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Worship Series Acts The Adventure Begins

Big, plucky, and occasionally wild: that is the story told in the Book of Acts. Join us as we explore Luke’s story of the beginnings of the Church. It’s the story of where we’ve come from and a story that will guide us on the adventure of discovering where God is sending us in strange and unusual times. And maybe, just maybe, it might be to the ends of the earth! Beginning Sunday, August 1, in the FUMC Allen sanctuary,…

FUMC Allen Welcomes Adam Lubbers as New Director of Adult Discipleship

FUMC Allen is pleased to announce that we have hired Adam Lubbers as our Director of Adult Discipleship. Adam will join our staff on Sunday, July 18. He is currently on staff at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Farmers Branch, where he has served as youth minister and pastoral intern for the last three years. Adam is originally from Granbury, TX, and became an active United Methodist in high school. He went to college at Abilene Christian University, where he studied…

Playday Preschool Hiring Teachers for 2021-2022 School Year

Playday Preschool Hiring Teachers for 2021-2022 School Year Do you have a passion for early childhood education but want to teach part time, two to four days a week? Would you like to share God’s love with His youngest disciples at a sweet school committed to learning through play? Playday Preschool Director Trish Morehead is looking to add to Playday’s amazing staff for the 2021-2022 school year! Playday offers low teacher/child ratios, shorter days, and no standardized testing. And these…

Children’s Ministry Needs Sunday School Teachers

Sunday School Teachers Needed for Grades 3 & 4 Children’s Ministry is growing as more children return to church. We need teachers for our 3rd-4th grade class starting in August. No experience is required. We’ll provide all the materials and lesson plans for you. Contact Ms. Susan Hale or Ms. Trish Morehead  for more information. Worship Readiness Needs Leader Children’s Ministry wants to begin a Worship Readiness class for children in kindergarten through grade 2. But to launch this class,…

Another Gratitude from Our Military

On June 7 2021, Rev Jessica Wright received the Following note of appreciation from our service members. Jessica, I just wanted to reach out and thank you and your church for all of the support that you have given our team over the past 8 months with the care packages. This last week we received a large delivery again from your parishioners. I wanted to send you a few photos of the team to let you know how much this…

Change the World Allen Announces Kick-off Weekend Results

We have exciting news to share! Our Change the World Allen Kick-Off Weekend results have been tabulated, and we are off to a great start as we change the world in 2021. General Projects Red Cross Blood Drive The efforts of the Allen community have always been greatly appreciated and our support of the community blood program will go a long way toward replenishing blood supplies and ultimately saving lives. The blood drive at FUMC Allen collected 51 units, including…

MSG Kicks Off Change the World Allen 2021 with Care Package Assembly

Military support Group Kicks Off Change the World allen by assembling 62 Care Packages On Sunday, May 16, which was the final day of the Change The World Allen Kick-Off Weekend, 26 volunteers packed 43 flat rate boxes totaling 49 volunteer hours. On Tuesday, May 25, more volunteers packed an additional 19 boxes. These were were mailed on May 25. On May 31, we received this email from one of those soldiers who Team received packages from CTW Allen Good…

Worship Series: The Rest of The Story

  Summer Worship Series The Rest of the Story June 6-July 25 2021 If someone said, “Tell me the story of Noah and the Flood,” how much of the story could you tell? Join us in worship, beginning June 6, as we look at some of the most well-known Bible stories and share in “The Rest of the Story.” You may be surprised! To GO DEEPER into The Rest of the Story, join us during the Education Hour at 9:45am…

FUMC Allen Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

First United Methodist Church of Allen and the FUMC Allen Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2021 college scholarships. FUMC Allen awards these scholarships each spring to our graduating high school seniors and current college students based on applications that were submitted in early April 2021. This year, we awarded $21,500 in scholarships to 16 students. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Grant Bernhard Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship Sabrina Fairchild Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship FUMC Special Needs Ministry Scholarship…

Our Response to New CDC Guidelines

In response to the new recommendations from the CDC, masks will be optional in worship and on the FUMC Allen campus for all persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 beginning this Sunday, May 16, 2021. FUMC Allen has followed the CDC’s guidelines up to this point, and that’s what we’ll be doing now as well. The CDC has indicated that the chances of a fully vaccinated person contracting COVID-19 are very low, and if they do, chances of having…

Change The World Allen Announces Project Schedule for Change The World Weekend

The Change The World Allen team is pleased to announce their project schedule for the 2021 Change the World Allen Kick-Off Weekend coming May 14-16 2021. While Change The World Allen is a year-round service project, we kick off each new year in May with a weekend of projects that benefit our neighbors in Collin County and around the world. Below is a complete list of the many wonderful ways for you to serve this month during Change The World…

FUMC Allen Job Opening: Director of Adult Discipleship

First United Methodist Church of Allen is seeking an innovative, dynamic individual to be our Director of Adult Discipleship. S/he will provide leadership, direction, and oversight in offering opportunities for adults to grow in their discipleship in person or via digital platforms. This part-time position will create remote online communities for people who may never attend the church in-person as well as supporting traditional, in-person small group opportunities, including Sunday school. Click link below to read job description, click the…