Recreational Ministry

Recreational Ministry

Iron Sharpens Iron: A Golf Club for Christian Men

“Iron Sharpens Iron” is a men’s golf club through 4:7 Sports that will meet each week to play a round of golf while sharing the devotion of the week. This group is for all players–beginner, intermediate, advanced–who wish to enjoy a round of golf while joining in fellowship with one another. This club is set to begin sometime in the fall. The pricing and timing of this group is to be determined. Please email Matt Cobb with any questions you have…

Register now for Summer Basketball Camps

Register your children now for UPWARD Basketball summer camps 2019. These camps are for boys and girls from age 5 through grade 8. All camps are held in the FUMC Allen gym. July 8-12 Grades K5 & 1   9:00am-12:00pm July 8-12 Grades 2 & 3      1:00pm-4:00pm July 15-19 Grades 4-6       9:00am-12:00pm July 15-19 Grades 7 & 8   1:00pm-4:00pm For more information, contact Matt Cobb.

UPWARD Indoor Soccer Camp Registration is Now Open

Register your children now for this summer’s UPWARD Indoor Soccer Camps at FUMC Allen. The camps run from June 17-28, 2019, in the FUMC Allen Gym. June 24-28 9:00am-12:00pm for Age 4-Grade 1 June 24-28 1:00pm-4:00pm for Grades 2-3 For more information, contact FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreation Director Matt Cobb.

Upward Indoor Soccer Registration Now Underway for Spring 2019

Upward Sports Indoor Soccer leagues are now forming at First United Methodist Church of Allen. FUMC Allen is proud to host this recreational level of soccer where children can learn the fundamentals of the game and grow both on and off the court. Upward Soccer is designed for young athletes to discover their passion for the sport as well as improve their game through healthy competition. Through leagues, camps, and clinics, Upward Soccer strives to develop youth mentally, athletically, spiritually,…

Girls Volleyball League

Sports Ministry is partnering with churches in the area for our fall volleyball league for girls in grades 1-4. We’ll have a team for girls in grades 1 and 2 and another for girls in grades 3 and 4. We’ll rotate  games, playing teams from other churches. What a great way to meet other teams from different areas and branch out from our gym. The tentative start date for the league is August 20 with practices on Monday or Tuesday.…

Adult Soccer League

FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreational Ministry is recruiting players to field a team in the Allen Parks & Recreation Fall 2018 Co-Rec Soccer League. Players must be 17 years old and up. Player fee is $25 per person. Games begin on Thursday, August 30, with eight games in the regular season (August 30-November 8). Playoff tournament will be held at the end of the regular season. Games will not be played on October 4 & 11. All games are played…

UPWARD Summer Basketball Camps

July 9-13 Grades K & 1  9 am-12 pm Grades 4-6 1 pm-4 pm   July 16-20 Grades 2 & 3 9 am-12 pm Grades 7 & 8 1 pm-4 pm   Upward Basketball Camps are designed for athletes in grades K – 8 who are looking to grow both on and off the court. Campers work on the fundamentals of basketball with head coach, Matt Cobb, and his staff. Skills include shooting, passing, dribbling, defending, and game awareness. Camps…

Camp Compass Kids

Camp Compass Kids is a sports and adventure themed camp hosted by FUMC Allen held immediately after Vacation Bible School. The camp is designed for families who desire day-long child care, but all are welcome! VBS is July 23-27, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Athletes enrolled in Camp Compass kids bring a sack lunch to eat with their camp coaches from 12:30pm to 1:30pm followed by camp activities in the FUMC Allen gym from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. The camp cost…

UPWARD Summer Basketball Camps

July 10-14 2nd – 3rd Grade 9 am-12 pm July 10-14 7th-8th Grade 1 pm-4 pm   July 17-21 K- 1st Grade 9 am-12 pm 4th – 6th Grade 1 pm-4 pm   Upward Basketball Camps are designed for athletes in grades K – 8 who are looking to grow both on and off the court. Campers work on the fundamentals of basketball with head coach, Greg Schell, and his staff. Skills include shooting, passing, dribbling, defending, and game awareness.…

RUN UMC

The 5k or 10k Challenge! A Practical Guide to running. A 12-week training plan with a Christian focus. RUN UMC is a 12-week “couch to 5K” and 10K training course and Bible study for participants of all ages. Two classes are available at 6:30pm, Tuesday, February 9 (5K), and Thursday, February 11 (10K). Registration fee ($35) includes registration for the Race to Change the World on April 23. Questions? Contact Greg Schell. To register for the 5K class, click HERE.…

UPWARD Basketball League 2016

Join us for another fantastic season of UPWARD Basketball and Cheer! At FUMC Allen, we focus on player development, getting the most out of athletes on and off the court in a positive, encouraging, and Christlike environment. Basketball for boys & girls in grades K-8; cheer is for girls in grades K-6. Teams practice once a week starting January 4, 2016, and each team will play eight games starting January 9 and ending February 27. Players in grades 4-8 will…
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