Welcome to our website, which should tell you that we are the people of the United Methodist Church with "open hearts, open minds, and open doors," and that we are striving to be a loving, caring, celebrating, learning, serving, and growing family of disciples of Jesus Christ.
We are here in Rutherford for about 136 years. In fact, we were formed as a church community before this town was founded officially. Over more than a century and three decade long ministry and mission we have not lost our corporate identity as a Christian Community, who is centered on the Word of God and "under the same management over 2000 years."
Visit with us, and you may find us a microcosmic global church where each and every one in presence represents differences in many and various ways and yet united in the Spirit of God for the mission of transforming the world.
Pastor BJ Kim, D-Min.
The first annual RUMC HOLIDAY BAZAAR last Saturday was a great success. We raised over $1,500 to be used for the Roof Fund and a portion donated to the Rutheford Food Pantry. Many thanks to Pastor BJ, the dedicated Bazaar team, our nine fantastic vendors, and to all the shoppers and visitors who stopped by and added their cheer to this joyous day. Most of all, thanks be to God! Let's do it again next year on the first Saturday of December 2017! See the photos.
Our Advent Accelerated Food Collection project is progressing. The boxes placed at the rear of the church are filling up with donations that will benefit both the Rutherford Food Pantry and CUMAC, (Center of the United Methodist Aid to the Community). Thank you for your generosity and please continue the good work by increasing your weekly food donation during Advent to at least two items, more if possible. Our hungry neighbors are in need and your kindness will brighten their holidays. May you be richly blessed this Advent season.
Rejoice with us at our beautiful Christmas Eve joint service (English and Korean) on Saturday, December 24 at 7:00 pm, followed by a joyful fellowship. This year, Christmas Day we gather at our regular Sunday worship times of 10 am (English service) and 12 noon (Korean). Fellowship follows both. Christ is Born. Glory to God in the highest.
Come join us Friday evenings for food, friendship, and faith. We explore scripture readings, share a bite to eat, and enjoy great conversation. We go from 7:30 to around 9:30. Check back here for the next meeting date.