To Celebrate the Good News by:

Empowering all to follow Christ

Equipping all to do what is just

Encouraging all to show loving kindness

Energizing all to walk humbly with God

Welcome to Chatham UMC

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

Service Times

  • Family Worship - Sunday 9 AM
  • Brunch - A delicious brunch is served in between services - Sundays 10 AM!
  • Traditional Worship - Sunday 11 AM

In the summer months there is a single service on Sundays at 10 AM.

Church Office Hours

The Church office is open Monday-Thursday

9:00am-3:00pm.  Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.

Opportunities For Spiritual Formation

Sunday School


All classes at 10:15 am on the lower level
starting on Sept. 21.


  • Children (Pre-K through 5th grade) meet in rooms 1 and 2.
  • Junior High (grades 6-8) class meets with Micah in room 4.
  • Senior High Discussion Group meets with Karen & Craig in the Youth Lounge.

 Click here for Sunday School Registration 2014-15

Click here for  Schedule for 2014-2015

  • Parents of Babies and Toddlers meet with their children the 1st Sunday of  each month in the Activities Room.
  • Adult Discussion Group meets Sundays between services in room 6 on the upper level.  

Registration Now Open!

Vacation Bible Camp: June 24-30

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Conversations In The Spiritual Life

Third Sunday of Each Month 10:15am - Asbury Room

(4/19, 5/17, 6/21, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/20) 

Pastor Jeff will facilitate some conversations about dimensions of spiritual life that will help us deepen our Christian discipleship and explore new ancient practices that can nourish our spiritual life.  Please join us. 

Centering Prayer

May 10th 10:15am-Church Library

Join us each month for some brief words of welcome and an explanation of an aspect of Centering Prayer, followed by silent prayer, a final group prayer and adjournment. Duration: 30 min. 

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Exploring Membership

Sunday, April 26, 2015  & Sunday, May 10, 2015 10:10am-10:45a

Interested in exploring becoming a member of the Chatham United Methodist Church?  You are invited to attend these special gatherings. Please don’t be afraid…bring your questions!

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Live Worship Service

Join the 9:00 am Service (10:00 am summer) live on a phone conference with a free dial-in number from anywhere in the United States and Canada.  

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460 Main St, Chatham, New Jersey, 07928

Located on Main St. across from CVS shopping center.

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Recent Sermons


Taizé Prayer with the Brothers of Taizé

Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:00pm-8:00pm

7PM Conversation with the Brothers in our Fellowship Hall.

8PM Taizé Prayer in the Sanctuary.

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Click Here to Learn More About Taizé  and the Taizé Community

Canticles for Life AIDS Benefit Concert at CUMC

Saturday, April 18, 2015 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • 2 hours of music (mix of sacred and secular) to support, share awareness, & fundraise
  • Benefits 3 Organizations:  NJ AIDS Services, AIDS Resource for Children, & Names Project for Northern NJ

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 Click Here To Find Out More About Canticles For Life AIDS Benefits Concerts


Abraham Table Luncheon

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00pm-1:30pm

 Chatham United Methodist Church, in cooperation with the Peace Islands Institute, to host our Second Annual Interfaith Abraham Lunch - Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 12:Noon

 Topic: Eco-Spirituality/Earth Stewardship: From a Jewish, Christian and Muslim Perspective.

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Click Here To Find Out More About The Peace Islands Institute


Upcoming Calendar of Events

April 18, 2015
Starts: 9:00 am
Ends: 7:30 pm
RISE: Leaders Training - Room 6 (S.Woodruff)
Starts: 9:30 am
Ends: 12:00 pm
RISE: Leaders Training - Asbury Room (S.Woodruff)
Starts: 9:30 am
Ends: 12:00 pm
More Events...

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