Springfield First has a very active Senior Ministry. We have regular gatherings for fellowship, Bible studies, Sunday morning classes, quilting, games, trips, and more! Email Carli Burton or call her at 217-793-9760 x111 to find out more about Senior Ministries.


For more details about any of the events and trips listed below, view the Senior Ministries Newsletter.



Senior Fellowship

Are you ready for Christian fellowship, a friendly game, and more? Come for sweet treats, coffee, and a devotional, followed by a time of playing cards, dominoes, and games. Enjoy a delicious hot meal together. Suggested donation is $7.00.

When: 2nd Thursday of each month, 9:30am-12:30pm, with lunch served at 11:45am
Where: Rooms 5/6


Retiring Smarter

Reaching retirement is one of life's major milestones. This 2-day workshop is for all those approaching or in retirement. Avoid retirement regrets tomorrow by making educated decisions today. 

When: Saturday, October 22, at 9:00am-3:00pm, and Sunday, October 23, at 1:00-4:00pm
Where: Atrium 1

Cost: $199 tuition per household, includes significant other (or a guest). 30 full-ride scholarships available. Sign up at admin@retirementpeace.org or call 217-498-7700.

Contact: Carli Burton


Upcoming Trips

 Tanners Orchard in Speer, IL - November 4

We will take a day trip to Tanners Orchard in Speer, IL, for their Christmas Open House. We will shop, sample foods, and have lunch. We will also stop at Russell Stover's Chocolates in Lincoln on the way home.

When: Friday, November 4
Depart from church at 9:00am.

Cost: $10 for gas, plus cost for meal and purchases.

Seating is limited. Please sign up in the Atrium outside the Sanctuary and leave your check made out to the church in the black box.

Barn III Dinner Theater - December 1

Our Christmas trip will be at the Bart III Dinner Theater where we will have a delicious meal served to us and then enjoy the show, Christmas: Past, Present & Future.

When: Thursday, December 1

Watch for more details.


Annual Senior Ministries Gala

We are going Country and Gospel this year. Yeehaw! Dust off your cowboy hats or boots or kerchiefs, mark your calendar, and come out for a night of fun!

When: Friday, October 28

Watch for more details.