Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Sep 21, 2018

ROMEO (Retired Old Men Eating Out)

The ROMEOs invite all men seeking friendship and support through life’s changes to join them for breakfast each week at the breakfast buffet in the Hilton Garden Suites at Highway 75 (Central Expressway) and Bethany Drive at 8:00am.  Contact George Moore  or the church office at 972-727-8261 for for more information.
Sep 22, 2018

Confirmation Field Trip

Visit the Greek Food Festival, our first Confirmation trip for 2018.
Sep 23, 2018

Youth Sunday School

Bible truths are taught and integrated into our lives through discussion and study of scripture. Grade Level Classes for grades 7-12 are designed to challenge, equip, and engage students in their discipleship journey. Contact Youth Director Ed Whipple for more information.
Sep 23, 2018

Daring Ministries Tech Team

DARING Ministries Tech Team is a group of 7th-12th grade youth who provide the sound and lighting tech for DARING Ministries. Each year, DARING Ministries prepares a musical, such as “Godspell”  or “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and performs locally before embarking on the annual DARING Ministries Choir Tour, performing various locations throughout the U.S. If you are a techie and like to run sound, run lights, and help with a musical production, this is an opportunity for you!
Sep 23, 2018

10 Men of the Bible

This Sunday afternoon study show how the men depicted in the Bible were not perfect by any means. We find story after story marked by scandal, failure, and intrigue. Yet we also find many stories of men who were able to look beyond their circumstances, completely trust in the Lord, and follow Him wherever He chose to them. Like us, these men made both good and bad decisions along the way–and experienced both good and bad consequences–and we find our…
Sep 23, 2018

Daybreak Choir Rehearsal

The FUMC Allen Daybreak Choir leads the music the first Sunday each month at the 8:15am Daybreak worship service, singing a variety of contemporary songs. If you would like to sing with them, contact Rusty King.  
Sep 23, 2018

Sunday Morning Nursery

Our nursery is a wonderful place for families to find care for their youngest members during worship and special events. Our nursery staff is background checked and trained in CPR and first aid.  On Sunday mornings, we’ll share an age- appropriate Bible lesson. Nursery care is provided during all worship services (including holidays). We also have a private nursing space for moms and their little ones. We also offer a preschool Sunday school for children 2 years old through pre-Kindergarten.  Children…
Sep 23, 2018

Daybreak Sunday Morning Class

Senior Adults 50+ who gather to study the bible and gain an understanding of scripture, apply it to daily life, and live this application out in the world.
Sep 23, 2018

Worship Series: Creed

Engage the mind and heart in learning what Christians believe as we study the words of the apostles’ creed and supporting scripture.
Sep 23, 2018

Sunday Worship Services

FUMC allen offers three different styles of worship Daybreak Worship meets at 8:15am with a service that sets the tone for the day. The music is modern and upbeat with guitars and drum and a variety of music teams leading the worship experience. The message of Christ is authentically presented in a way that is relevant to your everyday life. The messages are meaningful and uplifting, often with a little humor thrown in. At 9:30am, our Traditional Worship features the great…
Sep 23, 2018

Kindergarten – 5th Grade Sunday School

Each week, children learn about God’s love for them through Bible reading, drama, music, and puppets in BaseCamp located on the second floor of the children’s wing. Contact Children’s Director Mary Freeman for more information.
Sep 23, 2018

Special Kids Sunday School

a great place for children who need a little extra care. The Treehouse Room is a safe, friendly, understanding, flexible alternative to the Sunday school classroom for elementary age children with special needs. Our Special Kids Ministry focuses on creating a space for each child to learn that God loves them. Families can attend church or Sunday school while caring adults and youth spend quality time with their child who needs an accommodating environment or one-to-one assistance in attending an age-appropriate…
Sep 23, 2018

