In partnership with Good Samaritan Inn, volunteers in the community offer a monthly enrichment experience for young children and their extended families called Kids Club. It is hosted at Decatur First United Methodist church on the last Saturday of the month. For more information, please contact Kara Outlaw at 217-520-2281 or Patty Barr at 217-619-6861.
The Good Samaritan Inn
The Mission of The Good Samaritan Inn is to create opportunities for the improvement of the lives of our economically disadvantaged neighbors through daily nourishment, life skills education, and job training programs with the support of our community.
In conjunction with the Good Samaritan Inn, First United Methodist Church hosts Dinner Downtown on the last Saturday of each month. However, due to COVID-19, these Saturday dinners are temporarily postponed. When these dinners resume, we will let you know here on our website.
Decatur Computer Club (DCC) and Decatur First United Methodist Church
Monthly Meetings, 2nd Tuesday, 7 pm
First United Methodist Church Room 307
Our Computer Lab is used by Club members for our meetings, demonstrations, and training programs as well as by Church members for Sunday school and Adult programs. We have eight modern PCs with Windows 10, and computer projector and screen for teaching, training, and demonstration purposes. Our training room can easily accommodate up to 20 people.
The Green Team works within and beyond our church to live out God’s sustainability. Come help us make a difference!
Dove is a coalition of religious organizations, volunteers, and advocates that seek to coordinate efforts to address unmet human needs and social injustices. Dove works for justice, equality, and understanding among all people.
Dove Financial Assistance (Formerly known as MAX)
Dove Financial Services (DFA) no longer meets at First United Methodist Church. They have moved to the Northeast Community Center located at 839 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Decatur, IL 62521.
Learn more about DFA by calling 217-433-7435, or