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Worship Series: Reel Faith

Everyone loves a good story, and movies are powerful at telling stories.  Our August worship series, Reel Faith, looks at some of the most recent films that can point us to truths found in scripture. Join us in August as Senior Pastor Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch puts us in touch with the profound aspects of life and of faith presented in some of the most popular films of today.   August 4 Captain Marvel August 11 Inside Out August 18…

WINGS Pin Presentation

In grateful response to God’s love for us, guided by the Holy Spirit, we strive to have healthy WINGS to ensure our faith soars. WINGS is an acronym that represents the five characteristics of a Christian disciple, and when lived out in one’s daily life, these WINGS become life giving to the individual and the world. Here at FUMC Allen, we have created a series of booklets meant to guide people through each of these characteristics and give the opportunity…

Sermon Series: Faith Is…

January Sermon Series January 8-22, 2017 January 8 Epiphany Sunday Following a Star Matthew 2:1-12 January 15 Wading in the Water Matthew 3:13-17 January 22 Preschool Sunday Saying Yes When You Really Want to Say No John 1:43-46 January 29 Youth Sunday

Sermon Series: First

Sermon Series October 25-November 15 Join us on October 25 at FUMC Allen as we begin a four-week series to explore what it means to put God first in living and giving. Jesus said, seek first his kingdom… What does it mean to seek first the kingdom of God? Is putting God first a priority in your life? Is it a challenge for you? What obstacles do you face in putting God first in every area of your life? To…

Faith Stories

Throughout 2015, we’ll be sharing the faith stories and chronicles of members of our congregation. Our February Faith Chronicle features church member Dana Allison. The January Faith Story features Greg Schell, our director of Recreational Ministries. We hope you enjoy his story.  

Youth Confirmation

FUMC Allen Youth Ministry offers a special confirmation class for youth in grades 7-12. Classes begin Wednesday, February 4, and continue through Wednesday, April 8, meeting from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the youth wing. If you have not been confirmed in the Methodist church or if you want a deeper understanding of the Christian faith and our uniquely Methodist heritage and beliefs, you will want to be part of our weekly discussions. We will discuss the Trinity, sin, evil, grace, baptism, sacraments,…

Anticipating the Future

By nature, I’m an optimist. While I’m most thankful for today and God’s provision, I always believe that the best is yet to come.  I look for the places where God is at work and am reminded that God does not grow weary of extending grace, sparking love in human relationships, and seeking to bring about reconciliation with God and neighbor. God knows there is much to be done to bring about the kingdom. We are facing very tenuous times,…

GPS: Grow, Pray, Serve

FUMC Allen is pleased to offer Grow Pray Serve, or GPS,  a four-week course of study designed to strengthen spiritual disciplines, instruct on the tenets of the Christian faith, prepare people for membership, and lead them further down the path of discipleship.  Sessions are on Wednesdays, October 22-November 12,  from 6:30pm-8:00pm in CLC206. Wednesday, October 22: Prayers/Presence This session gives you practical information about strengthening your prayer life and the importance of being in worship on a weekly basis. Wednesday,…

September Sermon Series

  What six words define your beliefs, tell your story, guide your life, or inspire you to stay the course of the faith journey? The idea of Six Words grew out of a legend surrounding author Ernest Hemingway who, in the 1920s, was challenged to write a complete story in just six words.  For sale: baby shoes, never worn. —Ernest Hemingway His betting colleagues paid up, and Hemingway is said to have considered it his best work. Join us in worship…