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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
8:30 & 11:00

Sunday School has returned
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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

Sunday, May 24th Pentecost Sunday Worship at 8:30AM and 11AM

Monday, May 25th
Memorial Day, church office closed

Thursday, May 28th Choir rehearsal, Sanctuary, 7:15PM

Saturday, May 30th,  ServErie Mission Event, Erie Country Day School, 8AM

Saturday, June 6th
 - Christian Men's Breakfast at 8AM in Fellowship Hall
 - Highmark Fundraising Walk, 8:30AM at Presque Isle

Sunday, June 7th, Worship at 8:30AM & 10AM. Graduation breakfast at 9:30, Luncheon for Celebration of Rev. Choi's ministry in Erie following the 10AM service 
We built a Sanctuary in Zimbabwe!
First UM Church has exceed our goal and raised over $623 to help Redcliff Church in Zimbabwe build their first sanctuary.  This effort of the Erie Meadville UM District partnering with our overseas brothers and sisters in Christ beat its overall goal too!.  


The Erie quarterly missions day will be held Saturday May 30th.  FUMC Erie will continue our work at the Erie Country Day School facility.  

Contact Linday McNamara or Cindy Christiansen if you are able to volunteer.

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Thanks to all who continue to volunteer in this outreach ministry.
Summer Schedule 

Beginning Sunday June 7th Worship will be at 8:30AM and 10:00AM. 

The last Sunday School class will be Sunday May 31st.

Join us for Sunday School
Sundays at 9:30AM

Classes are available for toddler on up.  There are at least 2 adult classes currently meeting for adults.  In the youth lounge, we have two groups - the youth meet in one area and we have a young adults / college age class meeting in the other room.  
Children are grouped by age and get to participate in study, music, and arts & crafts.  Come and bring a friend!
College Dinners

College Spagetti Dinner

The last college spagetti dinner was held April 23rd at 5:30PM in Fellowship Hall. After the last three dinners in 2015, First UMC  joined Erie Young Adults for rock praise worship upstairs in Oxford Hall.  Worship began at 6:30.
United Methodist Women's Study Group 

The monthly bible study, themed "Welcomed by God, Welcoming All" is continuing.  Each month's study stands alone, so feel free to drop in at any time for a visit to check it out. 

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Weddings at FUMC

First United Methodist Church welcomes inquiries from couples who desire to become husband in wife through the Church of Jesus Christ. The staff will endeavor to make your marriage ceremony a memorable one. Information about weddings at First UMC can be found here on our website or by calling the Church at 814-452-3300.

First UMC now has online donations via My E Offering

We are pleased to announce that First Church has partnered with a financial service to enable online contribution.  With myEoffering, donations may be made to the Church withdrawn directly from a credit, debit, checking or savings account.
What's new at FUMC Erie?
Missions 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
All Year: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), for victims of natural disasters

Christian Beginners Course
Begin your journey with Christ, or reignite your faith.  Join us for a study to find the power to live a life that radiates God's love.  Discover the victory He has for His children and equip yourself to share it with others through this course.  FUMC Erie will share this Rock the Lakes sponsored study with any who are interested.  Please contact Pastor Choi or Bob Rodgers if interested. 


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