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

8:30 & 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, Mar 3rd:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM

Monday, Mar 4th:

   Bible Study, 5:45PM

Tuesday, Mar 5t
h:
   Knitting,
1PM
   Light for City Rehearsal, 7PM

Wednesday, Mar 6th:

   Book Study, 10AM
   Ash Wednesday Service, Christ UMC, 7PM

Thursday, Mar 7th:

   The Wes Groups: 5:30PM

Saturday, Mar 9th:

    Men's Breakfast, S. Harborcreek UMC, 8AM

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unday, Mar 10th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Adult
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
    Erie UM Men's Lenten Breakfasts

The Erie UM Men are hosting a series of 8AM Saturday morning fellowship breakfasts and devotions at area churches.  Please call ahead no later than the wednesday prior to each breakfast to each church to make reservations so churches can prepare enough food. 

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MARCH 9th South Harborcreek UMC
   Phone: 899-5962
MARCH 16th Park UMC (North East)
   Phone: 725-4105
MARCH 23rd Table of Grace UMC
   Phone: 452-2870
MARCH 30th Fairview UMC
   Phone: 474-3612
APRIL 6th Girard UMC
   Phone: 774-3069
APRIL 13th San Juan/Henderson UMC
   Phone: 453-6041

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Summer Camp Fundraising


Saturday March 16

Join us at Glenwood UMC
2931 Myrtle St., Erie
Doors Open at 5:30PM
Dinner Begins at 6:00PM

Raise funds to send children in Erie to Christian Summer Camp. Hear the inspiring testimonies of campers and staff

RSVP By March 10 by emailing pastor@glenwoodumc.org or call 814-456-6268

Catering provided by The Que Abides
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March First Sunday Luncheon
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The First Sunday Lunch will be held March 3rd following the 10:30 am Worship Service.
Pork and sauerkraut will be provided. Please bring a salad, side dish or dish to share.


Easter Flowers
A reminder to order Easter Flowers for Easter Sunday, April 21st. Orders are due March 13th.  
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

dinners
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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