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Ken Hutchens - Aug 23, 2015

The Servant Who Suffers for Us

From Series: "Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Getting to Know God Better"

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Service Times


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


Kidz-for-Christ Kickoff

Mattoon First United Methodist Church will kick off its 2015-16 Wednesday evening children’s ministry on September 2nd.  Kidz for Christ starts with a registration party on Wednesday, September 2nd at 5:30 p.m. Regular meetings start September 9th and ...

  • September 02, 2015
  • 05:30 to 07:00
  • Mattoon First
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Healing Service

Mattoon First United Methodist Church will hold a special Healing Service on Thursday, October 8th at 7:00 p.m.  The service provides an opportunity to pray for healing of the body, mind, and spirit. Everyone in the community is invited to attend....

  • October 08, 2015
  • 07:00 to 08:00
  • Mattoon First
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