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FUMC Allen Premieres New Worship Schedule on November 15 2020

On Sunday November 15, 2020, FUMC Allen premieres a new worship schedule, which features the addition of a new modern service, The Table. To learn the why, the how, and the when, please watch the following video from Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch. On Sunday November 15, FUMC Allen premieres a new worship schedule, which features the addition of a new modern service, The Table. To learn the why, the how, and the when, we ask that you watch this video,…

Home with Christ: Advent/Christmas 2020

Advent/Christmas 2020 Home With Christ “Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me.” John 15:4 (MSG) On November 29, we begin our Advent waiting. Christmas songs on the radio will sing that there is no place like home for the holidays, but this year,…

COVID-19 Update August 28 2020

On Sunday, August 23, our building reopened to small groups, educational groups, Playday teachers, and gym rentals. On Sunday August 30, we begin practicing our worship procedures in anticipation of re-opening our sanctuary to worship on Sunday September 13, at 11:00am. Because we are still in a pandemic world, things will look and feel different than they were in early March 2020. Your staff has been working diligently to help us ease back into a “new normal” of worshiping, meeting,…

COVID-19 Update for July 7 2020

Jesus taught us that the greatest command was to love God and to love our neighbor. John Wesley’s General Rules remind us that we are to first do no harm. Taking steps to keep one another safe is a way we can live into this command and be vigilant and proactive leaders in our community, doing our part to curb the spread of the coronavirus. To this end, FUMC Allen has made the following decisions, which are effective immediately:  …

COVID-19 Update

FUMC Allen wants to know your thoughts and concerns about returning to on-campus worship and other activities as our government authorities begin to loosen restrictions on public gatherings. Click HERE or on the image above to answer a brief confidential survey. We’ll consider your responses as we move toward re-opening the church over the coming months.

Holy Week/Easter

PALM/PASSION SUNDAY Sunday April 5 2020Communion Sunday9:30amClick image above to watch Sunday’s service ONLINE PRAYER SERVICE Wednesday April 8 2020Facebook Live6:30pm Click on the image above to subscribe to “Musings by Pastor Mary Beth” to receive her Maundy Thursday Musings.Click HERE to access the Facebook event. GOOD FRIDAY Friday April 10 20207:00pmWatch our Live Stream on firstallen.org HOLY SATURDAY Online Holy Saturday Video Devotional6:00amVideo available all day at Facebook.com/fumcallen/videos and on YouTube. Children’s Ministry is handing out Easter bags on…

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update From Your Pastor

Following new local and federal guidance, we are extending our closure to help prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. As a result, all in-person gatherings are now canceled through Sunday, March 29. But, as the hymn says: The church is not a building; the church is not a steeple; the church is not a resting place; the church is a people. Friends, we are still the church. Here are the things we can do as the church while we are…

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Sunday Worship

A Message from Your Pastor We are a people of faith who know that God is sovereign and God is good. We rely and trust in that even in times of great uncertainty. Knowing that we are Better Together, especially when we worship together, the leadership of FUMC Allen has been prayerfully watching and listening for guidance regarding our worship schedule for this weekend. We do not want to react out of fear but rather out of a place of…

Lenten Worship Series

How do we walk with Christ—daily follow him, grow in him, and faithfully serve him? In the Gospels, Jesus modeled for us the Christian spiritual life. The apostles taught it in their writings. And the Church has, through the last 2,000 years, sought to pursue this Christian spiritual life. We’ve based this year’s Lenten worship series on Adam Hamilton’s book, The Walk: Five Essential Practices of the Christian Life. In The Walk, Adam Hamilton focuses on five essential spiritual practices…

Christmas@FUMCAllen

Tuesday December 24 Share the light of Christmas with candlelight and communion on Christmas Eve at FUMC Allen on Tuesday December 24. We offer four worship services with four different formats and times to accommodate all busy schedules. Take the moment to slow down and remember the reason we celebrate this holiday season. Family Worship 4:00pm A family-friendly Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight, communion, and the story of the Nativity Traditional Worship 6:00pm Christmas Eve worship service with candlelight…

Memorial Day Worship 2019

THIS SUNDAY IN WORSHIP May 26, 2019 Graduation Sunday & Memorial Day Sunday Finding Real Happiness Is Not What You Think Luke 6: 17-26 Rev. Todd Harris 8:15am 9:30am & 11:00am FUMC Allen Sanctuary

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, a time that we consider the tremendous love God has shown to the world and to each of us by sending his Son into the world to save us from our sins. Lent is also a time of reflection on our own lives and a time that points us to the cross and to the resurrection of Christ at Easter! Two Worship Services This year, FUMC Allen will offer two…