Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Nov 3 – Dec 15, 2019

ACO Holiday Food Drive

Allen Community Outreach Holiday Food DriveNovEMBER 3 – December 15 During the holiday months, the need for assistance to families tends to increase. In continuing to serve clients with dignity and give them the choice of what food they would like for their families, we are collecting critically needed food items for Allen Community Outreach (ACO). Clients will they be able to shop the pantry. To donate food items, bring them to our collection bin in the west entrance. To…
Nov 3 – Dec 15, 2019

Collin County Toys For Tots

Collin County Toys for Tots Collection November 3-December 15Sorting December 14-17Distribution December 18 This year FUMC Allen is working with Collin County Toys for Tots  to bring the joy of a new toy on Christmas to children in our community. Last year, Toys for Tots distributed 35,649 toys to 16,846 children in Collin County alone. What kind of toy would be welcome? Just think about children you’ve known and buy what would be appropriate. Keep in mind that Toys for Tots…
Nov 3 – Dec 1, 2019

Boyd Elementary Holiday Store

Boyd Elementary Holiday StoreGIFT COLLECTIONS: November 3-December 1 Help our Boyd students make the holidays special for their families by donating gifts to their annual Holiday Store. Boyd students are given the opportunity to earn shopping tickets. They are taken through the store to shop for their parent or another adult, and each student is able to attend the store three times before Christmas break. We are asking for donations of new or gently used gifts suitable for the Boyd…
Nov 20, 2019

Men Talking

Men Talking is a group of retired men who meet over coffee and donuts every Wednesday at 10:00am in the parlor. This group discusses timely topics, hears an occasional speaker, shares life experiences, reflects on the wisdom gleaned from their past experiences, discovering where God is in their midst. Contact Marvin Breeze.
Nov 20, 2019

Rebuilding LIfe Widow Support Group

This group of ladies who have lost their spouses share in supporting one another. Rebuilding Life meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month except in the months of November and December. Contact Charlean Grobe.
Nov 20, 2019

Wednesday Night Life

Wednesday Night Life (WNL) is our mid-week boost where we reconnect with our church family, study the Word, and just have fun.
Nov 20, 2019

Youth Wednesday Bible Study

Mid-week Bible Study encourages and fuels students in their relationship with God through scripture.  During the school year, we focus on specific books of the Bible. During the summer, we give students a wide variety of religious and theological topics and faith practices. For more information, contact Ed Whipple.
Nov 20, 2019

Wednesday Young Adult Fellowship

Join our young adults as we get together to have fun and build relationships on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6:30pm (unless otherwise noted). We’ve gone bowling, played Whirlyball, or just met up for coffee. The YA Sunday school class meets every week at 11:00am in the parlor.  Fall 2019 Calendar We have several events planned for young adults this fall.  All young adults are invited to attend and bring a friend!  September 4Dinner at Café del…
Nov 20, 2019

Chancel Choir Rehearsal

The FUMC Allen Chancel Choir leads the music each week in our Sunday 9:30am traditional worship service. The choir presents a wide variety of styles and composers. If you sing in this group, you would help present major choral works at both Christmas and Easter as well as a Fall Gospel Concert.  This group travels and you would have the opportunity to join them. In 2013, the group sang Brahm’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall and in June2018, the group sang…
Nov 20, 2019

Traditional Worship Orchestra Rehearsal

Our Traditional Worship Orchestra accompanies the congregation on hymns during our Sunday 9:30am Traditional Worship Service.  On occasion, the orchestra also accompanies the choir or plays an instrumental piece.   If you are an adult or a youth who shows competencies on their instrument, you can be considered for this group.  Contact Music Minister Rusty King  for more information.
Nov 20, 2019

Junior Youth Fellowship

Each Wednesday evening, we welcome our children in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade children to join us at Junior Youth Fellowship (JYF). JYF is a great way to get to know other children in our church family in a fun way. 5:45-6:30pm (Optional) Dinner in Fellowship Hall (Kids under 12 eat free!) 6:30pm Meet in gym for games and mission projects 7:00pm Head to Children’s Wing for age-level Bible study 7:30pm Parent pick up in Children’s Wing
Nov 20, 2019

Bible Study: The Case for Faith

Lee Strobel’s The Case for Faith Doubt is familiar territory for Lee Strobel, the former atheist and award-winning author of books for skeptics and Christians. But he believes that faith and reason go hand in hand, and that Christianity is a defensible religion. In this six-session revised small group Bible study, Strobel explores the most common emotional obstacles to faith in Christ. These include the natural inclination to wrestle with faith and doubt, the troubling presence of evil and suffering in…