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.

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CUMC Family Promise Host Week is Coming Up

January 20th – January 27th, 2019.

Call for Family Promise Volunteers:

As the New Year 2019 gets underway we will be hosting our Family Promise Guests January 20 – January 27. We need your help! Please sign up to host, make a dinner, or help with set-up, clean-up or laundry. Visit the sign-up sheet opposite the Pastor’s Office in the hallway, or contact:

 Claudia Shaw 454-2014

Holidays and winter weather are especially stressful for our families struggling with poverty, homelessness, estrangement, misfortune, and injustice. Our hospitality is their exaltation, dignifying and strengthening their lives. Don’t hesitate to call Claudia with questions about the ministry.  

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.