Matthew Hinson currently serves as an Elder of Switzerland Community Church. Matthew grew up in Jacksonville with his family first coming to SCC when he was six years old. Matthew developed a love for ministry during his time as a participant, and then leader, in the SCC Students’ Ministry.
An avid weightlifter in high school, Matthew was selected to represent Team USA at the 2011 Youth World Weightlifting Championship in Lima, Peru.
Matthew graduated with Honors in 2016 from Berry College in Rome GA with a Bachelor of Science double major in Economics and German. It was at Berry that Matthew met his wife Erin, whom he married in 2017. After moving back to Jacksonville, Matthew started and currently manages an IT services company.
He was commissioned as a Deacon of SCC in July of 2022 and ordained as an Elder of SCC in November of 2023. He has a passion for teaching biblical theology as well as for Worship Arts and technology. Matthew also enjoys robust theological debate, having acted as moderator in several debates throughout his years in ministry. He enjoys hunting, astronomy, and history and he and Erin enjoy going on camping trips, playing with their dog, and visiting out-of-state family.