If you're looking for ways to make a difference in our community and the world, look no further. 

  • Ongoing Outreach

    Monday Sack Lunch at the Presbyterian Church

    Every Monday, 10a.m-11:45 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston

    Help approximately 70 people get a healthy lunch each Monday.  Pack the lunches and distribute them at the Presbyterian Church, a great central location, and catch all the smiles that come.  Volunteers can also sign up to help with the cost.  Please contact Miriam Savage at 255-4460 to sign up. 


    Lincoln Parish Back Pack Program/Hunger Task Force

    Every Thursday, 10a.m.-11a.m.

    These meals feed school-age children who have few other alternatives for a healthy meal.  Three volunteers with pick-ups or SUVs are needed each Thursday at 10 a.m. to get backpack food from Super 1 and deliver it to Glenview Elementary.  Please contact Amy Stegall to volunteer.


    Ruston Elementary

    The Adopt-a-School program with Ruston Elementary has proven valuable to teachers, 

    students, and volunteers alike! Events throughout the year include providing teacher lunches, Prize drawings at faculty meetings, a uniform fund for students, and special projects requested by faculty throughout the year. Contact Jean Moore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 255-8984 to volunteer to help with lunches or contribute prizes. Donations for school uniforms and special needs may be made to Trinity UMC with “Ruston Elementary” in the memo line.


    Teach One to Lead One

    This mentoring experience pairs at-risk students with mentors to make their lives better for themselves and others.  The online training to become a mentor is available year round.   Mentoring sessions are  14 weeks of hour-long sessions during the school day.  Please contact Amy Stegall at 251-0750 for more information on helping young people realize their potential.

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