'generosity' Tagged Posts

'generosity' Tagged Posts

Holiday Challenge 2018: Missions Update

  Allen Community Outreach We partnered with ACO for the Thanksgiving and Christmas distributions, hosting onsite storage, sorting, and distribution. Details to come. Habitat for Humanity Along with Methodists around the area, we built a home for Ede Tutt and her children, 7 year old Odianosen and 3 year old Tiyosayi Esekhile. Besides being a busy mom, Ede works full-time as a nursing assistant at a local nursing home and is studying to become a certified phlebotomist. Ede’s father, Tony…

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, February 14, marks the beginning of the season of Lent.  At FUMC Allen, we offer two worship opportunities to observe Ash Wednesday: the first at 7:00am in the Upper Room Chapel and the second at 7:00pm in the sanctuary. The Imposition of Ashes Both of our Ash Wednesday services include the imposition of ashes, which is both a tangible and liturgical sign that you, along with the Church, have begun the sacred season of Lent and the journey to…

Year-End Contributions

The tithes and offerings of God’s people make all our ministries at First United Methodist Church of Allen possible. Thank you for giving and please remember that to claim a charitable contribution for 2017, contributions must meet the following criteria: Placed in the offering plate on or before December 31 Delivered to the church office on or before December 29 Mailed via USPS to the Church Office with a postmark of December 31 or earlier Contributed online before midnight December…

Spring Worship Series: Generosity

On Sunday, March 19, Senior Pastor Rev. Todd Harris begins a five-part worship series on Generosity. At the heart of the series is this idea from Mark 4:25: And the message is this: If we are to bring about God’s vision for our church, each and every person will need to be generous with their talent and resources. Bringing about God’s vision will require each of us to freely give our time in serving others. This Holy Vision will require…

Stewardship Sermon Series: Defying Gravity

October 23 – November 13 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am FUMC Allen Sanctuary 11:00am The Way  Fellowship Hall We all want to be generous, but most of us find this hard to carry out. Demands on our time and money make scarcity a real problem. Marketing creates a compulsion to buy things that are new or the latest version of the old. Instead of enjoying the freedom to bless others with the best of our lives, we feel trapped. We are held…