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First United Methodist Church

United Methodist Church
116 Northeast Perry Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603

First United Methodist Church is a large church located in Peoria, IL. Our church was founded in 1833 and is associated with the United Methodist Church (UMC).

What to Expect at First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church offers 4 weekend worship services, including services on Saturday evening.


Dr. Timothy Ozment, Directing Pastor
Rev. Adrian Garcia, Pastor of Hispanic Ministries

Service Times:

Saturday Bi-lingual Service 6:00pm
Sunday Traditional Service 8:30am
Sunday Traditional Service 11:00am
Sunday Contemporary Service 11:00am
Wednesday Contemporary Service 6:30pm

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Traditional worship style
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Congregational readings
  • Location: Peoria County
  • Parking: Private lot
  • Saturday evening service: Yes
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English
  • Services also offered in: Spanish

Ministries and Programs

  • Nursery
  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Weekly small groups
  • Young adult ministry
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Choir

Additional Info About Our Church

First United Methodist Church is a large regional congregation committed to ministry in the downtown area of the city of Peoria as well as the Peoria Tri-county area. We want to know, serve, and share Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. We want to be centered upon Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord in worship and ministries, to be obedient to God's Word and Will, remembering that Jesus Christ is the Word made flesh and dwells among us, and to love God, neighbor, and one another.


Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of Peoria and the world.


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116 NE Perry Ave, Peoria IL 61603
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