Support Groups

We offer a variety of support and care ministries to help you navigate the difficulties in life. Whether you or a loved one is struggling with disease, or other hurts, hang-ups or habits, these groups offer a way to experience the loving power of Jesus Christ to help you.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are trained listeners who can meet with you regularly as you walk through difficult seasons of life. These ministers work along side our pastors and staff to care, encourage and provide emotional and spiritual support to people who are going through a difficult time such as divorce, grief, hospitalization, unemployment, terminal illness, relocation, chronic illness or loneliness. To find out more, email stephenministry@rumc.org.

Smoking Cessation

Want to quit smoking? We can help you reach your quit-smoking goal with the Beat the Pack program. This free, two session program will be November 6 and 13 from 6:30 to 7:45pm in Meeting Room B on the second floor of the Community Center. To register, click here or contact Nancy Gallagher.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Support is offered the 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 10:30am until Noon in Room 224. Contact: Eva Phillips, 614-604-9158

Divorce Care

Contact Megan Mathias at 614-626-2696 for more information regarding upcoming meetings.

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Support is offered the 4th Thursday of the month at 10:30am in Room 229. NO MEETINGS: Nov. Dec. Jan. or June. Contact: Carmel Jenkins, 614-861-2571

Al-Anon

Support for people who are worried about someone with a drinking problem is offered on Thursdays at 7pm in Room 228.

Sexual Addiction

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 until 7:30pm at the Field House. Contact: Beth Marshall and Brian.

Gambler’s Anonymous

Saturdays at 8:30am in Room 224 (or 111) reserved through Dec. 2018 see monitors for up to date info.

H.O.P.E. Healing our past experiences

This peer-to-peer led group is for women who have experienced brokenness or abuse in their lives. Find beauty in the brokenness the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6-8pm. Contact Hope@rumc.org for more info. Click HERE to register.

Abortion Recovery Support Group

Meeting the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the Community Center Meeting Room A. Contact: AbortionRecovery@rumc.org for more information.

Field House Sobriety Group

Meeting every Wednesday from 6-8 PM in the Field House starting Sept. 5. Contact: Beth Marshall

Champions Network

Meeting every Monday night from 7:30-8:30pm at the Field House. To contact the group leader, click HERE.

Veterans Support Group

Meeting every other Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 PM in room 228. Contact: Beth Marshall or Jim Raschke