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
  • Choir practice - Every Wednesday at 6:00pm
  • 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
  • Care Bible Study every 2nd & 4th Thursday at 5:30pm


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

Our church is offering free tours of our 102 year old church sanctuary on Saturday, May 28th---the same day as Rusk's Fair on the Square. Tourists will be told the history of the church from its first conception soon after the Texas Revolution in 1836, shown the historic period architecture of the sanctuary, and told about some of the history behind the people whose names are listed on the beautiful stained glass windows that surround the sanctuary. Tours will begin at 11 AM and at 1 PM.Our church bell will ring fifteen minutes before the start of each tour. Additional private tours of 10 or more may be requested by calling our church office at 903-683-4675.

»May 28th - Rusk Fair on The Square

»May 28th - 11:00 am & 1:00 pm - FUMC Church Tour

»May 29th - 31st - Annual Conference

»May 30th - Memorial Day

»June 5th - 2 pm - Future of UMC (Meeting will be in Fellowship Hall)

»June 19th - Father's Day & Potluck Dinner after services

»June 10th - 6:00 pm - Movie Night


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

May 29th - Ramen Noodles (chicken)
June 5th - Canned Blackeye Peas
June 12th - Canned Sweet Peas
June 19th - Canned Tomatoes
June 29th - Macaroni & Cheese

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

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