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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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Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

Tuesday, May 5th Healthcare for the Homeless, 5:30 to 8:30PM

Wednesday, May 6th Mercyhurst Brass Recital, 7PM.  Missions Meeting, 7PM

Thursday, May 7th TNT Concert, FUMC Sanctuary, 12:05PM

Sunday, May 10th,  Mother's Day
8:30 and 11:00 Worship  9:30 Sunday School, coffee time at 10:30

Tuesday, May 12th Healthcare for the Homeless, 5:30 to 8:30PM

Wednesday, May 13th Finance Meeting, 12PM, SPRC, 7PM

Thursday, May 14th Erie Philharmonic Concert, 5:30PM
Building a Sanctuary in Zimbabwe
First UM Church has committed to raise $500 this month to help Redcliff Church in Zimbabwe build their first sanctuary.  This is an effort of the Erie Meadville UM District partnering with our overseas brothers and sisters in Christ.  
Rummage Sale 


 The United Methodist Women's  Rummage sale returns in 2015!

 Friday May 1st
 Saturday May 2nd 9AM - NOON
            FUMC Fellowship Hall
Summer Schedule 

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

The last Sunday School class will be Sunday May 31st.

Join us for Sunday School
Sundays at 9:30AM

Classes are available for toddler on up.  There are at least 2 adult classes currently meeting for adults.  In the youth lounge, we have two groups - the youth meet in one area and we have a young adults / college age class meeting in the other room.  
Children are grouped by age and get to participate in study, music, and arts & crafts.  Come and bring a friend!
College Dinners

College Spagetti Dinner

The next college spagetti dinner will be April 23rd at 5:30PM in Fellowship Hall. After the last two dinners First UMC has joined Erie Young Adults for rock praise worship upstairs in Oxford Hall.  Worship begins 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 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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