Past Events

Past Events

Nov 19, 2019

Coping with Grief During The Holidays

The holidays can be a very difficult time when you are coping with the loss of a loved one. The Visiting Nurse Association of Texas luncheon this month at FUMC Allen focuses on how to cope with our grief during the holiday season. Speaker Michelle Nietert is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a supervisor with Community Counseling Associates in Allen. Please share this invitation with others who are grieving the death of a close loved one. Turrentine Jackson Morrow…
Nov 17, 2019

Summer Musical Kick-Off Luncheon

FUMC Allen’s Music Ministry is excited to announce our upcoming inter-generational summer musical, “The Sound of Music.” We’ll present this classic favorite Thursday, July 30, Friday, July 31, and Saturday, August 1, 2020. If you are interested in being a part of the production, please bring a dish to share and join us for lunch on Sunday, November 17, at 12:15pm in Fellowship Hall. We’ll discuss the proposed rehearsal schedule, announce audition dates, and identify cast/crew needs and expectations. If…
Nov 17, 2019

Worship Series: A Life Of Gratitude

Sunday November 3 15 I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers. 17 I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation as you come to know him, 18 so that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is the…
Nov 14, 2019

Boyd Elementary Holiday Feast

Boyd Elementary Holiday FeastThursday, November 146:00PM-7:30 pm Many of the families with students attending Boyd Elementary are not able to go back home and visit family for the holidays. The Boyd Elementary Holiday Feast is an opportunity for us to give Boyd families a holiday meal in a family setting in which they can feel loved and get to share a little bit of the Holiday spirit. We need your help to make this event special, giving each child the…
Nov 13, 2019

Bible Study: Disciple IV

Disciple IV: Under The Tree of Life Disciple IV: Under the Tree of Life is the final study in the four-phase DISCIPLE program. The study concentrates on Old Testament Writings, the Gospel of John, the Epistles of John, James, Jude, and finally, Revelation. Emphasis on the Psalms as Israel’s hymnbook and prayer book leads naturally to an emphasis on worship in the study. Present through the entire study is the sense of living toward completion – toward the climax of…
Nov 8 – 9, 2019

On Deck Retreat

Our sixth grade On Deck students are going on retreat, Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, at Lake Lavon Camp and Conference Center, 8050 County Road 735, Princeton, TX 75407. Please meet at the retreat center at 5:30pm  on Friday, November 8. Transportation will not be provided. Children’s Ministry also needs chaperones to accompany us on this overnight trip. Adults: please click HERE to register. Contact April Kwan for more information.
Nov 3, 2019

Reading Group hosts Author Monica Shaw

On Sunday, November 3, the Cindy Robinson Reading Group welcomes author Monica Shaw.  She’ll speak about her book, “The Rainwater Secret,” which is based on her interviews with missionaries who worked in Nigeria with people afflicted with leprosy in the 1940s.    All are welcome to join us for her presentation.
Nov 3, 2019

Kids Against Hunger Packaging

UPDATE On Sunday, November 3, Kids Against Hunger set up 12 lines to assemble packages of highly nutritious vitamin-fortified meals. All of the assembly lines were full for 3 hours with 301 volunteers serving a total of 485 hours! Leaders planned to pack 150 boxes (32,400 meals), but we packed over 260 boxes (57,048 meals)! We’re grateful for our partners from Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, WhyIslam Dallas, Girl Scout Troop 5235, Cub Scout Pack 1220, the Islamic Association…
Oct 13 – Nov 3, 2019

MSG Stockings For Soldiers

UPDATE Our Military Support Group offered the opportunity to stuff stockings for our annual Stockings for Soldiers campaign on November 3, 2019. With the help of 52 volunteers who gave more than 85 hours buying items, setting up, and packing, we were able to assemble and fill 277 stockings, which will be sent to men and women who will be deployed over the holidays. The 22 boxes shipped cost just $1,069.15 to mail. Thank you for your generosity in bringing…
Oct 31, 2019

Sharing The Journey: Coping with Grief

Sharing the Journey: Coping with Grief is a six-week grief support workshop presented by the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) and hosted at FUMC Allen. This workshop is for those dealing with the death of a close loved one. Most participants have lost a spouse or partner. This event provides support and learning about grief. Participants will learn how to go on living when someone you love has died. Space is limited. Participants must attend the first session and are encouraged…
Oct 30, 2019

Bible Study: I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m LIstening)

I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening) More than ever, politics seems driven by conflict and anger. Toxic political dialogue, hate-filled rants on social media, and agenda-driven news stories have become the new norm. It’s exhausting, and it’s too much. In I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening), two working moms from opposite ends of the political spectrum contend that there is a better way. They believe that we can: Choose to respect the dignity of every person, choose to…
Oct 30, 2019

Fall Festival

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