Events Calendar

Events Calendar

October 2022

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Sep 30, 2022

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 1, 2022

Saturday Pickleball

Curious about pickleball or looking to play? FUMC Allen has its pickleball courts up and running.  We’ll be open for play on Mondays from 1:00pm-3:00pm, Wednesdays from 9:00am-1:00pm, and Saturdays from 1:00pm-4:00pm. New and experienced players are welcome. We have paddles you can borrow as you get a feel for the game. To access the gym, please use the entrance doors next to the covered walkway on the east side of the building. If you have any questions, please contact…
Oct 2, 2022

World Communion Sunday

sunday October 2 2022World Communion Sunday8:30am & 11:00amFUMC Allen Sanctuary Established in 1933 by the Presbyterian church, World Communion Sunday calls the church to reach out to all people and model diversity among God’s children. We’ll experience that diversity as we come to the table this Sunday in The Table and Traditional Service.  (Don’t forget the new start time of 8:30am for The Table.)
Oct 2, 2022

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 8:30am and concludes at 9:30am and is live streamed on our Facebook page and You Tube channel. Nursery Nursery care is available during The Table for infants and…
Oct 2, 2022

Youth Sunday School

“I’ve commanded you to be strong and brave. Don’t ever be afraid or discouraged! I am the Lord your God, and I will be there to help you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 During our Sunday morning class, we teach Bible truths and integrate those 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. Contact Youth Director Ed Whipple for more information.
Oct 2, 2022

Wesleyan Roots

If you are interested in Methodist history and Wesleyan theology, join us in this 12-week course on our Wesleyan Roots taught by Pastor Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch.
Oct 2, 2022

Adult Sunday School

First United Methodist of Allen’s Sunday small groups (a.k.a. Sunday school) are groups of adults with similar interests, gathering together for fellowship, to learn more about the Bible and their faith, and to grow in that faith through sharing with one another. Some class members might be brand new to this church, new to the Methodist church, or new to the Christian faith. Some may be further along in their faith journey.  Since you are already at church for worship,…
Oct 2, 2022

Kindergarten – 5th Grade Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School meets on Sundays at 9:45am in the Children’s Wing. 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 Dana or Ms Martine Children’s Online Experience Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to get notifications when we premiere each week’s video for our First Kids. Click this link to subscribe.
Oct 2, 2022


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 2, 2022

On Deck Fifth Grade Sunday School

On Deck class beginS September 11! On Deck is our fifth grade Sunday School program at FUMC Allen. We’ve designed On Deck as a fun year of learning and fellowship for our students as they complete their last year before sixth grade Confirmation! On Deck officially begins September 11. We’ve structured the curriculum and activities to serve as a transition to our 6th grade Confirmation program. All fifth graders who attend our church are welcome to participate. We meet every Sunday…
Oct 2, 2022

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 2, 2022

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 2, 2022

Beyond The Brew

Beyond The BrewMissions Cafe Training & Coffee TastingSunday October 212:15pm-2:00pmFUMC Allen Atrium Learn the art of making gourmet coffees and delicious smoothies as you serve the Missions Ministries at FUMC Allen. Missions Cafe is a full-service coffee counter located in the atrium at FUMC Allen where all proceeds go to serve those missions supported by our church. At this event, we’ll train you on the fine arts of coffee making and smoothie styling. We’ll learn the difference between a cappuccino…
Oct 2, 2022

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 3, 2022

Bible Study: Our Need to Belong

Our Need to Belong:Rebuilding Community in a Pandemic WorldMondays September 12-October 24 (Seven Weeks)9:15am-10:15amRev Maxie Moore, facilitator We are made to be in relationship with one another and with God. Join Rev Maxie Moore for a seven-week study as we use the Bible and other sources to address ways we can find our community in a world forever changed by pandemic and fear. To reserve your space or ask any questions, contact Rev Maxie Moore.  
Oct 3, 2022

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 3, 2022

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 3, 2022

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, This…
Oct 3, 2022

Monday Pickleball

FUMC Allen has its pickleball courts up and running.  We’ll be open for play on Mondays from 2:00pm-4:00pm and Wednesdays from 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Oct 3, 2022

Yoga Flow (Evening)

Yoga FlowMONdays6:00pm-7:00pmYouth Activity Center 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 Yoga Flow is a gentle yoga class for participants who can get up and down off of the floor.  The class combines yoga poses with gentle stretching. Please bring your own yoga mat.  Classes are taught by Liz Stubbs, Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Class meets upstairs in the youth area…
Oct 4, 2022

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 S207/211, but a few are joining virtually by phone or video. You are welcome to join the group either way. Contact Billy Robinson for link and password if you want to join by ZOOM.  
Oct 4, 2022

Bible Study: Surrendered

WOmen’s BIble StudySurrenderedLetting Go & Living Like JesusTuesdaysSeptember 6-NovEMBER 8S209Bernie Dickson, facilitator Are you facing a problem in life that you just can’t fix, no matter what you do? Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “Let go and let God.” But it’s easier said than done. Is it possible that giving up on what you can’t change is God’s path to peace for your life? In this six-week Bible study of Jesus in the wilderness, Barb explores Jesus’ time of testing…
Oct 4, 2022

Covenant Bible Study

Join Rev Maxie Moore as we work through the Covenant Bible Study, which explores the covenants God made with His people to help us understand who we are and to whom we belong.
Oct 5, 2022

Men Talking

This group of senior men meet every Wednesday at 10:00am in the FUMC Allen Community room for a time of talking, sharing, and support. For more information, contact Rev. Maxie Moore,
Oct 5, 2022

