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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…

Touching Lives in College Packaging Event

TOUCHING LIVES IN COLLEGE parents meet on Monday March 19 at 7:00pm to build another mailing for our FUMC Allen college students. On that date, parents and friends meet in BaseCamp children’s area to set up the tables, sort their gifts, and work in assembly line fashion to make packages ready for mailing. Anyone who wants to encourage our young adults in college is welcome to do one (or more) of the following: Donate items for the care packages (for…

Stockings for Soldiers

  COLLECTIONS Sunday, October 22- Sunday, November 5, 2017 Leave items in marked wire baskets at church entrances PACKAGING November 12, 2017 12:00pm Gym To register for assembly team, click HERE. Suggested items Snacks: NUTS, trail mix, snack crackers, energy bars, beef jerky, hard candies, Lifesavers®, mints, sunflower seeds Drinks: Hot chocolate mix (individual packages), coffee, drink mix singles Protection from the elements: Chapstick®, Blistex®, hand sanitizer, sunblock, lubricating eye drops (NOT Visine® or “get the red out” generics), hand…

Heading to College? Help us keep in touch

Many of our college students are heading back to campus this month. With a new semester  comes new addresses, and our college support group, Touching Lives in College, is asking our students (or their parents) to share with them their son or daughter’s college mailing addresses. This group of parents and supporters has a mission to reach out to our young adults throughout the semester, particularly at some of those more stressful times., to let our students know they are…

TLC Spring Care Packages

Save the date for March 31 and start gathering the goodies! That’s the day TOUCHING LIVES IN COLLEGE meets to build another mailing for our FUMC Allen college students. On that date, parents and friends meet in Y34 (in the Youth Wing) at 7:00pm to set up the tables, sort their gifts, and work in assembly line fashion to make packages ready for mailing. On March 31, we’ll also start collecting note cards of encouragement that we will mail on…