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Congregational 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, please contact Julie Schendel at 404.240.8270 or julies@prumc.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Mondays, 7:00 am, C210
Discover strength and hope through the fellowship of those recovering from alcoholism. If you are looking for help and encouragement to stop drinking, please join us. For more information, contact Carolyn Stephens at 404.240.8207 or carolyns@prumc.org.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New! Respite Care Atlanta
Respite Care Atlanta is a safe weekday place for those with mild cognitive impairment, providing vital interaction for clients and self-care time to caregivers. Participant applications are being accepted and volunteers are needed now to make this endeavor happen! There are many options and time frames available: greeters, lunch servers, office assistants, as well as music, art, cooking, exercise, gardening and dance instructors, storytellers , etc. If you have a special talent, interest, or knowledge that could help engage our participants please contact Julie Wright at juliew@prumc.org or 404.240.8203. Also, visit the Respite Care Atlanta website at www.respitecareatlanta.org for more information.

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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.

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