Latest Articles (Page 33)

Latest Articles (Page 33)

New Venue for Kick-Off Event

May 13, 2015 8:35pm UPDATE: After consultation with the City of Allen, the Friday May 15, Change The World Kick-Off Event has relocated to FUMC Allen with a 7:00pm start time. The recent rains have made it impossible to hold the show at the Joe Farmer Amphitheater. Event leaders have decided that hosting bounce houses and food trucks will not be viable at this new location. Please share this update with your friends and neighbors via social media and word…

Sermon Series: Braced for IMPACT

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection…(Philippians 3:10) Does the resurrection change how we live? Does it redirect our lives and refocus our attention? Does the resurrection provide a new lens through which to see and experience life? Braced for IMPACT is a series that looks closely at the impact of the resurrection on the world and in the lives of the disciples and the Church that was born. This series will prepare us for being…

Virtual Dementia Tour

Tuesday, April 21 5:00pm—8:00pm A program  for family, professional caregivers, and anyone who works with older adults Alzheimer’s Disease is an emotional journey. It is difficult to fully comprehend the challenges that your loved one battles every day. The Virtual Dementia Tour® will change the way you see things! Discover the realities of living with dementia. Experience the struggle of performing everyday tasks as a person living with memory loss. To schedule your tour, please contact Bev Allen. (Allow 30…

Palm Sunday Bake Sale

Women in Mission is hosting its annual Palm Sunday Bake Sale, Sunday, March 29, 9:00am-12:30pm, in the north hallway of the church. Donations from all bakers of the church are appreciated. Event organizer, Judy Smith, will be accepting donations on Saturday, March 28, from 10:00am until 12:00pm, at the east entrance to the church, and on Sunday, March 29, from 8:00am-9:00am in the North Hallway. Bring your donations to the church in plastic containers. Please include your names on your…

Faith Stories

Throughout 2015, we’ll be sharing the faith stories and chronicles of members of our congregation. Our February Faith Chronicle features church member Dana Allison. The January Faith Story features Greg Schell, our director of Recreational Ministries. We hope you enjoy his story.  

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.…