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Collinsville, Oklahoma
June 1, 2005
Miscellaneous News
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Church Dedication
Revival / New Ministers /
CHS Oldtimers Reunion

Collinsville Christian Church
Special Dedication Service
and Open House

Sunday June 12, 2005 3:00pm
(19th & Union)
"God has worked a miracle here at Collinsville Christian Church. Exactly one year ago our church burned completely and today, with God's help and a lot of hard work, we are enjoying the new facility. We are so excited to invite you to our Special Dedication Service. There will be Special music, special guests and much praise."

First Assembly of God Church

Rev Roy A. Lish became pastor of the First Assembly of God Church on August 27, 2004. Under his leadership, membership in the church has been growing rapidly.

Collinsville is not new to Pastor Lish. He interned here from the early 1970's until he left in 1976, and has always desired to return home to First Assembly. He served 20 years in the U.S. Navy, from 1960 to 1980, during which time he served as a Naval recruiter and chaplain. Pastor Lish has pioneered and pastored churches in four states. He has evangelized in all 50 states and in Romania.

He married Gloria S. (Brooks) Lish in 1961. Mrs. Lish has recorded a number of albums, one song reaching the top of the charts. They had three sons, one of which is deceased. Dr. Roy Allen Lish is currently practicing psychiatry in Fredrich, MD. Their other son, Rev. Scott Odell Lish, pastors a church in Seneca, South Carolina.

June 12th-15th
Collinsville Assembly of God Church (10th & Center)
Rev. Scott O. Lish of Seneca, South Carolina will be ministering. The public is invited to come hear Holy Ghost preaching and there will be prayer for the sick. Sunday services are 10:45am and 6pm. Revival services Monday through Wednesday start at 7pm.
Meadowcreek United Methodist Church

Pastor Tommy Seal (and his wife Carol) will soon be in Collinsville ministering for the congregation of the Meadowcreek United Methodist Church. Pastor Larry Wilson (& family) will soon be in Edmond where they are moving to their new church.

Pastor Seal is an ORU graduate and entered full time ministery in 1988 serving United Methodist Churches in Foyil and Verdigris. Seal had worked in graphic advertising before seminary. Tommy is a Texan by birth, but says most of his childhood and family friends were relocated Oklahomans in the oil fields of West Texas.

City-Wide Garage Sale
Saturday June 4th (6am-8pm)
In Collinsville City Park
CHS Oldtimers Reunion
Collinsville High School graduates from the 1930s all the way up to 1960 will be gathering Saturday June 4th at the High School Commons at 10am.
The web site had more than 15,000 visits in the month of May 2005.
A CD snapshot of the web site with the 2005 graduate pages is now available.