'volunteer' Tagged Posts

'volunteer' Tagged Posts

Youth Ministry Needs You

As we are getting into the summer, our Youth Ministry program needs adult volunteers to help with Sunday school, Sunday youth events, and our upcoming summer mission project. As you may know, student ministry can not happen without the support of our church, parent(s), guardian(s), and adults. We ask that you pray on how you can support FUMC Allen Student Ministry this summer and into the future. We offer many volunteer opportunities from behind the scenes support to direct contact…

Winter Storm Response

Our church is called to love God and love neighbor. To that end, we have identified multiple opportunities to help our neighbors after the recent winter storm. Special Projects We need volunteers who are willing to muck out homes or churches that have had flooding due to burst pipes. We’ll have COVID safety protocols in place for all our volunteers. Please contact Jessica Wright  for more information or to offer your help. Special Collection for All Community Outreach We’ll be…

Be an Agent of Change: Change Teams Now Forming

Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch and Rev Rusty King are forming Change Teams to help with the task of changing the chancel set up from The Table to the Traditional Worship service on Sunday mornings at 9:45am. Would you, your family, and/or your small group be willing to be part of the team? We need five people each week, and we hope is to develop enough of a roster of volunteers to set up a rotation schedule. Our goal is having…

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…

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…

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!…