Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Rusk, Texas!

Join Us
Sundays: Meet & Greet - 9:45 a.m. ~ Sunday School - 10:00 a.m ~ Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m.
255 S. Henderson St. - Rusk, TX 75785

We would love to see you in the sanctuary but if you're unable to attend you can see our on-line services at RUSK FUMC ON-LINE.



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

  • Prayer Group - Every Wednesday at 9:30 am, Parlor
  • Handbell practice - Every Wednesday at 5:00pm beginning August 24th
  • Choir practice - Every Wednesday at 6:00pm beginning August 24th
  • Methodist Men meet the last Wednesday of every month at 7 pm
  • Women's Circle meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 pm


Discovering Your Identiry
Who are you? The only right way to understand who you are is to see yourself from God's perspective, as described in His Word. In Discovering Your Identity, you will be led through the many layers of understanding who you are in the eyes of God. As your search God's Word, you will discover many truths about yourself—such as the fact you are a beloved child of God, you are the heir of God's inheritance, and you are a member of the Body of Christ. In short . . . you are God's masterpiece!

Join us for 12 week study beginning August 31, 2022 at 6:00pm. Please let us know by August 11th if you plan to attend for us to order your book.


Children's Church
Every Sunday
Children ages 3-12 can go to the Children’s Church room after Children’s Moment in the sanctuary.


TEACHER’S BACK TO SCHOOL SALAD LUNCHEON
Wednesday, August 10th
Hosted by Rusk Church of Christ

We need the following:
» 8 Meat type salads
» 4 Non-meat salads
» 2 Casseroles
» 1 Cake or 2 pies

If you can help please contact: Judy Faye at 903-504-3900
There is a sign-up sheet in the elevator lobby. Please have dishes at FUMC kitchen by 10:00 am on the 10th. (Please make sure to use a disposable dish - THANKS!)


»August 9th - 4:00 - 7:00pm - More Than A Backpack will be packing at the Rusk Civic Center. Volunteers are needed.

»August 17th - Rusk ISD School begins

»August 21st - Back to school Sunday
Blessing of the back packs
Promotion Sunday
Covered Dish following service

»August 24th - Handbell & Choir practice resumes

»August 28th - 2:00pm - Nominations Team Meeting


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.

You can donate as a guest and do not need to have a PayPal account to give. Guaranteed secure!



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

August 7th - Canned Soups
August 14th - Tomato Sauce
August 21st - Canned Sweet Peas
August 28th - Canned Pinto Beans

Thanks for your continued support of The Good Samaritan.

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

Do you have prayer concerns or requests?
Call or send us an email or send
your request on our
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