On Deck Sixth Grade Children’s Sunday School

Children in sixth grade have a class all their own, a class designed to start the Confirmation process. Our On Deck sixth graders participate in Sunday school, fellowship, and worship in the main sanctuary.  The children are matched to a faith partner, an adult member of the church, who will walk with the student through the entire Confirmation process. Contact Children’s Director Mary Freeman for more information.
Sep 23, 2018

Ages of God Sunday Morning Class

Married and single adults, ages 30-50 on a journey through the Bible, searching for direction in life as they study together. They read the Bible to understand what it says, what it means, and how we should respond.
Sep 23, 2018

Bible 101 Sunday Morning Class

The Bible 101 Class is a group of 30-50 year old adults using a variety of studies, focusing on growing in their understanding of the Bible and the Christian faith.  This group of couples focuses on issues faced in life and how the Bible relates to these issues
Sep 23, 2018

Genesis Sunday Morning Class

This group of age 40+ couples and singles varies its studies of the Bible to understand how the Bible speaks to issues such as relationships, family and other matters of daily life.
Sep 23, 2018

Golden Girls Sunday Morning Class

These women gather for fellowship, encouragement, and to study God’s word and its practical application for daily living as a woman in the world today.
Sep 23, 2018

Wellspring Sunday Morning Class

While this class of age 25+ adults is mostly parents of children from birth to 6th grade, all are welcome to join. This class uses a variety of studies in order to grow as Christians.
Sep 23, 2018

Women Unplugged Sunday Morning Class

Women Unplugged, ages 30-70, gather to unplug from their daily routines and the general busyness of life to focus on God’s Word in the Bible and its practical application for daily living as a woman in the world today, while encouraging one another in their Christian journey.
Sep 23, 2018

Confirmation

Confirmation refers to the decision a person makes to respond to God’s grace with intentional commitment, publicly reaffirming his or her baptismal vows before the congregation.
Sep 23, 2018

Young Adult Sunday Morning Class

Our class for college-aged and young professionals tackles practical issues and God questions head-on with plenty of insights and laughter along the way.
Sep 23, 2018

Harmony Sunday Morning Class

This group of mostly retired senior adults enjoys fellowship as they discuss the Bible and the many aspects the Christian life. They study a variety of biblically related topics to help them grow in their Christian faith.
Sep 23, 2018

In Beat With God Children’s Percussion Group

In Beat With God (IBWG) Children’s Percussion Group, grades 2-6, performs regularly in Sunday worship services at FUMC Allen. This group provides a unique opportunity for your child or grandchild to connect with other children in creating, learning and playing coordinated rhythm patterns.  The group utilizes percussion instruments, such as bongos, hand drums, claves, tapping sticks, shakers, maracas, hand cymbals, and xylophones. Contact In Beat With God Director Daisy Miller for additional information.
Sep 23, 2018

DARING Ministries Youth Orchestra

The DARING Ministries Youth Orchestra is a group of 7th-12th grade youth that accompanies the DARING Choir, providing inspirational music nine Sundays a year in 8:15am and 9:30am Sunday Worship at FUMC Allen. The group also prepares a Christian musical, such as Godspell and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, in preparation for the annual DARING Ministries Tour, performing various locations throughout the U.S. If you play an instrument and want to connect with other youth, grow in your faith, and share your…
Sep 23, 2018

Project Praise Children’s Choir

The FUMC Allen Project Praise Children’s Choir, grades K-6, helps children connect with one another to nurture their understanding of God and equip them to worship.  Project Praise sings frequently in our worship services and share their gifts with the elderly in assisted living and nursing facilities. Project Praise also performs a musical each year in May.  In 2019, we will be presenting  “Not Your Average Joe”,  the classic Old Testament story of Joseph retold in the exuberant times and…
Sep 23, 2018

DARING Ministries Youth Choir

This talented group of 7th-12th grade youth provide inspirational music both in worship at FUMC Allen and beyond our walls on their annual DARING Ministries Choir Tour. The Daring Youth Choir sings nine Sundays a year in 8:15am and 9:30am Sunday worship sevices.  The group prepares a Christian musical, such as Godspell or Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and takes it on tour in June of each year, performing in various locations throughout the U.S. If you can sing…
Sep 23, 2018

