Faith, friendship, family give cancer survivor strength

 Friendship isn’t about whom you have known the longest…it’s about who came and never left your side, states an anonymous author. This is true of Carolyn Keane and her good friend Kerri Bergerhouse. The two women met about 20 years ago at First United Methodist Church of Heath. They were so close that they even […]

FUMC Wesley Arts series looks at ‘Judaism Today’ with Rabbi Ben Sternman

(ROCKWALL-January 10, 2013) On Thursday, January 31 at 7 pm, First United Methodist Church of Rockwall, 1200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, will host for its Wesley Arts speaker series Rabbi Ben Sternman of Temple Adat Chaverim, who will speak on  “Judaism Today: Beliefs, Understandings, and Movements”. A brief question and answer session will follow his remarks.  […]

Spots available for Ark Preschool at FUMC-Rockwall

(ROCKWALL-January 5, 2013) The Ark Preschool at First United Methodist Church-Rockwall is excited to welcome students back to classes on Monday, January 7. The Ark is a preschool for children ages 18 months to 5 years.  They offer  2 days a week, 3 days a week or 5 days a week preschool from 9 a.m. to […]

FUMC Royse City celebrates 125 years, hosts annual Lord’s Acre

(Royse City) November 9, 2012 – Royse City was settled in 1885 and named after G. B. Royse, who was instrumental in getting the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas (MK&T) Railroad line brought from Greenville to Dallas through Rockwall County. Family legend has it that Royse informed the MK&T Railroad people that he would donate the […]

Informational meetings Sept 20 for those interested in Girl Scouts

September 19, 2012 –Parent meetings are being held this week for girls that are interested in joining Girl Scouts. Meetings are at various times on Thursday, September 20 at the Royse City First United Methodist Church, 305 N. Josephine Street at Highway 66 in Royse City, 75189. The meeting times are: The Daisy (Kindergarten and […]

‘Bones of Jesus’ topic of FUMC’s Wesley Arts program

August 22, 2012 – Dr. Mark Chancey, Chair of the Religious Studies Department, Southern Methodist University, will present “The Bones of Jesus: Jewish Burial Customs, Ossuaries and Fantastic Archaeology” as part of the Wesley Arts Series at First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane in Rockwall. The program is open to the public […]

Shepherd’s Place Preschool celebrates opening of new playground

FUMC Royse City provides nurturing environment, fully developed curriculum for preschoolers (Royse City) August 9, 2012 – The Royse City Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new playground at Shepherds Place Preschool. First United Methodist Church Royse City offers high quality, Christian preschool for children ages 2 […]

Enrollment underway at Ark Preschool, FUMC Rockwall

(Rockwall) August 8, 2012 – Enrollment for the 2012-13 school year is underway at Ark Preschool at First United Methodist Church Rockwall. Meet the Teacher Night is Monday, August 13. Ark Preschool just completed Ark Adventure Days , which included a visit from Crazy Scientist Susan conducting Arctic Experiments and giving hands-on instruction. Children also […]

Old-fashioned gospel Chautauqua at First United Methodist Church

(Rockwall) July 31, 2012 – First United Methodist Church of Rockwall, 1200 E. Yellow Jacket Lane, will host its annual summer “old fashioned gospel” Chautauqua Sunday afternoon, August 12, at 4 p.m. The Erwins, a renowned young family Southern gospel quartet from Edgewood, TX will sing.  The three brothers and one sister appear at national gospel […]

‘Is there room for God in the election booth?’

The public is welcome as the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall Wesley Arts Lecture Series presents Dr. J. Matthew Wilson, editor of From Pews to Polling Places: Faith and Politics in the American Religious Mosaic, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Dr. Wilson, Associate Professor of Political Science at SMU, will address the impact of […]