residents take pride in the size and strength of their faith community.
Over 30 houses of worship represent diverse faiths and welcome newcomers
with open arms. The active church communities perform Christmas pageants
and posadas, host gospel shows, and sponsor fairs and bazaars for the
public. The town boasts an accredited theological seminary, which graduates
between fifty and sixty ministers a year. Church members also contribute
a variety of outreach and social service programs designed to enhance
the City of Rockdale.
ALLEN CHAPEL A.M.E.
Dr. Juan Tolliver, pastor; 512/446-2438;
Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 10:50 a.m.
(Believes in the Trinity)
400 W. Davilla; 446-5525; Pastor Rev. & Mrs. M.D. Methvin; Sunday
school, 10 a.m.; services, 11 a.m.; childrens church, 6 p.m.; evangelistic
service, 7 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service and Bible study, 7:30 p.m.
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Max A. Rosas, pastor; Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship services, 11 a.m.;
evangelistic services, 6 p.m.; Thursday service, 7 p.m.
Praesel Addition, 446-0752; Leslie Adams, pastor;
Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday morning service,
11 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.; Sunday radio program on KRXT,
CHRIST HOLY SANCTIFIED
322 Fourth St.; Rev. Sister G.T. Lucas, pastor; Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;
Wednesday Bible study, 7:30 p.m.;
Friday praise service, 7:30 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
1301 Murray Ave.; Sunday Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10:30
a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday services, 6 p.m.; Ladies Bible Class, 10
a.m. Tuesday (during school).
CHURCH OF CHRIST
345 West Bell, 446-7327; Sunday Bible study,
9:30 a.m.; worship service 10:30 a.m.; evening
service 5 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study, 7 p.m.
THE CHURCH OF JESUS
Branch President, Bill Adam;
sacrament meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Sunday school,
11:20 a.m.-12 noon; Priesthood, Relief Society, YW, Primary, 12:10-1 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Eugene Hoover, Interim Pastor, Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.
and 6 p.m.; youth J.A.M., discipleship training, Wednesday visitation,
10 a.m.; prayer meeting,
6 p.m., Manor Oaks Rest Home service, 10 a.m. Monday.
"Disciples Discovery Hour," 9:45 a.m.; worship and
communion, 10:50 a.m.; childrens church, 10:50 a.m.; Prayer Group
and Bible study, 5 p.m. Sunday; Wednesday choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.
Wednesday; Bible study, 9:30 a.m.
every Tuesday except 3rd one; Women of the Church,
FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL
1306 W. Cameron, 446-2099; Rev. Howard Goman;
Sunday, 10 a.m.; Thursday, 7 p.m.
FULL GOSPEL CHAPEL
Doug and Calvin Springer, co-pastors; Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship
service, 11 a.m.; preaching service, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study
and Prayer Service, 7 p.m.
(corner of Main & Bell) B.F. Alonzo, pastor; Sunday
school 9:30 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m.; youth church 5:30 p.m.; evening
worship 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 6:30 p.m.; teaching service
Corner of Wilcox and Bell; Pastor James Craver;
Sunday worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school and Bible
classes, 9 a.m.; this is the church of The Lutheran Hour, heard Sunday
over KLBJ (59AM) radio, 10:30 a.m.
HOLY TEMPLE OF
Third and Pecan; PO Box 1225; 446-5418; Pastor Merron V. Washington Sr.,
Asst. Pastor Lardon Leslie; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Thursday service,
IGLESIA DE VIDA
CRISTO (New Life In Christ)
Cameron Ave. (across from City Hall),
512/446-7443; Bill and Adelfa (Galvan) Davis,pastors; Sunday, 10 a.m.
and 7 p.m.; Wednesday,
7 p.m.; Thursday prayer meeting, 7 p.m.
South Wilcox (FM 487), 512/446-5812; John R. Hayes, pastor, 512/446-7020;
Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Sunday worship services, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday
services, 7 p.m.
Bob Hendrick, pastor; 446-3367; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship services,
11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; church training, 6 p.m.; Wednesday: Manor Oaks Nursing
Home, 6:30 p.m.; prayer meeting, 7:14 p.m.
NEW HOPE BAPTIST
Rev. Winfred Tyler, pastor; Sunday School, 9:30; B.T.U., 10:30; worship
11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Mission I, 2:30 p.m. Monday; Mission II, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday; Wednesday: prayer meeting, Bible study & junior church, 6:30
p.m.; junior choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.; senior choir rehearsal, 8:15
NEW JERUSALEM CHRISTIAN
Mulberry & 4th; 446-6011; Pastor Dennis Brooks Sr.; Sunday: Bible
study, 9:45 a.m.; worship & praise 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday:
Bible study, noon and 6:30 p.m.; Saturday: mens fellowship, 6:30
p.m.; womens fellowship, 6:30 p.m.
Meadow Drive; Rev. Brian Bauer, pastor; Sunday school
& adult Bible class,
9:15 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m.; Weekly Communion; Saturday
service, 6:30 p.m.
PECAN STREET CHURCH
Eugene Knox, minister; Sunday school, 10 a.m.; services 11:15 a.m. and
6 p.m.; Bible study, 5 p.m.; family night, 4th Friday.
665 N. Main; Johnny Guzman, pastor; 446-3981; Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;
worship services, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.;
churchtraining, 5 p.m.; Baptist Women, 2 p.m. Tuesday; prayer service,
6 p.m. Wednesday.
RISING STAR BAPTIST
Texas Street; Rev. Ronald Carter, pastor; Sunday school,
10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays;
missionary meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Bible study, 7 p.m. Thursday; 2nd
Thursday worship service, 7 p.m.; choir rehearsal, 3rd Sunday, 2 p.m.
Corner Sager & Rockdale Road; 446-2568; Weldon Belew, pastor; Sunday
Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship and communion, 10:45 a.m.; services, 7
p.m.; Family Bible Study-Prayer Group, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
811 Burleson; Pastor Rick Spencer; 446-5929; Sunday
service, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday service, 7 p.m.
FM 2116; Pastor Tom Tynes; 446-3309; Prayer meeting, Monday 7 p.m.; Wednesday
service 7 p.m.; Bible Study, Friday 7 p.m.; Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.,
services 11 a.m., 7 p.m.
Third Street; Rev. S.L. Ross Sr., pastor; Sunday school,
9:30 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Wednesday 6 p.m.; Mission 1, 7 p.m.;
prayer meeting and B.T.U., 8 p.m.; Bible study; senior choir rehearsal,
6 p.m. 2nd and 4th Friday; junior choir rehearsal, 6 p.m. 1st and 3rd
Rev. Paul Kethley, pastor; Sunday: church school, 9:45 a.m.; worship,
11 a.m.; Chancel Choir, 7 p.m. Wednesday; United Methodist Women, 11 a.m.
on second Tuesday; Methodist Men, 7 a.m. on second Saturday.
Rev. Robert Herald, pastor; Saturday Mass, 6 p.m., with confessions at
5:15 p.m. or by appointment; Sunday Masses, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon (Spanish);
weekday Masses, 6 p.m. Monday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday; religious education, K-10th: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 11th
and 12th, once a month; joy prayer
group, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL
302 East Davilla at Green; service music, 9:30 a.m.
Sunday; Christian education, 9:45 a.m. Sunday; coffee
and conversation, 10:30 a.m. Sunday; Holy Eucharist,
11 a.m. Sunday; Bible study, 10 a.m. Monday.