RISE Week
On Sunday, July 8 the 2018 RISE Team set off from Chatham UMC headed for Jasper, NY.
Thanks to all who helped fund this mission. Please pray for Aaron, Elisabeth, Adam, Zainab, Calvin, Alyssa, Ryan M., Miriam, Ryan C., Matthew, Emily, Jane, Luke, Duncan, Finn, David, Changyong, and leaders John, Jacque, Rob, Karen, Shelley, and Ben. We look forward to sharing stories with you on the 15th!
Summer Dates at a Glance
  • 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.
  • Saturday, July 28th, trip to CUMAC Peterson, leaving from Church at 9:00AM
  • Monday, September 3rd, Church Office Closed
  • September 9th Rally Day, 10:00 AM Worship in Sanctuary; Work and fellowship day Sunday
  • September 16th, 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM worship services resume in Sanctuary.
Flower Dedication
The flowers for the Sunday, July 15th service are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of my grandmother, Rosa N. Shipley, by Betty Anne Keat.
2018 Trustees Update
The trustees have been working diligently to maintain and upgrade CUMC and would like to share with you what has been/ will be going on at the church. 
To read more about the projects click here.

Upcoming projects:
  • Nursery school space expansion:
DATE OF WALL REMOVAL: WEEK OF JULY 22ND. 
DOOR INSTALLATION: AUGUST 21ST.
  • Parking lot paving:
AUGUST 1ST TO 3RD WITH NO DRIVING ON THE PAVEMENT UNTIL AUGUST 12TH. 

DO YOU KNOW ANYONE? We are looking into having the hinges on the Sanctuary Doors replaced. If you have ideas for contractors who would do this please let us know! Also, if you have or know of someone who has a piano they would like to donate or give to the church for a small fee please let Peter Hill know (specific features are necessary).
SAVE THE DATE: Work and fellowship day Sunday, September 9th.
Music News
This Sunday, July 15th, Elise Ruggiero (member of New Jersey Youth Symphony and daughter of Eileen Ruggiero from our office staff) will play violin for our Special Music in the 10:00 a.m. Summer service. Come and hear wonderful music! 

All of our music groups will begin again in the Fall following our Summer hiatus; rehearsals will start again after Labor Day weekend. Our music program welcomes all newcomers to the 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 www.chathamumc.com/music or contact Peter Hill at petepiano@mac.com
Ways to Help
Family Promise Volunteer Sign-Up begins
Our next Family Promise Week is July 15th - July 22nd.
Look for the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board across from Jeff's Office. It would be very helpful to complete your sign ups as early as possible so we can figure out where our needs will be during this time. With so many people traveling during the summer, early notification will assist us in anticipating our volunteer needs.
You are invited to CUMAC in Paterson to serve for about 2 hours on Saturday July 28, 2018
When: On July 28th, we can all meet in the church parking lot at 8:45am departing CUMC at 9am , and we will be returning to CUMC around 1pm
We can all travel together by carpool. We are going to need about 4 people to volunteer to drive.
This event is open to all people ages 12 and up. We can take a total of 20 volunteers 

If you are interested please email Christiana at chriskofo13@yahoo.com. Or text 973-886-6550
Liturgists needed for the summer
As we begin our summer worship, there are opportunities for leadership in all positions from July - September. Please consider where you might be called and sign up!

Click Here to chose your Sunday!
SUMMER ALERT!
CUMAC’s supply of canned goods is low and we’ve been asked if we could help with:
Canned:
  •  Vegetables 
  •  Fruit
  •  Protein
  •  Peanut Butter
Also low in supple: Baby Diapers, all sizes.

Help keep our pantry shelves stocked and make a donation today! Thanks again for your generosity. Ruth & Barb
Help Us "STAMP OUT DESPAIR”
First Friends of New Jersey and New York 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 this effort as we are currently collecting the following: 
  • PAPER
  • ENVELOPES
  • STAMPS
  • PHONE CARDS
Supplies can be dropped off at the Chatham UMC rear entrance; please look for the collection box. We are located at 460 Main Street, Chatham NJ 07928. (Across from the CVS)
First Friends of NJ and NY Mission:
First Friends of NJ and NY upholds the inherent dignity and humanity of detained immigrants and asylum seekers. We provide compassion and hope through volunteer visitation, resettlement assistance and advocacy.
Amazon's fourth-annual Prime Day is coming up on Tuesday, July 17 and will feature one-of-a-kind deals exclusively for Prime members. This is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and a great time to remind your supporters to shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to Chatham United Methodist Church. 
Ministry Sign-Ups
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: www.ChathamUMC.org
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.
Summer Worship Schedule 
Summer Worship Schedule
10:00am
Sanctuary - June 17th through July 1st
Rodda Hall - July 8th through September 2nd
Sanctuary - September 9th - Rally Day
Church Office Summer Hours
Church Office Summer hours will be:
Monday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Church Office will be closed on Fridays from June 29 th – August 31 st
The Church Office will be closed in observance of the following Summer Holidays:
Independence Day, Wednesday July 4 th
Labor Day, Monday, September, 3 rd
The Church Office will return to regular schedule beginning
Tuesday, September 4th.
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