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Mental Health First Aid Kit

This will be conducted by the experts at Methodist Health System through a grant they received specifically for Rockwall County. They have 30 slots and these will fill up quickly! Please forward this on to other pastors, school counselors, therapists, SROs, emergency response personnel, and people who are most likely to encounter urgent mental health situations. Because we are hosting this event, we have been given a few days to distribute to key personnel in Rockwall County before this opens up to the general public. Click here to Register for NEW Date May 25

Reflections on Ukraine

Reflections on Ukraine March 27 | 12-1 PM | MP Rooms, Building A Come learn more about the crisis in Ukraine from Pastor Larry Gipson, who served as a Peace Corps Volunteer there from 2011 until Russia’s invasion in 2014. He will discuss Ukraine’s history, culture, the current conflict, and our Christian response. Boxed lunches will be provided. Please RSVP Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.Name *FirstLastEmailAny dietary restrictions?...

Susan Robb’s Bio

Susan grew up in a small farming community outside Waco, Texas, attended Kilgore College and danced with the Kilgore Rangerettes before completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Education at Baylor University. She taught at the high school level for several years until her marriage to Ike and the subsequent birth of their two children, Caroline and James.  Susan and Ike joined Highland Park UMC, Susan teases, while they were still shaking the rice out of their hair from their wedding 34 years ago, and became actively involved in the life of the church. She felt God’s call to ministry, and began working on her Master of Divinity degree at Perkins School of Theology in 2000.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Perkins with an award in Homiletics. Until her retirement this past June, Susan was on staff at HPUMC for 20 years, serving in the Missions and Outreach department,...

Trinity Project | January 2022

Advent Study

Advent Begins Nov. 28 Church-Wide Advent Study Wednesdays starting December 1 | 12 PM | Room 125B Join the First UMC clergy and staff as we walk through this year’s Advent study, The Weary World Rejoices. Walk through the journey of Advent as we reflect on scripture, ask deep questions and rejoice together in this season. Classes led by: Gracie Millard, Rev. Larry Gipson, Rev. Sandy Heard, and Rev. Christina Hildebrand. We are also providing weekly video devotionals and discussion guides Guides will be available at the Welcome Centers around the Church in all buildings Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.Name...

Advent Week Four

Advent 2021 | First United Methodist Church of Rockwall The Weary World Rejoices Week Four, December 19, 2021 — What Dreams May Bring, Rev. Christina Hildebrand Foundational Scripture: Matthew 1:18-24 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph, her husband, was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.’ –...