Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Feb 17, 2019

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.  
Feb 17, 2019

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…
Feb 17, 2019

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…
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

Worship Series: Making Relationships Work

February 3, 2019Enhancing Your Love1 Corinthians 13:4-8aRev. Todd Harris, preaching 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where…
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

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…
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

Agape Sunday Morning Class

Married and single adults, ages 40-60, meet weekly to study God’s word and share His love. Most in this class have children in high school or older; however, all are welcome.
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

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
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

Golden Girls Sunday Morning Class

The Golden Girls study God’s word and its practical application for daily living as women in the world today.
Feb 17, 2019

Seekers Sunday Morning Class

The Seekers, adults in their 30s-50s focuses on building relationships while enjoying Christian fellowship. Married and single adults study the Bible to find guidance and strength in dealing with life experiences while living faithfully within their families, their work, and their community.
Feb 17, 2019

Sojourners Sunday Morning Class

This group of age 50+ lively seniors grows in Christ through scripturally based studies that usually last from 6 to 12 weeks. They are active in fellowship and service on a regular basis.
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

Faith Builders Sunday Morning Class

This informal group meets each week to grow closer to God and closer to one another. While this class is made up mostly of parents of children from late elementary school through college, all are welcome to join.  
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

Cornerstone Sunday Morning Class

This lively group of married and single adults in their 30s-50s gathers for fellowship and Christian growth. Many have preschool to high school age children, though some have no children and some college and adult age children. Studies vary from books or parts of the Bible, to those that relate the Bible to various life issues.
Feb 17, 2019

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.
Feb 17, 2019

Journey Sunday Morning Class

Singles and couples have lively discussions about the Bible and living a life of faith, while supporting one another in the Christian life.  This class frequently studies current Christian books as well as topics relevant to our faith.
Feb 17, 2019

New Beginnings Sunday Morning Class

This informal and lively class of age 50+ adults studies the Bible to relate it to life. Studies on a variety of topics usually last from 6 to 12 weeks. Many of the members of this class have adult children and grandchildren.
Feb 17, 2019

Tea and Thee Sunday Morning Class

Woman of all ages come together for scripture-based studies and stimulating discussions. We use our time together to guide us as we grow in our faith, all while enjoying a cup of tea! (Coffee acceptable).
Feb 17, 2019

Ringing 4 Jesus Children’s Bell Choir

Ringing 4 Jesus Children’s Bell Choir, grades 2-6, provides an opportunity for your child or grandchild to connect with other kids and create beautiful music with bells. The group performs frequently in Sunday worship services at FUMC Allen during the school year.  They meet on Sundays during the school year from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in CLC 208. Contact Ringing 4 Jesus Director Kirsten Philipbar to learn more.
Feb 17, 2019

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. They meet for rehearsals on Sundays from 3:00pm to 4:00pm in the Upper Room Chapel. 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…
Feb 17, 2019

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…
Feb 17, 2019

Psalms

Sundays, January 6-April 14, 2019 Kim Stepniak, facilitator This study of Psalms begins with a look at the hymns of praise and ends with the Psalms of confidence.  Some of the major ideas explored are: God is the Creator of all, what does the Lord require of me, the diversity of the Psalms, responses to crisis, and the use of Psalms in worship.  The meaning of the selected passages is made clear by considering such aspects as ancient customs, locations…
Feb 17, 2019

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…
Feb 17, 2019

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…
Feb 17, 2019

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
Feb 17, 2019

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 8:15am and 9:30am services. In addition, they attend a handbell festival each spring. Contact Music Minister Rusty King  for more information.
Feb 19, 2019

Out to Dinner Bunch

The Out to Dinner Bunch is a Women’s Social Group that meets the third Tuesday of each month to share a meal and fellowship at a local restaurant.  Contact Zoe Dearing for more information.
Feb 19, 2019

The Gospel of Mark

Women’s Bible StudyTuesdays, February 12 to Tuesday, May 7, 20199:30am-11:30am $15 Supply Fee Throughout his account, Mark unveils a Jesus of unparalleled power and authority but also a Jesus of humility and love. And while this Jesus invites each of us into a greater story through His teachings, He demands we come as active participants. We must acknowledge Him, seek salvation in Him, and follow Him wherever He leads. In The Gospel of Mark, you’ll follow Jesus through His days…
Feb 19, 2019

Grief Support Lunch Winter-Spring 2019

FUMC Allen hosts a variety of on-site grief support programs presented by the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice. These programs are free and open to adults from our community. Child care is not provided. This monthly “Lunch and Learn” is for adults grieving the death of a loved one.Lunch is provided by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow (RSVP required)Lunch dates for Winter/Spring 2019: Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 19, Apr 16, and May 14 When coming for the first time, please RSVP two business …
Feb 19, 2019

