Events Calendar

Events Calendar

January 2023

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Jan 27, 2023

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.
Jan 28, 2023

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…
Jan 29, 2023

Worship Series: Holy Humor

Sunday January 8What Are You Waiting For?John 3:1-16Rev Dr Alyce McKenzie Sunday January 15The Gift of FaithExodus 4:1-17Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday January 22The Gift of Hope Romans 5:1-5Adam Lubbers Sunday January 29The Gift of JoyPhilippians 4:4-7Rev Josh Esparza
Jan 29, 2023

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…
Jan 29, 2023

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. …
Jan 29, 2023

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.
Jan 29, 2023

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,…
Jan 29, 2023

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 9:45am each Sunday.  Children enjoy crafts, snacks, videos, and stories that help them learn that God created them and God loves them.
Jan 29, 2023

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.
Jan 29, 2023


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.
Jan 29, 2023

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…
Jan 29, 2023

On Deck Fifth Grade Sunday School

On Deck 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 morning at 9:45am in…
Jan 29, 2023

Preschool Sunday

Preschool Sunday at FUMC Allen is Sunday, January 29. Our Playday children will sing songs at the beginning of the 11:00am church service. Playday Families: Please meet in the FUMC Allen gym at 10:30am for a light breakfast. You are all invited to spend the morning with us! Nursery and preschool Sunday school is available. Contact Trish Morehead for details.
Jan 29, 2023

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.
Jan 29, 2023

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.
Jan 29, 2023

Wesley Tour Interest Meeting

Wesley Heritage Tour Interest MeetingSunday January 29 202312:00pm-1:30pmFellowship Hall  Learn more about an upcoming  Educational Opportunities Tours trip on Sunday January 29, 12:00pm, in the FUMC Allen Fellowship Hall. In September 2023, Rev Brian McPherson and Rev Gene Gurley will lead this trip to London and other destinations touched by John Wesley and his brother, Charles, as they established the Methodist movement in England. You will visit St. Paul’s Cathedral in London as well as Wesley’s home and the Wesley…
Jan 29, 2023

Carillon Bells

If you enjoy ringing handbells in worship, this musical group is for you. The Carillon Bells Handbell Choir plays once a month in Sunday worship  at the 11:00am services. In addition, they present a handbell concert on Christmas Eve and attend a handbell festival in the new year. In 2022, they’ll also perform on December 11 for a church-wide Christmas musical event. Both adult and youth ringers are welcome to join. Contact Music Minister Rusty King  for more information.
Jan 29, 2023

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…
Jan 30, 2023

Bible Study: This I Know For Sure

BIBLE STUDY: I KNow For SureMondays JANUARY 23-February 279:15AM-10:15AMS208Rev Maxie Moore, Facilitator “This I Know for Sure” by Babbie Mason addresses five Bible truths to help us believe in God and God’s Word with certainty and assurance. No book necessary. Weekly Bible readings will be provided prior to class time. Email Rev. Maxie Moore to register.
Jan 30, 2023

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.
Jan 30, 2023

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…
Jan 30, 2023

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.
Jan 30, 2023

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 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.  To schedule, go to and click on the Schedule a Class tab. Questions? Contact Liz Stubbs,
Jan 31, 2023

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.  
Jan 31, 2023

Senior Adult Game Day

Come play “Mexican Train” dominos at FUMC Allen. Invite a friend and join us on Tuesdays in the Community Room from 2:00pm-4:30pm. We will play on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Contact Rev. Maxie Moore for more information.
Jan 31, 2023

Bible Study: Making Sense of the Bible

Bible Study: Making Sense of The BibleTuesdayS January 24-February 286:30pmZoe Dearing, Facilitator Learn more about the Bible with fellow disicples at FUMC Allen. On Tuesday, January 24,  we begin a six-week study of God’s Word using Adam Hamilton’s book “Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today.” Hamilton’s book will be available for purchase at Missions Cafe’ on Sunday mornings. The price of the book is $15. Advanced reading will be required each week. To register, email…
Feb 1, 2023

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,
Feb 1, 2023

Wednesday Pickleball

Curious about pickle ball or looking to play? Join FUMC Allen as we get our pickle ball courts running. 
Feb 1, 2023

Chancel Choir Rehearsal

The FUMC Allen Chancel Choir leads the music each week in our Sunday 11:00am traditional worship service.
Feb 1, 2023

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…
Feb 2 – 4, 2023

Wonderfully Made

Wonderfully Made is a human sexuality course for children in grades 5-6.
Feb 2, 2023

English Conversation Class

ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASSThuRSDAYSFebruary 2-May 18 20237:00pm-8:30pmS207/211 FUMC Allen is pleased to announce the implementation of a free English Conversation Class taught by Rev Justin Noh on Thursday evenings beginning February 2. The mission of this new program is to support immigrants by offering a conversation class, a support system, and opportunities for community. This mission comes out of our identity as a Christian community, and we believe that to welcome the immigrant is to welcome God (Matthew 25:38).  An English…