The Collingsworth Family

 

The Collingsworth Family

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Excitement, spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical excellence are what you can expect to find when you step across the threshold of the auditorium for an Evening of Family Worship and Praise with The Collingsworth Family.

Since their first engagement together as musicians for a church camp in Petersburg, Michigan in August, 1986 until now, the ministry God has given Phil & Kim has expanded and flourished until it is a full-time livelihood that involves their entire family. Their boundaries of influence have expanded until they have sung and played all over the United States (as well as internationally) into their 33rd year of ministry. Their constant, persistent attention to cutting-edge arranging, musical excellence, and a proper balance of spiritual emphasis are the keys to success God has helped them tap.

Phil & Kim’s actual base of ministry began during their college days. Phil is a 1986 graduate of God’s Bible School & College, Cincinnati, OH. This is the famous, 100+ year old college that is well-known within Christian education ranks for having been the American college where Oswald Chambers (“My Utmost For His Highest”) taught. Phil also completed professional trumpet studies at College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati and earned a Bachelor of Sacred Music degree with a double major in trumpet performance and music education. Kim attended Union Bible College, Westfield, IN where she was very instrumental in arranging most of the music that was performed by the college’s traveling music groups.

Since that time, many ministry opportunities have come across their pathway. They have always maintained a public performance ministry, which for the first fourteen years included doing music presentations for church camps and extended-length revival campaigns. They have also held the positions of Ministers of Music, Hobe Sound Bible Church, Hobe Sound, FL; Director, Music Division, Union Bible College, Westfield, IN; and Phil was Dean of Enrollment Management at his Alma Mater, God’s Bible School & College, Cincinnati, OH.

In January, 2000, Phil & Kim transitioned to a new, all-concert ministry. They began recording professionally and currently utilize Nashville’s most award winning producers, Wayne Haun and David Clydesdale. This new emphasis began to expand their boundaries rapidly. Their home has seen the addition of four children across the years and the children are now very actively involved in the ministry. Their two oldest daughters are quite proficient on the violin and play at each of their concerts. Their entire family sings together in an ensemble. Kim is well-known for her phenomenal mastery of the piano and the extraordinary talent God has given her is a part of each concert, as well as trumpet solos from Phil.

Their newest full-scale studio project, “MERCY & LOVE”, released September, 2018 includes their current national radio single, "MERCY AND LOVE" written by Randall Garland and Rachel McCutcheon and promoted to radio by StowTown Records Radio Promotion Division, Kim Pennington, Director.

Their newest video release, THAT DAY IS COMING, includes accompaniment by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and was recorded in the heart of the Tarheel State at High Point, NC. Featuring their full live band from Nashville that plays on all of their recordings plus The Greensboro Symphony, it will be a night that will live forever in the memories of the more than 1,300 audience members that packed every single seat in the auditorium plus the more than 850 audience members that watched the taping "live", via an online portal.

On March 1, 2011, The Collingsworth Family moved into a multi year, exclusive recording agreement with StowTown Records, Nashville, TN, one of Gospel Music’s newest and most exciting record companies. Their recorded products are marketed nationally to the CBA Market thru Provident Distribution and to secular markets by Sony Music.

Their ministry is featured regularly on the nation’s largest gospel music syndicated radio program, The Gospel Greats with Paul Heil. Their music is also regularly featured on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio's Enlighten Channel 65, GMT (Gospel Music Television), The DayStar Television Network, INSP, and is featured each year, at Christmas, in prime-time specials on the Trinity Broadcasting Television Network. The Collingsworth Family has appeared on many of the Gaither's Homecoming Series live concert events around the nation, making appearances with the Gaithers in some of their largest venues in the US and Canada, as well as taping many of their filming events at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, TN; The Billy Graham Library, Charlotte, NC; and at their hometown studio, Alexandria, IN. The CFam Personal Appearance Schedule shows the broad appeal their family emphasis has, performing in all types of venues across the US, the Cayman Islands, Sweden, Norway, Canada, etc. They annually make appearances at The Brooklyn Tabernacle, Brooklyn NY; The Billy Graham Training Center, Asheville, NC; Shadow Mountain Community Church, El Cajon, CA; and at many festivals and celebrations such as The Great Smokies PraiseFest, Sevierville, TN; Branson PraiseFest, Branson, MO; The National Quartet Convention, Pigeon Forge, TN; Gaither's Family Fest, Gatlinburg, TN; etc.

