RUMC is committed to changing lives through caring acts within our congregation. It takes members of all ages working together to care for needs within our church family and in the places Christ calls us beyond our church.


Aging Gracefully University


Pssst…it doesn’t just happen! Whether your parents are over 50, or you're there yourself, there is much to be gained by being proactive in best care practices. Join us for an evening of 20-minute sessions with respected professionals in the field.

How it Works

Registration begins at 6 p.m. with light refreshments. An introductory session will be led by Beth Cayce of CaraVita Home Care in D143 at 6:30 p.m.

You may choose up to three 20-minute sessions to attend. See below for complete session info and registration. Advanced registration is suggested to secure your seat in the desired classes.

For questions or info, contact Mary Stokes, 770.261.1741

Session Options

Our Care Ministries

If you have a medical background and would be willing to use your gifts to respond to medical emergencies that may occur during worship services and campus events, please contact Mary Stokes
If you or a loved one resides in a senior living community, our Senior Shuttle Ministry can provide transportation to our 11 a.m. traditional Sunday service. We are also seeking drivers, support riders, and midweek technicians. Contact Mary Stokes 770.261.141
This ministry gives the gift of a quilt to an individual going through serious illness or challenging circumstances. The quilt is placed on the altar during worship; those in worship are invited to offer a prayer while placing hands on the quilt or by tying a knot in the ribbon attached to the quilt. Prayer Quilt Ministry meeting information:

When: Third Tuesday of the month (Sept. – June) Time: 7 – 9 p.m. Where:The parlor, Chapel building (B)
Each week volunteers send handwritten notes of care and concern to members who are going through illness, loss of a loved one, or celebrating the birth of a child. RUMC provides all the necessary materials for this ministry.

Contact Mary Stokes to learn how to join this team.
Help us deliver flowers on Sundays to those hospitalized or in assisted living facilities.

Contact Mary Stokes to volunteer.
Help us share God's love during hard times. Offering meals to those coming home from the hospital or to families with a hospitalized member.

Contact Mary Stokes to volunteer.