The United Methodist Retirement Homes, Inc. (UMRH) is a not for profit  organization related by faith to the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church and open to people of all faiths. The corporation comprises three life plan communities, one affordable housing community, a foundation and a corporate office. UMRH is managed by Life Care Services LLC, a national leader in retirement housing and development. Mr. Jonathan Erickson is the Corporate Executive Director.

Our History

United Methodist Retirement Homes (UMRH), a not-for-profit organization, was created in 1955 when 13 senior adults chose a better retirement for themselves. Now, UMRH comprises three communities, serving over 1,000 residents and 700 employees.

On January 1, 2000, The United Methodist Retirement Homes, Inc. entered into a management contract with Life Care Services, LLC of Des Moines, Iowa to manage and provide resources for all of the affiliated communities. Life Care Services is a national leader in retirement and health care services.


Jonathan Erickson - Corporate Executive Director
Stacy Dobson - Chief Financial Officer
Caleb Baker - Director of Development
Lisa Sealy - Corporate HR and Manager of Payroll and Benefits
Cheryl Miller - Development Specialist

Kevin LemaireIT Systems Administrator

Judy Creech - Corporate Accounting Manager
Colleena Clark - Corporate Accounting and Executive Assistant
Barbara Berro - Accounts Receivable Specialist 
Lisa McCauley - Accounts Receivable Specialist
Danielle Brown - Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist
Shemia Joseph - Accounts Receivable Specialist


Mr. Gary Whaley- Chair
​Ms. Kathryn Bradley 
Mr. Jerry Gambill
Mr. John Grissom, Jr. 
Mr. W. Lee Harriss
Mr. Bruce Jobe 
Mr. John Link
Mr. Robby Lowry 
Ms. Deborah Montague 
Mr. Artie Rogers 
Mr. Tom Steele, Jr. 
Mr. Greg Wallace