Rumford Center

Welcome to The Rumford Center, the Conference Center of The Methodist Home.

Rumford Center

Rumford Center

Our Rumford Center annually serves over 28,000 attendees. The center has become a major training resource in Georgia for people in the helping professions. Key events include state planning committees, the Rosalyn Carter CARE-NET Site activities, ongoing training for the Department of Family and Children Services, Youth rallies, Board of Ordained Ministry meetings, and corporate training events. We can provide the facilities, meals, and staffing needed to host your training event, work celebration, or planning session.

  • The Rumford Center has three training/meeting rooms with various setup options, as well as a conference room that comfortably accommodates 8 people in a board style format.
  • Our dining hall, located on the 1st floor, features the traditional banquet style layout with tables and chairs to seat up to 200 people. Lunch is served daily from 11:45 – 12:45 @ $10.00/person.
  • Our Gym/Stage area can be set up to host in a variety of setups. We can seat 340 people comfortably with round tables of 8 and 425 theatre seating-chairs only. Full audio and video services are available.
  • The Anderson Library Training Room, located on the 2nd floor (main lobby entrance), is equipped with audio/visual equipment for video viewing and online research.

The Rumford Center also houses a gymnasium, weight room, racket ball court, walking track, arts and crafts room, clothing room for our youth, and chapel. We have adequate, well lighted parking. Our building is handicap-accessible. With these facilities, we are sure we can accommodate your meeting needs!

  • Please, no outside food or drinks. If you have special needs, please see our receptionist.
  • Lunch is served from 11:45 – 12:45 @ $10.00/person. (Please break at 11:45)
  • Business hours are 7:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.
  • Copies and faxes are available @ $.10/copy. (Please see receptionist)
  • Dining Room and Snack Machines are located on the 1st floor.
  • Thank you for helping us remain a smoke-free campus.
  • The Rumford Center has WiFi installed.

Rumford Center

The Methodist Home for Children and Youth
304 Pierce Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
(478) 751-2800


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