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The Hour of Prayer

The Hour of Prayer Wednesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm Upper Room Chapel Do you need prayer or would you like someone to pray with you? Unite with others in Christ through prayer during THE HOUR OF PRAYER Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Upper Room Chapel. Prayer Focus Schedule Dec 20 Those Who Don’t Know Christ Dec 27 No Service Jan 3 The Unemployed & Needy Jan 10 Forgiveness Worship Series Jan 17 Relationships Jan 24 Fear Jan 31 Our Pastors & Church Leaders…

Change & Loss Support Group

Reshaping Love~Reclaiming Life Change and Loss Support Group Tuesdays Nov 8-Dec 13, 2016 7:00pm-8:30pm “May you truly know the touch of God’s kiss on the inside of your heart that breaks. May God’s peace go with you all the days of your life.” Grief is a journey, a process, and comes in all different forms – loss of a job, the death of a loved one, divorce, miscarriage, displacement and many other experiences too numerous to list. In grief, we…

Stephen Ministry Begins New Training Class

We all need a friend. A friend we can talk to, a friend who will listen. Someone who will empathize with what we are experiencing, who won’t judge us. Sometimes we just need someone to be there. These are the gifts that a Stephen Minister brings to someone who might be lonely, someone who might be depressed, someone who might be fearful, or someone who might be worried. Have you ever thought about becoming a Stephen Minister and wanted to…

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry exists to provide continual, loving care for those who are going through transitional life points.  A Stephen Minister offers one-on-one care to individuals who are experiencing: Health challenges Loneliness, grief, or discouragement Separation or divorce Unemployment Relocation Season of life changes Caring for aging parents or other family issues A Stephen Minister: Listens & encourages Prays for you and supports you Maintains confidentiality The service of Stephen Minister can be over a longer length of time or for…

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…

Walk to Emmaus

Every wonder what it would be like to spend three days of spiritual renewal surrounded by God’s grace and love? A Walk to Emmaus might be for you!  The weekend is free from distractions while you are wrapped in prayer, meditation, celebration, fun, and worship. Upcoming Walks Chrysalis ages 15-20 (must be in 9th grade by time of walk) January 16-18, 2016 Women’s Walk 21 and older #W260 November 5-8, 2015 #W261 February 25-28. 2016 Men’s Walk 21 and older #M262 April 14-17, 2016 Contact Rev. June Franck or Ruth…

Caregivers United

On October 21, CareGivers United welcomes guest speaker, Elder Care Attorney Lori Leu, at 7:00pm in the FUMC Allen parlor. Ms. Leu’s presentation focuses on legal issues affecting seniors and long-term planning, from simple wills to more complicated estate planning, financing of long-term care, including Medicaid eligibility, Veteran’s benefits, advance directives, guardianships, probate, and estate administration. CareGivers United meets on the third Tuesday of each month to support those providing care to the chronically ill and/or elderly with regular monthly…

Grief Recovery Seminar

FUMC Allen’s Caring & Support Ministries presents “Beyond The Broken Heart,” an eight-week support and ministry program for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. This workshop, under the guidance of Certified Counselor Lynn Seal-Cupp, allows participants to share and explore their grief experiences and learn healthy coping strategies. Lynn Seal-Cupp, a member of First United Methodist Church of Allen, has spent her professional life in education and counseling. She has served as a teacher, counselor, principal, director of…