Past Events

Past Events

Jul 1, 2020

Red Cross Blood Drive

Communities across the country count on the American Red Cross for help every day — and supporting those communities is at the heart of what we do. We are pleased to share that as of June 15, all blood, platelet and plasma donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. As an organization dedicated to helping others, we are fortunate to be able to step up to help during this pandemic by offering this service at your upcoming blood drives.  …
Jun 28, 2020

Celebrating Jeff Horne

Jeff Horne, who has served FUMC Allen faithfully for more than 14 years as our facilities manager, will be retiring at the end of June. He and his wife, Crystal, are relocating to Corpus Christi, TX, over the summer.We will recognize Jeff during our livestream worship on Sunday, June 28, at 11:00am. NOTES OF APPRECIATION We want you to join us in honoring Jeff by sharing your notes of thanks and encouragement as he begins his next adventure. You can…
Jun 10, 2020

Prayer Service Live

Join us on FUMC Allen’s Facebook page each Wednesdays at 6:30pm for a time of intercessory prayer and the singing of hymns of our faith. Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch leads the service with MJ Wright on piano. A moderated live chat feature is also available for sharing your prayer concerns You can also email your requests to Ruth Swingle, RuthS@fumcallen.org. We broadcast a live stream of the service on Facebook Live. Services will then be saved on the Facebook Video…
Jun 8, 2020

Red Cross Blood Drive

*Photo ID or Red Cross Donor Card required* To make an Appointment: CLICK HERE or bisit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “fumcallen” You can also call 1-800-RedCross Don’t forget to save time by using RapidPass to complete your pre-donation questionnaire online before you come to your appointment (bring screen shot of bar code provide at the end of the questionnaire). More info: redcrossblood.org/RapidPass *All donor must wear a MASK or face covering during their donation* Let’s Intentionally save lives…
May 31, 2020

Community Drive-Through Parade

Help us celebrate our high school graduates on Sunday May 31 with a drive through parade. Please enter the church property lot from Greenville Avenue.at the south entrance. The parade begins at 12:15pm, but you can begin lining up in the south parking lot at 12:00pm. Someone will be there to help start the parade. Our seniors and their families will be in the courtyard at the East entrance. Signs, balloons, decorations, and noise (honking horns) will make it fun!…
May 31, 2020

Senior Recognition Sunday

On Sunday, May 31, we’ll recognize our FUMC Allen graduating high school seniors and our college degree recipients during the 9:30am worship service. We want to know more about this achievement, such as your full name, date of graduation, name of high school/college/university, degree awarded, and plans for the fall of 2020. If you are a graduating high school senior, please send your information to Ed Whipple. If you are a college student who has received a degree between August…
May 30, 2020

CTW Project: Feed Our Healthcare Workers

Help us gather food for healthcare workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Allen Change The World Allen is collecting food and drink donations to deliver to the healthcare workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Allen on Saturday, May 30.  If you would like to make donations, please following the following rules as outlined by the hospital: Hospital food donation rules Snacks must be individually packaged/wrapped. Please no buffet items, no open containers. Snacks cannot be homemade. Please include vegetarian option, if possible All drinks need…
May 29, 2020

Red Cross Blood Drive

*Photo ID or Red Cross Donor Card required**All donors must wear a MASK or face covering during their donation* To make an appointment: CLICK HERE or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “fumcallen” or click the REGISTER link. You can also call 1-800-RedCross. Don’t forget to save time by using RapidPass to complete your pre-donation questionnaire online before you come to your appointment (bring screen shot of bar code provide at the end of the questionnaire). More info: redcrossblood.org/RapidPass…
May 27, 2020

Praying Through A Pandemic

Join Rev Brian Hardesty-Crouch for “Praying through A Pandemic.” This three-week course gives participants the chance to learn new prayer disciplines, practice those disciplines, and reflect on what they learned. The only things needed for this class are an open spirit, open heart and a notebook. The class is free, but online registration is required to receive the Zoom invitation with class ID and password. Rev Brian Hardesty-Crouch is a spiritual director, retreat leader, and a HeartPaths graduate who has…
May 24, 2020

STILL Better Together

A six-week series where we revisit some our favorite scriptures that make us better together as a family of faith. Join our livestream worship at 9:30am every Sunday right here at firstallen.org. Click register to access livestream links. Sunday April 19 2020Philippians 4: 8-13Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday April 26 2020Isaiah 43: 1-4Rev Jessica Wright Sunday May 3 2020Romans 8: 18-39 (selected verses)Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday May 10 2020Psalm 23Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch Sunday May 17 2020John 3:1-17Rev Mary…
Apr 30 – May 8, 2020

COVID-19: Congregational Survey

FUMC Allen wants to know your thoughts and concerns about returning to on-campus worship and other activities as our government authorities begin to loosen restrictions on public gatherings. Click HERE or on the image above to answer a brief confidential survey. We’ll consider your responses as we move toward re-opening the church over the coming months.
May 3, 2020

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 Ruth Swingle for more information.