We want to help you get connected to a local church

The Denton Baptist Association (DBA), UNT BSM and TWU BSM partner with over 90 local churches to engage Denton County college students with the Gospel. 


The 8 churches listed below are located close to our campuses and have specific ministry opportunities to invest in college students.  They also want to partner with the two Denton BSMs to help students take the Gospel to our local campuses. 


For a complete list of DBA churches, CLICK HERE.

C3's Information Video: 


Worship Time and Location: Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at the Denton Campus Theater, 214 W. Hickory Street, Denton, TX, 76201

  • 0.8 miles from UNT, 1.2 miles from TWU, and 7.4 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church information:

  • Church Size: 160 members
  • Demographics: Mostly college-aged people, young adults, young families
  • Worship Style/Format: Full-band contemporary worship. Sunday service consists for worship singing, Gospel-centered preaching, and communion.
  • Sermons: Mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  We encourage involvement in Sunday gathering (the whole church), Small Groups (8-20 people), and/or Life Transformation Groups (2-3 people)
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students? C3 College Ministry believes that college students are valuable members of the Kingdom of God and that they should be leading the church, reaching the world, and cultivating robust relationships with Jesus.  Our ministry aims to help students create deep and meaningful relationships with one another and with God through weekly small group meetings (called Parishes), through campus outreach, and in a monthly meeting to discuss relevant issues in Christian life.


What is available for college students?

  • College Ministry
  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • Discipleship / Mentorship opportunities (to meet with an older Christian)
  • Weekly evangelism training / practice

What are the College Ministry meeting times and service opportunities?

  • Weekly Small Groups (times and places vary)
  • First Tuesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 p.m. - meet at 221 W. Hickory Street
  • Join us as we do weekly evangelism to UNT and TWU
  • Check out the C3 College Ministry YouTube channel: 

Who do I contact if I want more information on C3 or if I need a ride to Church?

Dustin Aguilar, aguilardustin@gmail.com, 940-391-4173


      

First Baptist Denton's Info Video: 


Worship Times and Location: Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., 1100 Malone Street, Denton, TX, 76201

  • 1.1 miles from UNT, 2.2 miles from TWU, 9.3 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church Information:

  • Church size: 1000 members
  • Demographics: Diverse group of ages, races, and backgrounds
  • Worship Style/Format: We have two services on Sunday morning.  The 9:30 a.m. is more tradition and the 11:00 a.m. is more contemporary. 
  • Sermons: We do a mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible.
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  We offer a variety of small groups that meet through the week and on Sunday morning.  We also have numerous places to serve and volunteer, including our children's, student, worship, and college ministry.
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  We desire to equip and build a community of college students for the sake of the Gospel.  We desire for students to be passionate about seeing God's heart through His Word.  We also want to be  a ministry rooted in the church, both growing and serving the church.


What is available for college students?

What are College Ministry meeting times and service opportunities?

  • Overflow College worship - Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. at FBCD
  • We offer service opportunities throughout the year through the church such as: mission trips, serving at our food pantry (First Refuge), serving as a mentor for younger students, volunteering in ministries at the church, and other ways to serve our community in Denton.

Who do I contact if I want more information on First Baptist Denton?

Jared Gregory, jaredg@firstdenton.org, 940-222-4220


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Worship Times and Location: Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., 3000 E. McKinney Street, Denton, TX 76209

  • 2.7 miles from UNT, 2.4 miles from TWU, 6.8 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church Information:

  • Church size: 750 members
  • Demographics: Fall all along the spectrum as it relates to income, education, and spiritual maturity.
  • Worship Style/Format: We have a contemporary style of music with a strong emphasis on the Word.  Pastor Dave has a teaching style that is imminently practical.
  • Sermons: We do a mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible.
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  We encourage people to get involved through regular attendance in our Sunday morning services, engagement in a College/Young adult discipleship Group, serving some capacity.
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  We truly want our college students to strengthen their knowledge of God's Word as they build a solid Biblical worldview.  Also, we want them to learn how to share their faith.


What is available for college students?

