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Summer Lunch Program

The summer lunch program is a three-month labor of love to provide food and activities for families of students attending Boyd Elementary in the Allen Independent School District. For many years now, churches of Allen have come together to help the students and families that attend or live near Boyd Elementary in Allen have a healthy lunch during the summer months. A majority of the students at Boyd Elementary are on the free or reduced lunch program. These families often…

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…

Red Cross Blood Drive

First United Methodist Church Blood Drive Sunday, June 10 9:00am – 3:00pm Donor Coach in East Parking Lot 601 S Greenville Ave Allen, TX  75002  Click Here to schedule an appointment or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Sponsor code: fumcallen Don’t forget: Save time on the day of your donation by completing RapidPass from home or work. Visit www.redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to finish the pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online before coming to your appointment.   PLEASE NOTE:  THIS MUST BE DONE THE DAY…

Change The World Sunday

Wear your Change the World Weekend shirt to worship on Sunday, May 20, at 9:30am! Following worship, visit MISSION CONTROL to see where you can help CHANGE THE WORLD. We still have a variety of projects available both at the church and at job sites throughout Collin County. Visit www.changetheworldallen.org to sign up today If you cannot help on Change the World weekend, we would welcome a donation to cover the costs associated with undertaking this large mission project. Change…

Change The World: Volunteer Lunches

Another way to serve at Change The World Allen is to provide the supplies to feed our volunteers. If you are able to provide any of the items listed below, you can drop them off at First United Methodist Church Allen in the Fellowship Hall kitchen Thursday May 17 between 9:00am and 5:00pm and on Friday May 18 between 9:00am and 12:00pm. Contact Sue Crawford-Stauffer  214.577.5584   Paper cups Paper napkins Paper plates Soft drinks – individual cans, bottles Gatorade…

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…

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…

Hospitality Ambassadors

FUMC Allen’s hospitality ambassadors are responsible for extending radical hospitality to everyone who walks through the doors of our church. Less than 30 minutes on a Sunday morning is all it takes to be a part of this vital ministry. We need adults as well as kids 6th through 12th grade who can earn community service hours by serving. We are now using Sign Up Genius to initiate a new process for scheduling volunteers. By clicking HERE, you can schedule…

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!.…

Back to School Bash 2016

School starts in Allen on August 22, which means it is time again for Allen Community Outreach’s BACK 2 SCHOOL BASH coming to FUMC Allen on August 13 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. The need is great this year. ACO is anticipating almost 500 kids who will need our support, which is almost triple the amount in years past! We will be…

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…
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