Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Apr 1, 2020

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.
Apr 1, 2020

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.
Apr 1, 2020

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.  Spring 2020 Calendar We have several events planned for young adults this spring.  All young adults are invited to attend and bring a friend! January 5Epiphany Party January…
Apr 1, 2020

Bible Study: Disciple IV

Disciple IV: Under The Tree of Life6:30pm-7:30pm S206Materials fee: $25 David Powell, facilitator Disciple IV: Under the Tree of Life is the final study in the four-phase DISCIPLE program. The study concentrates on Old Testament Writings, the Gospel of John, the Epistles of John, James, Jude, and finally, Revelation. Emphasis on the Psalms as Israel’s hymnbook and prayer book leads naturally to an emphasis on worship in the study. Present through the entire study is the sense of living toward…
Apr 1, 2020

Bible Study: The Bible Jesus Read

The Bible Jesus ReadAuthor: Philip YanceyWednesdays, January 15 (9 weeks)6:30pm-7:30pm N190Stephen Haynes, facilitatorMaterials fee: $21 In The Bible Jesus Read, Philip Yancey challenges the perception that the New Testament is all that matters and the Old Testament isn’t worth taking the time to read and understand. But a surprising discovery awaited Yancey when he began to explore how the Old Testament related to his life today. Those seemingly irrelevant Hebrew Scriptures took on a startling immediacy, portraying a passionate relationship…
Apr 1, 2020

Companions in Christ The Way of Grace

+Companions in Christ The Way of Grace:A Small-Group Experience in Spiritual FormationAuthor: John IndermarkWednesdays, January 15 (8 weeks)6:30-7:30pm S203 (Library)Alycia Segner, FacilitatorMaterials fee: $10 The Way of Grace will delight small-group participants who find within its pages a fresh approach to the Gospel of John. This release in the Companions in Christ series invites us to travel with 8 Biblical characters (or groups of characters) who discover God’s grace through their encounters with Jesus. The characters include Andrew, Simon, Philip,…
Apr 1, 2020

The Enneagram Journey

The Enneagram JourneyAuthor: Suzanne StabileWednesdays, January 15 (12 weeks)6:30pm-7:30pm S207/211Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch, facilitatorMaterials fee: $45 The Enneagram Journey by Suzanne Stabile is a 12-session curriculum that teaches participants to use the enneagram, an ancient, powerful tool for understanding our motivations, behaviors and experiences. Each session helps participants fully understand their unique self as God created them.
Apr 1, 2020

Jesus The One And Only

Jesus the One and Only Author: Beth Moore Wednesdays, January 15 (10 weeks) 6:30pm-7:30pm S209 Materials fee: $20 Zoe Dearing, facilitator Jesus the One and Only provides a personal study experience five days a week plus viewer guides for the group video sessions of this in-depth women’s Bible study of the life of Jesus based on the book of Luke. Come along with Beth Moore on a life-changing journey which will lead you through the hills of Galilee with the…
Apr 1, 2020

Bible Study: Who Is Jesus?

Who is Jesus? Author: Louie Giglio Wednesdays, January 15 (8 weeks) 6:30-7:30pm S208 Richard Prince, Facilitator Materials fee: $11 Who is Jesus? Some people say he was a good man, a prophet, or a wise teacher. Some think he was a lunatic with delusions of divinity–if he even existed at all. Some say he was a liar bent on deceiving the world. Still others say he was the Son of God, the Lord. History, culture, and the Bible all agree…
Apr 3, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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…
Apr 5, 2020

Daybreak Sunday Morning Class

These 50+ 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.
Apr 5, 2020

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday commemorates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and begins the series of observances focusing on the events of Holy Week.
Apr 5, 2020

Lenten Study: The Walk

During this season of Lent, which begins on March 1, 2020, Pastor Mary Beth leads us in a study of the five essential practices of the Christian life as laid out in The Walk by Adam Hamilton. If you, your family, Sunday morning class. or small group would like to participate in this six-week church-wide study of The Walk, please contact Susan Hale to order materials for your class. Personal copies of the book are available for $13. We have…
Apr 5, 2020

Communion Offering

February’s communion offering will go to support our global mission partner, Kids Against Hunger. Kids Against Hunger’s goal is to eradicate of world hunger by packaging highly nutritious, vitamin-fortified soy-rice meal kits. These meals are distributed to starving children and their families in 70 countries through partnerships with humanitarian organizations worldwide. Twice a year, our church packs meals for children in Honduras as well as “Latin rice” kits to feed local families and those living in areas impacted by natural…
Apr 5, 2020

Palm Sunday Bake Sale

Home baked items needed for the Women in Missions Annual Palm Sunday Bake Sale.
Apr 5, 2020

On Deck Sixth Grade Children’s Sunday School

Welcome to On Deck! On Deck is our sixth grade program at FUMC Allen that we’ve designed as a fun year of learning and fellowship for our students as they complete their last year in Children’s Ministry! All sixth graders who attend our church are welcome to participate in the On Deck program. We meet every Sunday morning at 9:30am in our Children’s Wing. The On Deck year begins in August with the start of the school year. We’ve structured…
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

Wellspring Sunday Morning Class

While this class of age 25+ adults is mostly parents of children from birth to sixth grade, all are welcome to join. This class uses a variety of studies in order to grow as Christians.
Apr 5, 2020

