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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


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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:
Monday, Dec 5th:
   Kids Cafe, Kingsley UMC, 3:30PM
   Bible Study
, Library, 5:45PM

Tuesday, Dec 6th:
   Knitting Group, 1PM
   Disciple Bible Study, 7PM

Wednesday, Dec 7th:
   Book Study, 10AM
   Yoga, 11:30AM

Friday, Dec 9nd:
   Book Study, 10AM

Saturday, Dec 10th
    UMW District Lunch
, 10AM-2PM

Sunday, Dec 11th:
   Light for the City Worship, 8:30AM
   Sunday School,
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM

Monday, Dec 12th:
   Kids Cafe, Kingsley UMC, 3:30PM
   Bible Study
, Library, 5:45PM
Teddy Bear Sunday


On December 4th, we had our annual gathering of Teddy Bears.  These stuffed animals will be given to children in need thgoughout the Erie area by various charities.  

Also, don't forget the hat & mittens and underwear tree collections as well!
Join us for
Sunday School


Children's group meets at 9:00AM, every Sunday in the Education Wing classrooms.  
Adult Sunday School meets at 9:30AM in Fellowship Hall.
song time
Join us for 
Light for the City
Praise & Worship

Sundays at 8:30AM
in Oxford Hall

Unified Erie's Youth Campaign
Based upon research by the Mercyhurst Civic Institute, Unified Erie's new campaign has launched this July to promote parents and youth to participate in faith based worship for at least one hour per week, citing multiple worldly benefits such as grades and reduced violence.  For more information, see this article or the Take Me to Worship add campaign here.
College Dinners
College Spagetti Dinner
Thursday, December 1st was the final spagetti dinner of 2016! We are thankful 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.  Will return in January!
What's new at FUMC Erie?
Missions & Outreach Calendar  Last Thursday of each Month:  College Student Spagetti Dinners
April: Underwear drive for EUMA Rainbow Connection
Fundraising for Zimbabwe church
May / June:
Shoe drive to benefit EUMA
Saturday May 30:
April 26 - May 3:
Volunteer at Wesley Woods
July 26th: Brown Bag Sunday for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
All of August: UMCOR School Kit Drive
Aug 11:
Erie Gives Day
Aug 22:
Sept 5th: Ride for the Refuge
Sept 25th: Crop Walk
Oct 22: ServErie
Oct 30 - Nov 20: 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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