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Why I Participate in Feed Our Neighbors…

Why I participate in Feed our Neighbors and what I have learned in the process by Kim Stepniak As part of an ongoing effort to build bridges between our communities, the Islamic Association of Allen has invited FUMC Allen to join in preparing sandwiches and assembling meals for the homeless. Serving side by side, we pack around 500 meals on the fourth Saturday of each month. Each meal includes a turkey sandwich, water, fruit, and snack items. Feed Our Neighbors…

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…

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…

Scout Sunday

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages! Serve your church as a greeter or pass out bulletins to our guests on Scout Sunday 2018, February 11. We need help at all three services: 8:15am, 9:30am, and 11:00am. For more information, contact Teresa Gray.

Kids Against Hunger Packaging Event

Packaging Event Sunday, November 6 12:15pm-3:00pm FUMC Allen Gym On Sunday, November 6, FUMC Allen kicks of its annual Holiday Challenge by hosting a Kids Against Hunger packaging event in the gym from 12:00pm-3:00pm. Be one of the many volunteers assembling packages of highly nutritious vitamin-fortified meals that will be sent to children in Honduras. We need volunteers of all ages to help package food in the gym. This is a great family event as we have something for everyone!.…

Fifth Sunday Weekend of Service

3C Allen hosts its first community-wide FIFTH SUNDAY WEEKEND OF SERVICE as we work as a together to continue a Change the World spirit . Our first FIFTH SUNDAY WEEKEND OF SERVICE is July 29-31 when volunteers will complete the seven unfinished Change The World Allen projects that were started in May. Prep work begins on Friday morning, July 29, between 7:00am and 1:00pm. Primary work will be done on Saturday, July 30 between 7:00am and 1:00pm. If needed, crews…

Intercessory Prayer Service

Do you need prayer? Would you like someone to pray with you? Do you want to come together with other people to pray for God’s people, our churches and our world. Come unite with others in Christ through prayer. WEDNESDAYS 5:30pm-6:30pm Upper Room Chapel Communion Service follows at 6:30pm. Questions? Contact Karen Elstoen, 972.795.7493. The Spirit helps us in our weakness.  We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans…

New Year’s Eve Watch Night Service

The NEW YEAR’S EVE WATCH NIGHT SERVICE at 7:00pm in the chapel is an opportunity to bid farewell to 2015 and begin the New Year on solid footing. Join us for Holy Communion and share John Wesley’s Covenant Prayer. Contact Rev. Maxie Moore, MaxieM@fumcallen.org or 972.727.8261, x414.

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…

Senior High Mission Trip

On July 19, 36 senior high students and adult chaperones travel to Gainesville, TX, to provide missional service and support to a number of agencies in the area. They will be cleaning up flood damage, painting, building wheelchair ramps, and more. We covet your daily prayers for this team and request that you pick up a note card as you leave worship THIS SUNDAY, July 12, to write a note of encouragement for one of the team members. In addition,…

James Edwin Marion 1927-2015

James Edwin Marion September 12, 1927-June 30, 2015 Service of Death and Resurrection Tuesday, July 7 1:00pm FUMC Allen Sanctuary James Edwin Marion was born September 12, 1927, in Allen, Texas, to Francis Hobson and Lillie Maude (Day) Marion.  He passed away June 30, 2015 at the age of 87.  He married the love of his life, Margie Alene Boyd on August 20, 1949, in Garland, Texas.  He is survived by his sons, Randy Marion and wife, Kynda of Bullard,…

ACO Christmas in July

For 30 years, Allen Community Outreach has been helping transform lives by providing essential human and social services in Allen, Fairview, and Lucas. ACO is a unique one-stop social services agency that provides food, clothing, emergency aid, counseling, and assistance with other humanitarian resources. Christmas in July is the primary community fundraiser seeking financial resources to underwrite the revenue to meet the needs of local families in times of crisis. In 2014, ACO gave away 496,335 pounds of food to…
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