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Fall Festival Trunks (or Trucks) Needed

TRUNK OR TREAT Sunday October 31 11:00am-2:00pm FUMC Allen Courtyard We invite our Sunday school classes, small groups, and families to participate in the Fall Festival on Sunday, October 31, by hosting a trunk at our favorite fall activity: Trunk or Treat. Your trunk/vehicle/truck decorations can be as simple or elaborate as you like. Interested? Here are the details: Decorate the trunk of your vehicle in fun way. Plan a quick game for the children to play when they visit…

ACO Food Drive Continues

UPDATE OCTOBER 3 2021 ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED and THREE POUNDS! Pastor Jessica Wright delivered the balance of our food drive collection to All Community Outreach on Tuesday, September 28, and we MADE OUR GOAL to collect 1,400 pounds of food for our local food pantry. CONGRATULATIONS CHURCH. GOOD WORK! Pastor Jessica Wright and Recreation Director Tori Cantu delivered our birthday gift to All Community Outreach on Wednesday, September 15. Our weigh-in at the Food Pantry revealed a total of…

Come Sing with the Choir

FUMC Allen’s Music Ministry invites all youth or adult singers to join with the Chancel Choir and DARING Youth Choir for a short-term music commitment. This year, we are preparing to sing the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah. We will present this musical offering during worship on Sunday, December 12, at 8:40am and 11:00am.  Rehearsals with Chancel Choir begin on Wednesday, October 27, from 7:30pm to 8:15pm in the FUMC Allen sanctuary. Youth can join in rehearsals on Sunday November…

Worship Series: The Next Act

Why do I invest in the work of God through the  Ministries of FUMC Allen? Join us in the month of October as we celebrate the ministries of First United Methodist Church of Allen, which are supported by generous stewards of God’s gifts. We worship together at 8:40am at The Table and 11:00am in Traditional Worship. Both services are live streamed on our YouTube and Facebook channels. October 3 202`1 Music Ministry Sunday John 21:15-17 Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch, preaching…

Missions Cafe Needs You! Volunteers Welcome.

Many of you know about our Missions Café. The cafe, open every Sunday from 8:00am to 11:00am, offers coffee, espresso drinks, smoothies, donuts, smokies, and even breakfast tacos to raise money to support the mission efforts of our church. Every time you buy a latte, you help feed malnourished children in Honduras. When you buy an Americano, your purchase helps to send care packages to soldiers serving overseas. But to make this happen, we need volunteers to serve as part…

Fall 2021 Bible Studies Launch in September

Our Adult Ministry offers discipleship opportunities throughout the year for adults to dive deeper into the Word with others in community. In September, we kick off three new studies: one on Tuesday mornings and two on Wednesday evenings. Never Alone Tuesdays Sep 7-Oct 12 9:30am Fellowship Hall Bernie Dickson, facilitator In her study of women in the Bible, Tiffany Bluhm seeks to offer hope to women by looking at the depth of divine love, revealed in Jesus Christ through his…

Music Ministry Announces Fall Rehearsal Dates

It’s time to register for 2021-2022 music ensembles at First United Methodist Church of Allen. On Sunday, August 29, September 6, and September 12,  we’ll have available in the atrium more information about our various music groups for children, youth, and adults. We’ve provided an overview of each group below. CHILDREN’S MUSIC For our children in grades 2-6, we offer our percussion ensemble, In Beat With God. This group meets on Sundays from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Upper Room Chapel beginning September…

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,…