Worship on the Patio – Photos

130 gathered on and around the patio at church on the evening of June 22 to celebrate Worship on the Patio.
The evening was filled with food, fellowship, music, and awe as guests were treated to […]

REACH One Year Anniversary

Dear Church Family,

2016 has gotten off to a great start here at Chatham United Methodist Church. God is calling our church to big things ahead, and I am so thankful we are all in it […]

Matthew 25 On The Move!

As we head into our REACH facilities renovation, we will be moving off-site.  For 4-6 months our missions and ministries will be located in different locations (see map, below), as we get out into the […]

REACH! Approved

On Jan 28, members of the Chatham United Methodist Church gathered to hear the final presentation of the Reach! building and renovation plan. This presentation, a culmination of two years work, resolved with 85 persons for […]

Final Church Charge Conference Announced for REACH

A separate Question and Answer session will be held after the second worship service on Jan. 24.
A light lunch will be provided. RSVP for the lunch here.
Chatham UMC announces its final church (charge) conference for […]

Reach Update

We are excited to update the congregation on our REACH progress to-date!

Over a quarter of a million dollars has been received toward the renovation, and we are right on track for our capital campaign!  Year-end […]

REACH Update

(as shared with the congregation on Nov. 22, 2015)
It’s been a long journey since first we came before you with a dream about renovating and updating our building.  Eighteen months or more of gathering ideas […]

REACH Frequently Asked Questions – September 2015

For the past several years, through the MAPP (Ministry Assessment and Planning Process), Unbinding Your Heart studies, Five Questions surveys, small group discussions, and lots of prayer, Chatham United Methodist Church has been in a discernment process regarding our facility. We see ourselves as a Matthew 25 Church, in mission and ministry to our community by feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, visiting the sick and lonely, and welcoming the stranger. Continue reading “REACH Frequently Asked Questions – September 2015” »

August Reach Update

The Aspen Advisory Team is moving forward, meeting with Aspen twice a month to find the right renovation plan for Chatham UMC. Our goal is still to meet the five objectives originally set for the project:

• Accessibility
• Flow
• Kitchen
• Classrooms
• Safety

Continue reading “August Reach Update” »

July REACH Update

We are in an “alignment” stage right now, with regards to our REACH campaign. The Aspen Advisory Team is meeting to re-align our renovation plans to fit our budget, so that we still meet our […]

Church Conference Report

The Jan. 22 Church Conference was well-attended, presided by our District Superintendent Terry Harter, and featured presentations by Julie Miller (Church Council Chairperson), Terry Burke (Aspen Advisory Team/Building Committee) and Dean Abbott (Generis […]

REACH Update

Our REACH initiative is really moving forward now! We have viewed (and re- viewed) renderings of the concepts developed for us by Aspen, offered feedback and made adjustments, and we have begun to estimate a […]