Worship Series: Giving It Up For God

We often hear that people are giving up all sorts of things for the season of Lent.  Some give up sweets, others give up chocolate, and yet others give up caffeine or alcohol.  In recent years more and more people are giving up social media and even TV.  Any of these sacrifices are no doubt […]

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, February 14, marks the beginning of the season of Lent.  At FUMC Allen, we offer two worship opportunities to observe Ash Wednesday: the first at 7:00am in the Upper Room Chapel and the second at 7:00pm in the sanctuary. The Imposition of Ashes Both of our Ash Wednesday services include the imposition of ashes, […]

Lent

Lent includes 46 days leading up to Easter. Traditionally, we refer to it as the 40 days leading up to Easter because Sundays are not included in the count.  Sundays are not included because the day has long been considered the day of resurrection, which is why we worship on Sundays. The season of Lent is […]

Prayer Retreat: A Day Apart with God

Prepare to celebrate Easter.  Fulfill your longing.  Renew and deepen your faith.  Inspire your dreams and call.  Commit yourself to A Day Apart With God. In this prayer retreat, we will spend the day listening to God through Scripture, prayer, and nature.  Certified Spiritual Director Tami Gallaway will guide us in learning and experiencing a […]