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Change 4 Change

  On Sunday, March 25, we challenged you to bring your loose change to worship and drop it into the offering plate. To date, we have  collected $500.01 in loose change to support missions! All of your coin offerings–quarters, nickels, dimes, half dollars–donated during the 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am Sunday morning worship services will be allocated to support the many church activities related to missions. At last count, our church collects approximately $26 in coin offerings per calendar quarter, resulting…

Ruth Circle

  Meet in the West parking lot of the church at 10:30am to carpool to the Chocolate Angel in Plano for lunch. Bring your shoe boxes for Hope’s Door! Contact Phyllis Eix .

Change the World: Kids Against Hunger

During Change The World Weekend, Kids Against Hunger hosts a 3-day food packaging event in the gym at First United Methodist Church of Allen. Volunteers of all ages can help assemble packages of highly nutritious vitamin-fortified meals that will be sent to children in Honduras. We’ll have shifts available at the following times. You can click on any link to register. Friday 4 – 6 PM Setup Saturday 9 AM – 10:30 AM Saturday 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Saturday…

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…

Bake Sale

Sunday, March 25 9:00am-12:00pm BAKED GOODS NEEDED! We need your help to make the annual Women In Missions Bake Sale a success as we raised funds for scholarships. If you bake, please consider donating your cake, pie, cookies, bars, brownies, or candy to the annual Women in Missions Bake Sale! Bring your delicious goods to the East door hallway on Saturday, March 24, from 10:00am to 12:00pm, securely covered and nut content, if any, noted. Donations may also be brought to…

Holiday Challenge Update

Change the World Allen offers children, teens, and adults the opportunity to pay if forward right here in our home community with different ways to serve others. To keep the spirit of CTW alive year round, our members and many of our friends participated in the Change the World Holiday Challenge. Through these efforts, we fed the hungry, built a home for a deserving family, served those in crisis, provided scholarships for college students, expressed our appreciation to our military…

Lent

Lent includes 46 days leading up to Easter. Traditionally, we refer to it as the 40 days leading up to Easter because Sundays are not included in the count.  Sundays are not included because the day has long been considered the day of resurrection, which is why we worship on Sundays. The season of Lent is about practicing disciplines that further align us with the will of God. These disciplines lead us to a deeper belief in Jesus Christ. It is…

Gulf Coast Mission Trip

Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 hurricane, first struck the Texas Gulf Coast on the evening of Aug. 25, 2017. After coming ashore, the hurricane stalled and remained a Category 3 hurricane for 5 days before exiting back out into the Gulf of Mexico. Fourteen counties in the Rio Texas Conference were impacted. Primary damage of the service area was due to wind. Many structures were destroyed completely while many more lost roofs in the initial storm or were damaged by…

Faith Stories: Send Hope Mission Trip

This summer, 19 local church and community members traveled 1,462 miles to Puerto Lempira, Honduras, to serve at the House of Hope. There, Dr. Tom Brian, along with Steven and Lauren Hosack, led these missionaries in serving some 38 children in the home along with countless other children in the neighborhood. It was a life-changing experience for all who made the journey. We invite you to watch this video to see the amazing work that is been done to love and encourage…

New Habitat Build Needs Volunteers

Now’s the time to sign up for 2015 North Collin County Habitat for Humanity build. FUMC Allen has been a long time supporter of Habitat and invites both new and experienced builders to be a part of this wonderful mission activity. Traditionally called the “Methodist Build,” FUMC Allen joins with FUMC McKinney, Suncreek UMC, Creekwood UMC, Stonebridge UMC, and LegacyTexas to change the world for the Jessica This year’s build at 1001 Rockwall in McKinney kicks off on Saturday, August 1, with…

The Hosacks Are Headed Back To Honduras!!

First United Methodist Church of Allen and Send Hope are pleased to share that Allen locals, Lauren and Steven Hosack, are pursuing a call to full-time mission work at the House of Hope, a mission of Send Hope in Puerto Lempira, Honduras, and FUMC Allen’s priority international mission. Steven and Lauren Hosack, who both attend FUMC Allen and graduated from Allen High School, have faithfully attended and served at FUMC Allen since they began taking mission trips as youth in…

Back to School Bash 2015

School starts on August 24, which means it is time again for Allen Community Outreach’s BACK TO SCHOOL BASH coming to FUMC Allen on August 15 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. We still need VOLUNTEERS to help make this event a success. Bilingual is a plus! Friday, August 14 Shifts available 7:00am-10:00am: Set Up 10:00am-12:00pm: Set Up 3:00pm-5:00pm: Set Up Saturday, August 15 Shifts…
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