Youth are ready to sell water and popcorn to help make homes in northern Appalachia warmer, safer and drier - Chatham NJ, 64th Annual Fourth of July Parade
Summer Dates at a Glance
  • Sunday, July 8th, begin 10:00 AM Worship service in Rodda Hall
  • 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
  • September 16th, 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM worship services resume in Sanctuary.
Flower Dedication
The flowers for the Sunday, July 8th service are given to the glory of God in honor of Chris Fillimon's and Peg Wilcox's birthdays on July 9th. - Frank Fillimon
Music News
This Sunday, July 8th, all are invited to sing with choir members for an easy to learn anthem. We will rehearse at 9:15 a.m. in the Music Room before the 10:00 a.m. service. No robes required; just wear some comfortable Summer clothes and bring your joy of singing!
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
The RISE team departs early Sunday morning for a week of home repair work in the Appalachians of upstate 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!
Thank you to all who contributed to the succcess of VBC
Thanks to all on the vbc crew!!
The CUMC VBC leadership team—Shelley Rack, Karen Berry, Tom Kitson, and Liesl Owens—would like to thank all who volunteered time to make this VBC an especially wonderful and meaningful week. God’s love was truly ‘overflowing’!

Elisabeth Incardona · Jane Loudermilk · Calvin Torkelson · Owen Wiedemer · Nate Yarger · Hanna Giedraitis · Zainab Olanipekun · Aaron Wiedemer · Miriam Yarger · Eric Andreassen · Kate Ziegler · Phyllis Conrad · Luke Incardona · Anna Rack · Ryan Maher · Nate Yarger · Duncan Torkelson · Sophie Maher · Hayden Albert · Emma Giedraitis · Hunter Albert · Hannah Asirvatham · Finn Torkelson · Molly Brown · Adam Rack · Sue Maher · Edith Ostrom · Semioli & Wild Lemonade Stand · Rebekah Mamidi · Amy Raffel · Craig Denecke · Hilary Stannard · Amanda Palma · Corkie Ziegler · Alison Rack · Sharon Yarger · Ron Yarger · Zrinka Cvetkovic · Donald Underhill · George · Eileen Ruggiero · Audrey and “Gammy” · Rob Lyon · David Ruggiero · Cristina Murphy · Gabriella Barquin · Kevin Williams · Meghan Pridham · Liz Markay · Matthew Markay · Ella Bogue · Nicole Ahearn · Kelsey Jenkinson · Priyanka Tigadi · Camille Carnevale · Daniella Palladino · Brittany Hahn · Alexa Treiber · Ines Marquez · Gia Leonardis · John Shalhoub · Madeline Cosentino · Michael Palladino · Ella Carnevale · Andrea Zeien · Emily Cifello · Sophia Maugeri · Rene Peterson · Marianna Zingone · Molly Cocco · Isabella Loconte · Emma Hartnett · Meg Cody · Cinu Mathew
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!
CUMAC’s supply of canned goods is low and we’ve been asked if we could help with:
  •  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
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: 
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
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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