'Christmas' Tagged Posts

'Christmas' Tagged Posts

ACO Ask for Your Help with Emergency Toy Drive

BREAKING NEWS ALLEN TX DECEMBER 8 2020 ALL COMMUNITY OUTREACH (ACO) has 2,083 children and teens registered to receive toys this holiday season. Hundreds of families are counting on ACO to provide toys and gifts to their kids because they simply cannot do it on their own. These families are struggling in this already challenging year. These are parents who are also in long lines at local food pantries, such as ACO, because they cannot feed their children. These are…

Home with Christ: Advent/Christmas 2020

Advent/Christmas 2020 Home With Christ “Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me.” John 15:4 (MSG) On November 29, we begin our Advent waiting. Christmas songs on the radio will sing that there is no place like home for the holidays, but this year,…

Christmas@FUMCAllen

Tuesday December 24 Share the light of Christmas with candlelight and communion on Christmas Eve at FUMC Allen on Tuesday December 24. We offer four worship services with four different formats and times to accommodate all busy schedules. Take the moment to slow down and remember the reason we celebrate this holiday season. Family Worship 4:00pm A family-friendly Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight, communion, and the story of the Nativity Traditional Worship 6:00pm Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight…

Advent@FUMC Allen

Click on each event name for more information Sundays in December 8:15am 9:30am & 11:00am Light for the Path Worship Series Sunday December 7 7:00pm A Christmas Collaboration: Sing Choirs of Angels The Allen Symphony Chorus & the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Choir Tickets at www.allenphilharmonic.org Wednesday December 11 5:30pm-7:30pm PJs & Pizza: A Parents Night Out Registration required and space is limited. Sunday December 15 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am Magnificat by Mark Hayes FUMC Allen Chancel Choir & Orchestra 3:00pm-5:15pm…

Holiday Challenge

HOLIDAY CHALLENGE UPDATE by Rev Jessica Wright On Sunday, November 3, Kids Against Hunger set up 12 lines to assemble packages of highly nutritious vitamin-fortified meals. All of the assembly lines were full for 3 hours with 301 volunteers serving a total of 485 hours! Leaders planned to pack 150 boxes (32,400 meals), but we packed over 260 boxes (57,048 meals)! We’re grateful for our partners from Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, WhyIslam Dallas, Girl Scout Troop 5235, Cub…

Share the Gift of Christmas on December 24

SHARE the gift of Christmas at FUMC Allen on Monday December 24 FUMC Allen offers four worship services with four different formats and times to accommodate all busy schedules during this holiday season. Join us in a time of peace and joy as we share the hope and light of Christmas Eve. Family Worship 4:00pm FUMC Allen invites you to a family-friendly Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight and communion. Our families will enjoy the Christmas ABC Story with traditional…

Worship Series: The Xmas Xchange

Exchanging gifts comes with the season. Sure, sometimes gift exchanges are a hassle, but in the end,  we occasionally receive that for which we’d hoped. What if we could do the same the heaviness that comes with Advent? What if we could exchange our despair, chaos, fear, bitterness, and darkness for the very best God offers through hope, peace, joy, love, and light? It can be ours if we but look to the source of all good gifts. Some will…

Holiday Challenge Update

Change the World Allen offers children, teens, and adults the opportunity to pay if forward right here in our home community with different ways to serve others. To keep the spirit of CTW alive year round, our members and many of our friends participated in the Change the World Holiday Challenge. Through these efforts, we fed the hungry, built a home for a deserving family, served those in crisis, provided scholarships for college students, expressed our appreciation to our military…

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…

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…

Fall Bazaar

Mark your calendars now to attend the FUMC Allen Fall Bazaar, October 21, 2017, from 9:00am to 4:00pm at FUMC Allen. This year’s bazaar has something for everyone with more than fifty vendors:  Hand crafted home décor and gifts, books for all ages, cosmetics, jewelry, bakery items, and a lunch menu to complete your shopping experience! And as always, admission is FREE! The bazaar is sponsored by the Women In Missions of FUMC Allen. All proceeds benefit the missions of…