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

Leadership Team Chairs
2018

Pastor..................................................Bart Reddoch
Staff-Parish Relations Chairperson...............Teresa Phifer
Serves as the local church administrative unit in which lay and clergy spiritual leaders inegrate the staff and congregational interests to focus on themission of the church. Responsibilities include managing relationships between the pastor, any ordained leaders, lay staff, the congretaation, the community, the district superindendent and the United Methodist connectional church.
Trustees Chairperson.....................Steve Sloterdijk
Your Trustees manage church property, equipment and investments to support the vision & mission of the church. This will include everything from maintaining adequate insurance coverage to maintenance of the air conditioner, heating, and/or any needed improvements relating to same. Annual reports are provided to the charge conference on the state of the church's property & resources.
Finance Chairperson................................Linda Little
The finance committee manages the financial system for the congregation. This includes depositing, recording & disbursing of funds; communicating the church's financial position to the congregation; maintaining integrity of the accounting books; preparation of the annual budget; monitoring the progress of the budget as the year unfolds; making recommendations for the anticipated budget shortfalls; working with committe chairs to ensure their goals are realistically attainable given the economies of the chruch; reporting finance activities to the Church Council; work with the church CPA/Accountant to insure each individual members' giving record is accurate and provide that record to each at the end of the church year or upon request at mid-year.
Lay Leader Chairperson...........................................Bonnie Blankinship
Serves as the lay representative of the laity fostering awareness of laity within the congreagation and through their ministries in the home, workplace, community & world. Assists in advising the church council of opportunities to develop understandings of the type of ministry that will most effectively fulfill the Church's mission.
At Large...........................................Jim Netters
Ex Officio...........................................Bart Reddoch & Frances Long
Nominations Team Chairperson...........................................Bart Reddoch
Ministry Team:
Family Life Chairperson......................Judy Faye Garner
Youth Chairperson............................Teresa Phifer
Prayer Chairperson...........................Barbara Kennedy
Scouts Chairperson...........................Dale Landix
Historian Chairperson........................Terry Guinn

First United Methodist Church
255 S. Henderson St.
P O Box 99
Rusk, TX 75785 Office: 903-683-4675
Fax: 903-683-2231
Email: ruskfumc@hotmail.com