First United Methodist Church
255 S. Henderson St.
P O Box 99
Rusk, TX 75785

Contact us:
Office: 903-683-4675
Fax: 903-683-2231
Church Office Email:
or Rev. Bart Reddoch at

Pastor: Rev. Bart Reddoch
Administrative Assistant: Cindy Blanchard
Choir Director:
Keyboard Musician: John C. Williams III
Prayer Chain Coordinator: Barbara Kennedy
Sound Technician: David Long
Facilities Director: Eddie & Anya Breen

Meet & Greet - 9:45 a.m.
Sunday School - 10:00 a.m
    *Visit our Classes
Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m.

Live Radio Broadcast
Sunday mornings 11:00 a.m.
KWRW 103.9 FM &
KTLU 1580 AM

**Mark Your Calendars....
Our December Calendar is On-Line


December 8th - 6:00pm - SPRC
December 13th - 6:00pm - Council


November 30th - 7:00 pm

Make a needy child's Christmas special! We have a tree in the foyer with 10 names & there are more trees to choose from around town. Take your gifts to the Tree Of Promise (125 E. 6th St.) by noon December 12th. $50 limit per child & cash donations are welcome. Contact them at 903-683-0414 for more info.

6th grade - 12th grade
Sunday, December 18th
Meet at the church at 4:45 pm
Please RSVP Teresa Phifer at 903-393-2945
No later than Sunday, December 11th To let her know if you plan to attend.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service
December 24th
6:00 pm

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased......Hebrews 13:16

December 4th - Canned Sweet Peas
December 11th - Canned Tomato Sauce
December 18th - Canned Corn
December 25th - Canned Blackeyed Peas

Thanks for your continued support of The Good Samaritan.

Every Wednesday Morning
7:00 - 8:00 am
In the fellowship hall

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at 9:00 am in the Fellowship Hall. Anyone interested in coming to this free exercise opportunity is welcome.

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Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Rusk, Texas!

We pray that you sense the presence of God's Spirit among us and that your worship experience here draws you closer to Him. Come share your faith and fellowship with us. You're always welcome here at First Methodist Rusk!

For over 100 years, we have proudly shared Christ's love with our community. We invite you to visit and be a part of our growing congregation!

So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all....Galatians 6:10

From our Bell Choir to our Lay Ministry to our Youth & Children's Programs to service in local care facilities, we welcome you to get involved and be a part of our ministry serving our members and community. The blessings you receive through service are immeasurable!

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace........Isaiah 9:6
And the Word became flesh and came to live among us. He made possible our salvation. We are "children of light" ((Ephesians 5:8).
Live your life after the example of Jesus Christ.....Live your life with love.

Have a joyous and Merry Christmas!

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Reserve your poinsettias in honor or memory of loved ones & friends. We will have 48 poinsettias this year at $8.00 per plant. Order forms are in the foyer, sanctuary & office.

Followed by A Luncheon and Pie Raffle

We need

Please call the church office to let us know what you can bring to our Apportionment Fundraiser. 903-683-4675

Advent Bible Study of Adam Hamilton’s
"Not A Silent Night"
Mondays through December 19th.

There are 2 sessions at 10:00 am & 6:00 pm.

In some countries, children don't have books or school supplies. Many have no schoolrooms: classes are held in inadequate or half-destroyed buildings, tents or even the open air. School kits may be these childrens' only educational resources.

We are currently holding an UMCOR School Supply Drive which Bart and Kay will deliver to UMCOR in January. School supply lists are available in the sanctuary, foyers and in the office. A drop off location will be located in the foyer by the church office.

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May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
May the rain fall soft upon your field;
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Come Grow With Us

First United Methodist Church
255 S. Henderson St.
P O Box 99
Rusk, TX 75785

Do you have prayer concerns or requests?
Call or send us an email or send
your request on our
On-Line Prayer Request!