Women Unplugged Sunday Morning Class

Women Unplugged, ages 30-70, 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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.  
Apr 5, 2020

Preschool Sunday School

FUMC Allen offers a preschool Sunday school for children 2 years old through pre-kindergarten in the nursery hallway near the Children’s Wing. Classes are held at 9:30am and 11:00am each Sunday.  Children enjoy crafts, snacks, videos, and stories that help them learn that God created them and God loves them.
Apr 5, 2020

Sunday Morning Singers

Join our new Sunday Morning Singers group as they learn traditional hymns and songs with Mrs. Carol Gelabert. Sunday Morning Singers is for children in grades K-6 and meets each Sunday morning from 10:30am-11:00am in the Red Room in the Children’s Wing.
Apr 5, 2020

Young Adult Sunday Morning Class

Our class for college-aged adults and young professionals tackles practical issues and God questions with plenty of insight and laughter along the way.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

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).
Apr 5, 2020

Children’s Church

Our church is at its best when we are all together, including our children! On October 13, 2019, we begin Children’s Church during our 11:00am worship hour. All kindergarten through sixth grade children stay with their families until Children’s Time in worship. Then, Ms. Trish and Ms. April will take the children to attend Children’s Church, a child-focused worship time in the children’s building. In Children’s Church, children will sing songs of worship, listen to the correlating Bible story from…
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

Ringing 4 Jesus Handbell Choir

Ringing 4 Jesus Handbell Choir, grades 2-8 and beginner adults, provides an opportunity to connect with other ringers 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 S207/211. Contact Ringing 4 Jesus Director to learn more.
Apr 5, 2020

Cindy Robinson Reading Group

Join this group of women readers for discussion and refreshments. The group determines book selections at the first meeting of the year. All women of the church and community are welcome! Contact Mary Perkins, 972.741.5452
Apr 5, 2020

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. For more information,…
Apr 5, 2020

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…
Apr 5, 2020

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…
Apr 5, 2020

Youth Fellowship

On Sunday evening, our youth come together to connect with God and one another through fellowship, food, games, worship, and small group. All sixth through twelfth grade students are welcome to join us as we examine a different topic that affects our lives. 5:00pm Worship 6:00pm Games 7:00pm Departure
Apr 5, 2020

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.
Apr 5, 2020

Carillon Bells

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.
Apr 6, 2020

Women’s Bible Study: Fierce

THIS BIBLE STUDY WILL CONTINUE ONLINE VIA FACEBOOK LIVE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. CONTACT SUSAN HALE FOR MORE INFORMATION. FIERCEAuthor: Jennifer CowartMonday, January 13 IntroductionMonday, January 13 Week 1 of 79:15am-10:30am S209Materials fee: $14Susan Hale, facilitator Learn from the fierce women of God who changed the world. It’s become trendy to use the word “fierce” when describing women at the top of their game, but women have been fiercely changing the world for thousands of years. In fact, the Bible tells…
Apr 7, 2020

Men’s Bible Study

This group of men meet each week to discuss the scripture for Sunday’s upcoming sermon Contact Billy Robinson.  
Apr 7, 2020

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.
Apr 7, 2020

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.
Apr 8, 2020

Ruth Circle

The Ruth Circle group of women come together each month to enjoy programs, share food, pray over concerns, and support missions that touch the lives of girls and women. Contact Phyllis Eix for more information.
Apr 8, 2020

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.
Apr 9, 2020

Collin County Legal Aid Clinic

On the second Thursday each month, FUMC Allen hosts an evening legal aid intake clinic. Applicants are interviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and screened for income eligibility. If eligible, a volunteer attorney will conduct an interview with the applicant that same evening. Types of cases commonly seen are consumer protection, employment matters, estate planning, landlord/tenant, federal tax issues, divorce and domestic violence, debt collection, driver license reinstatement, and public benefits. FUMC Allen volunteers provide a meal for those being…
Apr 10, 2020

Good Friday

GOOD FRIDAY Friday April 10 20207:00pm Sanctuary This year, our Good Friday service features James Whitbourne’s “Song of God Mass,” sung by FUMC Allen’s Chancel Choir accompanied by MJ Wright on organ and Dr. Andy Wright on soprano saxophone. Through scripture and song, we’ll experience Christ’s final day on earth. At the end of the service, we’ll strip the altar and extinguish all sources of light as we move into the courtyard to sing “Where You There?” Because this service…
Apr 10, 2020

Good Friday Children’s Experience

Because our Good Friday service is typically a somber event, we offer our children an alternative Good Friday Children’s Experience in the Children’s Wing. We invite kindergarten through sixth graders to join us as we learn about the last few hours of Jesus life in a way that children can understand. Our nursery is open for children in pre-K and younger.
Apr 12, 2020

Easter Worship

YOU ARE INVITED! Easter is a unique time for all of us, a time when we stop and think about how much God loves us and remember the great gift of Jesus’ resurrection. We look forward to sharing this Easter celebration with you and your family. Sunday school classes will not meet on Easter Sunday.The nursery is available for children ages 5 and younger. The Word The Music Christians celebrate this great day in the church with great music. Some…
Apr 19, 2020

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…