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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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Listen to our worship service on 90.5 FM WERG Radio or online at 7PM EST. Click here to listen.
Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

March 10th Bible Study in Wesley Room, 7PM

March 11th
St. Joseph Service, 2PM

March 14th UM Men's Breakfast at Asbury UMC in Waterford 8AM

March 21st UM Men's Breakfast at McKean UMC 8AM

March 28th UM Men's Breakfast at First UMC Erie 8AM

March 29th Palm Sunday

April 2nd Maundy Thursday

April 3rd Good Friday

April 5th Easter Sunday
Hats, Mittens, Undies, & Coats

First UM Church collected 108 pairs of underwear to be distributed to those in need at the Rainbow Connection Thrift Store.  70 hats, 34 pairs of mittens and gloves, several scarves, 24 pairs of socks, a poncho and 8 sweaters were given to those in need at the Refuge and the homeless outreach programs of the Erie United Methodist Alliance.  Thanks to everyone who helped in this effort!
Teddy Bear Donations 
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First UMC Erie donated over a hundred teddy bears this December for young children in need.  Our youth delivered bags and bags of bears to the Mercy Center for Women and to families at the Erie United Methodist Alliance's Refuge.
Project Linus


First United Methodist Church  provided 54 blankets in 2014 to project Linus.  These blankets shall be given to young children in need and provide them both warmth from the cold as well as warmth in spirit.  Each blanket was homemade.

Join us for Sunday School

We continue the 2014-2015 season and welcome you to join us.  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 next college spagetti dinner will be March 26th at 5:30PM in Fellowship Hall.  At the last dinner in February, First UMC hosted over 140 students for meals and fellowship.  Many joined Erie Young Adults for rock praise worship upstairs in Oxford Hall afterward.
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

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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