North Central Ohio District Church of the Nazarene
Friday, December 15, 2017

Frances D. Collins


Frances served in Brazil for 34 years with her late husband, Robert (‘Bob’). Together they started a church in Americana, Sao Paulo and founded the youth work in Brazil. In addition, Frances taught music and Christian Education at the Brazil Nazarene Seminary. A er retiring they both remained very active as global missionaries, with Frances serving our own district as NMI president and deputation secretary while Bob organized Work & Witness trips for pastors. She and Bob have authored a book about their lives as missionaries, Shot in the Line of Duty, which will be released in 2014.

Frances graduated from Rio Grande University with a BS in Elementary Education. She married Bob August 31, 1957 and they began their work in Brazil in 1962. Bob went home to the Lord November 2013. Frances enjoys table games, home decorating, entertaining and reading. She keeps active with the families of her two sons including ve grandchildren and a great-grandchild. 

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