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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…

College Scholarships

  College scholarship applications and recommendation forms for the FUMC Allen Endowment, Program, and Memorial scholarships are now available. First United Methodist Church of Allen offers several opportunities to earn financial help for full-time college and post-graduate students who have been accepted into and attending an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicants will be considered for all scholarships (Program, Endowment and Memorial) given by FUMC Allen. Just complete the specific addenda in the application for each program to be considered.…

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…

Graduating Senior Sunday 2016

Rev. Harris has invited all graduating high school seniors to be part of the 2016 class video testimony. Follow the link to sign up for a time to share your thoughts.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0545adac2ea02-srclass Have you graduated from High School, College, or University between July 2015 and June 2016? All graduates are encouraged to complete our Graduate Recognition Form so that we might celebrate your accomplishments!

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…

TLC: Touching Lives in College

This past semester, a group of parents from FUMC Allen created a new ministry to support our young adults who are attending college locally, around the state, and around the country. Parents were asked to provide their student’s college addresses, and the group gathered for an evening to assemble care packages full of donated items provided in bulk by the families. After this experience, the group came up with a name , TLC: Touching Lives in College and a logo.…