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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!
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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:
Sunday, Sept 11th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship,
   Downtown Prayer Walk
, 12:00PM
Monday, Sept 12th:
   Kids Cafe, Kingsley UMC, 3:30PM   
   Bible Study
, Library, 5:45PM
   Book Study, Oxford Hall, 6PM
Wednesday, Sept 14th:
   Yoga, 12PM
   Missions Meeting, 6:30PM
Thursday, Sept 15th:
   Finance, 12PM
Sunday, Sept 18th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship
, 10:30AM
Monday, Sept 19th:
   Bible Study, Library, 5:45PM
   Book Study, Oxford Hall, 6PM
Wednesday, Sept 21st:
   Book Study, 10AM
   Yoga, 12PM
Unified Erie's Youth Campaign


Based upon research by the Mercyhurst Civic Institute, Unified Erie's new campaign has launched this July to promote parents and youth to participate in faith based worship for at least one hour per week, citing multiple worldly benefits such as grades and reduced violence.  For more information, see this article or the Take Me to Worship add campaign here.
Join us for Sunday School
Adult Sunday School will continue meeting throughout the summer at 9:15AM.
Children's group will return again on Sunday, September 11th.
song time
Join us for 
Light for the City
Praise & Worship

Sundays at 8:30AM
in Oxford Hall

prayer walk

Twice in June, we walked through our community, met our neighbors, and prayed for them, our church, and the city.

Please join us on September 11th after 10:30AM worship for our next prayer walk, through downtown Erie.  Please continue to pray for the ministry of our church and others in our area, spreading the good news of Jesus to our community, as well as praying for our neighbors and our city!
College Dinners
College Spagetti Dinner
Dates for the 2016-17 year's spagetti dinners will be posted soon!  Our final spagetti dinner for the 2015-16 year was held Thursday, April 29th.  We are thankful to all who helped make this past year's outreach to college students successful.  Dinners have given students a chance to socialize, meet our members and Pastor, and learn about our church's ministries.  
What's new at FUMC Erie?
Missions & Outreach Calendar  Last Thursday of each Month:  College Student Spagetti Dinners
April: Underwear drive for EUMA Rainbow Connection
Fundraising for Zimbabwe church
May / June:
Shoe drive to benefit EUMA
Saturday May 30:
April 26 - May 3:
Volunteer at Wesley Woods
July 26th: Brown Bag Sunday for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
All of August: UMCOR School Kit Drive
Aug 11:
Erie Gives Day
Aug 22:
Sept 5th: Ride for the Refuge
Sept 27th: Crop Walk
Oct 24: ServErie
Nov 22: Brown Bag Sunday for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
December: Teddy Bear Sunday
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
west bay front


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