Richardson church serves 325 disadvantaged families

Richardson church serves 325 disadvantaged families

Three Trees at The Heights brightens season for those in need (Richardson) Christmas was a little brighter in hundreds of North Texas households thanks to the generosity of members at The Heights Baptist Church. More than 1,000 volunteers threw a Christmas party for 325 disadvantaged families Dec. 11.   “Three Trees addresses specific needs for […]

De-stressing at Christmas – in the closet

De-stressing at Christmas – in the closet

Some people trim their Christmas tree after Thanksgiving dinner. They head out early on Black Friday and do all their Christmas shopping by day’s end. They have their family-photo-Christmas-cards in the mail by Dec. 1. Then there are the rest of us. We pull out our Christmas boxes and let them incubate for days, as […]

Free, live nativity features costumed cast, caroling, cookies

In its sixth year, First Christian Church’s gift to the community includes “Away in a Manger” re-enactment, plus inside look at special nativity collection (Rockwall) If you look under the bright star in the East (east of Ridge Road, that is!) on the night of Sunday, Dec. 18, you will find Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus […]

‘For the Glory of the King’ at The Heights Baptist Church

‘For the Glory of the King’ at The Heights Baptist Church

(Richardson) The Heights Children’s Choir presented “For the Glory of the King,” a mutli-faceted Christmas program Dec. 4, featuring song, dance, drama, puppets and much more. The Heights Children’s Choir winter program “For the Glory of the King” was not your usual bag of Christmas carols and a cute manger scene. The lively production included […]

Lovers Lane UMC hosts event to help feed 130,000 starving kids

Lovers Lane United Methodist Church will host a day of meal packaging from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, benefiting Feed My Starving Children. In 2010, Lovers Lane UMC packaged 107,784 meals that fed South American children. This year, they hope to feed more than 130,000. This enjoyable service event was so popular last year that more than 500 volunteers […]

Gingerbread houses equal rescued homes

Lover’s Lane United Methodist Church will host its annual Family Gingerbread House Contest with a new twist. Join them from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at Asbury Hall for all the great fun of year’s past, but with a new focus on community outreach. Participants who register online for the Family Gingerbread House Contest have the option […]

First Rowlett United Methodist Church honored by Chamber

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize First Rowlett United Methodist Church as the Business/Organization of the Month for November 2011.  Pastor Jan Davis accepted the plaque from Chamber Ambassador Chair Pam Minatrea on Nov. 9. Criteria for this award includes modeling high ethical standards, practicing exemplary customer service, demonstrating “can do” attitude, […]

A lesson in forgiveness at Thanksgiving time

A lesson in forgiveness at Thanksgiving time

A depressed soul and a holiday make a poor pair. I sat down to pray about my unhappy condition on a mid-November morning. I had my health, my family, and a new home. I could have written a turkey-size list of things to be thankful for. But instead, complaints ran through my mind like newsfeed […]

Hanging of the Green at First Baptist Church

(Rockwall) Join First Baptist Church of Rockwall, located at 610 S. Goliad St., for the 22nd annual Hanging of the Green service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in the Worship Center. The service will feature the church’s older preschool choirs, children’s choirs, praise ringers, and youth who will assist with the hanging of the […]

Friends, family welcome at missions musical

First Baptist Church of Rockwall, located at 610 S. Goliad St., welcomes the community to join them for Into All The World, a special missions musical presented by First Family Worship Choir and Orchestra. Performances will be during all three worship sercvices on Sunday, Nov. 13: at 8:10 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. Guest narrators […]