First United Methodist Church
255 S. Henderson St. ~ Rusk, TX 75785 ~ 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!

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!

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.

Sundays: Meet & Greet - 9:45 a.m. ~ Sunday School - 10:00 a.m ~ Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m.
Live Radio Broadcast ~ Sunday mornings 11:00 a.m. ~ KWRW 103.9 FM & KTLU 1580 AM
Or On-line at www.citlinktv.com/channel/jacksonville

Weekly Events

  • Low Impact Aerobics - Every Mon, Tues, & Thurs @ 9 am, FH
  • Prayer Group - Every Wednesday @ 9:30 am, Parlor
  • Men's Coffee Hour - Every Wednesday @7:00 am, FH
  • Handbell practice - Every Wednesday @ 5pm
  • Choir Practice - Every Wednesday @ 6pm


**Mark Your Calendars....

» October 21st - 11:00am


Memorial Service & Celebration for
Dorothy (Dottie) Barr
Rusk FUMC

» October 22nd - Covered Dish Following Service

» October 24th - We will be putting together 10 flood buckets at 1:00 PM. All help is appreciated. Any questions, contact Leslie Hassell 903-721-0021.

» October 25th - 7:00 pm - Methodist Men

» TRICK OR TREAT on the square! The youth group will be handing out candy on the square October 31st at 4:00pm. The youth group needs to meet at the church by 3:40pm to get everything set up. ALL are welcome to donate bags of candy!

» November 5th - CHARGE CONFERENCE at Frankston First UMC beginning at 2:00pm. Van leaving from church at 1:00pm.

Start Making Plans!!
CHICKEN SPAGHETTI DINNER!!
November 7th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tickets: $8.00

Prep Day - November 6th at 9:00am.

We need help in cooking, serving & bringing desserts. Monetary donations also appreciated.
If you can help out, please call Judy Faye at (903) 504-3900 or Jeanie (903) 683-2541.

"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 October Abide Report.

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

October 1st - Canned Mixed Vegetables
October 8th - Tomato Sauce
October 15th - Pork & Beans
October 22nd - Canned Corn
October 29th - Canned Fruit


Thanks for your continued support of The Good Samaritan.
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

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