n Light of the World: A Beginner’s Guide to Advent, author, professor, and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine shows how the Gospel narratives connect to the Old Testament; highlights the role of women in first-century Jewish culture; and emphasizes the importance of Mary’s visitation, the census, the stable, the star of Bethlehem, and the flight to Egypt.
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.
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. 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…
Children’s Sunday School will resume in person on Sunday, November 29, at 9:45am in the Children’s Wing at FUMC Allen. We will continue to post these videos on YouTube for families who wish to follow the lessons at home or watch the lessons again. Children’s Online Experience for November and December 2020 If you have any questions, contact Ms. April or Ms. Trish. November Week One Video This video premieres at 5:00pm on Sunday November 1 November Week Two Video…
Bah! Humbug! Christmas is ComingSundays November 29-December 209:45am-10:45amFellowship HallMaterial Fee: $8.00 Join Rev. Brian McPherson for a walk through Advent past, present and future (and what it COULD be). This 4-week study begins November 29 and concludes on December 20. Class meets from 9:45am to 10:45am in the Fellowship Hall. ScheduleNovember 29: Look AroundDecember 6: Look BackDecember 13: Look ForwardDecember 20: Back to the Future The devotional, “Light of Lights,” is the text Pastor Brian will refer to throughout the…
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.
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.
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
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.
The Golden Girls study God’s word and its practical application for daily living as women in the world today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and…
If you are in grades 6 through 12, FUMC Allen’s Music Ministry has a place for you! Join us as we kick off our new year for DARING on Sunday, October 25, 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-4:55pm: DARING choir meets in the FUMC Allen sanctuary, wearing masks and…
Let us entertain your kids while you do some shopping or have a little downtime.
Our class for college-aged adults and young professionals tackles practical issues and God questions with plenty of insight and laughter along the way.
XYZ SENIOR ADULT LUNCHEONThursday December 1711:30am-1:00pmCourtyard/Gym XYZ meets December 17, 11:30am -1:00pm, in the FUMC Allen Courtyard (in the gym if cold/raining). Rev Rusty King and Rev Brian McPherson have planned a special Christmas musical show for us. Bring your own lunch and beverage. If you have any questions or need help to register, email Ruth Swingle, email@example.com or call her at 972.727.8261 x106. Leave a message if she’s not available. You can also call JoAnn Garlington, 972.727.1223, to register.…