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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!  

Classic Car Show & BBQ
Saturday, June 9, 10am to 3pm
Bring you Classic Car and your friends to Butler UMC parking lots Saturday June 9th, 10am to 3pm.  (Rain date 6/10/18, 12 to 4pm)   Pulled Pork Sandwiches $8, with beans and coleslaw for $10. Coffee and home-baked goods on sale all day.

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 June…

June 3rd : Pam Walters will be sharing the message while
Pastor Mike is away.

June 10th : Holy Communion, Baptism for Ally and Ella Schoenfelder,
Recognition of our Graduates. Sermon:  ‘Choose Life’   Deuteronomy 30:11-20

June 17th : Men’s Sunday in Worship with Scott Lowe sharing.

June 24th : Baptism for Jake Barnett and Red Bird Brunch III Sermon:  ‘A Sacrifice as Unique as You Are’  Romans 12:1-8

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, 7:00 to 9:00 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
11:30 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