• Confirmands
  • Congregational Care Ministers
  • Action Against Hunger Crew


Pour out your Holy Spirit on us gathered here.

By your Spirit make us one with Christ,

one with each other,

And one in ministry to all the world.

Welcome to Chatham UMC

A welcome message from Senior Pastor, Rev. Jeff Markay:

Worship Services

During the program season (Fall, Winter, and Spring):

  • Family Service: Sundays at 9:00 am in the sanctuary
  • Sundays at 10:00 am between services, all are invited to Christian Education classes and coffee hour in Rodda Hall
  • Communion Service: Sundays at 11:00 am in the sanctuary

During the summer months we invite you to a single Sunday service at 10:00 am in Rodda Hall.


Sunday Summer Worship Service


Sanctuary - June 17th through July 1st
Rodda Hall - July 8th through September 2nd
Sanctuary - September 9th - Rally Day

With Communion on the first Sunday of the month

Church Office Hours

The church office is open Monday through Friday,

10:00 am-2:00 pm.

Please call at (973) 635-7740


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Sunday School

We have classes for all ages - Find the class that fits you!!

New year starts Sunday, September 17

  • Children - 8:15am SundayPre-K through 2nd grade class meets in Room 1 (lower level); 3rd through 5th grades meet in Room 2 (lower level).
  • Junior High - 3:00pm Tuesday: Class for grades 6 through 8 meets in Room 4 (lower level).
  • Confirmation - 10:15am Sunday: Class for 8th & 9th graders and older youth not yet confirmed meets in room 7 (upper level)
  • Senior High - 10:15am SundayDiscussion Group for grades 9 through 12 meets in the Wesley Room (upper level).
  • Adult Discussion Group: Meets between services in Room 6.  

Opportunities For Spiritual Formation

Monday Noontime Bible Study 

Monday June 18 at noon in the Asbury Room – Monday Bible Study Lunch and Video.
On June 18 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 scyarger@optonline.net by Friday, June 15 so we order enough food for lunch.

Taizè prayer

In the midst of the frenetic pace of news, work, life and stress, it is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the music, beauty, stillness, scriptures, and prayers of a Taizé Prayer Service. All are invited to come and enjoy the serenity.

Taize Prayer will resume in September 2018

All are invited to our Taizé Prayers on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30PM at the Chatham UMC.

CUMC Happenings

Join Us!  Intergenerational Church Family PicnicSunday, June 17   12 noon -4:00 pm
Shepherd Kollock Park

Bring your friends! There will be plenty of food, games and S’mores! Please bring your folding chairs as well. Email your RSVP to the church office at chatumc@optonline.net or sign up on the church bulletin board so we know how much food to prepare.

Hosted by the Men’s Fellowship at the Chatham United Methodist Church

The Tentative Schedule:
11:30 Cooking burgers, hot dogs, etc begins
12:00 Picnic begins / Lunch
12:45 Name games, mixers and getting to know your neighbor
1:15 Chatham UMC Ukulele Orchestra Sing-a-long with Mr. Peter Hill
1:30 Kids games and prizes
2:15 Softball game
3:15 Soccer game

For more information, feel free to contact
Tom Belding at: tkbelding@gmail.com, or
Ben Ostrom at: benostrom@icloud.com, or
Pastor Jeff at: revjmarkay@earthlink.net

Bags To Benches

Please continue to recycle your plastic bags and plastic film! The current Bags To Benches Drop Off site is St. Paul's located at 200 Main Street. The collection bin is located in the back of the church parking lot near the Library of the Chathams. Thank you for helping us care for the Creation!

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460 Main St, Chatham, New Jersey, 07928

Located on Main Street next to the Chatham Middle School.