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Did you love hearing about the youth mission trips to Mountain T.O.P.?  Maybe you’d like to sign up for the Adults in Ministry (AIM) home repair weekend (October 26-29).  AIM, a partnership ministry with Mountain T.O.P., is a short-term mission opportunity for adults (18 and older) to serve on the […]


Thanks to everyone who helped brainstorm last Sunday.  Your input is important and appreciated.  On August 27th, we’ll brainstorm from 3:30-5pm, followed by supper at 5.  Then at 6pm, we’ll have informational meetings about two important opportunities to grow as disciples: Confirmation (8th-9th grade) and Disciple Fast-Track (for adults).  If […]


Only a couple more days to sign up for the next round of dinner groups (for September through February)!  These dinner groups are strictly a social gathering; there is no program. The group decides when, where and how often they want to meet.  This is a great way to get […]

New Church Directory Photo Shoot

Click this text to schedule your photo session!

Once the life touch page opens please select the number people who will be in your group  for pictures.   After your group size is selected a calendar will appear,  the grey days are not available.

Selecting a day will change the screen again to display the available […]

Isbell’s Inspirations: Thankful to be United Methodist

This month’s Circuit Rider includes a report from Annual Conference by our lay members, Jane Stricklin and Maddie Steinway.  It’s a long report – but then, it was a long conference.  I hope you’ll take a moment to read it.  It’s important to know how decisions are made in a […]

Worship in August

August 20 -“What is Sin? James 4: 17  (NIV) If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it,  it is sin for them.
August 27 – “Can’t We All Just Get Along?” James 3: 3-18



Choir Notes

By Sherry Way

“Then those who sing as well as those who play flutes shall say, All my springs of joy are in you.  Psalm 87:7

We are looking for instrumentalists or singers who would like to play or sing during the 8:15 service.  If you have a musical gift you would […]

Other Mission Opportunities

On the 1st Tuesday of each month, we serve a dinner at Kumler UMC.  Volunteers are always needed and welcomed!  Please contact Jim Zimmermann ( jimzim2021@yahoo.com ) if you are interested!


On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, we are responsible for dinner at the Ronald McDonald House.  The contact for the RMH dinner is […]

THANK YOU! from Titan Fuel

The 2017 Titan Fuel Shrimp Boil and BBQ was a huge success!  Many thanks to our generous sponsors, church family and friends.  Nearly 250 people attended the event in support of our fundraiser.  It’s a great day to be a Titan and a part of the Chatham United Methodist Church […]

Children and Youth Sunday School

Growing Disciples for Jesus Christ – Christian Education at Chatham UMC

The mission of Chatham United Methodist Church is “transforming lives and growing disciples for Jesus Christ.”  If you’ve ever wondered how we do that, come check out the Christian Education ministry!  We are growing disciples from cradle to college, and […]

Volunteers Needed

by Michael Ferguson

We are in need of volunteers for our Children’s and Youth programs. Please consider giving a small portion of your time to help lead these young people in their Christian growth. It really doesn’t take much from you, just the love of Jesus and the desire to help […]

Everyone Has a Talent-What’s Yours?

There are many ways your talents can be used to help our church accomplish its mission and vision.  Your Nominations and Leadership Development (NLD) Team has identified a number of ministry areas in the church that could use your help!  Our “Ready to Serve” checklist is available as a Word […]

Stewardship Report

Stewardship Report        for 2017 YTD

Given to budget year-to-date         $  185,294.34

Given to Annuity Fund  (YTD)      $         173.39

Given to REACH Building Fund  $ 734,334.00

Detailed financial information is available by request in the church office. 


NEW Online Giving Option

Chatham UMC offers a new way of giving—and all you need is your cell phone!  Just go to our website (www.chathamumc.net) on your computer or mobile device and click “Give.”  You can designate your gift for a special project (such as REACH, or the Mission of the Month), select a […]

Host a Fellowship Breakfast!

by Carol Frost

Chatham UMC offers breakfast between services throughout the year.  We need hosts for July 23rd and 30th, and August 6th and 27th.  Hosting includes purchasing the food (you would be reimbursed), preparing the food and drinks to be served, and clean up.  Please contact Carol Frost at cfrost@chathamumc.net or […]

United Methodist Men

The UMM is on summer hiatus.  Mark your calendar now to join the UMM for fellowship and food on September 17, at 6pm.