information Sundays in December 8:15am 9:30am & 11:00am Light for the Path Worship Series Sunday December 7 7:00pm A Christmas Collaboration: Sing Choirs of Angels The Allen Symphony Chorus & the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Choir Tickets at www.allenphilharmonic.org Wednesday December 11 5:30pm-7:30pm PJs & Pizza: A Parents Night Out Registration required and space is limited. Sunday December 15 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am Magnificat by Mark Hayes FUMC Allen Chancel Choir & Orchestra 3:00pm-5:15pm…

SPRC Announces August Staff Updates

On August 20, the Staff Parish Relations Committee announded two new staff appointments as well as three new additions to our staff. Join us in congratulating April and Trish on their new roles and in welcoming Tori, MJ, and Cassidy to our staff! On August 20, April Kwan accepted the role of Mid-Childhood Ministry Director, leading the discipleship process for our children in grades 3-6.Her responsibilities include our sixth grade On Deck program as well as serving as our connection…

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…