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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:

Monday, Oct 23rd:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM

, Oct 24th:
   Knitting Group, 1PM

Wednesday, Oct 25th:
    Storytelling Program,

Thursday, Oct 26th:
    College Spagetti Dinner,

Friday, Oct 27th:

   Book Study, 10:00AM

Sunday, Oct 29th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sunday School
, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
   Sunday Supper, 2:30PM
   Church Conference, 7PM, Wesley UMC

, Oct 30th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM

Tuesday, Oct 31st:
   Knitting Group, 1PM

Wednesday, Nov 1st:

   Young Adult Gathering, 6PM
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Word Pictures
an evening with storyteller:
Rev. John M. Scott

stories for adults and wise children

Donations will go to aid teh victums of the Hurricanes
Wednesday, Oct 25, 7PM
FUMC Sanctuary

This hour of storytelling will deal with issues adults encounter, bult wise children may find the stories interesting as well.  This is not a worship event.  It includes some of John's favorite stories collected over the years that have been appreciated by audiences in churches and elsewhere.  
Church Conference

for 2017 has been scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on OCTOBER 29th at Wesley
UMC. This will be a combined Church Conference with Glenwood UMC and Wesley UMC.
Sunday School Returns!

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."
Sunday Supper


SUNDAY SUPPER is being held in our Fellowship Hall on October 29th, November 26th, 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 is October 26th.  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


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
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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