About Our Pastor

Rev. Sidney Davis was born in Ohio. He graduated from Bowling Green State University with a BS. in Ed. degree in 1982. He graduated from Methodist Theological School with a M.Div. in 1986. He was ordained an Elder of the United Methodist Church in 1988 in the West Ohio Conference. He transferred to the former Central Illinois Conference in 1990.

Pastor Sid has served the Annual Conference on many different committees. He currently serves on the Conference Personnel Committee. He is a trained Sunday School Renewal Consultant and trained in Congregational Development.

Pastor Sid is married to Jamie. Jamie graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a BS in Nursing. Family is important to Pastor Sid and Jamie. They are blessed with three grown children, their wives, and four grandchildren!

Pastor Sid wants to see Centralia First United Methodist Church continue reaching out to the Centralia community in new and creative ways and helping lost souls come to a saving faith in Jesus Christ. If you do not have a church home, Pastor Sid invites you to make Centralia First United Methodist Church your new church home. Everyone is welcome, regardless of age, race, or handicapping condition. All are welcome in God's Kingdom and all are welcome at Centralia First United Methodist Church!

©2021 - Rev. Sidney Davis, Jr.