Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Nov 14, 2019

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…
Nov 15, 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.
Nov 16, 2019

APT G: A Place To Go

Does your teenager or young adult need A Place To Go to hang out with friends? Then APT G is the place for you! This fun evening for our special needs youth (and a night out for their caretakers) is a free program for youth and young adults, grades 6 and older. We offer snacks, games, crafts, and lots of friends in a parent’s night out environment. We meet on the third Saturday of each month from 7:00pm-9:30pm with a unique…
Nov 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…
Nov 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…
Nov 17, 2019

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.  
Nov 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.
Nov 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…
Nov 17, 2019

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 new children’s building. The On Deck year begins on Sunday, August 18. We’ve structured the curriculum and activities…
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 17, 2019

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.
Nov 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.
Nov 17, 2019

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.
Nov 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.  
Nov 17, 2019

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.
Nov 17, 2019

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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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.
Nov 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).
Nov 17, 2019

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…
Nov 17, 2019

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.
Nov 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. For more information,…
Nov 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…
Nov 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.  If you have a child or grandchild who loves to sing, this group is for them!  Contact the Project Praise Director for more information.
Nov 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…
Nov 17, 2019

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.
Nov 19, 2019

Men’s Bible Study

A group of men who meet each week to discuss the scripture for Sunday’s upcoming sermon. Bruce Gray 469.964.5072 
Nov 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.  
Nov 19, 2019

Women of the Word (WOW)

This ladies’ group meets at a local restaurant on the fourth Tuesday of each month, September-June, for fellowship and support. Exceptions In October, the group meets on October 15 instead of October 22. In November, the group meets on November 19 instead of November 26. In December, the group meets on December 17 instead of December 24. Contact Susan Hale to be added to her mailing list.
Nov 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.
Nov 19, 2019

Stephen Ministry Training

What exactly is a Stephen Minister? One way to put it is that Stephen Ministers are the After People. They are there… After the phone call you hoped you’d never get. After the funeral, when everyone has left and the emotions you’ve held at bay come crashing in on you. After the relationship falls apart and the bottom falls out of your life. After the doctor says, “I’m sorry, but there’s nothing more we can do.” After the nursing home director…
Nov 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.
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

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

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 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. RSVP for the luncheon to JoAnn Garlington, 972.727.1223. Questions about our Senior Adult Ministries? Contact Ruth Swingle, 972.727.8261 x106
Nov 23, 2019

Feed Your Neighbor

Feed Your NeighborFourth Saturday of Each Month As part of an ongoing effort to build bridges within our community, volunteers from FUMC Allen serve with the Islamic Association of Allen’s Feed Your Neighbor project every fourth Saturday of the month . Together we prepare approximately 500 meals for the homeless. We meet at 9:30am at the IAA (909 Allen Central Drive, Allen) to pack individual lunches. Each meal includes a turkey sandwich, water, fruit, and snack items.  These sack meals…
Nov 23, 2019

Senior Adult Game Night

This group meets every second and fourth Saturdays at 6:30pm in the church parlor for fun, Christian fellowship, and a variety of games (Mexican train in particular). Contact Rev. Maxie Moore for more information.
Nov 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.
Nov 27, 2019

Rebuilding LIfe Widow Support Group

A group of ladies who have lost their spouses and share in supporting one another. Rebuilding Life meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Contact Charlean Grobe.
Dec 1, 2019

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
Dec 11, 2019

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.
Jan 11, 2020

UPWARD Basketball League

Upward believes youth sports can be played in a fun environment where children learn the game, develop their skills, experience teamwork, and learn life principles that will apply both on and off the court. UPWARD BASKETBALL League Schedule Registration deadline: December 16 2019Evaluations: December 10 & December 12 2019First Practice: Monday January 6 2020First Game: Saturday January 11 2020Awards Celebration: Sunday February 23 2020 Registration Register online or pick up registration form at church office. Forms and fees may be…