Morning Watch a Sunday morning experience of music, prayer, and scripture First United Methodist Church of Allen invites you to attend a new gathering for faith builders and faith seekers led from the courtyard by our worship team. Morning Watch is a time to focus on God through peaceful music, scripture readings, and heartfelt prayer. We’ll reflect on God’s many gifts as we begin a new week. We meet each week in the West Parking Lot at 601 S Greenville…
Worship at FUMC Allen Morning Watch Morning Watch is a gathering of faith builders and faith seekers who desire a time of communal worship by way of a worship style that fits their COVID risk tolerance level. The worship team leads the service, which starts at 8:00am from our west parking lot, while our worshipers stay in their cars and tune in to the service audio from their car radios. Morning Watch is a time to focus on God through…
Sunday November 29 2020Home with Christ: The Royal TitlesMicah 5:2a, Matthew 2:1-2 NRSVRev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch, preaching But you, O Bethlehem of Ephrathah, who are one of the little clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to rule in Israel, whose origin is from of old, from ancient days. Micah 5:2a NRSV 2 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men[a] from the East came to Jerusalem,…
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…
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…
Join us for The Great Thanksgiving on the first Sunday of each month during our 11:00am livestream worship service. We invite you to create your own worship space by lighting a candle and gathering communion elements for yourself and your family. You can partake of Holy Communion during the service by preparing a solid, such as bread, a tortilla, or a cracker, and a liquid, such as grape juice or water, before worship begins.
Our Traditional Worship features the great hymns of our faith and choral music by the Chancel Choir accompanied by our orchestra and organ.
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…
Our class for college-aged adults and young professionals tackles practical issues and God questions with plenty of insight and laughter along the way.
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.
Grieving Hearts Group: Death of a Spouse Grief Support offered by FUMC Allen In Association with VNA Collin County At this time, all meetings are virtual (ZOOM) This group is for anyone dealing with the death of a spouse. Contact Susan Bryan, LPC, 214.733.5543 for Zoom connection information. This group meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 10:00am.
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…
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.…
Grief Support: Loss of a Loved One Grief Support Group offered by FUMC Allen in association with VNA Collin County At this time, all meetings will be held online (ZOOM). Fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:00am A group for anyone dealing with the death of a loved one. Contact Susan Bryan, LPC, 214.733.5543 for Zoom connection information.