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. Paul Porter at

Pastor: Rev. Bart Reddoch
Administrative Assistant: Cindy Blanchard
Choir Director: Josh King
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 July Calendar is On-Line


June 21st - 5:15pm - Finance
June 21st - 6:00pm - Council
July 5th - 6:00pm - SPRC
July 12th - 6:00pm - Trustees
July 19th - 5:15pm - Finance
July 19th - 6:00pm - Council

The Gathering
June 21st
12:00 noon

June 29th - 7:00 pm

Come JOIN US for a great cookout and welcome our new pastor, Bart Reddoch & his wife, Kay!

May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you....
1 Thessalonians 3:12

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

June 26th - Canned Soup
July 3rd - Cornbread Mix
July 10th - Ranch Style Beans
July 17th - Mixed Vegetables
July 24th - Chicken Ramen Noodles
July 31st - Canned Tomatoes

Thanks for your continued support of The Good Samaritan.

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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!

We are reassured God has not forgotten his promises. Although we may be unable to understand why things happen, we are loved by a God who can redeem our situation and create something good.

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the Lord. "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts."........... Isaiah 55:8-9

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Enjoy your July!! There will be no.....
Choir or handbell practice or Gathering meetings

Volunteers are needed to help on Sunday mornings in the nursery. If you think you would like to help there is a signup sheet in the downstairs foyer by the office with the dates that need filled.

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

In the evening hours of April 29, 2016 the Cold Springs community east of Alto, Texas was hit by a tornado. Cold Springs United Methodist Church sustained damage from that tornado. On May 6th and 7th our Early Response Team (ERT) assisted the members of Cold Spring UMC in cleaning up debris. Read more.....

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

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

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