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Presbyterian Village
Sara Worden

Shepherd Center
Shelly Weymouth

Hospice
Betty Morgan

Piedmont
Bill Pritchard
Elizabeth Layne

Pastoral Care Request

Pastoral Care Programs

There are many programs and ministries at Peachtree Road UMC that provide care, compassion and support in times of need.  To find the program that best fits your need for Pastoral Care, please click the links below or contact Julie Schendel at 404.240.8270 or julies@prumc.org.

GriefShare
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

GriefShare offers a caring faith community for those dealing with the loss of a family member or friend. Led by PRUMC Stephen Ministers. For more information or to sign up, contact Julie Schendel at 404.240.8270 or julies@prumc.org.

Homebound Visitation Ministry
Through the PRUMC Homebound Visitation Ministry, individuals, families, small groups and Sunday School classes provide support for members who cannot come to church – many of whom you may already know! If you would like to learn about outreach opportunities or if you or someone you know would enjoy having a visitor, contact Julie Wright at 404.240.8203 or juliew@prumc.org.

Stephen Ministry
Stephen Ministry equips lay persons to provide one-on-one Christian care to anyone experiencing life crises such as hospitalization, grief, loss, disability, divorce, spiritual crisis, or other life transitions. Stephen Ministers can help bring individuals in these times of need to a closer understanding of God’s presence and peace. If you or someone you know needs a Stephen Minister, please contact Julie Schendel at 404.240.8270 or julies@prumc.org for a confidential discussion of the need.

Caregiver Support Group
Third Tuesday of the Month, 2:00-3:00, C101

For loved ones of adults with cognitive or memory difficulties. For more information, contact Kathy King at queen93king@gmail.com or call 770.956.1291.

Movers and Shakers Parkinson’s Support Group
Second Wednesday of the Month, 12:00 pm, B152

If you or someone you love has Parkinson’s Disease, we invite you to participate in the PRUMC support group meeting of “The Movers and Shakers.” We meet each month for lunch and sharing. For more information, contact Julie Schendel at julies@prumc.org.

New! Respite Care Atlanta – Volunteers Needed!
PRUMC has partnered with six other congregations to create a safe weekday place for those with mild cognitive impairment. Respite Care Atlanta will provide vital interaction for clients and self-care time to caregivers. We are excited about this wonderful new initiative and volunteers are needed! For more information, visit respitecareatlanta.org or contact Julie Wright at 404.240.8203 or juliew@prumc.org for more information or to volunteer.

Care and Concern
For parents and children experiencing a crisis within the family. We respond in tangible ways (meals, etc.) as well as with prayers. For more information, please contact Martha Christopher at 404.240.8243 or marthac@prumc.org.

Families with Special Needs
Parents who are blessed with children of any age who have special needs meet for education, inspiration, and fellowship throughout the year. All special needs families are invited to join us. For more information, please contact Martha Christopher at 404.240.8243 or marthac@prumc.org.