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Permit Received – Demolition and Construction Preparation Begins

This week, we received our construction permit from the City of Allen and we are underway with our Embrace and Transform Building Project. This project is a result of multi-year journey of planning, congregational feedback, designing, cost optimizations, and price negotiation. One of our primary goals as a Building Committee is to keep our congregation informed of the progress on the project. Here are a few key facts: Our General Contractor, Hill and Wilkinson, has significant experience with all types…

Family Dinner Needs Your Help

Our Wednesday Family Dinner is a service we provide to help our guests share a healthy, cost-effective meal in the company of our church family. To make Family Dinner even better, we need help in the following areas: Shoppers who can purchase meal ingredients on a budget. Schedule is flexible. Cooks to make desserts and deliver them to the church Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday before dinner Hosts to welcome people and collect their payment from 5:45pm-6:15pm Servants to serve the…

New Meals of Love Ministry Serves Families in Need

Our new Meals of Love Ministry serves members of our church family during challenging times. Contact us if you can provide a warm meal and a friendly smile for a family during a hospital stay, a prolonged illness, an accident, or the birth of a new baby. Simply email MealsOfLove so we can add your name to our list of volunteers. If you can be served by our church during a time of crisis or challenge, let us hear from you.…

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…

Habitat for Humanity Methodist Build 2018

The annual Methodist build for the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity is finally here! We’ll work with our brothers and sisters from Suncreek, Creekwood, and FUMC McKinney to build a home for a deserving family. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to serve. If you’ve never swung a hammer or can’t be outside for long periods, there’s still a way for you to help! The Family Ede Tutt and her children, Nosen and Tiyosayi Esekhile, are so excited…

Touching Lives in College

If you are the parent of a college student, we invite you to join us at Touching Lives in College (TLC). TLC is a ministry of FUMC Allen that reaches out to our college students while they are in school. We would love for you to participate! We send two care packages a year (fall and spring) and two notes with gift cards near exam time. First, as you get your student settled, please take a moment to click on the…

Groundbreaking and Potluck Luncheon

We are breaking new ground! First United Methodist Church of Allen formally announces its 17,250 sq ft renovation & expansion capital improvement project. We invite you and your family to join us for our groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, August 19, at 12:15pm at the church’s north entrance followed by a potluck luncheon in the gym. North Texas Conference North Central District Superintendent Dr. Ron Henderson will be in attendance as well as leaders from the City of Allen, the general…

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.…

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…

Volunteers Needed: Senior Adult Luncheon

Senior Adult Luncheon Sponsored by Allen Ministerial Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:15am – 1:00pm St. Jude Catholic Church Parish Hall 1515 N Greenville Ave  Allen Cookies Needed! Every month the senior citizens of Collin County come together to share a meal, fellowship, and entertainment at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. On August 14, FUMC Allen serves as the host for this monthly event for the senior citizens of Collin County.   We are so blessed this year to have our main entrée…