  • College Ministry
  • College Home Groups / Small Groups
  • Discipleship / Mentorship opportunities (to meet with an older Christian)
  • Sunday morning groups - 9:00 a.m.and 10:30 am
  • Service Opportunities: College students that are members at GracePointe Church are able to serve in every capacity at the church.  This includes, but is not limited to: children's ministry, youth ministry, greeting, and local and international mission opportunities.

What are College Ministry meeting times and service opportunities?

  • Sunday morning groups at 9:00 am and 10:30 am
  • Service Opportunities: College students that are members at GracePointe Church are able to serve in every capacity at the church.  This includes, but is not limited to: children's ministry, youth ministry, greeting, and local and international mission opportunities.

Who do I contact if I want more information on GracePointe Church or if I need a ride to church?

Jeff Neal, jeff@gracepointedenton.com, 940-595-2948


      

Highland's Info Video: 


Worship Times and Location: Sundays at 10:45 a.m. and an evening service at 6:00 p.m., 600 Thomas Street, Denton, TX, 76201

  • 1.5 miles from UNT, 2.1 miles from TWU, 8.4 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church Information:

  • Church Size: around 150-200 members
  • Demographics:  We have a very loving church with a wide range of ages.  We have a growing number of college students (20-30), a growing young adults class, and a large amount of senior adults who love to care for students.
  • Worship Style/Format:  Traditional worship with hymns, piano, organ, and a choir
  • Sermons: Mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  When you get plugged in at Highland we have several ways to help you get involved.  We have classes on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening.  There are older church members willing to disciples students.  Also, students can serve in the church, in the community, as well as with various mission trips.
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  We hope to offer students a place where they can come and be cared for by our loving community and grow closer to Christ.  We also hope to help students grow to a point where they are comfortable and confident serving in various ways.


What is available for college students?

  • We have a college ministry
  • College Home Groups / Small Groups
  • Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
  • Discipleship / Mentorship opportunities (to meet with an older Christian)

What are the college ministry meeting times and service opportunities?

  • Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday nights - at the house of the student pastor (contact Chris for more info, see below)
  • There are opportunities to serve in the youth and children's ministry as well as in music.  We partner with several local ministries and we have opportunities to go on mission trips.

Who do I contact if I want more information on Highland Baptist or if I need a ride to church?

Chris Price, cprice@highlanddenton.org, 817-675-8355 or call the church office at 940-387-1745



Worship Time and Location: Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m., 921 Morse Street, Denton, TX, 76205

  • 1.9 miles from UNT, 1.6 miles from TWU, 6.3 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church Information:

  • Church Size: 250 average weekly attendance
  • Demographics: Diversity: 96% African American, 3% Anglo, 1% Other, Age Range: 46 & up - 15%, 25-45 - 40%, 18-24 - 30%, 17 and under - 15%
  • Worship Style/Format: Contemporary music with a traditional format
  • Sermons: Teach through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  There are opportunities in music ministry, children's/youth ministries, hospitality, ushers, dance, and more.
  • Iinformation on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  We want all of our students to reach their academic goals.  We also want to come along side and help enhance their spiritual growth and provide them with spiritual principles to aid them in their adult lives.


What is available for college students?

  • College Ministry
  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
  • College Ministry gathering during the week

What are the College Ministry meeting times and service opportunities?

  • Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary
  • Want students to serve using their gifts and in ways that they feel led

Who do I contact if I want more information on Morse Street?

Rev. Willie Peterson, wpeter0401@gmail.com, 214-564-3816


CLICK HERE if you need a ride to church or email email Rev. Peterson.


   

North Point's Info video: 


Worship Time and Location: Sundays at 9:15 a.m., 2810 N. Locust St., Ste. B, Denton, TX, 76209

  • 2.7 miles from UNT, 1.3 miles from TWU, 9.7 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church Information:

  • Church Size: 70 members
  • Demographics: age range of 18-65
  • Worship Style/Format: The service is structured into 3 sections: Who God is, how humans are sinful before Him, and how Jesus forgives our sins.  These 3 sections include Scripture reading, songs, and prayers to help us better understand God and the Gospel of Jesus.  We sing songs and hymns - both modern and historic - that are rooted in biblical language and theology.
  • Sermons: We do studies through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  We have membership classes so that you can learn what it would look like to be a member.  In the classes, you will learn what we believe, how we live together, and how we are organized.  Our small groups are also very important, because they give us a chance to get to know each other.  We spend time together visiting over coffee and snacks, discussing a topic from the Bible or a recent sermon, and dedicate a portion of time to praying together.
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  We hope to make disciples of all nations through the transforming power of the Gospel.  Our hope for students is that they would be equipped to share the Gospel with their family, friends and the nations.  This equipping happens when we gather to read, preach, pray, sing, and see the Bible on Sunday mornings and as we disciple one another over meals, in our small groups, and in one-on-one discipleship.


