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 (except July & August), 9:30am-12:30pm, with lunch served at 11:45am
Where: Rooms 5/6


Upcoming Trip - Cubs vs. Cardinals

Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd…

We are going to Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday, August 3, for a 6:45 game of Cubs vs. Cardinals. We will be in section 237 (under a covering). The cost for luxury travel and game ticket is $81.00. Our trips are at cost, so we need to have 50 sign up. First come, first served. You do not need to be a member and you can bring guests. We will depart from our parking lot at 2:30pm, arrive at Cracker Barrel in Troy, IL, at 4:00pm for an early dinner, and arrive at the stadium around 6:00pm for the game.

Sign-up is in the Atrium (outside the Sanctuary). Please fill out all sections on your line of the sign-up sheet, and leave your check made out to FUMC.

When: Wednesday, August 3, leave from church parking lot at 2:30pm
Where: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, plus Cracker Barrel in Troy, IL, for dinner
Cost: $81, includes luxury travel and game