Lead Pastor Dan Collison

Lead Pastor – Dan Collison

Dan Collison has been serving churches for 22 years. He says, "I love helping people discover the purpose and joy of serving and knowing Jesus Christ." Dan is a Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research Fellow, received a Doctoral degree in Ministry from Fuller Seminary (CA), a Master’s degree in Divinity from Bethel Seminary (MN), and a Bachelor’s degree from The Eastman School of Music (NY). Before becoming a pastor, Dan—and his wife, Holly—ran an adult foster care home for men with developmental disabilities where he learned the importance and rewards of servanthood. 

Dan lives in downtown Minneapolis with Holly and their sons, Walker and Atley. His favorite pastimes are hanging out with his family, music, percussion, and sweating at the gym.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, March 11, 6:45 p.m.

"Run With the Horses" class

You are invited to an interactive study on the life of the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah. The young Jeremiah was asked if he would accept God’s call and embrace the life that God had in mind for him. Would he run with the horses or continue to shuffle along with the crowd? After accepting God’s call, Jeremiah experienced crushing storms of hostility and furies of overwhelming self-doubt; yet, he was able to embrace life to its fullest with a character of excellence. Classes meet from 6:45–8:30 p.m. Please contact Pastor Jennifer Schoenrock if you are interested in participating (jschoenrock@1stcov.org or 612-927-3121). Come meet others and experience the Bible, together.