Latest Articles (Page 3)

Latest Articles (Page 3)

Scheduled Power Outage and New Children’s Center Excavation

This friday, October 5th, a power outage has been scheduled for the entire fumc allen facility In preparation for demolition of the former youth wing, the power for all of FUMC Allen will be shut down first thing in the morning on Friday, October 5th.  Additionally, the offices will be closed and the phone service may be temporarily interrupted.  The timing of this outage is planned for this specific date because Children’s Creative Playday does not meet on Friday.  Additionally,…

Building Parking and Access Changes

When you get to church this Sunday, you will see a lot of changes in the exterior of our facility as the work continues on our building project.  Here are a few things that may affect you and your access to the facility. Greenville AveNUE Parking Changes On the northwest side of the facility, which faces Greenville Avenue, we’ve installed a temporary fence that removes access from the northwest parking spaces. This fence also prevents exiting from the north side…

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.…