Pastor Matt Tinken will be joining First Free on April 1, 2022. We are excited to have a new Senior Pastor on board in 2022. Read more below to get to know a little about Matt.

Letter of introduction from the pastoral search committee and elders


Matt’s Resume (PDF)


He Rubbed Mud in His Eyes [John 9:1-12], February 13th, 2022 at First Free

Easter Sermon: His sermon starts 50 minutes into the service. 

Law, Love, and Waking Up [Romans 13:8-14]

Burning Hearts [Luke 24:13-35] Scripture reading for sermon begins 47 minutes into the service. 

Advent Sermon: He was a guest preacher at Missio Dei Wrigleyville just a couple of months ago!

Introduction Video