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Change The World Allen

More than 100,000 residents live in Allen, Fairview, and Lucas, Texas. Can you imagine the impact that would be felt if 10 percent of our neighbors came together to make a difference? We would create a tidal wave of charity that might just change the world. Change the World Allen’s annual weekend of service returns to the Allen/Fairview/Lucas area on May 18-20, 2018. With more than 100,000 residents in Allen, Fairview, and Lucas, can you imagine the results we would…

Worship Series: Building Bridges

We all live in community together. What we don’t realize is how much the same we really are in spite of our differences. Because of our differences, we can all serve as bridges to one another in faith, understanding, compassion. and love.   Join FUMC Allen as we begin a new year with a six-week worship series called “Building Bridges.” January 7 Baptism of the Lord Sunday God’s Bridge to Humanity Mark 1:9-11 January 14 Living the Dream? Bridging the…

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…

Hospitality Ambassadors

FUMC Allen’s hospitality ambassadors are responsible for extending radical hospitality to everyone who walks through the doors of our church. Less than 30 minutes on a Sunday morning is all it takes to be a part of this vital ministry. We need adults as well as kids 6th through 12th grade who can earn community service hours by serving. We are now using Sign Up Genius to initiate a new process for scheduling volunteers. By clicking HERE, you can schedule…

August 6 Worship & Workshop

You are invited to join us on Sunday, August 6, when we welcome Dr. Jim Ozier to our sanctuary worship. He’ll be bringing a message based on Romans 12:13–“Making First Impressions Last“–at 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am. Following worship, he’ll lead us in a workshop titled “Accelerating Church Growth” at 12:15pm in the gym. Dr. Ozier is known for his preaching, teaching, and motivating congregations to reach their full potential in the areas of hospitality and reaching their community. He has…

Church-Wide Caroling

Everyone is welcome to meet us in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 11, at 4:00pm for fellowship and hot cocoa. Then we’ll break into groups to go out in our community to carol for our neighbors. We’ll carpool to several destinations taking the music of Christmas with us. For details, contact Ed Whipple.

Back to School Bash 2014

Back to School Bash = 293 Backpacks, 35 Bike Helmets, 25 Haircuts, 10 Physicals, and 230 Pairs of Shoes Going back to school can be a nervous experience for any child. But arriving without the needed supplies is even a harder way to start the year off on a positive note. Thankfully, the people of Allen realize this and did not want any child walking into a classroom in our town unprepared. On Saturday, August 16, 2014 FUMC Allen had…

Back to School Bash

FUMC Allen hosts the community BACK TO SCHOOL BASH on August 16 from 9:00am-12:00pm. The event serves the clients of Allen Community Outreach and their school-aged children as they prepare to go back to school this month. We still need VOLUNTEERS to help at Saturday’s event. We need volunteers to help on Friday with event set up, with shifts available from 7:00am-10am, 10am-12pm, and 3pm-5pm. On Saturday, we need volunteers to fill a wide variety of roles during two shifts: 8:30am-11:15am…

Impact Grants

See a need within our community or our world? At FUMC Allen, IMPACT projects and grants originate from members discovering needs within our community and world. IMPACT is about empowering members of our church to live out the call to love our neighbor. IMPACT ideas can be simple. They can be a weekend project or they can be large, such as sending 400  backpacks filled with school supplies to the Philippines. No one is too young or too old to…