Please open for more information about the Interfaith Vigil tonight.

This Sunday, November 4 th is
All Saints Sunday
Do Not Forget to "Fall Back" this weekend! Remember to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday Night!
This Sunday, November 4 th
All Saints Day Service Special Service we will recognize  All Saints Day with a special service at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. This is an ancient tradition in which Christians remember loved ones who have finished their courses in faith, and now live in the heavenly realm. We will light candles in their memory, speak their names, toll the bell, and give God thanks for their lives and their homecoming into Eternal Life.
This Week
TONIGHT , November 1 st Interfaith Vigil:
A carpool from the back parking lot of the Chatham UMC will leave promptly at 6:45 pm on November 1 st to attend the Interfaith Vigil at Temple Ohr Shalom in Summit, NJ. (Vigil begins at 7:30 PM) Please contact Pastor Jeff if interested:
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TONIGHT! Bible Study on Thursday Evening
November 1 st 7-8 PM Room 7
Three sessions of Evening Bible Study are offered this fall for those who may be interested in joining Bible Study in the evenings (October 18, November 1, and November 15). The group will meet again tonight Thursday, November 1 st from 7–8 pm in Room 7, and explore some stories about Saul and David in the Books of Samuel. Questions? Contact Dr. SuJung Shin at Hope to see you there! 
This Saturday, November 3 rd !
Join Our Welcome and Hospitality Ministry Volunteers STILL Needed Sign Up Today!
We expect to welcome over 300 United Methodists at the Gateway North District Super Church Conference meetings this Saturday, November 3 rd. Volunteers are needed in two shifts to extend a warm welcome and kind hospitality to our many guests.
First Shift: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM / Second Shift: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
One additional person is needed for each shift to welcome and assist in directing our guests throughout our facilities. Two more individuals are still needed per shift to help with refreshment tables in Rodda Hall. Any questions? Please call the church office at (973) 635-7740.  You may sign up now using the link below or use the sign up sheet on the bulletin board across from Jeff's office.
Thank you for your time and assistance; we are grateful.
Monday Noontime Bible Study
October 29 th Room 7
Whether you’re brand-new to the Bible, or know it inside and out, you’re welcome! The group will meet each Monday from noon – 1:30 pm in Room 7. Feel free to bring your lunch or a snack, and feel free to bring a friend – whether or not they are part of CUMC.  Questions? Contact Associate Pastor Sharon Yarger at or Dr. SuJung Shin at . Hope to see you there!
UMW Circle News:
Sarah Circle:  Will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 9:30 a.m. in the Asbury Room The program will be Anita Hoffman and title of her program is “My Walk Along the El Camino.”

Rebecca Circle: The Rebecca Circle invites all UMW members to attend their November 6, 2018 (Tuesday) gathering at 1:00 pm in the Asbury Room. Mark Dinglasan, Executive Director of CUMAC will be telling us about CUMAC.  Please bring a canned vegetable or meat for the CUMAC pantry. 
2018 The Winter Warming Giving Tree
Gloves, Mittens, Scarves & Hats!
Beginning this Week!
It is that time of the year to think of giving and helping others. The CUMC Youth are coordinating our annual Christmas Giving Tree again this year under the guidance of Dave and Becky Meyer. The tree will be up is up so that we can meet our November 25 th deadline for delivery to CUMAC.  This year is different!!!!
CUMAC will collecting new winter accessories such as new warm hats, scarves, mittens  and gloves which can be distributed to children of all ages.  
CUMAC has recently connected with a new partner who will be fulfilling over 300 wishes for their partner agencies.  As a result of this new partnership, CUMAC will be hosting a two-day event which will provide children of various partner agencies the opportunity to join them for a holiday party, choose a gift, take pictures with Santa and part-take in other fun activities.
To that end they have asked us to help with winter accessories for the youth
The tree, which you’ll find near the top of the stairs by the elevator, is decorated with gift tags containing info about the new gifts requested by families in need. This year the tags will have ages of the children and you can choose to buy gloves, mittens, hat or scarf. (we will be sponsoring infants, toddlers, grade school and middle school children.)  Here’s what you do:
  • Take a “warming” gift tag (or two!) from the tree
  • Return the appropriate glove, hat or scarves for the child age designated
  • Return to the tree by Sunday, November 25th.
A donation box will be available in the office as donations are also accepted as CUMAC can always use food. Checks can be made out to CUMC noting Giving Tree in the memo.  If you have further questions please contact David or Becky Meyer at 973.701.6965 Thank you and Bless You
Next Week
John Hadamuscin's Party Eternal
~ A party celebration of
John Hadamuscin's life!