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.  
Feb 19, 2019

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.
Feb 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.
Feb 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.
Feb 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.  
Feb 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. 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…
Feb 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. We’ve gone bowling, played Whirlyball, or just met up for coffee. Spring 2019 Calendar Sunday, January 6 Epiphany Party 7:00pm BaseCamp Wednesday January 16Bowling  Pinstack, Allen Wednesday February 6Let’s Cook! FUMC Allen Wednesday February 2070s Night/ Painting with Bob Ross Wednesday March 6 Ash Wednesday- No Meeting Wednesday March 20Pub Trivia Plucker’s Allen Wednesday April 3Escape from…
Feb 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…
Feb 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.
Feb 20, 2019

Adam Hamilton’s Christianity’s Family Tree

Wednesdays, January 9-March 6, 2019 Materials fee: $11 Jackie Payne, facilitator Adam Hamilton presents a welcoming, inspiring vision of eight Christian denominations and faith traditions. Comparing the Christian family to our own extended families, he contends that each denomination has a unique, valuable perspective to offer on the Christian faith. The traditions he examines are Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Baptists, Pentecostalism, and Methodism. For each group, Hamilton gives a brief history, outlines major beliefs, and describes some things we…
Feb 20, 2019

Heaven: Finding Our True Home

Wednesdays, January 9-February 27, 2019 Richard Prince, Facilitator Materials fee: $9 Heaven is hard for us to picture.  We think of floating clouds, singing praises and playing harps or walking on streets of gold.  While we know we want to go to heaven, we are a little nervous about what it will be like.  This Bible study provides a biblical perspective on heaven-something richer and more exciting than we can imagine.
Feb 20, 2019

Making the Bible Understandable, Interesting, and Useful (Part 2)

Wednesdays, January 9-May 8, 2019 Johnny Walker, facilitator Watch the New Testament come alive and finally make sense.  At the end of class, participants will: Know how to explain simply the Bible story, and why it was written. Recognize the amazingly divine design, order, structure and pattern of the New Testament Scriptures. Have insight into the purpose and meaning of each book from Matthew to Revelation. Vastly increase their ability to read and understand the Scriptures. The best reference is…
Feb 20, 2019

Methodism: The Basics

Join your pastors to learn more about Methodism.  This three-week class will explore basic questions about how the United Methodist Church is organized to deeper questions about our social principles and theological task and other topics. If you have ever wanted to know more, register now and plan to attend!  
Feb 21, 2019

Sharing The Journey: Coping with Grief Six-Week Workshop

Sharing the Journey: Coping with Grief is a six-week grief support workshop presented by the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA)and hosted at FUMC Allen. This workshop is for those dealing with the death of a close loved one. Most participants have lost a spouse or partner. This event provides support and learning about grief. Participants will learn how to go on living when someone you love has died. Please RSVP by noon the Tuesday before the weekly meeting by emailing Susan…
Feb 21, 2019

XYZ (Extra Years of Zest)

This group of 50+ senior adults meets on the third Thursday of each month in the Fellowship Hall of FUMC Allen for a meal ($5) and program.  Programs consist of educational, informative, and entertainment. PROGRAM SCHEDULE 2018-2019 Thursday, September 20 11:30am Fellowship Hall Serving as a Missionary in South Africa Speaker: Rev. Barry Smith Thursday, October 18 11:30am Fellowship Hall Traditional Chinese Culture & Shen Yun Performing Arts Speaker: Shirley Hsia Thursday, November 15 Rewriting History: Revisionism v. Negationism Speaker:…
Feb 21, 2019

Creating Moments of Joy

Discover ways to give a positive care approach to those living with dementia.
Feb 22, 2019

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 more information.
Feb 23, 2019

UPWARD Basketball League 2019

FUMC Allen is proud to host UPWARD Basketball, a recreational level of basketball where your athlete can learn the fundamentals of the game and grow both on and off the court.
Feb 23 – 26, 2019

Prayer Vigil for General Conference

Join the FUMC Allen congregation as we pray for our leadership in fulfilling the mission of the church during this special session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Feb 23, 2019

Senior Adult Game Night

This group meets every second and fourth Saturdays at 6:30pm in the parlor for fun, Christian fellowship, and a variety of games (Mexican train in particular). Contact Rev. Maxie Moore for more information.
Feb 24, 2019

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!
Feb 25, 2019

Joshua: Winning the Worry Battle

Mondays, January 14-March 18, 2019 Susan Hale, facilitator “Just pray about it.” “God’s got this.” Although these phrases are heartfelt words of encouragement, sometimes when you’re really worried and stressed, they just sound like clichés.  We long for something more.  We want to know how to have a bold and courageous faith.  In Joshua, you’ll join God’s people as they arrive on the edge of the Promised Land only to find themselves in hostile territory.  You’ll learn how to fight…
Feb 26, 2019

WOW (Women of the Word)

This ladies’ group meets at a local restaurant each month, September-June, for fellowship and support. Beginning in January, they will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Contact Susan Hale.
Feb 27, 2019

Women’s Craft Group

This craft group is for all interested in making crafts. Join us for fun, good coffee, and fellowship! Contact Sarah Foerster  469.795.9353 for more information.