RUMC Mission Statement- In January 2018 RUMC held it's strategic planning session. Upon completion of the SWOT (Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis, one opportunity goal was to create hats and T-shirts to identify us as RUMC and share our mission. Our mission statement is, Being Servants of God Through Prayer, Action and Love. The basic acronym for the hats and T's will be RUMC PALS. As we speak to others, we would describe our service with examples like;
- Prayer, we are a group of prayer warriors, sharing joys, concerns and other prayer requests at Sunday morning worship and other meetings. Publishing those and other concerns through email and other communications. Praying together, for Gods guidance, direction, healing and blessings.
- Action, monthly, our first order of business in the Admin Council is to distribute 10% of our monthly income to those in need. Supporting "Back Pack for kids" providing lunches and weekend meals; discretionary funds for immediate needs of those in and around our community; Christmas Angel gifts for families in need, and other second mile giving throughout the year.
- and Love, welcoming those that enter our doors, our community and personal lives. Reaching out to those in the hospital, shut ins, sending cards and notes on special occasions and taking action expressing our Christian beliefs.
- thru Service, each of the above are actionable activities/methods to serve our brothers and sisters daily in our homes, on the street, in our church and even those unknown/unseen.
What we would like from you. The attached logos are our first cut at taking action on one of our strategic goals. We would like to get your comments, your choice of a logo or a new logo you may feel is more descriptive. The logos are numbered 1 - 6, so you can select one, comment or send a preferred logo you may have. Please return/forward your comments/choices to our Church Secretary, Vicki Willis at "email@example.com", or place them in the offering plate on Sunday morning. We would like your input by 31 July, so we may share your thoughts with the Admin Council.
Thanks for your consideration and support,
Grace and peace to you in the name of our risen Lord, Jesus Christ! Welcome to Rectortown United Methodist Church! I hope you enjoy your worship experience with us! I am Pastor Steve Weedling, and I want you to know that I am here to serve you.
My call in ministry is to be open, inviting, and inclusive to all who seek a relationship with God and with others, remembering always that relationships do not grow in isolation, but in community. I believe that for relationships to truly flourish there must be trust; and that trust doesn’t just happen, but grows from both the knowledge and the experience of the ‘other’ – whether that ‘other’ is person, or God. I am committed to providing a safe environment for all people, as together we engage in meaningful worship, prayer, the study of scripture, and mission. In all of these ways our faith grows, and we - and the world around us - are transformed.
I am grateful to God for this opportunity to share our faith journeys with one another! And, I am excited by the possibilities and the wonders that will be revealed as God calls us and leads us into tomorrow!
Please feel free to contact me with any thoughts, questions, or prayer requests you may have; or, just to talk story with one another!
Office: (540) 364-1186
Cell: (434) 709-2654
Homecoming 2018 was a great success! It was a pleasure to hear the message of Pastor Wade and see Laura Ellen as always! Many friends and family members visited and a great day was had by all. See the Photo gallery for some photos. More to come!
We celebrated our 2018 High School graduates on June 3rd. What a great day to remember fun times with these young people. See the photo gallery for a few shots from the day.
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3049 Rectortown Rd, Marshall, Virginia 20115, United States