First United Methodist Church
Physical Address: 255 S. Henderson St.
Mail Address: P O Box 99 ~ Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: 903-683-4675 ~ Fax: 903-683-2231 ~ Email: ruskfumc@hotmail.com
Pastor: Rev. Bart Reddoch ~ Phone: (903) 385-0939 ~
bart67red@gmail.com

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

Sundays: Meet & Greet - 9:45 a.m. ~ Sunday School - 10:00 a.m ~ Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m.

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! Our vision is to be a vibrant, growing fellowship, excited about praising, loving and serving God.


O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His loving
kindness is everlasting
..... 1 Chronicles 16:34


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!

Giving Hearts

It is through your generosity we are able to continue to share God's word through our ministries in our community and around the world. For your convenience, we have set up on-line giving through PayPal at Giving On-Line.


Weekly Events

  • Low Impact Aerobics - Every Mon, Tues, & Thurs @ 9 am, FH
  • Prayer Group - Every Wednesday @ 9:30 am, Parlor
  • Handbell practice - Every Wednesday @ 5pm
  • Choir Practice - Every Wednesday @ 6pm


Order your Poinsettias...
We will have 48 poinsettias decorating our sanctuary from Dec. 9 thru Dec. 24. Order forms are available in the elevator foyer & also on the tables upstairs if you would like to purchase one or more.


»November 17th - Small Membership Church Retreat at Palestine-Grace UMC
Guest Speaker-Rev. Dr. Jesse Brannen - Cost is $35.00 and includes lunch - Register at: keltysumc@hotmail.com

»November 18th - Community Thanksgiving Service

»November 22nd - Thanksgiving

»November 25th - Advent Decorating following service

»November 26th - 10:00am & 6:00pm - Advent Bible Study - Books are $10.50. Signup sheets are in the church foyer.

»November 28th - 7:00am - Women's Circle

»November 28th - 7:00am - Methodist Men

»December 9th - Cantata & Luncheon Raffle & Auction (We need your favorite Desserts!)


Come make a joyful noise with us!
JOIN THE CHOIR!!
Practice on Wednesdays
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

November 4th - Tomato Sauce
November 11th - Mixed Vegetables
November 18th - Can Greens (Spinach or Turnip)
November 25th - Chicken Ramen Noodles

Thanks for your continued support of The Good Samaritan.

"I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing." (John 15:5)

ABIDE is a small church leadership initiative for church revitalization and growth offered to us by the Texas Annual Conference. Spiritual Leadership, Inc. (SLI) provides the coaching for this journey with the churches.

Our team includes: Johnnie Richey, Frances Long, Judy Faye Garner, Leslie Hassell, Karen Hendley, Ben Middlebrooks, Dale Landis and Bart Reddoch.

Your team has been busy. See our April Abide Report.
Love the Lord Your God...and hold fast to him.
Deuteronomy 30:20 NIV

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
Phone: 903-683-4675
Fax: 903-683-2231
Email: ruskfumc@hotmail.com

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