Welcome To First

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Pekin Illinois, a community of real people living a real faith. 

Located next to the beautiful lagoon in Pekin’s Mineral Springs Park, First Church is an inter-generational church with a place for everyone.  With a variety of worship styles and times, activities and classes, you’re certain to find a way to grow closer in your relationship with God at First Church.  Have questions?  Click on the “Contact” tab.  Consider being our guest!

Verse of the Day

[Trials and Temptations] Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. — James 1:2-3 (NIV)


Sunday Morning Small Groups
New studies begin Sun.. Jan 8, 2017
To register click here.
Wednesday Night Small Groups
New studies begin Wed. Jan 11, 2017
To register click here.



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Monday thru Thursday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Phone: 309.347.3155
Custodian, part-time (Pekin, IL)

The right candidate will be thorough, able to take initiative, energetic, focused and concerned for the cleanliness of our church building.  The custodian must be able to work with and around cleaning chemicals and be able to lift 50 pounds due to moving tables and chairs.  This position is key to setting up and resetting rooms for activities within the church such as weddings, funerals, seminars, etc.  This is a part-time role for approximately 15-20 hours per week that could include weekend work.  Flexibility is needed due to regular weekly schedule and extra activities.

Email or mail your letter of introduction and resume to
First United Methodist Church, 1315 Court Street.
Pekin, IL  61554

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