Events Calendar

Events Calendar

October 2021

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Events

Oct 17 – 31, 2021

MSG Stockings For Soldiers

Remember our deployed troops this Christmas Help us collect the care items for our annual Stockings for Soldiers campaign in support of our troops deployed and away from their homes this holiday season. We accept CASH DONATIONS to help pay for shipping costs. You can mail those to the church, drop donations on Sunday mornings, or bring by the church office, designated Military Stockings on your check or envelope. We also welcome CHRISTMAS CARDS for our military members created by…
Oct 17, 2021

The Table

The Table is a modern service specifically designed for contemporary, casual, and intimate worship. At The Table, participants honor God with music, prayer, and a weekly message from the pastor, The Table is for ALL AGES. The order of worship includes a children’s time and communion each week. The service starts at 8:40am and concludes at 9:30am and is live streamed on our Facebook page and You Tube channel. Following The Table, the sanctuary will be sanitized in preparation for…
Oct 17, 2021

Youth Sunday School

Bible truths are taught and integrated into our lives through discussion and study of scripture. We offer classes for grades 7-12 are designed to challenge, equip, and engage students in their discipleship journey. During the pandemic,  FUMC Allen’s Youth Ministry desires to minister to all students and families. We have created different pathways of ministry for students to connect. We will label all ministries to help students and families decide. Refer to our Risk Tolerance Levels chart  to help students…
Oct 17, 2021

Daybreak Sunday Morning Class

These age 60+ senior adults gather each week to study the bible and gain an understanding of scripture, apply it to daily life, and live this application out in the world.
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

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 focuses on issues faced in life and how the Bible relates to these issues
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

Sojourners Sunday Morning Class

This group of age 50+ lively seniors grows in Christ through scripture-based studies that usually last from 6 to 12 weeks. They are active in fellowship and service on a regular basis.
Oct 17, 2021

Women Unplugged Sunday Morning Class

Women Unplugged, a group of women in their 30s-70s, gather to unplug from their daily routines and the general busy-ness 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.
Oct 17, 2021

Cornerstone Sunday Morning Class

This lively group of married and single adults in their 30s-60s 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.
Oct 17, 2021

Kindergarten – 5th Grade Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School is meeting in person at 9:45am in the Children’s Wing at FUMC Allen. We will continue to post our Online Experience videos on YouTube for families who wish to follow the lessons at home or watch the lessons again. If you have any questions, contact Ms Susan Hale susanh@fumcallen.org or Ms. Trish, trishm@fumallen.org. Children’s Online Experience September 2021 October 2021
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

Bible Study: Hebrews Grace and Gratitude

FUMC Allen’s Adult Ministry begins a church-wide study on Sunday October 3. We’ll be reading Hebrews: Grace and Gratitude, by Dr. David A. deSilva.
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

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.
Oct 17, 2021

On Deck Sixth Grade Sunday School

2021-2022 On Deck class beginS August 8! All rising 5th graders will participate in On Deck as their Sunday school class. Mr. Rod Morehead will lead this group through their study of the Old and New Testaments and help them prepare for Confirmation in their 6th grade year. If you have questions about On Deck, contact Susan Hale (susanh@fumcallen.org) for more information. Welcome to On Deck! On Deck is our sixth grade program at FUMC Allen that we’ve designed as…
Oct 17, 2021

Worship Readiness

Worship Readiness is a class designed to help our youngest disciples learn why we do some of the things we do in church and how to understand and participate in worship.
Oct 17, 2021

Traditional Worship

Our Traditional Worship features the great hymns of our faith and choral music by the Chancel Choir accompanied by our orchestra and organ.
Oct 17, 2021

Atrium Arts Recital Series

On October 17, Atrium Arts welcomes Chris S. Brunt on piano and Jane Fore on flute. Together they will perform the following classical and modern program: Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits (from Orpheus and Euridice): Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714-1787) French Suite in C minor (selections): J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Andante in C Major, K. 315: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 1: Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Romance, Op. 94, No. 2: Robert Schumann (1810-1856)…
Oct 17, 2021

