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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!  

Naomi Circle Bake Sale
November 19th after church
The Naomi Circle will host their annual bake sale during coffee hour, featuring a large selection of delicious treats.  Proceeds from the sale will help fund the funeral luncheons provided by the circle.

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
Sunday, November 19th, 6 pm at Bloomingdale UMC
Members and friends of the religious communities of our area will join together in a Service of Thanksgiving.  Bloomingdale UMC is located on Main St. in Bloomingdale. 


‘Faithful’ Small Groups
Sundays 11 a.m. and Thursdays 7 p.m. 
Starts 11/26 & 11/30

‘Mandalas, Candles, and Prayer’  Small Group
Sundays at 11 a.m. starting on 11/26

Strengthen Our Sisters Dinner – Saturday, December 9th, 4:30 pm
Strengthen Our Sisters is a shelter for battered and homeless women in Passaic County.  The SOS Dinner is a nice evening meal with games for the kids, a family picture, and gifts!  There are many ways to participate in dinner and the activities:  Contact Debby Smeilus:  973-519-5558 /

Christmas Caroling – Sunday, December 10th, 3 p.m.
Join with friends for a few hours of caroling and smiles with homebound members and friends of the church – followed by dinner at the church after. Meet at the church at 3pm.

2017 Christmas Cantata
Sunday, December 10th  10 a.m. at Newfoundland UMC
Sunday, December 17th, 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary Butler UMC

Blue Christmas Service of Healing and Hope
Tuesday, December 19th, 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall

Christmas Eve Services – Sunday, December 24th
10 a.m.  Bi-lingual Service of ‘Las Posadas’ & Coffee Hour
4:00 p.m.  Family Service with Candlelight & Communion
9:00 p.m. Service of Communion and Candlelight

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…

Sundays, from 6:00 to 7:30pm… DISCIPLE FAST TRACK …
a 24 week reading of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. 

Wednesday Night Bible Study … in the Library from 7:00 to 9:00pm.   Everyone Welcome
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Spanish Bible Study

Fridays, 6:00 – 7:00 am, 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
11:30 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