Interim Pastor

Rev. John Burton

Rev. John Burton was called to be our Interim Pastor beginning October 1, 2022.  John completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at TCU, and received a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School.  With over 40 years of experience serving churches in Louisiana, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Texas, he is now retired and serving interim ministries.

Director of Music Ministries

Betty Taylor

Betty Taylor was born and raised in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education, and earned a master’s degree in Organ at the University of Oklahoma. 

She taught school for 27 years in Campbell, Mesquite and Rockwall before retiring.  She is still teaching private piano lessons, as she has done for 50 years.  Over the length of her career as a church accompanist and music director, she has served Seventh Day Adventist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Episcopal, and Disciples of Christ Churches.  She has served here at First Christian Rockwall for 35 years.

Betty has four children, five grandchildren, and one great grandchild.