CUMC runs a variety of events all year round and is always looking for volunteers! For current opportunities to donate or become involved, see below.

Family Promise Volunteers please mark your calendars!

 With the joy of Easter still filling our hearts we will host our Family Promise Guests May 26th – June 2nd. We will need your help, especially through this Memorial Day holiday! Please watch out for the sign-up sheet soon to be posted across from Jeff’s office. Once again we will offer radical hospitality to help the families overcome poverty, homelessness, estrangement, misfortune, and injustice. For more information please contact Hilary Stannard (973) 650-8715, or Claudia Shaw, (973) 454-2014

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.