Worship

Worship

Share the Gift of Christmas on December 24

SHARE the gift of Christmas at FUMC Allen on Monday December 24 FUMC Allen offers four worship services with four different formats and times to accommodate all busy schedules during this holiday season. Join us in a time of peace and joy as we share the hope and light of Christmas Eve. Family Worship 4:00pm FUMC Allen invites you to a family-friendly Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight and communion Rev. Todd Harris concludes his series The Xmas Xchange: Xchanging…

Worship Series: The Xmas Xchange

Exchanging gifts comes with the season. Sure, sometimes gift exchanges are a hassle, but in the end,  we occasionally receive that for which we’d hoped. What if we could do the same the heaviness that comes with Advent? What if we could exchange our despair, chaos, fear, bitterness, and darkness for the very best God offers through hope, peace, joy, love, and light? It can be ours if we but look to the source of all good gifts. Some will…

November Worship Series: I Am Thankful For…

Gratitude makes us happier people, leading more fulfilled and generous lives. Gratitude is important in relationships at home, work, and church. We support that for which we are thankful. Come with us this November as we create a sense of gratitude for the church and lead us to making a financial commitment to the church for 2019. Sunday November 11 I’m thankful for…all God has given me. Rev. Jessica Wright,  preaching Matthew 14:13-21 NIV And he directed the people to…

October 2018 Worship Series: Thrive

One of the greatest challenges for the church today is that the world in which we live is completely different than the world was 10 to 20 years ago. And the world continues to change. The road map to the future is unclear! How do we create a new path into the future? What’s essential for the Church to thrive? October 21 A Church that Thrives is a Church Committed to its Mission Luke 4:16-30 Rev. Todd Harris, preaching 16 When…

Worship Series: Creed

Creed: What Christians Believe and Why Based on the book by Rev. Adam Hamilton, pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection In our September worship series, we’ll engage the mind and the heart in learning what Christians believe and why using the historic Apostles’ Creed and supporting scripture. The fruit will be people becoming more confident in what they believe and why they believe it, bringing about a deepened faith and a greater willingness to engage in conversations…

Worship Series: Pillars of Discipleship

August 5, 2018 Worship Psalm 146-147, Psalm 84: 1-12 Rev. Todd Harris, preaching Worship it is what captivates the heart’s affection, the minds attention, and the soul’s ambition. Christian worship is the outpouring of our lives led by the Holy Spirit rooted in God’s truth, devoting all we are and all we do to God’s glory. August 12, 2018 Invite John 1 : 35-51 Rev. Dr. Abe Harris, preaching Inviting is a simple way to describe evangelism. It is intentionally…

Worship Series: Pillars of Discipleship

The Pillars of Discipleship Sundays, August 5-September 2, 2018 August 5, 2018 Worshiping Psalm 146-147, Psalm 84: 1-12 August 12, 2018 Connecting Isaiah 55: 1-9 August 19, 2018 Growing 1 Corinthians 3: 1-9 August 26, 2018 Giving Proverbs 11: 24-25, Mark 12: 38-44; 1 Timothy 6: 17-19 September 2, 2018 Serving Matthew 25: 31-40

Worship Series: The Greatest Showman

In July, FUMC Allen will go to the movies with a four-week worship series that focuses on the biblical teachings of the recent blockbuster hit, The Greatest Showman. We want to encourage everyone in the congregation to watch the movie before the series begins on Sunday, July 1, and one of the most enjoyable ways to do this is to invite your friends and family and host a movie night in your home. How do you plan and host a…

Automatic Recurring Giving

by Jason Hale, chair of FUMC’s finance committee Your finance committee has the sacred responsibility of overseeing God’s financial resources that you provide. We also work faithfully to ensure that our operating budget is allocated appropriately for ministry and facility upkeep. I am speaking to you today because I’d like to encourage you to prayerfully consider setting up automatic reoccurring giving also known as automatic recurring giving. Through automatic recurring giving, a person or family can easily set up their…

Change The World Sunday

Wear your Change the World Weekend shirt to worship on Sunday, May 20, at 9:30am! Following worship, visit MISSION CONTROL to see where you can help CHANGE THE WORLD. We still have a variety of projects available both at the church and at job sites throughout Collin County. Visit www.changetheworldallen.org to sign up today If you cannot help on Change the World weekend, we would welcome a donation to cover the costs associated with undertaking this large mission project. Change…

Worship Series: Life Signs

He is risen! He is risen indeed! We worship a risen savior and the good news of our faith is that Easter is not limited to one Sunday a year. Some say that every Sunday is a mini-Easter because we gather to celebrate our resurrection faith. The Church calendar tells us that Easter is the season that lasts for 50 days, beginning on Easter Sunday and concluding on the day of Ascension when Jesus ascended to be with God. No matter…