Open to read important information about VBC Week,
First Friends of NJ & NY, and our summer schedule.
Wishing all a Blessed Summer...
"My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest"
~Exodus 33:14
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 w e 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.
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. 
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.
Congratulations to All of Our 2018 Graduates!
If you did not receive a copy of our 2018 Graduate insert last weekend, more have been printed and are available on the information ledge. Additional copies will also be available at the 10:00 AM Worship Service this Sunday.

Congratulations to all our graduates! We can't wait to see where your journeys will take you next. Wherever it is, our prayers and warmest well wishes go with you!
This Week at CUMC
Our Summer Worship Schedule has started!
June 24 th, Sunday Worship: 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary through July 1 st.
10:00 AM worship service moves to Rodda Hall starting July 8 th - September 2 nd

June 24 th will be our 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 the 10:00 AM Sunday Worship Service. 
Sunday, June 24 th, Family Promise Volunteer Sign-Up begins, Volunteers Needed!
Our next Family Promise Week is July 15 th - July 22 nd 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.
Monday, June 25 th , VBC Week Begins !
All Hands on Deck!
Our week long adventure begins on Monday and help is needed in various ways!
  • Rafting/Camping Supplies: we could use paddles, canoes, life vests, camp chairs, lanterns...anything that goes with our theme! All items will be returned when camp ends. Help us turn our space into a Rolling River Rampage!
  • Greeters/Hospitality: We would love to extend our warmest CUMC welcome to our campers and their families next week! We need greeters between 8:45- 9:30 AM each morning and some smiling faces wishing farewells each afternoon from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
Please stop by to help and join in the fun!
Church Office Summer Schedule Begins on Monday, June 25 th
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.
Tuesday, June 26 th, Trustees Meeting, Room 7, 7:00 PM
Music News
In this Sunday’s 10:00 a.m. service, Yang-Hee Song and Peter Hill will play an organ piano duet of O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing. Join us!

Thank you to all of those who participated in the music program this past year and to those who used their artistic gifts to make our worship services possible! Our music and arts are made possible by a congregation that sings, rings, and plays in generous kindness as an example of God’s love. Our Fall season will begin after Labor Day weekend. Look forward to our new season! 

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
Summer Dates at a Glance
  • Sunday, July 1st, last worship service in the Sanctuary. 
  • Wednesday, July 4th, Church Office Closed
  • 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.
  • 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.
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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