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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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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, Feb 25th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM

Monday, Feb 26th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM
Tuesday, Feb 27th:
   Knitting Group, 1PM

Wednesday, Feb 28st:
   Book Study, 10AM

Saturday, Mar 3rd:
   UM Men's Breakfast, Asbury Erie UM Church, 8AM

Sunday, Mar 4th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM 
   First Sunday Lunch, 11:45AM 
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Texas Roadhouse Fundraisers
- Homeless Overflow Shelter
- Youth Camperships
We are thankful to all who helped make this fund raiser a success, as well as the staff of Texas Roadhouse who generously has supported our ministry!

Look for Marguerite Jones on Sundays in Fellowship hall.  She has a gift bucket from Texas Roadhouse loaded with steak seasonings, peanuts and a coupon for two free meals. Donations for Camperships will be entered in a drawing to win this bucket. Pastor Jim will draw the winner next Sunday March 4th at the 10:30 am Worship Service. 
Financial Peace University

Our church will be hosting a 9 week class for Christian finance.  We'll be going through Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University.  Please contact the church office or Bob Rodgers if you are interested in signing up. 
Classes begin on Feb 8th and will be held on Thursday evenings at 6:30PM.
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Sunday School

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 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 March 22nd.  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, 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
west bay front


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