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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:
September 13 Northcoast Sewing Guild in Oxford Hall 7:00-4:00

Sept 14th Anniversary Sunday - Guest Preacher Rev. Dr. Drew Harvey and 12:15 reception

Sept 20th Christian Men's Breakfast with guest speaker Rev. Keith McGarvey

Sept 28th Church World Service "Crop Walk" at Presque Isle

Sept 27 - 28 Rock the Lakes - Erie

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Rock the Lakes, click here,
Calling Christian Men!
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A men's group has organized at First UMC. We typically have a monthly breakfast early on a Thursday morning. Please let Pastor Sang Choi, Jim Reim, Bob Rodgers, or Steve Zidek know if you are interested in joining us.

Our next breakfast is Saturday, Sept 20th at FUMC Fellowship Hall at 8:30 to 11: 00.  Please RSVP with the church office by Sept 16th.
Covenant Disciple Bible Study
(4-5 Week) study on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 in the Wesley Room

Studying the book titled: 
“The Way” – Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus, by Adam Hamilton
All are welcome.  Please contact Pastor Choi or the church office if interested.

United Methodist Women's Study Group 

The United Methodist Women's Bible Studies are continuing. Each monthly study includes prayer, reflection on Scripture and its application in our lives today. Each month's study is an independent topic and requires no advance preparation. All women of the Church are invited to attend.
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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 2014 Late August: Welcome to Gannon Students
September 15: October 15: Heifer International, benefits the "Send a girl to school" project
September 25: First College Student Spagetti Dinner (last Thursday of the month through April 2015)
September 28: Erie Crop Walk, benefits Church World Service
October 1 - October 31: College care Boxes, benefits college students away from home
November 23: Brown Bag Sunday, benefits Food Pantry at Henderson UMC
November 17 - December 21: Mitten, Hat, & Undie Tree, benefits those in need in Erie area
December 7: Teddy Bear Sunday, benefits children in need
All Year: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), for victims of natural disasters

Thank you to all who donated or volunteered for the Ride for the Refuge for the Erie United Methodist Alliance.  FUMC served 88 riders at our pit-stop.  
Christian Life & Witness Course
Reignite your faith & find 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 dynamic course, offered at various  locations leading up to the event in September.  Attend once a week for three weeks. Go to, see flyers around the chuch, or call the church office for times & locations.

FUMC Youth Group

Rock the Lakes Teen Training Retreat

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