CTW Allen at FUMC Allen

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FUMC Allen On Site Projects

Below are just a few of the more than 80 projects that will be happening May 13-15 as part of Change The World Weekend. These are only the projects housed at First United Methodist Church of Allen located at 601 S Greenville Ave in Allen, Texas. If you want to check out or volunteer for other Change The World Allen projects, include yardwork, home repair, agency support, and much more, visit www.changetheworldallen.org. You can also visit our Mission Control on Saturday, May 14, as early as 7:00am and Sunday, May 15, after worship at 10:30am.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Feed the Volunteers
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Gym Kitchen

Help provide meals to  Change The World Weekend volunteers. You can drop off food donations at First United Methodist Church Allen in the Fellowship Hall kitchen on Thursday, May 12 (9:00am-5:00pm) and Friday, May 13 (9:00am-12:00pm). On Friday, we will be preparing and packing lunches to be delivered or picked up by project leaders and care coordinators.

SUGGESTED ITEMS: paper cups/plates/napkins, soft drinks or Gatorade (individual cans/bottles), paper towels, plastic wrap, sandwich bags, snack foods (cheese/peanut butter crackers, granola bars, peanuts, small packages of cookies, individual wrapped sliced cheese, loaves of white or wheat bread, tubs of sliced turkey or ham for sandwiches, pimento cheese spread, boxes of individual bags of chips, homemade cookies, large aluminum roasting pans

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Mission Control
7:00am – 4:00pm
East Entrance Hallway

Looking for a project or ways to volunteer? Check in with Mission Control and we’ll send you where your talents and skills are needed most.

Feed the Volunteers
8:00am – 3:00pm
Gym Kitchen

Prepare and pack lunches to be delivered or picked up by project leaders and care coordinators. Serve lunch to volunteers. Contact Sue Crawford-Stauffer, 214.577.5584

Women’s Shelter
9:00am – 12:00am & 1:00pm-5:00pm
North Hallway | Prayer Labyrinth

Help box items for delivery to a local women’s shelter Burna Kennedy 972.423.7763

Kids Against Hunger
9:00am – 3:00pm
Gym

Help package meals for malnourished children in Honduras. This is a family friendly event for all ages. Contact Sharon Brian.

Card Making
9:00am-11:00am & 1:00pm- 4:00pm
CLC 107 | 108

Like arts and crafts? Help us create greeting cards to show our love and support for our military and help brighten the day of a senior citizen in Allen! We will make the cards on Saturday and deliver them on Sunday to nursing homes and/or pack them in care packages going to soldiers overseas! Great project for kids and families!  Come and go during the schedule times. Contact Kim Dewaily.

Allen Community Outreach
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Fellowship Hall

Help sort and pack nonperishable food items, books, gently used shoes, and clothing collected throughout Allen, Fairview, and Lucas.   Joseph Bush 214.803.3280

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Change the World Worship
9:30am – 10:30am
Prayer Labyrinth | Sanctuary

Join us for this special Sunday with only one worship service. Sunday school classes will not meet, but the nursery is open during the service for children ages 4 years and younger.

Mission Control
10:30am – 4:00pm
East Entrance Hallway

Looking for a project or ways to volunteer? Check in with Mission Control, and we’ll send you where your talents and skills are needed most.

Feed the Volunteers
10:00am – 3:30pm
Gym Kitchen

Prepare, pack, and serve lunch to volunteers.  Sue Crawford-Stauffer, 214.577.5584

Military Support
10:30am – 12:30pm
Fellowship Hall

Help us build care packages for our military personnel.  Betty Matthews

Kids Against Hunger
10:30am – 3:00pm
Gym

Help package meals for malnourished children in Honduras, a family friendly event for all ages. Sharon Brian.

Project Linus
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Fellowship Hall

Project Linus, a non-profit organization, provides homemade blankets to children in need. Our blankets are lovingly made by adults  and  children from all walks of life and many different sources. Come help us prepare easy to make blankets; helpers will show us the proper techniques so that the final result will be ready for delivery to sick or traumatized children.  Melissa Cook and Holly Barr

Gideons International/Deborah Circle
12:15pm – 2:00pm
Parlor

Join the Deborah Circle as they welcome Barton Black to share the story of Gideons International. We’ll also replace hard Bible book covers with soft covers for people in prisons and fold informational material. This is a suitable sit down project. Burna Faye Kennedy, 972.423.7763.