Hello! RUF at Appalachian State is a community of students who are responding to God's love by loving God, loving one another and loving our campus. RUF is a great place to grow in your faith, find community and search for answers.

 
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Large Group

Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.

Grandfather Mountain Ballroom of the Plemmons Student Union

Community Groups

Tuesday nights

Hosted by various students

Bible study, friendship, rest - Email Kate at andersonkr2@appstate.edu to find a group. This is the BEST way to build relationships in RUF

Discussion on the book of Jonah

Monday nights at 6 p.m.

Basement of the Hope Pregnancy Center

Contact Trevor at heffnertj@appstate.edu for more info

Theology Hour

Come learn about what Christians believe - Contact Caroline at agancg@appstate.edu for more the time and location

Spring Break Trip

Chattanooga

Join us as we work with Hope for the Inner City to pursue reconciliation and community development - Email Sarah at Sarah.Reavis@gmail.com for more info

Additional Resources
 

Listen to some of our past sermons.

Are you interested in getting more information about RUF at App State fill out our interest form or contact one of our staff!

Are you a first-year student who wants to connect? Email Lissy at somervilleel@appstate.edu

 
MEET OUR TEAM
Chris Horne
Minister
EMAIL
chris.horne@ruf.org
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Chris Horne is a native of Byron, GA and a graduate of Georgia Southern University and Reformed Theological Seminary-Charlotte. Sara Jane Horne hails from the great state of Pennsylvania and works as a textile designer and full-time mom of Georgia (Jan 2011), Bonnie (Oct 2012) and Rosemary (Dec 2014). The couple met at Savannah College of Art and Design, where Sara Jane studied and Chris worked as a RUF intern. All five Hornes enjoy regular impromptu dance parties, but only at home and only if the music is good.

Olivia Calhoun
Intern
EMAIL
olivia.calhoun@ruf.org
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Olivia Grace Calhoun was born in Marietta, Ohio and raised between West Virginia and North Carolina. She studied Art History at Appalachian State where she met her husband Luke Calhoun. The two married in October of 2014, and live in the outskirts of Boone NC with their dog Balloo. She fell in love with RUF after becoming a Christian during her first year at AppState. Olivia day dreams of pugs, fixing up retro campers, and starting an interior design blog. She also has hopes of receiving a counseling degree from seminary following the internship.

Garrett McMillan
Intern
EMAIL
garrett.mcmillan@ruf.org
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