outreach at RUMC:
Companions in wholeness


Companions in Wholeness encompasses the Comfort Zone, Breaking Bread and Faith on Foot outreach ministries of Rutland United Methodist Church.

CIW Board Officers

President: Jennifer Yakunovich

Coordinator: Eloise "Ellie" McGarry

Secretary: Linda Allen

Treasurer: Lori McVeigh



RUMC has an Outreach Coordinator, Linda Allen, who is available at the Church on Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. Linda serves as a liaison among the Co-Pastors, the Congregation, and the City of Rutland. 


Linda organizes and distributes donations to help members of the community.

Our Ministry Partners and Community Partners include:

  • Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

  • Grace Congregational UCC

  • Rutland First Baptist Church

  • Church of the Wildwood

  • Trinity Episcopal Church

  • Dismas House

  • Dodge House Veterans Support

  • NewStory Center

  • Rutland Free Clinic

  • Soup Bowls for Caring

  • West Rutland Food Shelf

  • Project VISION Rutland

  • Bennington Rutland Opportunity Center (BROC)

  • Troll House

  • Parent Child Center

  • Community Cupboard

  • Vermont Foodbank

  • Vermont Farmers Food Center

  • Catholic Charities