RUF strives to be a rest stop for weary Christians, a safe place for skeptics, and an inviting space for all. The evening consists of fellowship, singing, and a message from Scripture. RUF meets Wednesday nights from 7-8 pm at Brooks Commons in Cannon Chapel. If you have any questions, please e-mail us.
Stephen and Lesley Maginas are from the Atlanta area and have been married for 16 years. They have two children, Gregory and Sophia (both age 7). Stephen is a graduate of Colorado Christian University ('02) and Reformed Theological Seminary ('10). Prior to RUF, Stephen worked in real estate in Macon, GA. Lesley graduated from nursing school at GCSU in 2004 and is currently an RN at Piedmont Hospital. They would love to connect with you.
Laura is from the land of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Forest, VA but also has Texas roots. She graduated from The University of Virginia in 2014 with a double major in Middle Eastern Studies and Religious Studies. She also has a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies from Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta. Laura loves cooking Moroccan food, reading a good book, and trees.
Joseph grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma and graduated from Emory University in 2019. Joseph has been placed at Emory University as an intern and will be working there for the 2019-2021 intern class. Joseph enjoys paying basketball, working out, hiking, and spending good time with people.
Merrianna was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC. After high school, she studied International Studies and Art History at the College of Charleston. Merrianna was very involved in RUF at CofC, and she is so thankful she can continue her relationship with RUF as an intern at Emory University in 2019! She enjoys long walks, bike riding, learning about other cultures, knitting, and rock climbing.