We want to help you get connected to a local church in Denton

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 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.

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

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

Leeann Dockall,  leeanndoc@gmail.com, 281-513-7565


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

  • .7 miles from UNT, 1.0 miles from TWU, 1.7 miles from NCTC Denton, 17 miles to NCTC Flower Mound, 7.9 miles to 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.  Most college students attend the 11:00 am worship service.
  • 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, college ministry, as well as non-profit organizations.
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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, 850-420-0441


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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 roundedmappin

  • 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, and prayer meetings. 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.
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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.
  • Sunday Nights - at 6 pm - contact Rachel Bryer for more info
  • 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?

Rachel Bryer, rbryer@highlanddenton.org, 210-487-0673 or Tom Hudgens, cthudgens@netscape.net, 940-391-1428,  or call the church office at 940-387-1745


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

  • 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.
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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.


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

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

Church Information:

  • Church Size: 73 members
  • Demographics: Multi-generational with a mix of college students, young married couples, and families.
  • Worship Style/Format: Our service is an hour and a half long and includes Bible-centered preaching and Bible-centered singing.  We sing a blend of old and new songs in a contemporary music style
  • Sermons: We do studies through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like?  Small groups - our small groups 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.
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What are their hopes for college students?  Our hopes for college students is that they would be equipped to share the Gospel with their friends and family by being equipped through the Sunday morning gathering, small groups, one-to-one discipleship, and sharing meals together.


What is available for college students?

  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • College Home Groups / Small Group
  • 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, 512-293-0575


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Worship Time and Location: Sundays at 9:30 a.m. - Traditional Style Worship, 10:45 a.m. - Contemporary Style worship, 2801 Pennsylvania Dr, Denton, TX, 76205 roundedmappin

  • 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)
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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?

Matt Morquecho, matthew.morquecho@gmail.com, 903-453-7098


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Worship Times and Location: 8:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m. 1106 W. Oak Street, Denton, TX, 76201 roundedmappin

  • 0.5 miles from UNT, 1.5 miles from TWU, 7.5 miles from NCTC Corinth, 18 miles from NCTC Flower Mound

Church Information:

  • Church size: 670 members
  • Demographics: Multi ethnic, multi generational church by the campus of UNT.
  • Worship Style/Format:  Contemporary Worship
  • Sermons: We do a mixture of topical sermons and studying through books of the Bible
  • What Does Church Involvement Look Like? Membership, Bible studies, small groups, monthly prayer meetings, serving on Sundays.
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What are their hopes for college students?  We hope to connect college students to the local church, equip them to make disciples, and send them to proclaim the gospel on campus, in the city, and to the nations. Through college groups, a weekly meeting, and participation in the life of the church, college students grow as disciples for the glory of Jesus.


What is available for college students?

  • College Ministry
  • College Home Groups / Small Groups
  • Multi-Generational Groups
  • A college ministry gathering during the week

College Ministry Meeting During the Week: 9:00 pm on Wednesdays at 1106 W. Oak Street, Denton


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:  https://thevillagedenton.church/sermons/


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

WC Garrett, wgarrett@thevillagedenton.church, 940-382-8888