First United Methodist Church Rusk Tx

Meet our pastor - Rev. Sunny Farley D.Min

Rev. Sunny Farley

Dr. Farley has been a journalist, blogger, media coordinator, & freelancer since 1990 as well as pastor and is still a ghost writer for a United Methodist bishop. She is currently a consultant/coordinator for the United Methodist Global AIDS Committee and is a Faculty Member for the UMC Course of Study at Perkins School of Theology. She remains a motivated minister committed to serving God's people.

Sunny served as the director of The Wesley House of Tyler Junior College for more than a decade before leaving to become the executive director of Mendocino Redwood Retreat Center and campground in Mendocino, California.

Upon returning to Texas, she served as pastor of Bascom United Methodist Church, Noonday United Methodist Church, and Tyler FUMC. According to DS Gilts, she is passionate about preaching, ministry to and with the community, and hearing other people's stories.

Sunny is married to Jim Farley who is a home-health nurse serving the Rusk area. They have two children: Kai, 17, and Hunter, 14; and two dogs Ploo and Buck. Sunny enjoys playing violin and guitar and likes to smoke meat. She and Jim are judges for the World Championship BBQ Contest at the Houston Rodeo.

Come Join us!
Sundays: Meet & Greet - 9:45 a.m. ~ Sunday School - 10:00 a.m ~ Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m.

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

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