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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, Oct 16th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship,

Monday, Oct 17th:

   Kids Cafe, Kingsley UMC, 3:30PM

, Oct 11th:
   Disciple Bible Study, 7PM

Wednesday, Oct 12th
   Book Study, 10AM
   Book Study, 6:30PM

Friday, Oct 21st:

   Spagetti Dinner Fundraiser &
   Silent Auction,

Sunday, Oct 23rd:

   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship
, 10:30AM

Monday, Oct 24th:

   Kids Cafe, Kingsley UMC, 3:30PM
Fall Rummage Sale


The fall rummage sale held on October 14th and 15th was a great success.  We thank you all for your help, donations, and support.  Benefits the United Methodist Women and their various missions efforts.  
Join us for Sunday School
Children's group meets at 9:00AM, every Sunday in the Education Wing classrooms.  Adult Sunday School meets at 9:30AM in Fellowship Hall.  
song time
Join us for 
Light for the City
Praise & Worship

Sundays at 8:30AM
in Oxford Hall

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.
College Dinners
College Spagetti Dinner
October 27th is the next spagetti dinner! We are thankful 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.  
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 25th: Crop Walk
Oct 22: ServErie
Oct 30 - Nov 20: Brown Bag Collections 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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