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Chatham United Methodist Church Confirms 11

Rev. Jeff Markay, Pastor Sharon Yarger, Confirmation Teacher Karen Berry, Confirmation Teacher Rob Lyon, and Assistant Jiwon Yoon surround the CUMC Confirmation Class on the altar. Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Peyton Ervin helping to lead children's time during the service Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Luke Incardona leading the Affirmation of Faith Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Confirmation Teachers Rob Lyon and Karen Berry Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Kate Ziegler playing Ode to Joy on the violin Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Duncan Torkelson Leading the Call to Worship Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Acolyte Finn Torkelson Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Kate Ziegler leading the opening prayer Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Liam Raunick (right) leading the prayer of dedication Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Owen Wiedemer reading the scripture Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Anna Rack and Hannah Asirvatham during the offering Credits: Corkie Ziegler
Jane Loudermilk (in red, far left) during children's time Credits: Corkie Ziegler

The Chatham United Methodist Church confirmed 11 young disciples on Sunday, May 20th. The youth spent a year-long journey studying the bible, the works of Methodist founder John Wesley, touring churches in NJ and PA to better understand their faith, volunteering for community missions, and writing prayers, selecting lectionary readings  and presenting the service to the congregation.

The newest members of the Chatham United Methodist Church are Eric Andreassen, Hannah Asirvatham, Peyton Ervin, Luke Incardona, Jane Loudermilk, Liam Raunick, Anna Rack, Duncan Torkelson, Finn Torkelson, Owen Wiedemer, and Kate Ziegler.

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 25 – Sunday, July 1, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend


By Galina Natenzon

All three of the library’s summer reading programs open this week!  The theme of this year’s summer reading is Libraries Rock!  The children’s program kicks off with a magic show by Matt Cadabra on Monday.  Over ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 18 – Sunday, June 24, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend


By Galina Natenzon

This week we are wrapping up our first session of ESL classes.  Stay tuned, we are planning a fall session to start in September.  New students are welcome to enroll!  This is the last week of calm and quiet at the library before our summer reading ...

Angie's Owners Want to Thank Their Chatham Customers

June 14, 2018

To the Editor:

We want to thank our customers and the entire community for their support and devotion to our business. Our last day of business will be July 31.

rWe will miss all the friends that we have developed over the past 26 years. Wishing everyone much success and happiness in the future.


Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos

P.S. "Until we meet ...


AtlantiCast Episode 17

On this week’s AtlantiCast, it’s National Men’s Health Month, so check out important health tips for you or the men in your life, learn about groundbreaking research into breast cancer treatment that could mean an end to chemotherapy for some patients, meet a local sports hero who’s living his baseball dreams thanks to Goryeb Children’s Hospital and much ...

Chatham Students Schroder, Hyland Summa Cum Laude Graduates of Clemson; Huettenmoser Graduates Cum Laude

June 23, 2018

CLEMSON, SC - Chatham residents graduated from Clemson University in spring 2018 commencement ceremonies.

They are: Deianira D. Huettenmoser of Chatham, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Animal and Veterinary Sciences; Jennifer A. Hyland of Chatham, who graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and Natalie M. Schroder of Chatham, who ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...