Latest Articles (Page 2)

Latest Articles (Page 2)

What A Mess It Is Now – What A Blessing It Will Be

As we rapidly move toward the completion of our Embrace and Transform Building Project, things at the church are an absolute mess!  Other than the interior of our sanctuary, gym and New Children’s Center, every other area of the facility is or will be under construction or renovation during the next few weeks.  We appreciate the patience of all of our members and visitors during this time of transition.  The good news is that we are almost there and will…

Worship Series: Reel Faith

Everyone loves a good story, and movies are powerful at telling stories.  Our August worship series, Reel Faith, looks at some of the most recent films that can point us to truths found in scripture. Join us in August as Senior Pastor Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch puts us in touch with the profound aspects of life and of faith presented in some of the most popular films of today.   August 4 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Luke 4: 16-21…

Worship Series: Abundant Life

Abundant Life Jesus promises abundant life, but what does that look like? It’s much more than wealth, power or prosperity. It’s all about relationships. Sunday July 14 John 4:5-15 Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch preaching Sunday July 21 1 Cor 12:12-20, 27 Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch preaching Sunday July 28 Luke 10:25-37 Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch preaching    

Change The World Allen 2019: The Results

Change the World Allen is dedicated to providing service and positively impacting our local community. We unite area faith communities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, individuals, and families to work together to serve those in need of food, clothing, safe shelter, and care. We hope that by mobilizing volunteers and increasing civic engagement, we are able to build a stronger and more resilient community, where neighbors know and respect one another deeply, counteracting the fragmentation and polarization that plagues our society. Toward…

Women in Missions Fall Bazaar

The First United Methodist Church of Allen’s Women In Missions organization will again be holding their annual bazaar on Saturday October 26, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  We’ll be mailing the details and vendor application packets in June, but go ahead and pencil us in your calendars! If you have questions before the packets are mailed, send them to Kandice Perez at Thanks and see you in October!

Worship Series: Breaking The Code

  In this six week worship series, we’ll cover the book of Revelation from cover to cover. We invite you to read along by following the attached Revelation Reading Schedule. In the first week, we’ll orient ourselves to the Book of Revelation: when and why and how it was written as well as the claims it makes on the lives of Christians throughout the ages. Sunday June 2 Revelation: What is This? Revelation 1:1-20 Rev. Jessica Wright, preaching Sunday, June…

Memorial Day Worship 2019

THIS SUNDAY IN WORSHIP May 26, 2019 Graduation Sunday & Memorial Day Sunday Finding Real Happiness Is Not What You Think Luke 6: 17-26 Rev. Todd Harris 8:15am 9:30am & 11:00am FUMC Allen Sanctuary

Entering the Home Stretch

Children’s Center – Opening Celebration – Sunday June 2nd Our current plan is to hold our first Sunday morning children’s classes in the new Children’s Center on Sunday, May 26th.  For now, we will continue to utilize the current check-in system with the new electronic system planned for later this summer.  Please plan to join us for the Children’s Center Opening Celebration on Sunday, June 2nd. Hospitality atrium Sneak Peek – Sunday May 26th On Sunday, May 26th, you will…

Graduation 2019

High School Graduates John Gabe Adams. Allen High School graduate attending Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX—Mechanical Engineering. Shea Elizabeth Brasher. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX—Kinesiology. FUMC Memorial Scholarship • Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship. Kaleb Ladley Carper. Allen High School graduate attending Texas A&M University, Galveston, TX—Marine Engineering Technology. Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship. Holly Anne Darr. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX—Hospitality. Makena Alexis Essman. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX.…

Register now for Summer Basketball Camps

Register your children now for UPWARD Basketball summer camps 2019. These camps are for boys and girls from age 5 through grade 8. All camps are held in the FUMC Allen gym. July 8-12 Grades K5 & 1   9:00am-12:00pm July 8-12 Grades 2 & 3      1:00pm-4:00pm July 15-19 Grades 4-6       9:00am-12:00pm July 15-19 Grades 7 & 8   1:00pm-4:00pm For more information, contact Matt Cobb.

UPWARD Indoor Soccer Camp Registration is Now Open

Register your children now for this summer’s UPWARD Indoor Soccer Camps at FUMC Allen. The camps run from June 17-28, 2019, in the FUMC Allen Gym. June 24-28 9:00am-12:00pm for Age 4-Grade 1 June 24-28 1:00pm-4:00pm for Grades 2-3 For more information, contact FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreation Director Matt Cobb.

Change The World Allen Volunteer Opportunities

UPDATE APril 18 2019 The Change The World team still needs care coordinators for various home repair and yard work projects.  Volunteer now to be in relationship with those for whom we are providing assistance. You’ll deliver lunch to the workers, help the project leader with home assessment, and pray for a new friend!  Come spread your WINGS and volunteer now to take flight through your commitment to serve others.  Email Ruth Swingle or call her at 972.727.8261, x106. Change…