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Happy Father's Day to the men in our lives that have been a source of support and guidance.

We honor these men: our fathers, grandfathers, godfathers, uncles, brothers, and friends that are father to us.
"A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." ~ Billy Graham
Sunday Worship Service will be at 10:AM beginning on June 17, 2018.
We will have one worship service on Sundays at 10:AM throughout the Summer.
Sunday Summer Worship Service
Sanctuary - June 17th through July 1st
Rodda Hall - July 8th through September 2nd
Sanctuary - September 9th - Rally Day
Please follow this link to find more about some suggested avenues of prayer that can enhance our individual and corporate experiences of worship. Intentional prayer around before, during and after worship have the potential to deepen our relationships with God and put is more deeply in the flow of God’s love. 
This Week at CUMC
Saturday, June 16 th , Men's Group, 9:00 AM, John and Carolyn Palma to host
114 Weston Ave., Chatham
It's time for the RISE CAR WASH!
Forecast calls for SUN this Saturday!
Saturday June 16th, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Please support the RISE team CAR WASH in the church parking lot. You can even drop it off and then head across the street for a cup of coffee and when you come back, we will have your car sparkling clean.
This year we are selling tickets for the Car Wash so you can give the gift of a car wash to a friend or neighbor.
Tickets are $7.00 and will be available at church in the church office. 
As always, this RISE fundraiser will help our youth work teams traveling to Steuben County, NY the week of July 8, to make homes warmer, safer, and drier for those in need. And this year we have one of our largest RISE teams in the past decade so every little bit helps. Hope to see you there!! Thanks for your support, Elisabeth, Aaron, Adam, Ryan M, Calvin, Zainab, Alyssa, Miriam, Ryan C, Matthew, Emily, Luke, David, Jane, Duncan, Finn and leaders, Karen, John, Rob, Shelley, Ben and Jacque.
Sunday, June 17 th , is the first Sunday of our summer schedule, single worship service. Please join us at 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary to celebrate our Dads and Grads. Following our service, join us for a church family picnic. See details below .
     THIS Sunday, June 17 th , 2018
Join Us for an Intergenerational
Church Family Picnic!!
12 Noon - 4:00 PM
  Shepherd Kollock Park ,
(entrance off Parrott Mill Road, Chatham )
Hosted by the Men’s Fellowship at the Chatham United Methodist Church.
Bring your friends! There will be plenty of food, games and S’mores!
Remember to bring your folding chairs.
Please RSVP so we know we know how much food to prepare!
Tentative Schedule:
11:30 AM    Cooking burgers, hot dogs, etc begins
12:00 noon  Picnic begins / Lunch
12:45 PM     Name games, mixers, & getting to know your neighbor
1:15 PM       Chatham UMC Ukulele Orchestra Sing-a-long with Mr. Peter Hill
1:30 PM       Kids games and prizes
2:15 PM       Softball game
3:15 PM       Soccer game
  For more information, feel free to contact:
Tom Belding at:, or
Ben Ostrom at:, or
Pastor Jeff at:
Monday Noontime Bible Study: June 18 th , Asbury Room
Lunch and Video!
On June 18 th at noon in the Asbury Room, the Monday Bible Study will be enjoying lunch from Café Villa and viewing a movie version of the Book of Esther.  This will be our last meeting until the fall. If you wish to join us, please contact Associate Pastor Sharon Yarger at by Friday, June 15 th so we order enough food for lunch. Hope to see you there! 
Wednesday, June 20 th, UMW Planning Meeting, Asbury Room, 10:00 AM
Looking Ahead
At a Glance:
  • Monday, June 25th, VBC Week Begins!
  • Tuesday, June 26th, Trustees Meeting, Room 7, 7:00 PM
  • July 8th - July 14th , RISE Week!
  • July 15th - July 22nd , Family Promise Week Volunteers Needed! Look for the sign-up sheet starting June 24th on the bulletin board across from Jeff's Office.
Join the CMP Team! Lead Teacher Job Available!
Chatham Methodist Preschool (CMP) is looking to hire a Lead Teacher to join our energetic and caring team in the 4's classroom. The candidate must have a teaching license, not limited to Early Education. The position is 18 hours a week of classroom instruction (Monday through Thursday) with a competitive salary.  Please contact Amy Crandall at for more detailed information.
Music News
The Ukulele Orchestra will meet on Saturday, June 16 th at 10:30 a.m. in the Music Room. 

This Sunday, June 17 th as our graduating students are honored, the seniors of the Youth Musicians will sing and play 100 Years by Five For Fighting for the Special Music. 

All of our music groups welcome newcomers: the Covenant Choir , the Wesley Ringers , the Kenanaiah Praise Band , the Youth Singers , the Youth Ringers , the Kids’ Bells , 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
Important Summer News
Summer Worship and Church Office Schedule
  • 10:00 AM Sunday Worship begins in the Sanctuary June 17th
  • June 24th, final Ministry Opportunities until September. If you would like to publish an announcement, please email your update by Tuesdays, 2:00 PM to All announcements will be included in the CUMC Weekly E-News and read after Sunday Worship Service at 10:00 AM. 
  • Church Office hours will be 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM this summer. The Church Office will be closed on Fridays from June 29th– August 31st
  • Sunday, July 1st, last worship service in the Sanctuary. 
  • Sunday, July 8th, begin 10:00 AM Worship service in Rodda Hall
  • September 9th Rally Day, 10:00 AM Worship in Sanctuary
  • September 16th, 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM worship services resume in Sanctuary.
VBC Registration is Here!
Are you ready for Adventure?
You're invited to experience the ride of a lifetime with God at the
Chatham United Methodist Church for
 Rolling River Rampage VBC !
June 25 - 29, 2018 , 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
For more information and to register or volunteer for our Vacation Bible Camp, click on the button below. If you have questions, call or email Karen Berry at (973) 635-7740, .
"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you." (Isaiah 43:2)
Ministry Sign-Ups
Raise Your Voice and Share it! Liturgists Needed!!
All are welcome! We will need liturgists this summer!
Disciples are needed to raise their voices at both the 10:00 AM service this summer. If you' re interested and would like to sign up please 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.  Sign Up Here
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.
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All submissions for next week's CUMC Weekly E-news is due to
Eileen Ruggiero by Tuesdays, 2:00 PM
Submissions may be emailed to .
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