Latest Articles (Page 33)

Latest Articles (Page 33)

Pancake Supper

Invite a friend and join us for a PANCAKE SUPPER, Wednesday, February 18, at 5:30pm, in the gym. The Evangelism Team will serve eggs, bacon, and pancakes from 5:30pm-6:30pm. The meal is free, but a love offering will be collected. Following the meal, join us in the sanctuary for our Ash Wednesday worship service.

Parents Night Out

Plan your Valentine’s date and bring the kids to Playday’s Parents Night Out. Children, ages 18 months to 12 years old, will be cared for by the staff and friends of Children’s Creative Playday Preschool. $20 per child ($50 family max) includes pizza, drinks, games, crafts, and a movie. Registration closes on February 11, and forms are available outside the Playday office. Contact Maureen Bowman, 972.396.7575.

Youth Confirmation

FUMC Allen Youth Ministry offers a special confirmation class for youth in grades 7-12. Classes begin Wednesday, February 4, and continue through Wednesday, April 8, meeting from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the youth wing. If you have not been confirmed in the Methodist church or if you want a deeper understanding of the Christian faith and our uniquely Methodist heritage and beliefs, you will want to be part of our weekly discussions. We will discuss the Trinity, sin, evil, grace, baptism, sacraments,…

Divorce Care Group

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. You don’t have to go through it alone Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced before. Beginning February 10, a divorce recovery workshop will meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.  The sessions are open to the…

Run for God

Did you resolve to get in shape in 2015? Or run a 5K? Or commit to a Bible study? Register NOW for Run for God, a 12-week “couch to 5K” training course and Bible study. You’ll join a small supportive group of people looking to get in shape as part of God’s plan. Classes begin on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, with a second section beginning on Thursday, February 12, at 6:30pm. Registration fee for Run For God is $35. This…

Sermon Series: Relationship Rehab

Unless you’re a hermit or recluse, you live in a world of relationships. In most cases, our relationships are centered within our families but certainly expand to work, school, church, and play. How are your relationships? Are some in need of TLC? Are there people in your life with whom your relationships would benefit from some rehab? As we move towards Valentine’s Day over the next four weeks,  we’ll look at four major Biblical themes that will initiate some rehabilitation…

Charge Conference Wrap-Up

More than 100 people attended the annual Charge Conference on November 19, 2014. Under the leadership of Dr. Ronald D. Henderson, Suncreek UMC, Creekwood UMC, and First UMC celebrated our common calling to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We prayed for a shared mission field and the unique ministries of our congregation. What is a Charge Conference? Learn more about the process here. Our Connectional Charge Conference 2014 was an event to be remembered as Dr.…

Vision 2020 Vision & Next Steps

The Vision of First United Methodist Church of Allen is to be a Church that… Embraces all generations to join us on a life-changing Christian journey to change the world. In order to move toward this vision, First United Methodist Church of Allen shall unite our efforts in the following: Key Strategic Stepping Stones • Create a Change the World culture – Strengthen a CTW culture in our church and community by fortifying our current missional efforts as we become…

Playday Parents Day Out

Saturday December 6th 2pm to 7pm Children ages 18 months to 12 years old are welcome! Cost: $25 per child ($60 family maximum for families of 3 or more). Pizza dinner included. Your children will be taken care of by the caring staff and friends of Children’s Creative Playday, a ministry of the First United Methodist Church of Allen. We will have pizza, drinks, snacks, games, crafts, and a movie! For more information, please contact Maureen Bowman at 972.396.7575. Space…

Upward Basketball & Cheer League

  Registration is NOW OPEN for FUMC Allen’s 2015 Upward Basketball league. Upward is a sports program for children and youth, grades K-8, with the goal of encouraging personal and athletic development in a positive Christ-like environment. This year, FUMC Allen has expanded the program to include a division for youth in grades 7 and 8, and we are pleased to offer two levels of the Upward 360 Progression. Discovery Level (Kindergarten-3rd grade) – Where young athletes are introduced to…

A Time of Thanksgiving

Tickets!  Get Your Tickets! Ticket sales are underway for The King’s Players production of A Time of Thanks Giving: A Comical, Yet Meaningful Look At the Holidays. Join us for three entertaining one-act plays on Saturday, November 15. All Mom Wants for Thanksgiving Mary Lou and her alter-ego, Jo, take a moment to express their feelings about Thanksgiving. Written by Skitzy Chicks The Guest The family has gathered for Thanksgiving, but who’s the guy sitting on the sofa? Everybody has…

Hope for the Holidays

Struggling with hope and joy during the holiday season? Need new traditions and insights? Join counselor Jimmy Smith in the FUMC Allen parlor on November 23 at 5:00pm. He will lead you in exploring your God-given inner gifts so your holidays can be filled with possibilities of extraordinary moments. To register, contact Rev. June Franck.