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Ken Hutchens - Oct 4, 2015

Guess Who Invited Us to Dinner

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8:15am (Traditional)
9:30am Sunday School
10:45am (Contemporary)

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Mattoon First
United Methodist Church

1601 Charleston Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938

  • (217) 235-5676
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Who we are

We want to build lives and community on Jesus Christ…through worship, fellowship, music, discipleship, outreach and service.

  • Serving

    There are many opportunities to serve at Mattoon First. We want you to find the one that best suits your passion, personality, and availability.

  • Kids

    Children’s ministry at Mattoon First is uniquely designed with your child in mind! Kids experience safe, age-appropriate environments where the Bible is taught in a creative and relevant way.

  • New to Mattoon First?

    Mattoon First is a United Methodist Church that meets in the heart of Mattoon. We've been transforming lives in our community since 1855.

  • Care

    We all have defining moments in our lives—challenging circumstances, relational pain, transitional seasons. How we respond during these times has a direct impact on our future. We want to provide the help you desire.


The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ
for the transformation of the world, which is our church’s mission.
Through the power of our connection, we are making a positive difference in more than 125 countries. 

Upcoming Events


Second Wind – Green Mill Village Theatre

The Mattoon First Second Wind group will travel to Arcola to see the musical “Half-Stitched” at the Green Mill Village Theatre on Friday, October 16th.   The group will depart Mattoon at 6:15 p.m.  The cost is $15 per person.  For more inf...

  • October 16, 2015
  • 06:00 to 10:00
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UMW Bazaar

  The Mattoon First United Methodist Women will hold their annual UMW Bazaar on Saturday, November 7th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  A wide variety of craft and food items will be sold at the Mattoon First Fellowship Hall.  Breakfast will  be serve...

  • November 07, 2015
  • 08:00 to 02:00
  • Mattoon First
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