DARING Music Ministry

If you are in grades 7 through 12, FUMC Allen’s Music Ministry has a place for you! Join us as we kick off our new year for DARING Ministries on Sunday, September 12, at 4:00pm. Our youth music program offers choir, orchestra, and tech.  Each year, our groups assist in leading worship, prepare a musical each year, and go on tour.  A typical Sunday afternoon schedule looks like this: 4:00pm-5:00pm: DARING choir meets in the FUMC Allen sanctuary. 4:00pm-5:00pm: DARING…
Oct 17, 2021

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 4:00pm to 5:00pm 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. For more information,…
Oct 17, 2021

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 several times a year in worship on Sundays.  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 want to connect…
Oct 17, 2021

Carillon Bells

If you enjoy ringing handbells in worship, this musical group is for you. The Carillon Bells Adult Handbell Choir plays once a month in worship on Sunday at the 8:40am and 11:00am services. In addition, they attend a handbell festival each spring and present a handbell concert on Christmas Eve. Contact Music Minister Rusty King  for more information.
Oct 17, 2021

Youth Fellowship

FUMC Allen’s Youth Ministry desires to minister to all students and families. We have created different pathways of ministry for students to connect. On Sunday evenings, our youth come together to connect with God and one another through fellowship, food, games, worship, and small group. Sometimes we go off-site so be sure to subscribe to our Youth Ministry Newsletter for the most up to date information. Contact Youth Director Ed Whipple to get on the mailing list. “I’ve commanded you…
Oct 18, 2021

Yoga Flow (Morning)

Yoga Flow and Stretch is an all levels class specifically designed for those that can get up and down off of the floor. The class combines yoga poses with gentle stretching. Please bring your own yoga mat, or you can purchase a new mat during class check-in.
Oct 18, 2021

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga uses chairs and props for balance and stability. The class is open to all, but designed to bring the benefits of yoga to those who have difficulty getting up and down off of the floor, are recovering from injury, or have other physical limitations. Participants do not need to bring a mat.
Oct 18, 2021

Ladies Monday Lunch

Women of retirement age(ish) are invited to join Rev Maxie Moore and others on the courtyard or in the atrium, depending on the weather, each Monday from 11:45am-12:45pm for lunch. Bring your own lunch and drinks.  We’ll stay on the patio if the weather is good; if it’s too hot or raining, we’ll move into the atrium.   Each gathering will open and close with prayer.   If you want to join us, please email Rev Maxie Moore, MaxieM@fumcallen.org. This…
Oct 18, 2021

Prayers for Peace

Join Pastor Mary Beth in the Upper Room Chapel at FUMC Allen at 6:30pm on Monday, September 13, as she joins in communion with others to pray for peace in our world.
Oct 19, 2021

Men’s Bible Study

This group of men meet each week to discuss the scripture for Sunday’s upcoming sermon. Several of the men are meeting in person in the Fellowship Hall, but a few are joining virtually by phone or video. You are welcome to join the group either virtually or in person. Contact Billy Robinson for link and password.  
Oct 19, 2021

Pickleball

Curious about pickleball or looking to play? Join FUMC Allen as we get a pickleball league started. A group now meets up at 8:00am on Tuesdays at the High Point Tennis Center, 421 Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75023. This group was started by Karan Parrack. She has great passion for this sport and is an incredible teacher! The cost to play is  $4.33 each week, but Recreation Ministry Director Tori Cantu will cover this cost the first time you…
Oct 19, 2021

Yoga Flow (Evening)

Yoga FlowTuesdays 6:00pm-7:00pmTaught by Liz Stubbs, RYT 500Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance Yoga is for EVERY body.whatever your beliefs…regardless of your body type and abilities…whatever your age or gender…wherever your path is leading you. Yoga Flow is an all levels class, adaptable for participants who can get up and down off of the floor and for those who need to utilize a chair for balance and support. The class combines yoga poses with gentle stretching. Participants for the need…
Oct 20, 2021

The Names of God: His Character Revealed

The Names of God: His Character RevealedSeptember 8-October 20Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PMJacqueline Payne, facilitatorFUMC Allen Room N194 From El to Father, the incomprehensible, yet personal, being that we often call “God” has had many names throughout histories and cultures. This study, The Names of God: His Character Revealed by Melissa Spoelstra, seeks to understand God by studying the names attributed to God in Scripture. To know a name is to know a person, and to know the names of God is…
Oct 20, 2021

