'volunteer' Tagged Posts

'volunteer' Tagged Posts

Holiday Challenge 2020

Serving is an integral part of living as a follower of Jesus Christ. Our annual Holiday Challenge invites us to be the hands and heart of God in the world even when our folks around us are focused on self-indulgence. Check out the information below to find the right opportunity for you to serve. The events are listed by start date, with our final collection ending on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24. At FUMC Allen, we are a community that…

Project Transformation Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Distribute food & supplies at PT site churches This summer, we will distribute a grab-and-go meal, as well as program and household supplies, to children and family members in our program. PTNT needs two to three direct service volunteers to sanitize, organize, and distribute supplies, Monday through Thursday, at several locations throughout Dallas. All local health guidelines will be followed. Volunteers must sign a waiver and be willing to have their temperature taken upon arrival in order to serve. You…

Summer Service Opportunities

We are pleased to share with you several volunteer opportunities available for June and July: Change The World Allen home repair and yard work projects Kids Against Hunger ACO Summer Food Program Project Transformation Red Cross Blood Drive Keep scrolling and click on the images to learn more.

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…

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.   Paper cups Paper napkins Paper plates Soft drinks – individual cans, bottles Gatorade – individual cans, bottles…

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…