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Project Transformation

Project Transformation (PT) builds partnerships between college-age young adults, children, and churches to address the achievement gap for children from low-income communities. Most kids will experience a “summer slide.” In middle or high income homes, children usually have limitless access to books, educational tools, and interested adults, but that’s not the case for many children from low-income families. Reading proficiency is a key predictor of a child’s future success yet 80 percent of low-income children are behind grade level in…

Summer Reading at the Connatser Library

Are you needing help with your summer reading list? We have the solution in the Connatser Memorial Library in Room 203 at FUMC Allen. You might expect our church library to have many reference books on the bible and our faith.  And it does! But did you know our library also has a notable fiction section? Authors include John Grisham, Nora Roberts, Jan Karon, Mary Higgins Clark, James Michener and many more. Drop by between Sunday morning services. During office…

Project Transformation 2016

Dates have been set for this summer’s Project Transformation reading week! FUMC Allen will participate in the annual reading program, Project Transformation, from June 27-30. This year we’ll return to Waples Memorial United Methodist Church in Denison, Texas. Anyone age 13 years or older with a passion for reading and learning can join us as we travel to Denison and spend the mornings reading with at-risk children in a church setting. To sign up, click this link: Volunteer Sign Up…

Register NOW for Adopt-A-School

Become a volunteer and make a difference through the Adopt-A-School program sponsored by 3C Allen (The Allen Ministerial Alliance) in partnership with Allen ISD. The Adopt-A-School program officially kicks off on October 1, 2015, and is open to anyone who is at least a sophomore in high school. An Allen ISD background check is required to volunteer. Two volunteer programs are available. The Boyd Breakfast Buddy program needs volunteers who are available at 7:35am-7:50am. The Rountree Lunch Bunch volunteers have…
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