Live Nativity in Heath celebrates First Christmas

Live Nativity in Heath celebrates First Christmas

HEATH, TX (Dec. 1, 2022)—Local congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are hosting “Finding Peace in Christ: A Live Nativity” on December 9th and 10th, from 6-9 pm, at 6819 South FM 549 in Heath. The event features a nativity reenactment with live animals, an international crèche display, live music, and […]

Campus expansion to feature competition gym, additional classrooms

Campus expansion to feature competition gym, additional classrooms

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) Heritage Christian Academy is tucked away in Rockwall on the busy corner of Goliad and Damascus. Construction of an $8.5 million dollar building, consisting of a competition gym and classroooms, began this summer, and is now visible above the tree line as you drive south on Goliad. With the completion of […]

Student Mpact and Soulman’s to provide Thanksgiving meals for Rockwall area families

Student Mpact and Soulman’s to provide Thanksgiving meals for Rockwall area families

ROCKWALL, Texas (Nov. 8, 2022)— In collaboration with Soulman’s Bar-B-Que in Rockwall, Student Mpact Ministries has announced that it will provide Thanksgiving meals to area families within their Rockwall Independent School District local business and school partnership program. “We love helping families spend time together to celebrate the holiday season. During a time that is […]

Away in a Manager | Living Nativity at First Christian Church Rockwall

Away in a Manager | Living Nativity at First Christian Church Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 10, 2022) If you look under the bright star in the East (east of Ridge Road, that is!) on the night of December 18th, you will find Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus and the entire cast from that Bethlehem night long ago. For the 15th year, members of First Christian Church Rockwall will […]

New after-school program in Rockwall helps transform students into ‘Men and Ladies of Honor’

New after-school program in Rockwall helps transform students into ‘Men and Ladies of Honor’

Community presentation set for Nov. 15 ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 2, 2022) – Honor changes everything. That’s the basis for the new after-school program known as Men and Ladies of Honor, presented by Honor Ministries. “We have a goal to launch Men and Ladies of Honor groups in each 6th through 8th grade school in the […]

Kudzu and that other creeping threat

Kudzu and that other creeping threat

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 27, 2022) Horror films are not my genre, though, in my youth, I relished the Friday night “Chiller” feature on TV. Old movies like “Dracula,” “Frankenstein,” and “The Wolf Man” were part of my coming-of-age repertoire. One night many full moons ago, all alone in the house, I stayed up late to […]

First Baptist Church Heath brings back Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival

First Baptist Church Heath brings back Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival

HEATH, TX (Oct. 18, 2022) First Baptist Church Heath’s Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival is back. Mark your calendar for 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. FBC has missed hosting this event for the past 2 years and say they can’t wait to create another memorable night for the whole family! Enjoy food, bounce houses, hayrides, […]

Patti Richter, On Faith | In Autumn and Beyond: Reasons To Be Glad

Patti Richter, On Faith | In Autumn and Beyond: Reasons To Be Glad

At summer’s end, we might hear someone express the sentiment, “Fall is my favorite season.” Many of us will agree. The abbreviated hours of heat and dialed-down humidity bring us relief. The mosquitoes have mostly perished, and we enjoy more time outside. The kids will do more cartwheels, and we’ll leap along with them—at least […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: God’s Great Big, Wonderful World

Patti Richter, On Faith: God’s Great Big, Wonderful World

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Sept. 26, 2022) Kids returning to school will no doubt learn some amazing things their parents never knew or else have forgotten. Some of us could benefit from studying along with them, suspending part of our daily grind in exchange for a bit of amazement over this big world. History’s appeal increases […]

Chabad of Rockwall County offers no-cost services for Jewish High Holidays

Chabad of Rockwall County offers no-cost services for Jewish High Holidays

Free Services Geared for Jews of All Backgrounds ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 20, 2022) With just under a week before the onset of the Jewish New Year, the question of where to attend services is high on the list for many Jewish families and singles. Recognizing the often high price tag attached to the experience, Chabad […]

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