What is available for college students?

  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • Discipleship / Mentorship opportunities (to meet with an older Christian)

What are service opportunities?

  • Setup team, International Student ministry, Music ministry, and Children's ministry

Who do I contact if I want more information on North Point or if I need a ride to church?

Stephanie Noble, srpickens@gmail.com, 940-441-5999



Worship Time and Location: Sundays at 9:30 a.m. - Traditional Style Worship, 11:30 a.m. - Contemporary Style worship, 2801 Pennsylvania Dr, Denton, TX, 76205

  • 3.4 miles from UNT, 4.1 miles from TWU, 6.6 miles from NCTC

Church Information:

  • Church Size: 400
  • Demographics: Multi-generational church from babies to senior adults
  • Worship Style/Format: Offer both a traditional style worship service led by a music director along with a choir and orchestra as well as a contemporary worship serve led by a praise band
  • Sermons: Mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  Can be anywhere from attending Sunday morning worship and Bible study, to serving in a ministry area of our church (i.e. children's ministry, youth ministry, choir, orchestra, praise team, men's ministry, women's ministry, etc)
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  Southmont wants to provide a church home for college students to grow and flourish in their relationship with Christ.  This means providing opportunities for college students to deepen in their understanding of God's Word, live in community with other Christ followers, and find a place to use their spiritual gifts to serve within the body of Christ to advance His kingdom.


What is available for college students?

  • College Ministry
  • College Home Groups / Small Groups
  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • College Bible Study / Sunday School (10:30 a.m.)
  • A college ministry gathering during the week
  • Discipleship / Mentorship opportunities (to meet with an older Christian)

What are the College Ministry meeting times and service opportunities?

  • Weekly meeting - Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.
  • Serve in a ministry of the church (children's, youth, college, choir, orchestra, praise team, media, men's, women's, mission and evangelistic opportunities)

Who do I contact if I want more information on Southmont or if I need a ride?

Allie Millican, allie.millican@yahoo.com, 940-765-5171


   

The Village Church Denton's Info Video: 


Worship Times and Location: 9:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 5:00 p.m.. 1106 W. Oak Street, Denton, TX, 76201

  • 0.5 miles from UNT, 1.5 miles from TWU, 7.5 miles from NCTC Corinth

Church Information:

  • Church size: 1000 members
  • Demographics: Average age of 25.  We are a multi-ethnic church that is a mix of young families, college students, and young professionals.
  • Worship Style/Format:  A mix of contemporary Christian and Gospel music
  • Sermons: We do a mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like? We seek to be a church that loves God and loves our neighbors.  Involvement can mean a lot of things but our greatest hope is that those who are members of our church will see it as a place to serve and use the gifts that God has given them to build the church in love.  This can happen through regular attendance in a home group that meets in a home to study the Bible and grow in Christ, through our college home groups, and through various classes and meetings we have through the year.
  • Information on church beliefs: 

What are their hopes for college students?  Our hopes for college students is that they would be growing as disciples of Jesus Christ.


What is available for college students?

  • College Ministry
  • College Home Groups / Small Groups
  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • Discipleship / Mentorship opportunities (to meet with an older Christian)

What are service opportunities available for students?  There are lots of ways that students can serve on Sundays in an official capacity: in preschool / children's ministry, our music ministry, and various other teams.


Available Resources:  Sermons, Classes (How to Study the Bible, Steps), Groups, Restoration Groups - classes on fighting anxiety, lust or depression, etc.  Men's Conference and Women's Conference.


Who do I contact if I want more information on The Village Church Denton or if I need a ride to church?

Roy Onyebetor, Roy@thevillagedenton.church, 940-382-8888