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Outreach to others is one of the most vital components of our church. Our congregation is passionate about serving the least and the lost and making our community a better place. We can be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ, and in doing so, be a blessing to others.   Our most current opportunities are below.  To learn how you can be more involved in Local Outreach, contact Beth Spencer at 404.240.8234 or beths@prumc.org.

Coming Up

Local Outreach Announcements

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Recycle for Good

Peachtree Road is partnering with Novelis to collect aluminum beverage cans. On the south parking lot (behind the White House Restaurant) you will find a cage in which to deposit your used aluminum beverage cans. Novelis will recycle these cans and for every 1 million collected, will fund and build a Habitat for Humanity House. We are joining forces with the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Braves and other major institutions to help reduce waste and provide homes for those in need. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Watkins at lesliew@prumc.org.



Outreach Drives

Diaper and Formula Drive
Please donate any size diapers and formula for families assisted by BCM, Feed My Lambs and Our House/Genesis Shelter.  Drop off at the bin in the Children’s Building Lobby or order from Amazon here.

Underwear & Sock Drive
Please donate new underwear and socks for boys and girls ages Pre-K to 6th grade for the students of Hollis Innovation Academy. Drop off at bins in the Rollins Lobby and Grace Hall or order from Amazon here.

New Volunteer Opportunities

Agape Dinner or Fresh Produce Providers
PRUMC sponsors fifty-five students and their families at E. Rivers Elementary school.  Through volunteer donations and Royal Produce, we make sure they have nourishing food each week throughout the year.  To provide dinner for a student, or produce for a family, contact Beth Spencer at beths@prumc.org.


New! Tour Our Partner Agencies

Hollis Innovation Academy & Westside Tour
Wednesday, September 27, 9:30 am carpool departure
Caravan in carpools through some of the bleakest neighborhoods on the Westside of Atlanta and arrive at the positive future for their children – the Michael R. Hollis Innovation STEM Academy. Tour this amazing facility, hear from Principal Dr. Diamond Jack, and be led by students that will help make a change in the future of the Westside.



Outreach Drives

Food Drive for BCM
Each fall, PRUMC helps fill the food pantry at BCM so Atlanta’s working poor can feed their families.  Grocery bags with a list of needed items will be handed out each Sunday after worship or you can find the list online at prumc.org/register.  Drop off filled bags at bins in the Rollins Lobby or Grace Hall.

Turkey Drive
Sunday, October 29
Cap off a great month of pantry-stocking by providing Thanksgiving dinner to the families served by BCM.  $10 provides a turkey, $20 provides an entire family dinner.  Make a gift during worship on this day, give online at www.prumc.org/give, or donate via our new app!

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Dan T. Cathy

Faithful Steward and Positive Influence with Dan T. Cathy
Tuesday, October 3, 6:00 pm, Grace Hall

6:00 pm Gathering
6:30 pm Dinner served
7:00 pm Dan T. Cathy, speaker

Join us for a very special evening as we welcome Dan T. Cathy, CEO & Chairman of Chick-fil-A and Chick-fil-A Foundation. At the heart of this successful leader is a humility and willingness to lead by example, endearing him to his colleagues and contemporaries. Mr. Cathy will share how experiences can lead to understanding and gratitude, generosity and purpose. We hope you can join us. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

This event is a fundraiser for Our Westside Story – “where hope meets opportunity.” $40/individual, $300/table of eight.


New Volunteer Opportunities

Hollis Yellow House Team
Wednesday, October 4, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, Hollis Innovation Academy
Hollis Innovation Academy has four student “houses” and PRUMC is privileged to support the 1st & 2nd grade Yellow House. Be a part of this fun team by helping the children with a service project in the morning and then on to reading circles, campus beautification, pantry organization and lunch with the students! To volunteer, contact Beth Spencer at beths@prumc.org.

Christmas Kindness Volunteer Registration Opens
Wednesday, October 4
Christmas Kindness is an annual PRUMC Local Outreach ministry that offers a dignified way for Atlantans in need to share the joy of Christmas with their families. Volunteer spots fill up quickly for this favorite opportunity. Sign up at prumc.org/register this fall.

Golf Tournament

“A Just Cause” Annual Golf Tournament for Outreach

“A Just Cause” Annual Golf Tournament for Outreach
Monday, October 9, Druid Hills Country Club

Join us on the green to make a difference in the lives of those in need. A Just Cause Invitational will bring us together annually to benefit PRUMC outreach programs near and dear to our hearts.

This year’s tournament beneficiary will be Our Westside Story – PRUMC’s ongoing revitalization project for the Westside neighborhood of Atlanta. Proceeds will provide supplies and support for our adopted school, Hollis Innovation Academy, and resources for those living nearby as they improve their neighborhoods.  Visit www.prumcgolf.org to learn more, become a sponsor and play!

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Same Kind of Different as Me

Same Kind of Different as Me | Movie Theater Takeover
Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 pm, Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station 18 IMAX & RPX

When nothing else would help, love lifted me, love lifted me. Hymn: Love Lifted Me

Many of you know the story of Same Kind of Different as Me. It became part of our story many years ago when Peachtree Road read this book and challenged ourselves to put our faith into action. Through the years we have strengthened our ongoing commitment to helping those in need through our local and global outreach partners, knowing we can always do more.

This fall we will have an opportunity to recall the inspirational message of Same Kind of Different as Me. We will be offered a private screening of this true story of unlikely friendships and life-changing love. Join us to watch this moving novel as it comes to the big screen and rediscover what it means to view others through God’s eyes of compassion.


The Heart of our Ministry

Local Outreach Announcements

Recycle for Good Peachtree Road is partnering with Novelis to collect aluminum beverage cans. On the south parking lot (behind the White House Restaurant) you will find a cage in which to