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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!
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 at 7PM EST. Click here to listen.
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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

Wednesday, Dec 6th:
    
Young Adult Gathering, 6PM

Friday, Dec 8th:

   Book Study, 10:00AM

Sunday, Dec 10th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sunday School
, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM

Monday
, Dec 11th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM

Tuesday, Dec 12th:
   Knitting Group, 1PM

Friday, Dec 15th:
   Book Study, 10:00AM

Sunday, Dec 17th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sunday School
, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
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Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser
Benefiting:
- Homeless Overflow Shelter
- Youth Camperships
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Two ways to participate:
1. Buy Gift Cards
Purchase as many gift cards as you would like in denominations of $5 increments. These make GREAT Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers for those on your gift list! The church will make 10% of all sales!
2. Purchase a 7 oz. Bag Peanuts
Every bag of peanuts, comes with a coupon for a free fried pickle or cactus blossom appetizer!! (normally $5!) Purchase a bag of peanuts for $3.00 on Sundays before or after worship from the display table in Fellowship Hall or contact the church office or a member of the Finance Committee if you are interested.   
Cookie Walk Conference

.The United Methodist Women will host a Cookie Walk following the 10:30 am church service on Sunday December 17th. Please bring a batch of cookies to Fellowship Hall before the church service.

Following the service, join us in Fellowship Hall to participate in the Cookie Walk by walking around the tables and choosing your favorite cookies.   
Sunday School Every Sunday

Click here for updates on our groups that meet at 9:30AM to share discussion, coffee, and our faith.  

A new small group will be meeting to discuss family life, faith and parenting. We will be starting with Jay Payleitner's book "Quick Tips for Busy Families."
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Sunday Supper

dinners

SUNDAY SUPPER is being held in our Fellowship Hall on December 3rd, January
7th and 14th, March 18th & 25th. 

We are cooking and serving the meal only on January 7th and March 18th, when 12-15 volunteers will be needed, but help is needed each day.
  
 
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

The next Spagetti Dinner for college students will be in January.  Doors open and a prayer is shared at 5:30PM.  Please join us for the free spagetti dinner in
Fellowship Hall at First UM Church in Downtown Erie.

Thank you to all who help make each of these outreach events to college students successful.  Dinners have given students a chance to socialize, meet our members and Pastor, and learn about our church's ministries.  
Join us for

Light for the City
Praise & Worship


lftc

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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