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First UMC's roof repair is complete!    
The 2014 Roof Project 

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 & 10:00

Sunday School will resume in the fall
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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
814-452-3300
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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:

Aug 10th All-Church Picnic,
      hosted by UMW at Glenwood Park
Aug 12th Erie Gives Day
Sept 1st Ride for the Refuge
Sept 27 - 28 Rock the Lakes - Erie

For more information on
Rock the Lakes, click here,
Calling United Methodist Men!
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AUnited Methodist Men's group is organizing at First UMC. We are starting a monthly breakfast on Thursday morning. Please let Pastor Sang Choi, Jim Reim, Bob Rodgers, or Steve Zidek know if you are interested.  
Covenant Disciple Bible Study
July 8, 15, 22, 29 (4 Weeks) study on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 in the (air conditioned) Wesley Room

Studying the book titled: 
“WHY?” – Making Sense of God’s Will, by Adam Hamilton
All are welcome.

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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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Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Congregational Care Committee wants to resume the Prayer Shawl Ministry.  We are looking for persons who like to knit or crochet.  Size 24”x36” in soft, washable yarn using any pattern.  Please call Carol Wright if interested.  There will be a collection basket in Fellowship Hall.  The shawls will be used in visitation outreach ministry. 

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First UMC now has online donations via My E Offering
 

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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 1: Ride for the Refuge, benefits the UM Alliance Refuge
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
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 RocktheLakes.org, see flyers around the chuch, or call the church office for times & locations.
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FUMC Youth Group

Rock the Lakes Teen Training Retreat


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