'embrace and transform' Tagged Posts

'embrace and transform' Tagged Posts

Save The Date

A little more than a year has passed since we began receiving funds for our Embrace & Transform campaign and the building on which we hope to soon begin construction. To date, we have received well over $1.1M thanks to the faithful generosity of our members. As we continue to support this vision, we want you to know that our building committee is making tremendous progress. At this time, they are reviewing the final construction documents and will soon be…

Save The Date – Church Wide Building Project Meetings

A little more than a year has passed since we began receiving funds for our Embrace & Transform campaign and the building on which we hope to soon begin construction. To date, we have received well over $1.1M thanks to the faithful generosity of our members. As we continue to support this vision, we want you to know that our building committee is making tremendous progress. At this time, they are reviewing the final construction documents and will soon be…

The Youth and the Architect

I have been excited over the past several months to be the youth representative to the Building Committee.  As part of our ongoing feedback process,  last week a meeting was held in Basecamp – the current second floor of the Children’s Center that will become the Future Youth Center of FUMC Allen. The meeting, directed by GFF Architects Associate Jeremy Roehr, was attended by several youth representatives and some members of the Building Committee.   The main topics of this meeting were…

Building Project Design Development/Finish Selection Update

Part of my role as the FUMC Allen Lay Leader has been the privilege of serving as a member of our Embrace and Transform Building Committee.  It has been exciting to watch the vision of the congregation become a reality as our Building Committee works with the architect and general contractor consultant to complete the plans for the new construction and renovation of our facility. Here are some updates from our recent work: The Design Development phase of our project…

Embrace & Transform Building Project Update

Progress.  Progress.  Progress.  While it may not be apparent, we’ve accomplished a lot of work on our building project.  After the architects completed schematic design, the general contractor estimated costs for us.  Through November and December, the Building Committee spent many hours scrutinizing the costs and making trade-offs to ensure every precious dollar is used effectively. We will tear down the old building that houses Youth Ministry and some offices.  That’s approximately 9,000 square feet being removed.  Then, we will…

Prayer Vigil

Sign up between worship services on Sunday,  April 23, or Sunday, April 30, for a 30-minute time slot in support of our 24 hour prayer vigil as we lift up our church and the Embrace & Transform Capital Campaign and Commitment Sunday on May 7. Questions? Contact Ruth Swingle.  

March 19 Town Hall Meeting

Join us for a Town Hall meeting on Sunday, March 19, at 12:15pm, in the FUMC Allen gym. We’ll welcome as our special guest, Stephen Pickard, Principal, with GFF Architects: Hear and see our current plans for construction. Take a computer-generated virtual tour with 360 degree views of proposed new and remodeled spaces. Join a table talk with your Building Committee Ask questions of our architect and Building Committee. Light lunch provided. Child care and lunch provided for children, grades…