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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…

Worship Series: The Wesleyan Way of Salvation

Worship Series: The Wesleyan Way of Salvation April 28-May 19 2019 The Bible teaches us that everything we have from God is given because of God’s great love for us. “You are saved by God’s grace because of your faith,” Ephesians 2 reads. “This salvation is God’s gift. It’s not something you possessed. It’s not something you did that you can be proud of” (Ephesians 2:8-9 CEB). United Methodists recognize God’s grace at work throughout our spiritual journeys. John Wesley,…

Bishop Announces Pastoral Appointment for Rev. Dr. Abe Smith

Bishop Michael McKee and the cabinet of the North Texas Conference are pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Abe Smith as Associate Pastor at First United Methodist Church of McKinney beginning July 1, 2019. Among other duties at FUMC McKinney, Abe will serve as the preaching pastor for the Wellspring Contemporary Worship service. FUMC Allen is so blessed to have shared these eight years in ministry with Abe and his family, but we knew this day of departure…

Construction Is Progressing Rapidly

We continue to make great progress on the construction of our new Children’s Center and Hospitality Atrium.  To see the latest, watch the video below. Children’s Center We now anticipate that our Children’s Center will be open before Memorial Day!  We’ll have a special “sneak peek” tour on Sunday morning, April 28, to get an inside look at the new facility. Stayed tuned for more information to be shared during worship on Palm Sunday, April 14. HOSPITALITY ATRIUM AND COURTYARD…

Holy Week 2019

Holy Week 2019 April 14, 2019 Palm/Passion Sunday 8:15am 9:30am 11:00amPalm Sunday Bake Sale UMM Smokeout April 18, 2019 Maundy/Holy Thursday Worship 7:00pm April 19, 2019 Good Friday Worship 7:00pm   April 19, 2019 Good Friday Children’s Experience 7:00pm BaseCamp

Easter 2019

Easter Easter is a unique time for all of us, a time when we stop and think about how much God loves us and remember the great gift of Jesus’ resurrection. We look forward to sharing this Easter celebration with you and your family. Sunrise Service 6:30am Bethany Lakes Park All are welcome to join us to sing celebration music led by the DayBreak Choir and Band and share in the sacrament of Holy Communion. Sanctuary Worship Sermon The Power…

SPRC Announces Staff Update for FUMC Allen’s Children’s Ministry

FUMC Allen’s Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) received notice this week that our Director of Children’s Ministry Mary Freeman has made the decision to resign her position and become a full-time grandmother. Her daughter Ashley and son-in-law James welcomed their new son, Jonah James Faye, earlier this year, and this has changed their world in a great way. Mary and her husband, Greg, are making plans to move to Corinth, TX, to be closer to the Faye family. Mary plans…

WINGS Pin Presentation

In grateful response to God’s love for us, guided by the Holy Spirit, we strive to have healthy WINGS to ensure our faith soars. WINGS is an acronym that represents the five characteristics of a Christian disciple, and when lived out in one’s daily life, these WINGS become life giving to the individual and the world. Here at FUMC Allen, we have created a series of booklets meant to guide people through each of these characteristics and give the opportunity…

Lenten Worship Series: Wise Up!

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…

Wise Up! Lenten Bible Study

On Sunday, March 10, we begin TWO sessions of a Bible study, “Wise Up! Growing in Wisdom in the Season of Lent,” based on the book,  Wise Up! Four Biblical Virtues for Navigating Life by Rev. Dr Alyce McKenzie. Everyone is welcome to join in this companion study to our Lenten Worship series. Both classes meet in Fellowship Hall. Session 1 begins at 9:30am. Session 2 begins at 11:00am. Pick the session that best fits your worship schedule. The book…