255 S. Henderson St.
P O Box 99
Rusk, TX 75785


Contact us:
Office: 903-683-4675
Fax: 903-683-2231
Email: ruskfumc@hotmail.com


Pastor: Rev. Paul Porter
Administrative Assistant: Cindy Blanchard
Choir Director: Jerry Compton
Keyboard Musician: John C. Williams III
Prayer Chain Coordinator: Barbara Kennedy
Sound Technician: David Long
Facilities Director: Eddie & Anya Breen

SUNDAY....
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


Meetings

September 1st - 6:00pm SPRC
September 8th - 6:00pm Trustees
September 15th - 5:15pm Finance
September 15th - 6:00pm Council
September 20th - 12:00pm Worship
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The Gathering
September 15th - 12:00 Noon

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September 23rd - 7:00 pm


September 27th after service

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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

Thanks for your continued support of The Good Samaritan.
August 30th - Canned Soup
September 6th - Cornbread Mix
September 13th - Black Eyed Peas
September 20th - Ramen Noodles
September 27th - Sweet Peas

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

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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!

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Pastor Paul's Paragraphs - September 2015

During these summer evenings, I spend some of my time reflecting on what my job really is as a pastor, preacher, and prophet of Godís Word. I was reminded of a conversation I had during seminary with a visiting preaching professor.

The professor told me my job was simply to proclaim Christ on the cross through my words, actions, and faith like the Apostle Paul says in 1st Corinthians. And that image of Christ crucified is both challenging and comforting, she said.

She illustrated this by giving me the following example as a sermon: Read More..........

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Blood Drive at the church

August 30th - 9:00am - 1:00pm

***Handbells begin on September 2nd @ 5:00 pm

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN
A Bible Study of Weekly Scripture Passages & Movie Scenes
By Rev. Paul E. Porter

Begins Monday, September 14th @ 6:30 pm
In the Fellowship Hall - Every Monday for 8 weeks


Tuesday, September 22nd
6:00 pm in the Church Parlor
Rev. Dr. Jesse Brennan will be speaking on Congregational Excellence.

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Van, Texas was hit by a tornado May 2015. Our ERT went to work along side many other responders to assist. See More of the tornado damages and your church members who so generously donated their time and energy!

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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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