Called: Hearing and Responding to God’s Voice

Called: Hearing and Responding to God’s VoiceSeptember 15-October 27Wednesdays 6:30-7:30PMAlycia Segner, facilitatorN192 Written by a pastor at Highland Park UMC in Dallas with over 20 years of experience, this six-week study will end with a Q&A and book signing by Rev. Susan Robb, the author and seasoned pastor, on October 27. This study looks at six biblical stories where ordinary people’s lives are changed by a call from God to go and serve. Come and learn, in a community, to…
Oct 20, 2021

Chancel Choir Rehearsal

The FUMC Allen Chancel Choir leads the music each week in our Sunday 11:00am traditional worship service.
Oct 20, 2021

Youth Wednesday Bible Study

Mid-week Bible Study encourages and fuels students in their relationship with God through scripture.  During the year, we focus on specific books of the Bible as well as religious and theological topics and faith practices. FUMC Allen’s Youth Ministry desires to minister to all students and families. Toi this end, we have created different pathways of ministry for students to connect. Contact Youth Director Ed Whipple for more information. “I’ve commanded you to be strong and brave. Don’t ever be afraid or…
Oct 21, 2021

XYZ (Extra Years of Zest)

XYZ SENIOR ADULTSTHIRD THURSDAYS11:30am-1:00pmFELLOWSHIP HALL This month, we welcome Allen Mesch presenting “An Afternoon with Ebenezer Allen”  The city of Allen, Texas, is named for Ebenezer Allen.  Come hear about this important person who contributed so much to the history of both the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. For lunch, we’ll be serving a selection of salads and drinks for $5.00 per person. Please register by October 18 so we’ll have enough food prepared. Masks are recommended…
Oct 22, 2021

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 the church office at 972.727.8261 for more information.
Oct 23, 2021

Walking Group

FUMC Allen Recreation Ministry is looking for people interested in participating in long walks on nature trails. The pandemic has taught us the importance of community and the importance of being in nature.This group will bring together our need for community, our need to connect with nature, and our need for exercise. Our first walk is Saturday, October 23, at 9:00am at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. Tickets to the Heard are $12, but FUMC Allen will…
Oct 24, 2021

Blessing of the Pets

Bring your beloved pet for our annual Blessing of the Animals, a simple gathering where we thank God for the love of our pets.
Oct 24, 2021

Charge Conference

Mark your calendars Sunday October 245:30pm Charge Conference will be an online event this year. Registered participants will have a ZOOM link and password on their confirmation ticket. Click on the REGISTER button above to register. Your confirmation includes the ZOOM link and password.
Oct 26, 2021

Grief Support: Loss of A Loved One

This group for anyone dealing with the death of a loved one, and it meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:00am at in the community room at FUMC Allen.
Oct 26, 2021

Stephen Ministry Supervision

FUMC Allen has a dynamic Stephen Ministry program and once trained, these care givers attend supervision sessions each month to provide group members with support, guidance, and accountability.
Oct 27, 2021

Rebuilding LIfe Widow Support Group

This group of ladies who have lost their spouses share a meal together each month and support one another throughout the year. Rebuilding Life typically meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month but exceptions do occur during holiday months. Gatherings are usually over the lunch hour in the church in Fellowship Hall, atrium/ courtyard, or at a local restaurant. Contact Charlean Grobe or Rev Maxie Moore.
Oct 27, 2021

Speakers Forum: Rev Susan Robb

Guest Speaker: Rev Susan RobbWednesday, October 276:30pm Minister, author, and teacher, Rev. Susan Robb is coming to speak at First United Methodist of Allen on her book, Called: Hearing and Responding to God’s Voice. Her book explores stories in the bible where characters are called to go beyond themselves for the sake of service. Alycia Segner is leading a study of this book, which begins on September 15. You can also pick up a copy of the book in Missions…
Oct 29, 2021

Red Cross Blood Drive

Every day, blood donors help patients of all ages: accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. So the demand remains great. FUMC Allen is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive at FUMC Allen on Friday, October 29, from 9:00am-3:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. Appointments are available now for two types of donations: Blood and Power Red. Blood: The most common type of…
Oct 29, 2021

5th Quarter

Our students are invited to bring their friends and meet up in the FUMC Allen courtyard with Ed, Tori, and other adult volunteers following Allen Varsity home football games until 11:30pm.
Oct 31, 2021

Fall Festival

Come for church and stay for food, fun, and games with friends and family!