Allison Collier

Associate Pastor of Christian Formation

(804) 358-5458 x167


Dr. Allison Collier serves as Associate Pastor of Christian Formation.   She believes we are called to continually grow as disciples and live out our faith, reaching out to share our gifts and knowledge with the world around us in practical and relational ways.   At First Baptist, you will notice Allison finding creative ways to integrate faith and community involvement, encouraging the entire family to grow and serve together.  Allison loves the way every member has a voice and finds joy in helping members connect their gifts with God’s calling for their life.

Allison is the wife of Jared and mother of two sons, Josiah and Liam.  She is a native of North Carolina and holds 3 degrees from Campbell University including her Bachelor, Master, and Doctor of Divinity, making her a rare “3 hump camel!”  Prior to joining First Baptist, Allison was ordained and served 16 years in a rural NC church and enjoyed various positions on boards with Campbell Divinity and Baptist Women in Ministry of NC where she mentored and championed women in ministry roles throughout the state.  Her passions include traveling with her family, cheering for Duke Basketball and the Atlanta Braves, and decorating multiple Christmas trees each year!