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!

Concert: Encounter Youth Choir

On June 23, 2019 we welcome Encounter Youth Choir back for a concert at First United Methodist Church at 6:00pm. […]

Indoor Yard Sale!

The church is having an indoor yard sale Friday and Saturday, May 17-18.  The church will have items (rummage sale […]

Changing Faith | Worship Series in May

Sundays in May! Collinsville First UMC is in the midst of change, but change can be positive when we are […]

Questions Of Faith | “Ask the Pastor” Weekly Study

A natural follow-up to our “A Disciple’s Heart” study is an ‘ask-the-pastor’ style study on Thursday mornings throughout May.  It […]

Our New Pastor | Rev. Mike Barclay

A message from Rev. Mike Barclay who will begin as the pastor of First United Methodist Church on July 1: […]

Ladies’ Brunch & Cookie Drive

  The women of First United Methodist Church will gather on April 27 at 11am for a brunch.  Please sign […]

Easter 2019

Easter is coming on April 21! On Sunday, April 14 we will celebrate Jesus’ re-entry into Jerusalem with Palm Sunday. […]

A Disciple’s Heart | Lent 2019

During Lent we will take a journey toward God through a weekly study and worship series based on the book […]

People of Faith | Jan. 20 – Feb. 10

Beginning on January 20 we will inspect four stories of faith during worship.  We consider the stories of Sarah Crosby, […]

Wesley Covenant Service

The new year is a great time to consider past behavior and make plans improve one’s life, especially through renewed […]

Christmas Eve at Collinsville First

One of our goals is to make worship accessible to all people.  This year, in an attempt to connect with […]

Community Advent Worship | Dec. 9

Advent with our Sisters & Brothers in Christ December 9 at 7:00pm – Collinsville First UMC The River Bluff United Methodist […]

Advent & Christmas 2018 | “Out of the Dark, Into the Light”

December 2-25, 2018 At times we may feel like our world or lives are dark and difficult, but even in […]

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 […]

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 […]