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  • Irons Filings October 2, 2017

    This Irons Filing is a collection of several thoughts on upcoming events: Everything I hear about the demise of the church in the American culture these days centers on the perception that church people are too focused on themselves and their institution.  They are not concerned enough on the needs of the community around them.  […]

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  • Thanks for Giving in 2016

    Our budget provides for funds which the Outreach Ministry is charged with disbursing at their discretion.  This is funded through your regular giving all year long.  This past year, we were able to help the following agencies: Boys & Girls Club Disciples Crossing at Athens, Texas (regional camp facility) Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries, in the Rio […]

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  • Triathlon Sunday October 16 – Outreach Activities

    The 2016 Rockwall Triathlon once again isolates our church on Sunday October 16 so we have a worship service at Rock Ridge Assisted Living at 9:30, followed by three Outreach projects. The first Outreach project is with Women in Need to build a raised garden behind their building’s “relaxing area” using materials they have purchased […]

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  • Irons Filings June 16, 2016

    The world seems to have turned a violent corner.  Problems are resolved not with discussion or even debate but with name-calling, personal attacks, threats and ultimately violence.  There are those who do this even in Christianity.  Orlando, Florida has had its share of tragedies lately with a mass-shooting at the focal point.  A pastor in […]

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  • Annual Mistletoe & Holly Bazaar and Festival

    October 7, 2017; 9 am – 4 pm Bring the family for a fun day outing. There will be: Lots of fun shopping unique holiday merchandise from local vendors Carnival games for the children Face painting Balloon animals Jump house Food truck Lonestar Bulldog Club & Rescue Adoption Event Raffle drawing every 30 minutes Bake […]

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  • Irons Filings May 12, 2016

    One of my passions is reading.  Books are changing form and rapidly, but their value is still high in my book (pun intended).  They take us to new horizons and they take us deeper into ourselves.  They stretch our imaginations and I believe they assist us in addressing our everyday problems in new ways.  Fiction […]

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  • It’s Pentecost! Wear RED, But Why?

    This Sunday, May 15, is the Feast of Pentecost. Pentecost is the day on which we remember the story given to us in the second chapter of the Book of Acts. The story goes: 40 days after the resurrection, Jesus ascends into heaven. But before he ascends, Jesus promises that he will not leave us […]

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  • 2016 Holy Week and Easter at First Christian Church Rockwall

    Palm Sunday, March 20 Celebration of Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem. Regular Sunday schedule Maundy Thursday, March 24 Worship at 7:00 pm, A Service of Tenebrae (Shadows). To make it more convenient for you to attend, we will have a Soup & Salad Supper at 6:00. Please bring salads to share, soup will be provided. Good Friday, March […]

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  • 2016 Summer Camps

    Summer Camp 2016:  Save the Dates! Each grade indicates the grade that will be completed by the end of the 2015-2016 school year. CAMPS FOR CHILDREN Grand Camp  – May 20-22 (ages 4-10 with a grandparent) Family Camp 1 – May 27-29 (ages 0 to 18 with an adult relative) Family Camp 2 – August […]

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  • 2016 Holy Week and Easter at First Christian Church Rockwall

    Palm Sunday, March 20 Celebration of Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem. Regular Sunday schedule Maundy Thursday, March 24 Worship at 7:00 pm, A Service of Tenebrae (Shadows). To make it more convenient for you to attend, we will have a Soup & Salad Supper at 6:00. Please bring salads to share, soup will be provided. Good Friday, March […]

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