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First UMC Erie
707 Sassafras St.
Erie, PA 16501
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"Light for the City" worship services and "Sanctuary" worship Chancel Choir selections
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Listen to our worship service on 90.5 FM
WERG Radio or online here at 7PM EST.
Upcoming Events:
On the Calendar:

Resurrection Sunday, Apr 17:
    Light for the City Worship, 9AM in-person & Online
   Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM in-person & Online
    Victory Church Worship, 1:30PM
Monday, Apr 18:

   Knitting Group, 1PM

Tuesday, Apr 19:

   Romans 12 Class, 6:30PM

Wednesday, Apr 20:
   Book Study, 10AM
   Church Council,

Thursday, Apr 21:
    SPRC, 6:30PM

Sunday, Apr 24:
    Light for the City Worship, 9AM in-person & Online
   Sunday School, 9:30AM
   Sanctuary Worship, 10:30AM in-person & Online
    Victory Church Worship, 1:30PM

Thursday, Apr 28:
    College Spagetti Dinner, 5:30PM

Online Resources

Bulletins and Sunday Sermons can be found here

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The Chuch Office is open, 9AM- 2PM Monday - Thursday.

We are worshipping in-person each week at both Sunday services!  For anyone seeking to worship online, both the 9:00 Light for the City worship and Sanctuary Worship at 10:30 are online as well!
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Sister Gus'
Kids Cafe


We're seeking volunteers to assist with serving healthy meals, arts & crafts, helping with homework & tutoring or working in the kitchen.

 If you are available, anytime Monday - Friday from 2:30 pm-5:30 pm,
 contact (814) 878-2922 or
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Outreach to Youth

If Interested in helping, contact Jim Reim.
Sunday School
Click here for updates on our groups that meet at 9:30AM to share discussion, coffee, and our faith.

New small groups will be meeting to discuss family life, faith and parenting. Reach out to Susan Bartlett or Rev. John Scott if you are interested.
Missions News
Wesley Woods is planning a comeback from a devastating summer last year.  But it’s going to take campers and the camp to make this happen.  The UM Churches Wesley Woods serves are recruiting walkers and enlisting sponsors to bolster Wesley Woods’ camping program this summer.  Half of what a church raises will go for camperships for that church’s campers and the other half will go towards Wesley Woods’ operating costs.

Our church is sent over a dozen walkers and exceeded our goal for fund raising.  Please continue to be in prayer for Wesley Woods and other Christian camp ministries.
College Spagetti Dinners

College Spagetti Dinner

Thanks to all who help make the Spagetti Dinners for college students a success!.  We are grateful for all of our guests who share fellowship with us and look forward to our next dinner
.  We are always looking for volunteers to help with the dinners.  

Dinners are typically held on the last Thursday of the month.  The next dinner will be April 28, 2022.
Join us for
Light for the City
Praise & Worship

Sundays at 9:00AM
in Oxford Hall

What's new at FUMC Erie?
Missions & Outreach Calendar  Last Thursday of each Month:  College Student Spagetti Dinners
January: Brown Bag Sunday for Food Pantry
February: EUMA Our-Way-Home Fundraising Dinner
April: Underwear drive for EUMA Rainbow Connection
May / June:
Highmark Walk at Presque Isle supporting EUMA
May / June:
Shoe drive to benefit EUMA
July: Brown Bag Sunday for Henderson UMC Food Pantry
August: UMCOR School Kit Drive
August: Erie Gives Day
August / September: ServErie
September: Ride for the Refuge
September: Crop Walk
October: ServErie
November: Brown Bag Collections for Food Pantries
Teddy Bear Sunday, Hatt & Mitten Trees
      Teddy Bear Sunday is the 1st Sunday in December (1st).  Please start collecting your bears now for the children.  Last year we collected 71 bears.   Let’s do better this year!  This may be the only present a child gets.  The bears are split between both the Mercy Center for Women and the Refuge.

All Year:
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), for victims of natural disasters


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