First United Methodist Church of Jenks (First Jenks)  is a growing community of believers, here to open our hearts and our doors to share God’s love.

Located in the heart of historic downtown Jenks, Oklahoma, First Jenks was established on July 21, 1912 with the vision to live beyond our community doors and live out the mission of Jesus Christ to bring the truth and life into the world so all people will know the Father.

The First  Jenks community brings people of all ages and stages of spiritual walks to come together in their journey through weekly worship services, small groups, mission work and more with the vision to live out the mission of Jesus Christ so all people will know God our Father.


First Jenks Core Beliefs – What We Believe

Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of all.

Engaging as disciples to reach each other.

Neighborly love being lived out by serving others.

Knowledge of Scripture as the foundation of our faith

Small Groups as vital to our spiritual health

Our Staff Members

Rudy Pastor

Rudy Freese

Rev. Rudy Freese holds a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and is an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church.

Philip Crawford

Philip is changing the face of the First Jenks Youth program, and invites you to join us on that journey.

Sheri Osborne

Sheri loves spending time with her family and sharing the love of Christ with children.

Lanette Celoni

Lanette received her BSBA from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She has a strong background in training, finance and has served in many churches.

Rachel Hall Music Minister

Rachel Hall

In her over 12 years of ministry at Jenks First United Methodist Church Rachel Hall has conducted a variety of choirs which has developed the music program into a thriving...

Caleb Fellenstein

Caleb brings more than fourteen years of ministry experience to the First Jenks team. His passion and love for God is evident when he leads Worship.

Kasey Smith

Kasey likes to read, visit art museums (she can frequently be found at the Philbrook), travel and find interesting places to eat with her husband.