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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:

Sunday, Aug 13th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM

Monday, Aug 14th:
   Bible Study, 5:45PM
   Disciple's Path, 6:30

Tuesday, Aug 15th:
   Knitting Group, 1PM

Wednesday, Aug 16th:
   Church Council, 6:30PM

Friday, Aug 16th:
   Book Study, 10:00AM

Sunday, Aug 20th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM
   Church Conference, 12PM
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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 her delicious apple dumplings.  Don Burkhard will make soup.  We will need other baked goods too.  Customers say that FUMC has the best baked goods!  Most importantly, though, we will need items to sell.  As you make the transition to fall, please set aside items to donate.  We will need helpers to organize the items and to help the days of the sale.  And church members, we would like you to 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!
EUMA Golf Tournament

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Come enjoy a great day of golf and help homeless families at the same time at the 21st annual EUMA Golf Tournament.

Bonnell's Auto has donated a car that you could win with our featured hole-in-one contest on a selected par three hole!

Tournament proceeds benefit the EUMA's Refuge, an emergency shelter for homeless families with children.  Register online at or call 814-456-8073.

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.  

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