Welcoming & Outreach (Page 2)

Welcoming & Outreach (Page 2)

August 6 Worship & Workshop

You are invited to join us on Sunday, August 6, when we welcome Dr. Jim Ozier to our sanctuary worship. He’ll be bringing a message based on Romans 12:13–“Making First Impressions Last“–at 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am. Following worship, he’ll lead us in a workshop titled “Accelerating Church Growth” at 12:15pm in the gym. Dr. Ozier is known for his preaching, teaching, and motivating congregations to reach their full potential in the areas of hospitality and reaching their community. He has…

Summer Tumblers Available Now

Visit your Hospitality team in the gathering area on Sunday, July 17 and 24, to purchase FUMC Allen logo tumblers for $10 each. While there, sign up to serve as an ambassador/greeter on Sunday mornings. Contact Denise Shepard.

Are You Ready to Join the Church?

Interested in becoming a member of the church? Meet with Pastor Todd Harris on Sunday, April 17, at 12:15pm in the Parlor. He’ll provide you with an overview of the our Methodist beliefs, expectations of membership, and give you a chance to ask questions. Vows of membership will be given for those ready to become members. Contact Rev. Maxie Moore if you plan to attend.

Ambassadors Needed

FUMC Allen’s Hospitality Team is seeking friendly faces to serve as ambassadors/greeters for special one-time services on Maundy Thursday, March 24, at 7:00pm and on Good Friday, March 25, at 7:00pm.  Ambassadors need to arrive 15 minutes before the service to greet guests and usher them to the sanctuary or nursery. We are currently short 12 volunteers to cover our regular once a month needs before and after Sunday morning worship.  Families are encouraged to participate. Serving as an ambassador is…

TLC: Touching Lives in College

This past semester, a group of parents from FUMC Allen created a new ministry to support our young adults who are attending college locally, around the state, and around the country. Parents were asked to provide their student’s college addresses, and the group gathered for an evening to assemble care packages full of donated items provided in bulk by the families. After this experience, the group came up with a name , TLC: Touching Lives in College and a logo.…

Vote FUMC Allen for Star Local Media’s Readers’ Choice Award

First United Methodist Church of Allen needs your vote to be chosen among the best of the best for Star Local Media’s Readers’ Choice Award. Allen is a community of high-quality businesses, service organizations, and houses of worship, and we strive to be your choice for your church home. Through the Star Local Media Readers’ Choice program, readers can vote for their favorite businesses, which will be honored in a special congratulatory section that will run in January 2016. We…

Advent Photo-A-Day

Deck those halls, warm up some cocoa, and wrap the gifts. Sound familiar? Every year, you promise that this Christmas will be different. You’ll slow down and enjoy quality time with your friends and family, you say.  But somehow Christmas Eve is here before we know it, and we wonder why we don’t feel renewed after this joyous season. We’re inviting you to enter this season of Advent with intention and awareness. As we prepare, watch and wait for that…

Vision 2020 Stepping Stones & Next Steps

What is Vision 2020? Vision 2020 is FUMC Allen’s strategic plan as we move towards the year 2020.  It reflects the work our Vision 2020 Team that set out in 2013 to discern where God was leading our congregation and how we can best be used to build God’s kingdom and serve our community. The stepping stones are what we consider to be our key steps to the future that will fortify our presence in the community for years to…

Summer Lunch Program

The summer lunch program is a summer-long endeavor set up to provide food and activities for families of students attending Boyd Elementary in the Allen Independent School District. For many years now, the churches of Allen have come together to help the students and families that attend or live near Boyd Elementary in Allen have a healthy lunch during the summer months. The ministry, started through the Allen Ministerial Alliance, now known as 3C Allen, provides lunch along with crafts,…

Christian Business Directory

FUMC Allen is in the process of putting together a church resource that will serve as a beautiful welcome packet for our new members and a church business directory for our current families. The business directory will also be available online with a link to our website. We are asking all our business leaders to pick up and return a form for inclusion in the directory. These forms can be found in the Sunday bulletin on July 5 and in…