Change & Loss Support Group

Reshaping Love~Reclaiming Life Change and Loss Support Group Tuesdays Nov 8-Dec 13, 2016 7:00pm-8:30pm “May you truly know the touch of God’s kiss on the inside of your heart that breaks. May God’s peace go with you all the days of your life.” Grief is a journey, a process, and comes in all different forms […]

Stephen Ministry Begins New Training Class

We all need a friend. A friend we can talk to, a friend who will listen. Someone who will empathize with what we are experiencing, who won’t judge us. Sometimes we just need someone to be there. These are the gifts that a Stephen Minister brings to someone who might be lonely, someone who might […]

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry exists to provide continual, loving care for those who are going through transitional life points.  A Stephen Minister offers one-on-one care to individuals who are experiencing: Health challenges Loneliness, grief, or discouragement Separation or divorce Unemployment Relocation Season of life changes Caring for aging parents or other family issues A Stephen Minister: Listens […]

Intercessory Prayer Service

Do you need prayer? Would you like someone to pray with you? Do you want to come together with other people to pray for God’s people, our churches and our world. Come unite with others in Christ through prayer. WEDNESDAYS 5:30pm-6:30pm Upper Room Chapel Communion Service follows at 6:30pm. Questions? Contact Karen Elstoen, 972.795.7493. The […]

Walk to Emmaus

Every wonder what it would be like to spend three days of spiritual renewal surrounded by God’s grace and love? A Walk to Emmaus might be for you!  The weekend is free from distractions while you are wrapped in prayer, meditation, celebration, fun, and worship. Upcoming Walks Chrysalis ages 15-20 (must be in 9th grade by time of walk) January 16-18, […]

Caregivers United

On October 21, CareGivers United welcomes guest speaker, Elder Care Attorney Lori Leu, at 7:00pm in the FUMC Allen parlor. Ms. Leu’s presentation focuses on legal issues affecting seniors and long-term planning, from simple wills to more complicated estate planning, financing of long-term care, including Medicaid eligibility, Veteran’s benefits, advance directives, guardianships, probate, and estate […]

Grief Recovery Seminar

FUMC Allen’s Caring & Support Ministries presents “Beyond The Broken Heart,” an eight-week support and ministry program for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. This workshop, under the guidance of Certified Counselor Lynn Seal-Cupp, allows participants to share and explore their grief experiences and learn healthy coping strategies. Lynn Seal-Cupp, a member of […]