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Advent Worship Series: Songs of the Season

During the seasons of Advent and Christmas, we invite you to worship and consider with us these songs from scripture and how they challenge the songs we will sing with our heart and voice during Advent and beyond. What new song might we sing this Advent season? December 3 Zechariah’s Song Luke 1:67-79 December 10 Mary’s Song Luke 1:46-55 December 17 John the Baptist’s Song Luke 3:1-18 John Rutter’s Gloria 8:15am 9:30am Resonate’s Lessons & Carols 11:00am December 24 The…

Advent@FUMC Allen

SUN DEC 3 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT SUN DEC 3-SUN DEC 24 ADVENT WORSHIP SERIES SONGS OF THE SEASON: WHAT SONG WILL YOU SING? 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am SUN DEC 3-SUN DEC 10 UMM SMOKEOUT Orders online anytime (Click HERE for details) or at the church on Sunday, Nov 26, Dec 3, and Dec 10 SUN DEC 3-SUN DEC 17 HOLIDAY CHALLENGE: SHARE A BEAR, BEAR A CARE SUN DEC 3-SUN DEC 17 HOLIDAY CHALLENGE: POINSETTIA DEDICATIONS SUN DEC 3 ALLEN…

John Rutter’s Gloria

Welcome the glory that is Christmas with a special presentation of John Rutter’s sacred musical experience, “Gloria,” performed by FUMC’s Chancel Choir, DARING Youth Choir, and orchestra with special guests Center Stage Brass and organist Chris Brunt. You’ll have two opportunities to enjoy this special Advent worship service on Sunday, December 17, at 8:15am and 9:30am at First United Methodist Church of Allen.   The “Gloria” is a musical setting of parts of the Latin Gloria. Rutter composed this work…

Christmas Potluck Luncheon

You are invited to a church-wide Christmas Potluck Luncheon on Sunday, December 10, at 12:10pm in the FUMC Allen gym. Bring a dish to share (for 6-8 people) and enjoy a meal with your church family. Our guest speaker will share stories of compassion to the people of South Texas after Hurricane Harvey.  Come and learn how you can do to answer the call to serve and help our neighbors. Child care for ages 4 and under will be provided…

Christmas Parade

  FUMC Allen is a sponsor for and will participate in the Rotary Christmas Parade in downtown Allen on Sunday, December 3, at 2:00pm, and YOU are a very important part of our entry. Everyone is invited to meet us at 1:30pm on the parade route. (We’ll share the specific location via social media and on THIS PAGE as soon as we learn our place in the parade.) We’ll line up and be ready to step off at 2:00pm. Wear…

Contemporary Lessons & Carols

Contemporary Lessons & Carols Sunday, December 18 11:00am Lesson 1 – Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 Christ’s Birth and rule of peace coming He Shall Reign Forevermore Lesson 2 – Mark 1:1-4 John the Baptist prepares the way Prepare A Place Lesson 3 – Isaiah 11:-4a, 6-9 Peace of Christmas coming O Come, O Come Lesson 4 – Luke 1:26-35, 38 Gabriel tells Mary she is to be the mother of Jesus Mary, Did You Know Lesson 5 – Matthew 1:18-23 Joseph…

Advent Photo-A-Day

Deck those halls, warm up some cocoa, and wrap the gifts. Sound familiar? Every year, you promise that this Christmas will be different. You’ll slow down and enjoy quality time with your friends and family, you say.  But somehow Christmas Eve is here before we know it, and we wonder why we don’t feel renewed after this joyous season. We’re inviting you to enter this season of Advent with intention and awareness. As we prepare, watch and wait for that…