Love God Greatly Event to Welcome Best-Selling Authors, Night of Worship

Love God Greatly Event to Welcome Best-Selling Authors, Night of Worship

(ROCKWALL ,TX — Jan. 11, 2019) After the crazy busyness of the holidays, enjoy an evening of rest and rejuvenation with friends at the Resting In His Love event on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., hosted by the locally-based nonprofit Love God Greatly. Come relish in an intimate night of encouragement […]

‘Be the Dad’ Six-Week Study Program Open to All Area Fathers

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 9, 2019) Starting Monday, January 21st, the Christian Emphasis Committee of the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Board of Managers will present a 6-week “BE THE DAD” seminar OPEN TO ALL FATHERS (members and non-members). The study, which will meet at 7:30PM every Monday in the Rockwall YMCA conference room, is […]

Joining in the Esteem of Heaven

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec. 16, 2018) I fancied myself an actress after starring in my eighth grade play, but high school became more competitive. A girl named Mary received the lead role in our spring production while I accepted the part of collecting admission tickets for the event. When Mary graduated and left Arkansas to pursue […]

Community welcome at Joy Lutheran Church Oktoberfest

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 22, 2018) Joy Lutheran Church invites all area residents to its Oktoberfest to enjoy fall festivities. “Our area neighbors are invited to join us on Sunday, October 28, as we celebrate Oktoberfest at Joy Lutheran Church in Rockwall,” said Brandy Trygstad, head of Joy’s Outreach & Fellowship Committee.  “We’ll have a […]

Rockwall man camps out on open barge on Lake Ray Hubbard until $2M raised for clean water

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 9, 2018) The founder of a nonprofit east of Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, is taking a determined stand for clean water in Liberia: Camping out on a handmade barge until he raises $2.29 million. However long that may take, the dedicated quest, with support from Sawyer International, will help make Liberia the first […]

Resolving Our Spiritual Disconnect

Resolving Our Spiritual Disconnect

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 28, 2018) You know you have a problem when Amazon can’t find your house.  But we were not surprised. Our new street address does not yet appear via GPS (Global Positioning System), so we try to guide people in by phone. “You’re getting close,” I said to one exasperated deliveryman. “Just […]

Register now for ESL classes at First Baptist Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 2, 2018) English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are about to start at First Baptist Church Rockwall. Registration is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, for $5. Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 11. Textbooks are $25; may be paid in $5 payments. For more information, contact FBC at 972-771-8459 or […]

Ridgeview Church to begin 12-week Women’s Bible Study

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 20, 2018) Ridgeview Women’s Ministry will begin a 12-week Women’s Bible Study on the Gospel of John beginning Thursday, September 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. The Study group will continue to meet Thursday mornings and participate in a time of worship, teaching, small group, and prayer. Arrive early at 9:45 […]

Preservation Through Relocation: Local family looks to restore historic Smirl Chapel

Preservation Through Relocation: Local family looks to restore historic Smirl Chapel

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 2, 2018) One of Rockwall’s longtime families is on a mission to save one of the oldest buildings in the area – the Smirl Chapel belonging to the First Baptist Church of Heath. Evan and Melissa Tate, who run the Summerfield at Tate Farms events venue in Rockwall, will look to […]

Providence Academy brings best of home school and classical Christian education to area kids

Providence Academy brings best of home school and classical Christian education to area kids

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 6, 2018) A unique University Model school offering kids a high quality, college-preparatory education recently made its home right here in Rockwall County. Formerly located in Rowlett, Providence Academy will bring its exceptional teaching model combining home schooling and traditional Christian education to area children in its new location at the […]