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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
October 7 - 9:00am
Church Conference, the annual gathering of church members and leaders to review where our ministry has gone in the last year and to look into the next year will be at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, October 7th at the church.  On that morning Butler UMC will be host to several other UM Churches that will be holding their Church Conferences in a cluster event for worship and workshops.  A detailed agenda for the day is below:

  8:45 a.m. - Group 1 Arrival: Boonton UMC, Montville UMC, Rockaway Valley UMC, Newfoundland UMC 
  9:00 a.m. - Business session 1
  9:15 a.m. - Group 2 Arrival: Butler UMC, Vernon UMC, Stockholm UMC, Rockaway UMC
  9:30 a.m. - Fellowship and Worship
10:30 a.m. - Workshops
11:45 a.m. - Business Session 2
12:15 p.m. - Adjourn

Church leaders and committee chairs are invited to be in touch with the church office to find the reports you need to file and when. 

Scrapbooking/Card Making/Crafting Event
October 21st- 9:00am-5:00pm
Come and be in fellowship with other scrappers/stampers/crafters
before the craziness of the holidays are upon us! A light Breakfast, and Lunch will be provided. Cost: $35 Click here to register.

Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away!
Sunday, October 29 - 9am at the Garret Mountain Reservation, Woodland Park, NJ
Get your costumes ready and join CUMACfor a fun-filled day of fighting hunger. Our annual  Halloween 5K has something for everyone and proceeds help feed people & change lives! Click here for more info.

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 … THE MISSION OF JESUSTriumph of God’s Kingdom in a World of Chaos  This 5 Week Bible Study which began on Wednesday September 6th, 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