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For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given  
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 Worship!

8:30 & 10:30

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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
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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:

Thursday, Jan 31st:
   Soup Prep, 12-4PM
Friday, Feb 1st:
   Soup Prep, 8AM-12
Saturday, Feb 2nd:
   Soup Sale, 8AM-4PM

Sunday, Feb 3rd:
Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
Monday, Feb 4th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM
Tuesday, Feb 5t
   Light for City Rehearsal, 7PM
Wednesday, Feb 6th:
   Book Study, 10AM
Thursday, Feb 7th:
   The Wes Groups: 5:30PM

unday, Feb 10th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
    Erie UM Connection
The Erie UM Connection will be having it’s third annual soup sale by pre-orders only, with the following choices: 

We will be taking orders through January 28, 2018. The soup can be picked up on Saturday February 2nd from 2 to 4P.M. or after church on February 3rd.  

All proceeds will go towards Camperships for disadvantaged children in

We will need help making the soup on Thurs – Sat, Jan 31 – Feb. 2. Please contact Donna Parkinson if you can help!


The Wes

Guys’ and Ladies’ Groups

FIRST THURSDAYS of the month @ 5.30 PM.

Starting February 7th explore your
faith this semester w/song, food and conversation at...
The Wes: Wesley Campus Ministry
at First United Methodist Church of Erie
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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.  


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

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
Join us for
Light for the City
Praise & Worship

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
Fundraising for Zimbabwe church
May / June:
Shoe drive to benefit EUMA
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
west bay front


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