MISSIONS & SERVICE

Ready to make a difference in your community?

With over 30 ministry partners locally and internationally and constant short and long term service projects, there is no shortage of opportunities at RUMC to use your God-given, unique spiritual gifts to serve as a steward of God's grace. See below for this month's service projects, and a complete list of our community partners who are always in need of helping hands.

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Disaster Relief Trips

Dare to care! RUMC conducts regular disaster relief trips to aid those affected by hurricanes. The next trip to Panama City, Florida will be Nov. 21-25. To learn more about this and other mission trips CLICK HERE

For questions & info,
contact Rev. Marion Brown

FEATURED SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Dec. 8 - 15

    Operation Sweatshirt

    Over 400 women and children will call the Atlanta Day Shelter their home this Christmas. Help us make sure they have a gift under the tree! Please bring NEW sweatshirts or cash/check donations to the Main Office, Chapel building. Deadline for shirts is Dec. 15; deadline for cash/checks is Dec. 8
  • December 14

    Street Grace

    Join us as we offer fellowship and support to the working poor and victims of trafficking at the Economy hotel. Meet at RUMC @ 10:30 to help load up the supplies. We will go together as a group to the Economy Hotel @11.

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OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Action

Action Ministries

By meeting basic needs, the ministry removes barriers that prevent thousands of Georgians from breaking the cycle of poverty and realizing their potential.

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Atl Mission

Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children, a branch of Atlanta Mission, provides day services focused on building relationships and meeting needs. Services include childcare, showers, laundry, lunch, MARTA cards, medical care, life-skills classes, access to overnight services, and much more.

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CDA

The Child Development Association (CDA)

The Child Development Association (CDA) provides affordable early learning programs and childcare for preschool children of low-income families in the metro Atlanta area and is located in Roswell.

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Drake House

The Drake House

The Drake House provides short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment programs for homeless mothers and their children in north metro Atlanta.

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Enable

InCommuinity of Georgia

EnAble of Georgia is now In Community and provides nurturing homes and quality support services for adults with developmental disabilities.

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Family Promise

Family Promise of North Fulton/DeKalb

Family Promise of North Fulton/DeKalb is a network of interfaith organizations working together to end homelessness. We provide temporary assistance, hospitality, and case management for families with children experiencing homelessness. Our interfaith, nonsectarian network brings the faith community together to help our community’s families regain housing, independence, and dignity in a time of need. Four times a year RUMC hosts families who are experiencing a housing crisis. We are part of a network of congregations in North Fulton and DeKalb Counties working together to provide guests a safe, homelike shelter where families can stay together. Learn more HERE
 
Foster Care

Foster Care Support Foundation (FCSF)

Foster Care Support Foundation (FCSF) provides free clothing, infant equipment, and developmental toys to thousands of children in foster and relative care.

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

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Mary Hall

Mary Hall Freedom House

Mary Hall Freedom House – Provides housing and substance treatment services for women and their children in order to empower them to break the cycle of addictions, poverty and homelessness.

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Murphy

Murphy-Harpst

Murphy-Harpst provides round-the-clock therapeutic care that enables children to heal and recover so that they can re-engage with society and lead productive lives.

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Home Stretch
HomeStretch gives homeless families a safe and comfortable place to live while helping them address the root causes of their situation and return to a life of self-reliance and stability.

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MUST Ministries

MUST Ministries addresses the basic needs of individuals, families, and children with facilities in Cobb and Cherokee Counties and programs in numerous other counties.

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North Fulton

North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC)

North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) offers assistance to 5,000+ families annually via food, clothing vouchers, and financial aid to our clients in need. NFCC offers an array of classes and opportunities to help residents move toward financial stability and self-sufficiency.

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Street Grace

StreetGrace

Street Grace is a faith-based organization mobilizing faith, business and community leaders to end the sexual trafficking of children throughout the U.S. through prevention/protection, policy and pursuit.

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Wesley Woods

Wesley Woods Senior Living

An elder care ministry of The North Georgia Conference, Wesley Woods supports healthy aging by helping older adults live independently longer through safe, affordable residential housing.

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