Youth Fellowship

Each week on Sunday, our youth come together to connect with one another and God. All sixth through twelfth grade students are welcome. Though fellowship, food, games, worship, and small group, we will examine a different topic that affects our lives. 5:00pm Snack Supper (bring $5) 5:30pm Worship 6:00pm Small Groups 6:30pm Games 7:00pm Departure
Sep 23, 2018

Carillon Bells Rehearsal

If you enjoy ringing handbells in worship then this group is for you. The Carillon Bells Adult Handbell Choir plays once a month in worship on Sunday at the 8:15 am and 9:30 am services. In addition, they attend a handbell festival each spring. Contact Music Minister Rusty King  for more information.
Sep 24, 2018

The Gospel of Mark

Monday morning study of the Gospel of Mark. Jesus demonstrated the presence and power of God by performing miracles. He turned water into wine, healed the sick, calmed the storm, opened blind eyes, and raised the dead. While these beloved stories draw our attention to divine power, they also have something else in common: human desperation. Every time we see Jesus performing a miracle, we also get a glimpse into the gift of desperation, a gift that opens us to…
Sep 25, 2018

Live A Praying Life

This Tuesday morning study takes readers on a journey to the biblical heart of prayer, clearing up many widely held misconceptions along the way. Jennifer Kennedy Dean shows readers how to have a powerful, ongoing connection to God that will invigorate every aspect of their lives. It’s not about having a prayer life; it’s about living a praying life. She tackles the complex theological questions: If God is sovereign, why pray? If prayer is not a way to change God’s mind,…
Sep 25, 2018

Tuesday Yoga

We are proud to continue our partnership with instructor Margie Terrell to offer Yoga on Tuesdays at FUMC Allen.
Sep 25, 2018

Catalyst Youth Praise Band

Each month, the Catalyst Youth Praise Band leads the music in our Sunday 8:15am Daybreak Service. If you enjoy contemporary music and are a youth singer or instrumentalist, please contact Music Minister Rusty King for more information and to schedule an audition.  
Sep 25, 2018

Resonate Praise Team Rehearsal

The Resonate Praise Team leads the music in worship at our Sunday 11:00 am Contemporary Worship Service.  If you enjoy contemporary music and are an adult singer or instrumentalist, and would like to audition, contact Dawn Horton, the Resonate Praise Team Director for an audition.  If you are accepted as a part of Resonate, you be expected to be at the Tuesday rehearsal and Sunday 11:00 worship.
Sep 26, 2018

Women’s Craft Group

This craft group is for all interested in making crafts. Join us for fun, good coffee, and fellowship! Contact Virginia Haley at 972.549.0190 for more information.
Sep 26, 2018

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.
Sep 26, 2018

Wednesday Yoga

We are proud to announce the addition of a a second Yoga class on Wednesdays at FUMC Allen with instructor Margie Terrell.
Sep 26, 2018

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.
Sep 26, 2018

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.  
Sep 26, 2018

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. This program meets from September through May during the school year. In 2018, JYF will not meet on October 31, November 21, December 19, or December 26. 5:30-6:30pm (Optional) Dinner in Fellowship Hall (Kids eat free!) 6:30pm Meet in gym…
Sep 26, 2018

Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense of the Bible

Wednesday Evening study about how to interpret the Bible. Denominations from evangelical to mainline continue to experience deep divisions over universal social issues. The underlying debate isn’t about a particular social issue, but instead it is about how we understand the nature of scripture and how we should interpret it. The world’s bestselling, most-read, and most-loved book is also one of the most confusing. In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton, one of the country’s leading pastors and Christian…
Sep 26, 2018