The rapid expansion they have seen occur with the transition to an all-concert ministry is a direct result of the emphasis they have placed on the power of prayer. Each Tuesday evening, they hold a private prayer meeting in their home for the specific purpose of praying for the salvation of their children and the expansion of their ministry. Since the beginning of these weekly prayer meetings in 2000, the doors of opportunity for ministry have opened to them, crossing all evangelical denominational boundaries. Phil & Kim’s entire purpose is to give the talent God has loaned them back to their Creator as a sacrifice of praise.

Videos: 
The Collingsworth Family Promo
The Collingsworth Family - At Calvary (Live)
The Collingsworth Family - "Show A Little Bit of Love and Kindness"
The Collingsworth Family - Blood of Jesus (Live)

Upcoming Events

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Lancaster, PA
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Westerville, OH
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Souderton, PA
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Sevierville, TN
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Brookville, IN
Lew Wallace Auditorium of Franklin County High School
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Carmel, IN
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November 19, 2021
Flint, MI
Central Church of the Nazarene
November 20, 2021
Campbellsville, KY
Campbellsville University /Ransdell Chapel
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Mayfield, KY
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November 30, 2021
Charlotte, MI
Charlotte Performing Arts Center
December 01, 2021
Cherryville, PA
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December 02, 2021
Bedford, IN
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December 03, 2021
Farmington, MO
Centene Center Auditorium
December 05, 2021
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The Assembly
December 06, 2021
BETHANY, OK
BETHANY FIRST NAZARENE
December 08, 2021
Marietta, Georgia
GraceLife Church of God
December 09, 2021
Meridian, MS
Temple Theater Meridian
December 10, 2021
Sunnyvale, TX
Sunnyvale First Baptist Church
December 11, 2021
Conroe, TX
Mims Baptist Church
December 12, 2021
Alma, AR
Alma Performing Arts Center
January 31, 2022
Asheville, NC
The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove
February 02, 2022
Wimauma, FL
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March 04, 2022
Pace, FL
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March 06, 2022
Ft. Myers, FL
First Assembly Ministries
March 09, 2022
Sarasota, FL
The Tabernacle Church
March 10, 2022
Panama City, FL
First Baptist Church
March 11, 2022
Hudson, FL
Word of Life Florida
March 12, 2022
Rome, GA
Rome City Auditorium
March 18, 2022
Branson, MO
The Mansion Theater
March 20, 2022
Moore, OK
First Baptist Church Moore
March 31, 2022
Easley, SC
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church
April 01, 2022
Greeneville, TN
Niswonger Performing Arts Center
April 02, 2022
Thomasville, NC
T. Austin Finch Auditorium
April 07, 2022
Hartville, OH
Hartville Kitchen
April 28, 2022
Visalia, CA
Visalia Convention Center
August 11, 2022
Edwards, IL
Bethany Baptist Church
August 12, 2022
Shipshewana, IN
Blue Gate Performing Arts Center
August 13, 2022
Clayton, OH
Northmont Community Auditorium
August 18, 2022
Canfield, OH
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August 19, 2022
Hickory, NC
Open Door Baptist Church
August 20, 2022
Bogart, GA
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August 26, 2022
Bryant, MO
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August 27, 2022
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August 28, 2022
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First Baptist Dallas
September 04, 2022
Brooklyn, NY
The Brooklyn Tabernacle
September 08, 2022
Houlton, ME
Houlton Community Arts Center
September 10, 2022
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September 29, 2022
Lancaster, PA
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September 30, 2022
Kernersville, NC
First Christian Church Worship Center
October 01, 2022
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LeConte Event Center
October 02, 2022
Greer, SC
Praise Cathedral
October 06, 2022
Sugarcreek, OH
Ohio Star Theater
October 07, 2022
Bluffton, IN
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November 16, 2022
The Villages, FL
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November 17, 2022
Sarasota, FL
The Tabernacle Church
November 29, 2022
Shipshewana, IN
Blue Gate Performing Arts Center
December 09, 2022
Fresno, CA
Saroyan Theater
December 10, 2022
El Cajon, CA
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March 24, 2023
Kingwood, TX
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March 25, 2023
Sunnyvale, TX
Sunnyvale First Baptist Church
November 16, 2023
Edwards, IL
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December 09, 2023
Mount Bethel, PA
Tuscarora Inn & Conference Center