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:

Pastor: Rev. Bart Reddoch
Phone: (903) 385-0939

Administrative Assistant: Linda Bobbitt
Choir Director:
Keyboard Musician: John C. Williams III
Prayer Chain Coordinator: Arlene McNair
Sound Technician: David Long

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 September Calendar is On-Line


Sept 12th - 9:00am - Good Sam
Sept 12th - 6:00pm - Trustees
Sept 19th - 5:15pm - Finance
Sept 19th - 6:00pm - Council


Back to Church Sunday!
September 17th


September 19th

September 27th - 7:00 pm


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

Sept 3rd - Canned Mixed Vegetables
Sept 10th - Cornbread Mix
Sept 17th - Canned Greens (Spinach or Turnip Greens)
Sept 24th - Canned Blackeye Peas

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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!

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


Edom is hosting a workshop called Putting Your House in Order presented by Leah Taylor of the Texas Methodist Foundation. The event is Sunday, October 8th ,at 5:00 pm at Edom UMC fellowship hall. Cost is $10. To reserve a spot, email or call the church office at 903-852-7181.


In response to the devastation suffered by Hurricane Harvey, we have the opportunity to offer our support through monetary donations. If you would like to contribute to this cause, please give your donation to Rusk FUMC, with the notation "Hurricane Harvey". This will be posted to your giving record here and then we will forward the donations on to the Texas Annual Conference.

Come make a joyful noise with us!
Practice on Wednesdays
6:00 pm.

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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