Charge Conference Follow-Up
A Message from Pastor Mary Beth Charge Conference Follow-Up October 20 2022 We had a beautiful and worshipful gathering with several of our sister UMCs on Sunday afternoon as we met with North Central District Superintendent Reverend Debra Hobbs-Mason for a “cluster” charge conference. As we worshipped, we also did a bit of work, approving several items for 2023. One of the items approved by our church was the 2023 Administrative Council, sometimes known as the Church Council. This team consists…
May Staffing Update
FUMC Allen’s Staff Parish Relations Committee is pleased to announce that Dana Allison will be joining our staff as our interim elementary minister while we conduct the search to fill that position. Her official start date is May 16. Dana has been working with Susan Hale this past week to help make the transition as smooth as possible for our elementary children and their families. Please join us in welcoming Dana to our staff.
Risk Tolerance Levels
To accommodate the comfort levels of our guests as we open up our building for worship and other activities, we have created the following risk tolerance levels for our congregation to establish the defining safety protocols for all church events.
Bishop Announces Pastoral Appointment for Rev. Dr. Abe Smith
Bishop Michael McKee and the cabinet of the North Texas Conference are pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Abe Smith as Associate Pastor at First United Methodist Church of McKinney beginning July 1, 2019. Among other duties at FUMC McKinney, Abe will serve as the preaching pastor for the Wellspring Contemporary Worship service. FUMC Allen is so blessed to have shared these eight years in ministry with Abe and his family, but we knew this day of departure…
The UMC Appointment Process
As announced earlier this week, Rev. Todd Harris is being appointed as the new District Superintendent of the Northwest District effective July 1, 2019. Until late June, Pastor Todd and his family will continue to be part of FUMC Allen. Todd will be preaching regularly and doing all the things he does normally. He will on occasion attend cabinet meetings to learn about his new job, but his primary responsibility remains serving as our Senior Pastor for the next five months.…