Wednesday PIckleball

Curious about pickle ball or looking to play? Join FUMC Allen as we get our pickle ball courts running. 
Oct 5, 2022

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 Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 5:45pm in the Children’s Assembly Area (C170) with director Karen O’Connor. 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,…
Oct 5, 2022

Children’s Choir

Children’s Choir WednesdayS5:45pm-6:30pmC170 (Children’s Assembly) Children in kindergarten through sixth grade! Come sing praises to our Lord. Suzanna Stenger is our choir director with Betty Matthews as our accompanist. We have plans to sing in worship during the winter and spring and wrap up our season in May. Contact Rev Rusty King at to learn more.  
Oct 5, 2022

Chancel Choir Rehearsal

The FUMC Allen Chancel Choir leads the music each week in our Sunday 11:00am traditional worship service.
Oct 5, 2022

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. To 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 8, 2022

Fall Bazaar

FUMC Allen’s Women of Faith invite you to their Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 8, at First United Methodist Church of Allen. Be our guest and shop from 9:00am until 4:00pm in the atrium. Twenty vendors will be here to offer a host of homemade treasures for your holiday shopping.  Admission to the bazaar is free. How much you buy is up to you! VENDOR LIST KB Wreaths (Kathleen Boyer)Seasonal wreaths and centerpieces Lisa’s Jewelry Box (Lisa Ward)Jewelry B’Stitched (Jacque Burgin)Embroidery gifts:…
Oct 8, 2022

United Women In Faith Fiesta

FUMC Allen’s Women of Faith invite you to their Fall Fiesta on Saturday, October 8, at First United Methodist Church of Allen. Be our guest and shop from 9:00am until 4:00pm at the Fall Bazaar in the atrium. Twenty vendors will be here to offer a host of homemade treasures for your holiday shopping. Admission to the bazaar is free. Our FIESTA FAJITA Lunch will be served at 11:30am in our festively decorated gym. The meal will be catered by Chepa’s Mexican Grill. Following our fantastic  lunch, our…
Oct 9, 2022

Worship Series: Three Simple Rules

Sunday October 9Do No HarmRomans 12:14-19, 13:8-9Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch, preaching Sunday October 16Do Good John 13:34-45, Ephesians 2:8-10Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch, preaching Sunday October 23Stay in Love with GodPsalm 105:4, Colossians 2:6-7Adam Lubbers, preaching
Oct 9, 2022

DARING Music Ministry

If you are in grades 7 through 12, FUMC Allen’s Music Ministry has a place for you! DARING Ministry, our youth music program, offers opportunities for choir, orchestra, and tech.  Each year, our group assists in leading worship, prepares a musical each year, and goes on tour.  A typical Sunday afternoon schedule looks like this: 3:00pm-4:00pm: DARING orchestra meets in the choir room (S202) 3:00pm-5:00pm: DARING Technical Team meets in a location yet to be determined 4:00pm-5:00pm: DARING choir meets…
Oct 9, 2022

Parenting Workshop

FUMC Allen is pleased to welcome Rev Kim Meyers to our church on Sunday October 9. Rev Meyers will present a parenting workshop based on her book, “Parenting with Perspective,” a topic suitable for parents of children of all ages. She is a dynamic teacher and speaker whose workshop will help give our families and parents perspective through humor and hope. Rev Meyers is passionate about parenting, the church, and her family. She is an expert in her field and…
Oct 11, 2022

Grieving Hearts Group

This grief suport group is for anyone dealing with the death of a spouse.
Oct 12, 2022

Ruth Circle

The Ruth Circle group come together each month to enjoy programs, share food, pray over concerns, and support missions that touch the lives of girls and women. Contact Rev Maxie Moore for more information.
Oct 13, 2022

Collin County Legal Aid Clinic

The September 8, 2022 Legal Aid Clinic helped six clients assisted by five attorneys and ten non-attorney volunteers. Blessings to Seekers coordinated by Pam Brant for hosting the evening with food, service, and fellowship. Thanks and prayers for everyone who contributed in time, energy, and spirit to the September clinic. Thank you for all you do to continue this life-changing mission. The next clinic is scheduled for Thursday, October 13. Cornerstone has volunteered to bless the evening with food and…
Oct 16, 2022

Cluster Charge Conference

Mark your calendars Sunday October 164:00pm Learn more about the North Central District HERE.
Oct 18 – 20, 2022

Fall Break Mission Opportunity

During the Allen ISD fall break (October 18-20), we have an opportunity to serve at the Bridgeport Camp & Conference Center. The camp needs volunteer helpers to clean trails, fix benches, organize crafts, clean windows, paint, tighten bunk beds, and whatever else they need us to do. You are welcome to come up for one day to help or for two days or even all three days. This invitation is open to everyone in the church. If you are interested…
Oct 20, 2022

XYZ (Extra Years of Zest)

XYZ SENIOR ADULTSTHIRD THURSDAYS11:30am-1:00pmFELLOWSHIP HALL On October 20, the XYZ welcomes Linda Hamilton who will speak to our group about fall prevention. Our meal will be Frito pie and dessert. $5 per person RSVP to JoAnn Garlington by October 17. Email Telephone   972.727.1223 (leave a message)
Oct 20, 2022

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 Rev Maxie Moore for more information.
Oct 25, 2022

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 25, 2022

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 26, 2022

Rebuilding Life Widow Support Group

Rebuilding Life Widow Support GroupFourth Wednesdays11:30amLoCation TBD 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. September 28, 202211:30pmHutchins BBQ1301 N Tennessee StMcKinney, TX 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…
Oct 30, 2022

Fall Festival

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