Packed with love: Lake Pointe Church community helps ensure no kid goes hungry during school shutdown

Packed with love: Lake Pointe Church community helps ensure no kid goes hungry during school shutdown

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 14, 2020) Lake Pointe Church volunteers have been busy this afternoon collecting drive-thru food donations, running them inside to be sorted, assembled and packed up to make sure kids are fed during extended Spring Break. Lake Pointe’s website says, “As a church we will be here to meet the needs of […]

Persevering: Amid Piles of Rubble or Puddles of Mush

Persevering: Amid Piles of Rubble or Puddles of Mush

The year 2020 arrived with more than a bang: a US embassy attack followed by ballistic missiles and the resulting loss of a passenger plane. Meanwhile, as Australia battled wildfire, several other countries experienced either earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. Closer to home, we watched a troubling impeachment trial and grieved the death of a beloved […]

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at First United Methodist Church Heath

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at First United Methodist Church Heath

Join the First United Methodist Church of Heath for a special Christmas Eve Service on Tuesday, Dec. 24 beginning at 5:30 p.m. FUMC Heath is located at 140 Smirl Drive. For more information visit www.fumcheath.org. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and […]

Community welcome at Living Nativity Sunday at First Christian Church Rockwall

Community welcome at Living Nativity Sunday at First Christian Church Rockwall

For the thirteenth year, members of First Christian Church Rockwall will present an outdoor re-enactment of the birth of Jesus, complete with live animals available for petting after each performance. A costumed cast of all ages will perform every 20 – 30 minutes between 6 and 8 p.m. Sunday, December 15. The Living Nativity is […]

Bed, Bath, and Biscuits: A Dog’s Thanksgiving

Bed, Bath, and Biscuits: A Dog’s Thanksgiving

“…wild animals and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds… Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted.” –Psalm 148:10, 13* (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 10, 2019) I can almost taste it. But roast turkey is off limits for me these days, according to my vet, who said, “No more […]

First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall Celebrates 165th Birthday

First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall Celebrates 165th Birthday

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) It was 165 years ago that the community of Rockwall was founded, and with it, the formation of the community’s first church. The Rockwall County Commissioners Court proclaimed Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 as “First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall Day” in Rockwall County, in commemoration of the church’s 165th birthday. Rockwall […]

Black Holes and Other Scary Things to Ponder

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 9, 2019) Midway Island is home to the cormorants, long-necked birds with voracious appetites. Sadly, a massive patch of non-biodegradable refuse is swirling in that area of the Pacific Ocean, and these elegant creatures are dying prematurely—their stomachs filled with plastic debris. That’s only one terrible consequence of garbage patches at sea. […]

Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival at First Baptist Church Heath

(HEATH, TX – Sept. 24, 2019) First Baptist Church of Heath will host a Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival with fun for the whole family, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at the church, 224 Smirl Drive in Heath. There will be trunk-or-treat, inflatables, a hayride, live music, games, food, and much more! * Don’t forget to […]

Kindness vs. Meanness and the Boomerang Effect

Kindness vs. Meanness and the Boomerang Effect

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. –Matthew 7:12 (ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 31, 2019) I’ve been hovering in emotional limbo lately. Mildly depressed about navigating another change of seasons solo. Disappointed in myself for shrinking from the challenges of […]

Celebration of Life: Lynne Boher Wall

Celebration of Life: Lynne Boher Wall

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – July 1, 2019) On June 28, 2019, heaven gained an angel.  Lynne Wall is dancing in heaven with her sister, father and the many friends and relatives whose lives she touched that preceded her. She left a void on this earth that will be hard to fill, and leaves behind many friends on […]

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