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. T.J. Gabelman

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.

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!


Weekly Events

  • Low Impact Aerobics - Every Mon, Tues, & Thurs at 9:00am
  • Prayer Group - Every Wednesday at 9:30 am, Parlor
  • Handbell practice - Every Wednesday at 5:00pm
  • Choir Practice - Every Wednesday at 6:00pm Handbell practice Only December 11 & 18th

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Sunday, December 15th - 4 pm
BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE

A service to provide a quiet, contemplative service as an alternative to the more traditional gatherings as a way to care for those who are sad or struggling whilst those around them are caught up in celebrating.

»December 17th - 12:00 Noon - The Gathering

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

»December 25th

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.


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

December 1st - Tomato Sauce
December 8th - Cornbread Mix
December 15th - Can Soup
December 22nd - Can Corn
December 29th - Can 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
Phone: 903-683-4675
Fax: 903-683-2231
Email: ruskfumc@hotmail.com

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