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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, Sep 25th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM
Tuesday, Sep 26th:
   Knitting Group, 1PM
Friday, Sept 29th:
   Book Study, 10:00AM

Sunday, Oct 1st:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sunday School
, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
   First Sunday Lunch, 11:45AM

, Oct 2nd:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM
Tuesday, Oct 3rd:
   Knitting Group, 1PM
Friday, Oct 6th:
   Book Study, 10:00AM

Sunday, Oct 8th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sunday School Kick-Off Fair
, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM 
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Fall Rummage Sale
by the UM Women

The 2017 fall rummage sale will take place Oct 13-14.  Donna Parkinson will make delicious apple dumplings.  Don Burkhard will make soup.  We will need other baked goods too.  
Most importantly, though, we will need items to sell.  As you make the transition to fall, please set aside items to donate.  We need helpers to organize the items and help the days of the sale.  And of course, please come shop for treasures, soup, and baked goods.  Donations can be dropped off starting Sept. 18, in the coat room across from the kitchen.  Thank you!
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."
Hurricane Relief
Flood Buckets

song time

We are collecting materials to support those affected by flooding and hurricane damage.

See our missions page for details on materials being collected.  Monetary donations are also accepted.  These fund either costs to purchase additional materials or to pay for shipping of donations to the affected areas.

As always, don't forget to pray for those helping those in need, as well as those who are being helped.
College Spagetti Dinners
College Spagetti Dinner
Congratulations to all graduating students of Spring 2017.  We are grateful to have shared in this meal with all the students over the past semester.  

Check back for updates on Fall 2017 dates for the free spagetti dinners at First UM Church in Downtown Erie's Fellowship Hall.

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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