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The Sounds of the Spirit Concert Series presents Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: Singing Our Faith on Sunday, April 30, at 4 p.m. in the RUMC Chapel. The program features the Kaleidoscope ensemble of The Michael O’Neal Singers performing some of the best-loved hymns and songs of our faith. Tickets are not necessary.

The Chessie Pelfrey Circle will meet on Monday, May 1, at 11 a.m. in the parlor in the Chapel building. All women are invited. Lunch reservations ($6) required: 770.993.9496

Prayer Event Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Please plan to join us as we pray for RUMC’s upcoming transition as Dr. Mike Long moves on to a new role of District Superintendent of the Atlanta Emory District in early June and we welcome Dr. Tom Davis as our new Senior Minister at the end of June. Click her for details and for ways you can pray now.

The RUMC Men’s Group will meet on Thursday, May 4, in the dining room (Chapel building). Breakfast ($5) will be served at 6:45 a.m. and will include eggs, bacon/sausage, grits, biscuits, juice, and coffee. You will be on your way by 8 a.m. Come walk with us! Information: Tim Kittredge,

DivorceCare, a 12-week, biblically based course, begins Tuesday, May 2, 6:15-8:15 p.m., Sanctuary building, room 251. Workbook: $15. Details/registration: or De Lee Udelson, or 770.261.1741

RSVP for our 3rd Annual BBQ – Sunday, May 7, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on The Commons. Join us for BBQ and all the fixin’s from Williamson Bros BBQ! Plus inflatables for the kidz and treats from an Atlanta Ice Cream Truck! $5/person suggested donation. Information/RSVP:

The RUMC Travelers Club will meet on Thursday, May 11, at noon in the fellowship hall in the Chapel building. Following lunch, the Roswell Police Department will present a program on remaining safe in our world today. Visitors welcome. Lunch reservations (by May 8): 770.993.9496

GriefShare will be offered at RUMC this summer beginning Tuesday, May 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in room 250 in the Sanctuary building. Please join us for this 10-week, biblically based, healing program that is open to church members and the community. Fee: $15 for workbook. Details/registration:; De Lee Udelson, or 770.261.1741; or

‘Parenting in a Hurt and Broken World’ – Roswell Student Ministry invites all parents  to attend this parenting class on Wednesday, May 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Dodson Youth Center. 

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University teaches God’s way of handling money. This 9-week course begins Sunday, June 4, 6-8 p.m. in the Sanctuary building, room 250-252. Fee for the required participation kit is $93 if purchasing from RUMC. Childcare is available for children age 10 and younger. Details/registration: or De Lee Udelson, or 770.261.1741

If You are Looking for a Small Group, you can still join Bruce Fielden’s Conversations about God on Tuesdays in room 257 in the Sanctuary building, 6:30-8 p.m. through May 2 (note new location). No book, no required readings, no DVD. Just come with your Bible and an open heart to talk with others about our relationship with God.

Are You Ready to Join RUMC? If you have questions or are ready to join the church, contact Rev. Martha Fielden, 770.261.1731 or You may also go for more information.

Adult Sunday School Classes – Are you thinking about connecting with a small group on Sunday mornings? For a list of classes and descriptions, go to For more information, contact Rev. Kristin Heiden,

Adult Bible Studies and Fitness Classes are offered at RUMC. Go to and for information.

The RUMC Devotional Line is updated daily. Start or end your day by calling 770.640.2266 to hear a short devotional and prayer.

Seniors Enriched Living (SEL) spring classes are April 4 – May 25 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Dodson Center. Registration/information: or 770.587.3750

Support Groups and 12-Step Groups are offered at the Counseling Center located on the RUMC campus. Groups include: Parkinson’s Support, Survivors of Suicide, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), Women’s AA (“Sober Sisters”), Al-Anon (Families of Alcoholics), Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA), CASA (Kleptomaniacs/Shoplifters Anonymous), CMA (Crystal Meth), EA (Emotions Anonymous), NA (Narcotics Anonymous), SA (Sexaholics Anonymous), and S-Anon (Families of Sexaholics). Information: Patty Hampton, or 770.261.1767