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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!  

Preaching Series for February

Pastor Mike will continue the preaching series entitled Finding the Keys to a Good Life.  In that series he will look at things that are critical to full human flourishing and how the Christian faith can give you the tools to identify those things and bring them fully into your life.
February 2nd: Communion  John 8:31-37  ‘Finding Freedom’
February 9th: John 10:1-3; 11-18 ‘Finding Identity’
February 16th: John 20:24-29 ‘Finding Hope’
February 23rd: Luke 4:1-13 ‘Finding the Love That Lasts’
February 26th: Ash Wednesday Bilingual Ashes and Communion Service A 7 p.m. service of Ashes and Communion in the sanctuary to launch the journey from the Ashes to the Empty Tomb of Easter. 

Scrapbooking/Card Making/Crafting Event
May 16, 2020 9am-9pm in Fellowship Hall
Come for the whole day or half day and be in fellowship with other scrappers/stampers/crafters!!! Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, Dinner, Dessert will be provided. Plus Goody Bags, Door Prizes, Scrapbook Prizes and a few Surprises! Cost:  $70/whole day or $35/half day
Any registrations received after the May 8th deadline will be an additional charge of $10. Click here for a registration form.

Red Bird Mission Trip 2020
July 18-25, 2020
Sign-ups for Red Bird Mission 2020 begin in January and we want give you some important reminders:

  • The dates for Red Bird 2020 are:  July 18-25, 2020
  • Our cost to Red Bird has increased by $75 per person for next summer.  So we are having to increase the donation from each participant in the trip to $325 per person. 

Registration and Skills forms are available by clicking here and you are welcome to return it to the Church Office with a deposit of $150 (make checks to BUMC). If you have questions please reach out to the Church Office at

Weekly Bible Studies

Tuesday Night Lenten Study
Beginning February 25th at 7:30 pm. An exploration of 5 essential practices for following Jesus. And applying in your life the essentials of: worship, study, serving, giving and bearing witness to your faith. This group will meet for the six Tuesdays of Lent. Click here for more details.

Thursday Evenings – Spanish Bible Study - Each week, 7:00 pm in the Church Library

Men's Friday Morning Bible Study - Each week from 6:00 – 7:00 am in the Church Youth Room 

Weekly Events

9:30 a.m. - Worship Service
10:30 a.m. - Sunday School for children
10:45 a.m. - Coffee Hour (after Service)
11:15 a.m. - 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