LuAnn Rourke


Pastor LuAnn grew up in Mansfield, Ohio and moved to Michigan in 10th grade.  There, she met Pat Rourke.  They married and raised two kids - Jay and Abby -  in Swartz Creek.  LuAnn and Pat have four granddaughters.

Pastor LuAnn attended Rochester College, and Ashland Theological Seminary.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology, and a Master of Divinity.

In addition to being pastor at Port Huron First, LuAnn works as a consultant and faculty member for the Vital Church Initiative (VCI) which helps churches start a new lifecycle and connect with a fresh vision to re-invigorate their ministries and mission.

"As a child of God, I am a work in progress.  I learn more about the Lord as I walk daily with him.  I am blessed to serve as a leader in the United Methodist Church for such a time as this.  I pray that you will find a deeper connection with Jesus as we journey together through this season of life and ministry together."  Pastor LuAnn

Tara Armstrong

Christian Education Director

Tara joined the staff as Director of Christian Education in January of 2020.  Tara has been involved with the Children’s ministries both here and her previous church in New Jersey serving as a Sunday school teacher and volunteer for VBS.  Tara is a veteran of the United States Air Force and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In addition, she has completed her Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University.  Tara and her husband, Gabe, have four children, Seth, Hannah, Karsyn, and Benjamin.  Tara enjoys spending time with her family camping and exploring the outdoors.

Debbie Timm

Office Manager

Debbie has a long-time relationship with FUMC. She has been a member since 1998 and has spent those years volunteering in all areas. She currently plays hand bells with the Bells of Praise and thoroughly enjoys it. Debbie joined our staff on August 4, 2008. Her prior experience includes starting a golf cart business with her husband and working side by side with him. Debbie and her husband, Mike, have been blessed with three beautiful children, Evan, Corey and Annie.

Eileen Haight


Eileen joined our staff in December, 2009. Prior to coming to FUMC, Eileen worked at Citizens First Savings Bank for 23 years in the accounting and operations departments. She has been married for 32 years to husband, Fred. They have two children, Sarah and Joshua. Eileen enjoys reading, quilting, scrapbooking and spending time with family.

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Port Huron First

United Methodist Church

828 Lapeer Avenue

Port Huron, MI 48060

(810) 985-8107

WPHM 1380 AM
Sundays 9:30 am