On Faith: In a Dry and Thirsty Land

On Faith: In a Dry and Thirsty Land

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 2, 2022) So, this is drought. Some of us have never really seen one except for scenes in the world news and photos published by relief organizations. The drought, along with a heat wave (minus the breeze that usually comes with a wave) has been life-threatening, especially to livestock and poor creatures […]

First United Methodist Church Heath to host ‘Monumental’ Vacation Bible School

First United Methodist Church Heath to host ‘Monumental’ Vacation Bible School

ROCKWALL, TX (July 19, 2022) Vacation Bible School starts this Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Heath. ‘Monumental’ VBS runs July 24-July 28, 4:30 to 7 p.m., for kids ages 4 (pre-school) through 5th grade. Dinner will be served. Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the […]

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall July 19

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall July 19

ROCKWALL, TX (July 14, 2022) Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m. The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is July 19.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other food items […]

Patti Richter, On Faith: Righting a Ship or a Nation

Patti Richter, On Faith: Righting a Ship or a Nation

ROCKWALL, TX (June 28, 2022) – Twenty years ago, the USS Spiegel Grove went down near Key Largo, Florida. But the locals happily observe the anniversary since the sinking was intentional. The state had received title to the retired Navy ship hoping it could become a haven for marine life. The sunken ship, just six […]

First United Methodist Church of Heath announces new senior pastor

First United Methodist Church of Heath announces new senior pastor

HEATH, TX (June 22, 2022) The First United Methodist Church of Heath is excited to announce that Reverend Sandy Heard will be serving as its senior pastor effective July 1, 2022.  Previously she served as an associate pastor at the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall. Rev. Heard graduated from Rockwall High School in in […]

Local nonprofit announces large scale support with Rockwall ISD elementary schools, churches

Local nonprofit announces large scale support with Rockwall ISD elementary schools, churches

ROCKWALL, TX (June 22, 2022) – Student MPACT, a Rockwall-based nonprofit organization, has announced multiple partnerships with Rockwall Independent School District (RISD) and local churches in Rockwall, Heath and Rowlett communities. Student MPACT is a nonprofit, community-based organization focused on uniting churches, schools, and businesses. The organization is instrumental in providing special care for local teachers […]

Historical marker approved for New Hope Baptist Church on Juneteenth weekend

Historical marker approved for New Hope Baptist Church on Juneteenth weekend

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (June 20, 2022) The Rockwall County Historical Commission is excited to announce that the Texas Historical Commission has approved an application by the RCHC for an Official Texas Historical Marker for New Hope Baptist Church, in Royse City, TX.  The official Historical Marker will be installed at a later date. New Hope […]

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall June 21

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall June 21

ROCKWALL, TX (June 14, 2022) Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m. The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is June 21.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other food items […]

Shoes for Kids program accepting donations to help underprivileged children step into next school year

Shoes for Kids program accepting donations to help underprivileged children step into next school year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 9, 2022) — This summer, Rockwall area residents can help local children from low-income families start the next school year off on the right foot through the Christian based community program, Shoes For Kids. On Saturday, July 30, First United Methodist Church Rockwall – in partnership with area churches and civic organizations […]

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall May 17

Mobile food pantry returns to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall May 17

ROCKWALL, TX (May 11, 2022) Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m.The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is May 17.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other food items are […]

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