About Us

Pattenburg UMC is a part of the Raritan Valley District of the United Methodist Churches of Greater New Jersey. We celebrate our Wesleyan and American heritage which dates back to the early 1800’s as we look forward to the challenges facing the Church of Jesus Christ in the 21st century. We welcome you to visit and get to know us. Feel free to contact Pastor Joshua for more information.




Rev. Joshua Kraft Gribbin- Pastor

(908) 996-4501


Joshua attended Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C. where he interned at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the Chaplaincy Services Branch, worked for The National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Services (NCMAF), and was commissioned as a Chaplain Candidate in the US Navy.  Prior to seminary, he graduated from West Chester University, PA (2012) with a major in Philosophy of Religious Studies and minor in Peace and Conflict. He taught middle school for two years. He has a large extended family, but a small immediate family.



Bette Mayers – Music Director

(908) 995-2058


Music Director Bette Mayers is a graduate of Westminster Choir College and has been a church musician and choir director for more than 40 years. In addition to playing the piano and organ, Bette has also performed with and directed handbell choirs. Highlights of her career include taking a choir to the famed Advent Sing in Vienna in 1998. In her own words, Bette enjoys working with small choirs and accomplishing big things! Bette and her husband Gerry are avid Civil War reenactors, regularly visiting the battlefields and historic sites in our area. They are also very proud parents and grandparents.



Terri-Ann Rounsaville, Administrator

(908) 627-3276








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