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CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP IS AT 7PM on DEC 24TH


Where cross the crowded ways of life we hear thy voice o Son of Man.
Welcome! Join us on the corner of 7th & Sassafras St. for Sunday Service!
Sunday Worship
Services

8:30AM
10:30
AM

For more info - click here!

First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
814-452-3300
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Listen to our worship service on 90.5 FM WERG Radio or online here at 7PM EST. 
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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

Sunday, Dec 23rd:
   
Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
   
Monday, Dec 24th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM
   Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 7PM

Tuesday, Dec 25t
h:
   Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, Dec 26th:
   Office Closed

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unday, Dec 30th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Adult
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
Henderson Food Bank Collection
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The Erie-Meadville United Methodists collected non-perishable food for local food banks in late November.  We thank everyone who helped make this event a  success.

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Donations for

 
Teddy Bear Sunday

Thanks to all who donated these stuffed animals for children in need.  We pray God will be with those who will receive these bears.  
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January First Sunday Luncheon

The First Sunday Lunch will be held January 6th following the 10:30 am Worship Service.
Pork and sauerkraut will be provided. Please bring a salad, side dish or dish to share.


UMW Cookie Walk

The Cookie Walk was a big success! The UMW would like to thank all the bakers who
donated the delicious cookies and everyone who participated in the walk. We raised over
$251 to help women, children and youth! THANK YOU! 
Sunday School

Click here for updates on our groups that meet at 9:30AM and during the second worship service at 10:30 to share discussion, coffee, and our faith.  

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New small groups will be meeting to discuss family life, faith and parenting. Reach out to Susan Bartlett or Pastor Jim if you are interested.
Sunday Suppers

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Thank you to all who helped with the SUNDAY SUPPERs held in our Fellowship Hall this winter. 
   
See our missions page for details on our various outreach and aid ministry opportunities.  As always, please pray for those helping those in need, as well as those who are being helped.
College Spagetti Dinners

College Spagetti Dinner

Thanks to all who helped make the Spagetti Dinners for college students a success for this past school year.  We are grateful for all of our guests who share fellowship with us and look forward to our next dinner in January
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Join us for
Light for the City
Praise & Worship

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Sundays at 8:30AM
in Oxford Hall
Fellowship Hall.
What's new at FUMC Erie?
Missions & Outreach Calendar  Last Thursday of each Month:  College Student Spagetti Dinners
January: Brown Bag Sunday for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
April: Underwear drive for EUMA Rainbow Connection
May:
Fundraising for Zimbabwe church
May / June:
Shoe drive to benefit EUMA
May:
ServErie
July : Brown Bag Sunday for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
August: UMCOR School Kit Drive
August: Erie Gives Day
August: ServErie
September: Ride for the Refuge
September: Crop Walk
October: ServErie
November: Brown Bag Collections for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
December: Teddy Bear Sunday, Hatt & Mitten Trees
All Year: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), for victims of natural disasters
Our West Bay Front
First UM Church in Erie resides in the West Bayfront area of the City of Erie.  Our congregation is fortunate to have ties to our community.  Our church is committed to reaching out to the people of downtown Erie and helping them find a relationship with Christ the Lord.  

For community resources and information, visit OurWestBayFront.org
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