Collinsville First United Methodist Church is a loving community of faith with much to share. This page is an archive of stories, testimonials, and church news.  The newest items will be at the top of the page.  If you would like to limit which items you see, just click a button to the right!  Oh, and be sure to click over to our pastor’s blog, too!

On the Mountain | Sept 9 – 23

The teachings of Jesus sometimes feel far away.  They are from a different time and different place…and to a different […]

Questions of Faith | Aug 5 – Sept 2

Until July 25, you are invited to submit questions about God, Faith, Life, Church, or Theology for our August worship […]

Welcome, O’Fallon Bell Choir!

  On Sunday, June 10 Collinsville First welcomes the O’Fallon First Children’s Bell Choir to worship with us.  They will […]

Encounter Youth Choir

Collinsville First is dedicated to our community and to our faith.  On June 10 we welcome a group which can […]

Change Can Be Rewarding

For the past few weeks I have begun to see Father’s Day advertisements.  They are just like any other year […]

Great Faith in the Little Ones | Jun 10-Jul 8

Children are remarkable and though we often may think that they have much to learn from adults…scripture shows us that adults often […]

Pentecost: New Life for Old Bones

On May 20 at 7:00 pm Collinsville First United Methodist Church will host area churches for a very special Pentecost […]

Black History Celebration – Feb. 11

It is always exciting to be in ministry with Wilkerson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  They are a part of […]

“A Disciple’s Path” Group Forming

  Lent is a time for self-reflection and deepening our connection with God. This year, during Lent, Rev. Carnes will lead […]

Community News | The Empty Bowl

The Collinsville Woman’s Club is again sponsoring the Empty Bowl fundraiser for the sixth consecutive year.  The Empty Bowl combats […]

A Way Forward Conversation at Collinsville First

As we prepare for a specially called General Conference when the United Methodist Church will make a decision about the […]

Our Conference, Our Kids Campaign

First United Methodist Church, through our 2017 Christmas & 2018 Easter offerings is supporting a new initiative of our conference: […]

Worship with Wilkerson!

For many years Collinsville First United Methodist Church has worshiped together and had a shared Men’s ministry with Wilkerson Chapel […]

From the Pastor | Why Church?

Becky had just retired when she discovered she had an advanced disease with weeks to live. The people of her […]

World Vision Child | Maria Ester

Maria Ester is 6 years old and in her first year of primary school.  She is in good health and […]

Thank You from SOS Team

As we close out 2017, we want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who so generously gave of […]

Faith In Action Celebrates 20 years

Here are a few words (adapted) from the staff at Faith In Action: “Then I heard the voice of the […]

Worship Series | True Belonging

Inspired by Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging, by Brené Brown, Rev. Carnes will take us through a […]

Christmas Eve 2017

On Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24) you are invited to an evening, Candlelight Worship to celebrate the coming of the […]

Hanging of the Greens & Christmas Dinner

On December 3 we will open our season of Advent by dressing the sanctuary in holiday greens.  We will experience […]


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    October 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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