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Change The World Allen 2019: The Results

Change the World Allen is dedicated to providing service and positively impacting our local community. We unite area faith communities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, individuals, and families to work together to serve those in need of food, clothing, safe shelter, and care. We hope that by mobilizing volunteers and increasing civic engagement, we are able to build a stronger and more resilient community, where neighbors know and respect one another deeply, counteracting the fragmentation and polarization that plagues our society. Toward…

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…

MLK Event Volunteer Opportunity

On January 21, from 11:30am-1:00pm, FUMC Allen will host the Collin County Martin Luther King Jr Appreciation Day celebration in our sanctuary and gym.  We are expecting between 1,000-1,100 guests. We need your help in extending the hospitality of our church to all who enter our doors.  Here are just a few places where we need your help: Bake two dozen cookies and place in individual baggies for the sack lunches we will provide to our guests on January 21.…

Family Dinner Needs Your Help

Our Wednesday Family Dinner is a service we provide to help our guests share a healthy, cost-effective meal in the company of our church family. To make Family Dinner even better, we need help in the following areas: Shoppers who can purchase meal ingredients on a budget. Schedule is flexible. Cooks to make desserts and deliver them to the church Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday before dinner Hosts to welcome people and collect their payment from 5:45pm-6:15pm Servants to serve the…

VBS Snack Team Needs Your Help

The Moose is On The Loose Look for this table on Sunday, July 15, in the North Hallway, and pick up a snack need (or 2 or 3) for Vacation Bible School. If you are not going to be here this Sunday or just like to do things on the go, visit our sign up link below. WE LOVE OUR VBS VOLUNTEERS AND HELPERS!  

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…

Meal on Wheels Thanksgiving Dinner

  On Thanksgiving Day, November 23, First United Methodist Church of Allen volunteers will prepare more than 1,000 packaged meals to be delivered to Collin County Meals on Wheels (MOW) clients by area police officers. UPDATE: We need your help in bringing prepared food. Register in the labyrinth on Sunday, November 5, 12, or 19 to prepare mashed potatoes, dressing, pie, and cranberry sauce or to help cook and carve turkeys. We also need about 100 volunteers on Thanksgiving Day…

Trunk or Treat Needs You

FUMC Allen’s Annual Fall Festival is right around the corner: Sunday, October 29, 2017. We are looking for fun people to create and run trunks for Trunk or Treat. Here’s how you can help: 1      Decorate the trunk or your vehicle in fun way. 2     Plan a quick game for the children to play when they visit your trunk. 3     Have your trunk at the south parking lot at FUMC Allen from 11:45am-2:30pm on October 29. 4     Hand…

The Treehouse Needs Volunteers

The Treehouse Room is a safe, friendly, understanding, flexible alternative to the Sunday school classroom for elementary age children with special needs. Families can attend church or Sunday school while caring adults and youth spend quality time with your child who needs an accommodating environment or one-to-one assistance in attending an age-appropriate Sunday school classroom for as long as they are comfortable. During the 9:30am and 11:00am worship hour, The Treehouse is a place that can be responsive your child’s needs.…

Habitat for Humanity Methodist Build 2016

North Collin County Habitat for Humanity and FUMC Allen are pleased to announce the 2016 Methodist build in Collin County. The build in McKinney, Texas, begins in November 2016 and continues through January 2017. The build is in support of the Perkins family. Read more about the family HERE. FUMC Allen serves as the build host on the following dates: Saturday, November 19, 2016 Saturday, December 17, 2016 NEW DATE: January 28, 2017 Build schedules are tentative due to weather,…

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…
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