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Another Gratitude from Our Military

On June 7 2021, Rev Jessica Wright received the Following note of appreciation from our service members. Jessica, I just wanted to reach out and thank you and your church for all of the support that you have given our team over the past 8 months with the care packages. This last week we received a large delivery again from your parishioners. I wanted to send you a few photos of the team to let you know how much this…

Change the World Allen Announces Kick-off Weekend Results

We have exciting news to share! Our Change the World Allen Kick-Off Weekend results have been tabulated, and we are off to a great start as we change the world in 2021. General Projects Red Cross Blood Drive The efforts of the Allen community have always been greatly appreciated and our support of the community blood program will go a long way toward replenishing blood supplies and ultimately saving lives. The blood drive at FUMC Allen collected 51 units, including…

First United Methodist Church of Allen Keeps Stockings for Soldiers Tradition Alive in 2020

2020 became a year of many unanticipated changes. While churches around the country scrambled to adjust to the new, they also worked hard to maintain the old traditions and ministries that made these churches who they are in the communities they serve. One thing that didn’t change for the members of First United Methodist Church of Allen (FUMC Allen) was the need to encourage our soldiers serving our country and away from home during the holiday season. FUMC Allen’s Military…

We Are Still Going To Change The World

We’re still going to change the world! This year will certainly look different because of COVID-19, but the leadership team of Change the World Allen has been busy figuring out how we can still inspire, equip, and mobilize volunteers to help their neighbors, whether they’re down the street or in another country. One way we plan to do this is to approach changing the world as a year-round activity, rather than focusing on just one weekend. We know that our…

Change The World Project Application Deadline Approaches

2020 Project Application Deadline Change the World Allen is getting ready for Change the World Weekend on May 15-17, 2020. Project leaders are currently building teams to help residents with exterior home repair and yard work projects. The deadline for 2020 projects for home repair or yard work is March 20! If you, or someone you know, are in need of assistance, please submit a CTW Project Application. You can complete the application online at www.changetheworldallen.org or download for printing…

Change The World Allen 2019: The Results

Change the World Allen is dedicated to providing service and positively impacting our local community. We unite area faith communities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, individuals, and families to work together to serve those in need of food, clothing, safe shelter, and care. We hope that by mobilizing volunteers and increasing civic engagement, we are able to build a stronger and more resilient community, where neighbors know and respect one another deeply, counteracting the fragmentation and polarization that plagues our society. Toward…

Change The World: The Results

Change the World Allen is dedicated to providing service and positively impacting our local community. We unite area faith communities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, individuals, and families to work together to serve those in need of food, clothing, safe shelter, and care. “Change the World Allen connects neighbors and organizations to serve together. There are projects for volunteers of every age and skill level, whether they’re able to give an hour or a weekend,” said Rev. Jessica Wright, associate pastor at…

Change The World: Homemade Cookies

  CTW Allen needs donations of homemade cookies for CTW meals. They must be heat-tolerant and nut-free. Deliver to FUMC Allen Fellowship Hall kitchen Thursday, May 17 or Friday, May 18 Label for Change The World.

Change The World: Volunteer Lunches

Another way to serve at Change The World Allen is to provide the supplies to feed our volunteers. If you are able to provide any of the items listed below, you can drop them off at First United Methodist Church Allen in the Fellowship Hall kitchen Thursday May 17 between 9:00am and 5:00pm and on Friday May 18 between 9:00am and 12:00pm.   Paper cups Paper napkins Paper plates Soft drinks – individual cans, bottles Gatorade – individual cans, bottles…

Change The World: Food Drive

Summer time means kids are out of school, and for many, it also means that they miss the school breakfast and lunches provided by the school lunch program. To support these children and keep them fed this summer, Change the World Weekend is helping Allen Community Outreach fill food bags to be distributed this summer.   Market Street and Walmart Neighborhood Market have welcomed CTW Allen and will serve as collection points for the ACO KIDS Summer Food Program on…

Change The World: Garage Sale

Change the World Weekend Garage Sale Saturday, May 19 8:00am-1:00pm Help us support Change The World Weekend projects by donating your gently loved items for one huge garage sale on Saturday, May 19. Donations may be dropped off starting Monday, May 14, in the west entrance (Greenville side) of the church.. We also need volunteers to help on Saturday beginning at 7:00am. Sign up at changetheworldallen.org. All proceeds support Change The World Allen.

Change The World: Men’s Clothing Drive

MEN’S CLOTHING DRIVE Looking for clothing suitable for job interviews UNDERWEAR (New in package) DRESS SOCKS (New) BELTS  SIZE 32-42 (New/Gently Used) MEDIUM-LARGE DRESS SHIRTS (New/Gently Used) TIES (New/Gently Used) All gently used clothing must be clean and in good repair Drop your donations from April 29-May 20 in the blue Trusted World bins located at the FUMC Allen south entrance VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP SORT AND PACK ITEMS Sat May 19 3 Volunteers 10am-12pm Sat May 19 4 Volunteers 12pm-3pm…