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Our Mission Statement: Called to work for all peoples to be in a right relationship with God through Jesus Christ so that together we can share God's love by word and action.

Upcoming Events at BUMC


Our monthly newsletter the Tabernacle Times provides the latest news about what's going on in our congregation, as well as messages from our pastors. Click here to download this month's issue. Click here to download our events calendar — suitable for printing and sticking to your fridge!  

Church Conference
Sunday, Oct. 21
Church Conference is the Annual Meeting of the Church for the purpose of accounting for the ministry decisions and actions we have taken, to make decisions for the next year, and to dream in the power of the Spirit.

This year’s Church Conference is the last that we will be sharing with Rev. Steve Bechtold as our District Superintendent.  To celebrate that we are doing the following on the 21st:

  • Inviting all of our members and friends to a covered dish dinner in Fellowship Hall beginning at 5 p.m.  During and following dinner we will have a time of conversation about our current ministries and give ourselves a chance to dream about where God wants to lead us.
  • At 6:30 p.m. all who wish to are welcome to the formal business part of the Church Conference which should take about a half an hour.

Keep an eye out for sign-up sheets, mark your calendar and plan on sharing this special evening together.

Scrapbooking/Card Making/
Crafting Event
October 20, 2018 - 9am-5pm
Before the holidays are upon us, let's get together in October for some scrapbooking, card making or crafts of your choice.  This event will be at Butler United Methodist Church in Fellowship Hall on October 20th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  A light breakfast and lunch will be served.  The cost will be $35 for the day.  The proceeds from this event will benefit the church.

You'll have plenty of space to work on your projects and enjoy each other's company for the day.  Click here for a reservation form.  The deadline to let Dawn know if you're coming is October 12th to ensure we have everything set up and enough food to go around.  

Any questions contact Dawn Kruimer at (973)728-6704 or  Invite your friends and neighbors for a fun day out!

A Month of Sundays for September…

In September the Spanish Language Service returns to 11:15 a.m. and during the month Pastor Mike will share a three part sermon series entitled: ‘The Road to Character’ – Faith and Shaping Who You Are’.

September 2nd: Communion Scripture: Genesis 2:4-17  Sermon: ‘Good Work’
September 9th:  The Road to Character I  Scripture:  Mark 12:1-12 & 38-44 
Sermon: ‘Practicing Character’
September 16th:  Baptism for Natalia Szproch  /  The Road to Character II
Scripture:  Hebrews 10:19-25  Sermon: ‘Faith is a Full-Contact Sport
September 23rd:  Guest Speaker
September 30th:  Baptism for Emmett Galus  /  The Road to Character III
Scripture:  I Kings 19:4-18 Sermon:  ‘Character Shaping Spirit’

Weekly Bible Studies

Please join us for one or more of these exciting opportunities to draw near to God reading through His love letter to you…

Wednesday Night Bible Study … in the Library, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.                 
Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30pm – Spanish Bible Study   
Fridays, 6:00 to 7:00am, Men’s Bible Study in the Youth Room

Weekly Events

9:30 am - Worship Service
10:30 am - Sunday School for children
10:45 am - Coffee Hour (after Service)
11:30 am - Children's Chimes
12:00 - Youth Choir
11:15 am- Spanish Worship

Gleaners Thrift Shop open 10:00am-1pm & 7pm-9pm

Gleaners Thrift Shop open 9:30am to 4pm (Summer hours: 9:30 to 12:30p)

Morning Bible Study - 9:30-11am
Gleaners Thrift Shop open 10:00am to 1pm
Community of Faith 7:00pm

Faith and Fellowship - 10:00 - 11:30am
Gleaners Thrift Shop open 9:30am to 4pm (Summer hours: 9:30 to 12:30p)
Spanish Bible Study - 7pm

Men's Bible Study 6:00-7:00am
Gleaners Thrift Shop open 10:00am to 1pm (Summer hours: 9:30 to 12:30p)

Gleaners Thrift Shop open 8:30am to 12:30pm

Monthly Events

First Sunday of the Month:
Lydia Circle Women's Group
Men's Breakfast

First Monday of the Month:
Senior Worship & Luncheon

First Monday of the Month:
Agape Circle Women's Group

Fourth Monday of the Month:
Loaves and Fishes Naomi Circle (Library)



Butler United Methodist Church

5 Bartholdi Ave., Butler, NJ 07405 | Phone: 973-838-2026 | Fax: 973-838-8821 |

Office Hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm