Rockford Urban Ministries celebrates 40 years

Rockford Urban Ministries celebrates 40 years


Join Rockford Urban Ministries in celebrating its 40th anniversary at their annual dinner at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at Brooke Road United Methodist Church, 1404 Brooke Road, Rockford.

The program is a retrospective of RUM’s history. Guest speakers will include lay and clergy, church and civic leaders from the last 40 years. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., and the program will be at 7:15 p.m.

RUM is also looking for stories of the early days of Rockford Urban Ministries as well as reflections and letters of support for RUM’s work. Please send them to RUM, 623 Seventh St., Rockford, IL 61104.

Tickets are $20. The program without the dinner is free, and the public is invited to attend. To make reservations or for more information, call Rockford Urban Ministries at (815) 964-7111 by June 17.

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