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Our Mission Statement:
Called by Jesus to feed people - Body and Soul

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!  

Red Bird Mission Trip
July 17-23,2021

With great care to protect participants and the people we serve we are planning for Red Bird 2021 and we welcome your participation as a missioner or through your contributions to the trip. Click here for more info and answers to FAQs.

Registration materials are available by clicking here.  Please fill out the Registration and return it with a ½ deposit to the Church Office.  Checks should be made to Butler UMC.  The cost of the trip is $350 per participant (deposit is $175).  We will need your registration by April 1, 2021.  Final payment will be due on June 15th. 

Holy Week & Easter Services

Palm Sunday (March 28th) 9:30 a.m.  Worship in person and online at 11 a.m.  (Palms will be shared)  Sermon:  Mark 1:1-11 & Philippians 2:1-11   “A Real Reason to Cheer”
Maundy Thursday (April 1st)   7:30 p.m.  Service of Communion and Remembrance of the Last Supper in person and livestreamed to the Church Facebook page. 
Good Friday (April 2nd)   Noon – 3 p.m.  Sanctuary open for personal prayer and reflection.  7:30 p.m.  Good Friday Service in person and livestreamed to the Church Facebook Page. 
Easter Sunday (April 4th)   To have room for people who would like to worship and to allow for some congregational singing Easter Services will be in Butler Park.  Both services will be ‘stand-up’ worship but if you would like a chair, you are welcome to bring your own.  Socially distanced spots will be marked in the park and we ask folks to make use of masks as we worship together. 
6 a.m.  Sunrise Service will feature Communion and Pastor Mike’s meditation.  The service will be English only.
10 a.m.  Easter Worship and Communion (In Spanish and English) will be shared in the park with Pastors Mike and Lourdes sharing the preaching. 
 In the event of rain the 6 a.m. service will be canceled and the 10 a.m. service will be live streamed remotely from the sanctuary. 

Worship & Preaching for Apr./May 2021

Apr. 4th :  Easter Sunday  6 & 10 a.m. in Butler Park  (Bilingual Service at 10 a.m.) 
 6:00 a.m.   I Corinthians 15:1-10    ‘What We Share’   
10:00 a.m.  Mark 16:1-8     ‘An Invitation’
Apr. 11th :  Exodus 20:13 & Matthew 5:21-22 & 43-45 
 “The Tragedy of Violence, The Beauty of Mercy”
Apr. 18th :  Exodus 20:14 & Matthew 5:27-28  
“Faithfulness in an Age of Porn”
Apr. 25th :  Exodus 20:15 & Matthew 7:12 & 25:34-36  
We Are All Thieves”
May 2nd :  Exodus 20:16 & James 1:26 & 3:6-10 
“The Power of Words”   Communion
May 9th :  Exodus 20:17 / Matthew 22:40 / I Timothy 4:6-10 
 “Keeping Up My Likes”

Weekly Events

Gleaners Thrift Shop
Now Open

Worship will be offered via Facebook Live at the Butler United Methodist Church page on Sunday at 10 a.m. in English and at 11:15 a.m. in Spanish.

Gleaners Thrift Shop open 7pm-9pm

Gleaners Thrift Shop open10am to 1pm

Gleaners Thrift Shop open10am to 1pm

Gleaners Thrift Shop open 10:00am to 1pm (Summer hours: 9:30 to 12:30p)

Gleaners Thrift Shop open10am to 1pm



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