Worship (Page 2)

Worship (Page 2)

Worship Series: Giving It Up For God

We often hear that people are giving up all sorts of things for the season of Lent.  Some give up sweets, others give up chocolate, and yet others give up caffeine or alcohol.  In recent years more and more people are giving up social media and even TV.  Any of these sacrifices are no doubt admirable as long as we take on some spiritual discipline that leads us to a closer walk with Christ. This Lent we will consider what…

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, February 14, marks the beginning of the season of Lent.  At FUMC Allen, we offer two worship opportunities to observe Ash Wednesday: the first at 7:00am in the Upper Room Chapel and the second at 7:00pm in the sanctuary. The Imposition of Ashes Both of our Ash Wednesday services include the imposition of ashes, which is both a tangible and liturgical sign that you, along with the Church, have begun the sacred season of Lent and the journey to…

Lent

Lent includes 46 days leading up to Easter. Traditionally, we refer to it as the 40 days leading up to Easter because Sundays are not included in the count.  Sundays are not included because the day has long been considered the day of resurrection, which is why we worship on Sundays. The season of Lent is about practicing disciplines that further align us with the will of God. These disciplines lead us to a deeper belief in Jesus Christ. It is…

Worship Series: Building Bridges

We all live in community together. What we don’t realize is how much the same we really are in spite of our differences. Because of our differences, we can all serve as bridges to one another in faith, understanding, compassion. and love.   Join FUMC Allen as we begin a new year with a six-week worship series called “Building Bridges.” January 7 Baptism of the Lord Sunday God’s Bridge to Humanity Mark 1:9-11 January 14 Living the Dream? Bridging the…

Building Bridges: Open House Week

Members of FUMC Allen visited the Islamic Association of Allen at a special open house on Sunday, January 21, at their mosque at 909 Allen Central Drive in Allen. More than 140 visitors enjoyed a tour of the mosque, Arabic calligraphy, henna, snacks, a presentation by Imam Abdul Rahman Bashir followed by an observation of prayer. Here’s what Caryn Fecht had to say about the day: “I love my church!!! FUMC Allen visited the Islamic Association of Allen today to…

Open House

FUMC Allen welcomes our Muslim neighbors on January, January 24. We’ll share a meal in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30pm and worship together with prayer and communion at 6:00pm in the sanctuary.  At 6:30pm, we’ll offer a United Methodist 101 class for anyone interested in learning more about the United Methodist faith.  All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday Night Life

Activities Resume January 17, 2018 GRAB ‘N GO DINNER 5:30pm  Fellowship Hall YOUTH BIBLE STUDY 5:30pm-7:30pm Youth Wing JUNIOR YOUTH FELLOWSHIP 6:30pm-7:30pm Gym/Base Camp WEDNESDAY NIGHT CHAPEL 6:00pm-6:30pm Upper Room Chapel THE HOUR OF PRAYER 6:30pm-7:30pm Upper Room Chapel CHANCEL CHOIR REHEARSAL 6:30pm-8:00pm CLC202 FAITH ACADEMY BIBLE STUDIES  

Collin County MLK Appreciation Day

Community leaders and churches from the Collin County cities of Allen, Fairview, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano invite the public to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings and efforts to promote peace and good will for all of mankind. The festivities take place on Monday, January 15, 2018, from 11:30am to 1:00pm, in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Allen, 601 S Greenville Ave, Allen, Texas 75002. WFAA-TV news anchor, Dr. John McCaa, serves as the master…

New Year’s Eve Schedule

Sunday, December 31 One Morning Service 9:30am Songs of the Season: Simeon’s Song Luke 2:28-32 Rev. Jessica Wright, preaching Sunday School Will Not Meet Nursery Open for Children Ages 5 and younger Watch Night Service Rev. Maxie Moore 6:30pm Upper Room Chapel Senior Adult Game Night 7:00pm Parlor Monday, January 1 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED

Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 24 Come home for Christmas at FUMC Allen on Sunday December 24. We offer four worship services with four different formats and times to accommodate all busy schedules. Take the time to slow down and remember the reason we celebrate this holiday season. Family Worship 4:00pm FUMC Allen invites you to a family-friendly Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight, communion, and PUPPETS who will share the story of the Nativity, Children are welcome to put on costumes (provided)…

Advent Worship Series: Songs of the Season

During the seasons of Advent and Christmas, we invite you to worship and consider with us these songs from scripture and how they challenge the songs we will sing with our heart and voice during Advent and beyond. What new song might we sing this Advent season? December 3 Zechariah’s Song Luke 1:67-79 December 10 Mary’s Song Luke 1:46-55 December 17 John the Baptist’s Song Luke 3:1-18 John Rutter’s Gloria 8:15am 9:30am Resonate’s Lessons & Carols 11:00am December 24 The…