Saturday, November 10, 2018
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Meyersville Grange #188
500 Meyersville Rd,
Meyersville, New Jersey 07933

Our dear friend John passed away on September 1 st, and we're all very sad that he is no longer with us. BUT!!! He wanted us to have a BIG PARTY (imagine THAT!!) to celebrate his life! As requested by John, this will be a fun, casual gathering filled with food, drinks, and dancing!! We'll reminisce and tell each other hysterical John stories and recall all the kindness and love he brought into our lives and the world! PLEASE BRING A DESSERT TO SHARE! You know how John loved potluck things!

Please feel free to share this invitation with others that knew and loved John and may not receive this email.
We Remember
Jennifer Kennedy, who grew up in the Chatham UMC, entered Life Eternal on Sunday, October 21, 2018 after a battle with cancer. She was 53 years old. A Service will be held for Jennifer on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM in our sanctuary. The Kennedy Family invites people to wear something pink to the service. There will be a light reception in Rodda Hall after the service.

Let us keep Jennifer’s daughter Marissa, Jennifer’s parents Rich and Faye, and Jennifer’s sister Leslie in our prayers. Words of love and support can be sent to:
Faye and Rich Kennedy
270 Heath Village
Hackettstown NJ 07840
Music News
This Sunday, November 4 th, for All Saints Day, the Covenant Choir will sing Jocelyn Hagen’s arrangement of Now Our Meeting’s Over. Trish Joyce of the New Jersey Youth Chorus will also be playing organ. Please join us for wonderful music at both Sunday services!

Our music program welcomes all newcomers to the Covenant Choir , the Wesley Ringers , the Kenanaiah Praise Band , the Youth Singers , the Youth Ringers, Kids Music, the Brass & Wind Ensemble , and the Ukulele Orchestra! If you would like to know more about music@CUMC see our page at or contact Peter Hill at
Looking Ahead...
Volunteers Needed!
Tuesday, November 20 th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Worship Service 7:30 PM at CUMC This year we will be hosting. Please hold the date to attend but we will also need about 25 CUMC members to welcome and extend hospitality to our Chatham neighbors as they arrive for the service. Please look for a sign up sheet and an online sign up genius in November.
Friday, December 7 th , 7:30 - 9pm - Saturday, December 8 th , 9:30 am- 4pm at the Chatham UMC Coming Home: The Hope of Advent: A Weekend Retreat with Fr. Laurence Freeman Registration is now open for this retreat. This retreat is coordinated by The World Community for Christian Meditation . "Fr. Laurence Freeman OSB teaches that Jesus calls us to a complete change of mind- a progressive transformation of our inner nature that is essential to our experience of life as a meaningful journey. Through the talks, reflections, and above all, the silence and stillness of the retreat, he will inspire us and reinforce the power of meditation to deepen our Advent season and our celebration of Christmas." Cost: Weekend, $50 Friday only, $20
This Retreat will sell out quickly and space is limited! Register ASAP
CUMC Ministries Need You!
Join Our Liturgists and Raise Your Voice!
Disciples are needed to raise their voices at both the 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM services. As we begin our fall worship, there are opportunities for leadership in all positions from September - January. Please consider where you might be called and sign up! If you have any questions about this ministry or would like to sign up, please feel free to contact Barbara Babbitt at
Bread Ministry
Volunteers are needed in brief shifts to help Saturday nights and Sundays to ensure that this ministry continues to be successful. 
More information can be found on our website:
Care Corps
CUMC remains committed to our neighbors in need throughout the year with our Care Corps Ministry. If you or someone you know needs meals or transportation, please call the CUMC office at (973) 635-7740 or Marie Watt at (973) 635-7326.
As Penny Sutterby remains in our prayers, cards of love and support can be sent to her at the following address: 412 West Main Street Waterloo, NY 13165
Community News and Needs
Chatham High School presents Radium Girls
Friday, 11/16 and Saturday, 11/17 at 7:30 PM
Newly Renovated CHS Auditorium
Local senior citizens are invited to the final dress rehearsal on Thursday, November 15 th at 3:30 PM. Immediately following the performance, seniors are invited to stay for a complimentary dinner. Seating is unrestricted however, dinner reservations are limited to 80. To RSVP to the senior dinner, call Debbie Haeringer at 973.701.8037 or email by Thursday, November 8 th. Diners will receive a confirmation call or email.

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online starting Tuesday, October 30 th by clicking here. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
Bags to Benches Update: Please continue to recycle your plastic bags and plastic film!  The current collection site is Gloria Dei Lutheran Church located at 300 Shunpike Road, Chatham Township. Thank you for helping us care for the Creation!
Chatham UMC is continuing to support First Friends of NJ and NY in their efforts to "Stamp Out Despair". At this time we are collecting writing materials for detainees, asylum seekers, and refugees who are being held in detention centers in NJ so that they may be able to keep in touch with family members. Chatham UMC is supporting with the collection of the following: PAPER, ENVELOPES, STAMPS, and PHONE CARDS. Supplies can be dropped off at the Chatham UMC, at information ledge, 1st floor; please look for the collection box. More information may be found on our website
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