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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!  

Family Night at the Ballpark
Saturday, Aug. 18, 5:30pm
The annual Family Night at the Ballpark sponsored by United Methodist Men will be Saturday 8/18/18, 5:30 arrival with fireworks to follow game. The cost is $10 per person - due at sign up. Questions or more info please contact Tim Campbell at 973-768-2476 or or visit the Jackals website -

Red Bird Mission Trip
July 14-21, 2018
We are happy to announce that there are again close to 30 members of the 2018 Red Bird Team from Butler UMC that will be traveling to southeastern Kentucky to be part of repairing and improving homes in the area and growing together through the experiences and conversations through the whole week.

Throughout the spring and early summer the Team will be hosting several fund raising events and a Dedication Sunday in worship the week before we leave.  We invite you to mark your calendar and be part of supporting the team as it prepares.

    • Sunday, June 24th  Fund Raising Brunch III
    • Sunday, July 8th   Team Dedication in 9:30 a.m. Worship

Above all, we seek your prayer support for the team because it is God’s grace and guidance that makes amazing things happen at Red Bird. 

Vacation Bible School- Game On!
August 20th-24th, 9:30am to 12:30pm
Register at entry way of Noah’s Ark Preschool. Open 7:00am – 6:00pm daily. Cost is $20/person.  Click here for a registration form.  Please fill out a separate form for each child.

A Month of Sundays for July…

Beginning the first Sunday in July, the Spanish language service will move to 9:30 a.m. and to the church library.  Also during July there will be two bi-lingual worship events.

July 1st :  Communion and Special Music from guest Tom Lyons.

July 8th :  Red Bird Team Dedication (bi-lingual)  Always a very special Sunday when we will dedicate the 2018 Red Bird Team.  Red Bird Alumni are encourage to wear their Red Bird shirts and everyone is invited to a service of great music and deep prayer as the team takes the Red Bird Adventure.

July 15th :  A bi-lingual service of worship together with Pastora Lourdes Matos preaching.

July 22nd :  The Red Bird Team is back and we invite you to welcome them home!!

July 29th :  Baptism for the Zeigler family.

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
9:30 am- Spanish Worship (Library)

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