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We welcome Rev. James Parkinson & his wife Donna.  They will join us July 1st.
Welcome! Join us on the corner of 7th & Sassafras St. for Sunday Service!

Sunday Worship Services
8:30 & 10:00

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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

Thursday, June 11 - Sunday, June 14, Western PA United Methodist Annual Conference, Grove City

June 14, Sunday Worship,
8:30 & 10AM in FUMC Sanctuary

June 21, Father's Day,
8:30 & 10AM in FUMC Sanctuary
We built a Sanctuary in Zimbabwe!
First UM Church has exceeded our goal and raised $623 to help Redcliff Church in Zimbabwe build their first sanctuary.  This effort of the Erie Meadville UM District partnering with our overseas brothers and sisters in Christ beat its overall goal too!


The Erie quarterly missions day was held Saturday May 30th.  FUMC Erie joined Fairview UMC in our work at the Erie Country Day School facility.  

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Thanks to all who continue to volunteer in this outreach ministry.
Summer Schedule 

Beginning Sunday June 7th Worship will be at 8:30AM and 10:00AM. 

The last Sunday School class was Sunday May 31st.

Thanks for a great 2014-2015 Sunday School Year
We celebrated the last year of Sunday school on Sunday May 30th.  We thank the Lord for his enriching of our lives through scripture and learning and we are thankful for eachother in sharing insights and our faith.  We look forward to a new year of discipleship in the fall! 

College Dinners

College Spagetti Dinner

The last college spagetti dinner was held April 23rd at 5:30PM in Fellowship Hall. After the last three dinners in 2015, First UMC  joined Erie Young Adults for rock praise worship upstairs in Oxford Hall.  Worship began at 6:30.
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
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
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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