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 […]

Ashes-to-Go and Ash Wednesday Worship set for Feb. 14 at First Presbyterian Church Rockwall

Ashes-to-Go and Ash Wednesday Worship set for Feb. 14 at First Presbyterian Church Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 26, 2018) Rev. Cheryl Taylor, pastor of First Presbyterian Church at 602 White Hills Dr. in Rockwall, will be standing out front by the cross on Ash Wednesday, February 14, from noon to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. to administer ashes and pray with those who drive up.  Everyone is […]

Mission Camp, a VBS alternative, offered by First Presbyterian Church Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 31, 2017) First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall, located at 602 White Hills Drive, off Ridge Road by Wal-Mart/I30,  is offering a fun alternative to vacation bible school called Mission Camp, June 12-14 from 9am-noon. Children who have completed kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to be the “hands and feet of […]

Blessing of the Animals at First Presbyterian Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 14, 2016) All types of animals are invited as First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall, 602 White Hills Drive, hosts a Blessing of the Animals on its front lawn, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2. In past years, Pastor Cheryl Taylor has blessed dogs, cats, chickens and even lizards.  Horse owners […]

Local pianist finds the world as his stage

Free concert set for Nov. 9 ROCKWALL, TX (October 25, 2014) James Michael Williams, a music graduate from A&M Commerce, finds himself as much at home in his private teaching studio in Rockwall as he does on the international concert stage in Europe. Returning from his latest international festival in Spain, Williams continues to impart […]

Faith & Grief Ministries Workshop begins June 12

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2014) In the aftermath of a loved one’s death, family members left on the bewildering journey of grief are often experience fatigue,  emotional upheaval, and meaningful questions about life and faith.  Faith & Grief Ministries offers a 6-week workshop that provides a safe venue to wrestle with the dynamics of grief and to […]

Faith & Grief Ministries Workshop begins June 12

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2014) In the aftermath of a loved one’s death, family members left on the bewildering journey of grief are often experience fatigue,  emotional upheaval, and meaningful questions about life and faith.  Faith & Grief Ministries offers a 6-week workshop that provides a safe venue to wrestle with the dynamics of grief and to […]

Project Homecoming aids continuing disaster relief efforts in Louisiana

(Rockwall) July 23, 2012 – A van filled with seven sleepy yet exuberant teenagers and their two chaperones pulled out of the parking lot at First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall about 5:45 a.m. on Sunday July 15, 2012. Their destination was the Olive Tree Village in New Orleans, Louisiana. Their mission was to participate in […]

First Presbyterian’s Summer Mission Camp spreads love throughout community

(Rockwall) July 2, 2012 – Spreading God’s love throughout the community was the goal of the First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall’s Summer Mission Camp during the week of June 26. Each morning Pastor Cheryl Taylor presented a children’s moment using scriptures to illustrate the objective of the day’s activities. Then RCISD music teacher, Heather Fisher, […]

‘Because of His selfless sacrifice, I will see her face again’

First Presbyterian Church Rockwall displays “Kelly’s Quilt,” representing college student’s faith in God and her grieving process following mother’s death June 11, 2012 – The definition of a quilt is “a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching.” But Kelly’s quilt is so […]