Disciple III Bible Study – Fast Track

This Wednesday evening study examines the connection between memory and identity as the people of God. Participants will find common themes, including calls to remember, calls to repent, calls for renewal, and calls for community. In this study, there are 12 sessions on the Old Testament Major and Minor Prophets (except Daniel) and on the 13 New Testament letters traditionally attributed to Paul. The prophets and Paul are continually calling hearers and readers back to their God and to a…
Sep 26, 2018

Faith Alive: Elijah and Elisha

Wednesday evening study about the prophets Elijah and Elisha. The prophets Elijah and Elisha who were extraordinary servants whom God used to call his people back to faithfulness in Old Testament Israel. Their fearless prophecies and remarkable miracles reveal the holy God who punishes sin and yet extends grace to the undeserving. Though they lived in a far different time and place, Elijah and Elisha prophets with power have much to teach us today. Led by Richard Prince.
Sep 26, 2018

Making the Bible Understandable, Interesting

Wednesday evening study for those curious about the Bible Watch the Bible come alive and finally make sense. Leave knowing: How to explain simply the Bible story, and why it was written. The amazingly divine design , order, structure and pattern of the Scriptures. Insight into the purpose, meaning and use of genealogies as well as types and shadows in the Bible’s progressive revelation. Led by Johnny Walker The best reference is talk to someone who took “Making the Bible…
Sep 26, 2018

Power of a Positive Mom

Wednesday Evening: Study for Moms “The Power of a Positive Mom Devotional & Journal” is designed specifically for busy moms who don’t have a lot of extra time in their days. This inspirational devotional offers a simple format for connecting with God and growing spiritually. Rather than the typical 365-day format, this devotional has one for each week of the year. Perfect for moms who want to start their week with an encouraging biblical teaching and a heartfelt appreciation, this…
Sep 26, 2018

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…
Sep 26, 2018

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.
Sep 26, 2018

Creed: What Christians Believe & Why

We’re used to answers popping up on a screen right in front of us. But when the questions examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life, finding the answers takes more than simply typing a few words and pushing a button. Adam Hamilton believes that the Apostles’ Creed, an early statement of foundational Christian beliefs, contains powerful answers to many of our complicated questions.  In Creed, he explores not only what Christians believe but also why they believe…
Sep 27, 2018

Girls Volleyball League

Sports Ministry is partnering with churches in the area for our fall volleyball league for girls in grades 1-4. We’ll have a team for girls in grades 1 and 2 and another for girls in grades 3 and 4. We’ll rotate  games, playing teams from other churches. What a great way to meet other teams from different areas and branch out from our gym. The tentative start date for the league is August 20 with practices on Monday or Tuesday.…
Sep 27, 2018

Home School Fitness Class

If you are a home schooled student between the ages of 6-14, we invite you to join us for our fall home school fitness class at FUMC Allen.
Sep 27, 2018

4:7 Runners Club

4:7 Runners Club is a 12-week fall training course for youth and adults who are looking to get in shape with a community of people.
Sep 27, 2018

Co-Rec Soccer

FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreational Ministry is recruiting players to field a team in the Allen Parks & Recreation Fall 2018 Co-Rec Soccer League.
Sep 30, 2018

Gospel Concert

A fun evening of food, fun, and great gospel music.
Oct 3, 2018

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. We’ve gone bowling, played Whirlyball, or just met up for coffee. Watch our FUMC Allen Young Adults Facebook page to stay up to date or contact Susan Hale or Rev. Jessica Wright with any questions.
Oct 6, 2018

Lay Servant Ministry North Central District Fall Certification Training

Are you interested in learning more about Lay Servant Ministry? Fall certification training courses will be held on Saturday, October 6 and October 13 at First UMC, 4405 Main St, Rowlett, TX 75088. You may select one of the courses below for your continuing education. The cost of registration is $5.00 plus the cost of your book (exception: The Basic Course Book will be provided to those class participants) LSM Courses The available courses for Fall 2018 session are as…