The North Texas Area

The North Texas Area is part of the Southwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), which has as its vision "to be a faithful, growing church that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice" (Micah 6:8). The North Texas Area exists to serve the Disciples of Christ congregations in the Texas counties of Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, and Rockwall, and one church in Paris, TX. Click here for more information. Click here to visit our FaceBook page.

A Celebration of Ministry

Join us Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 3 - 5 p.m. at East Dallas Christian Church, 629 N. Peak St., Dallas, TX 75246.  This celebration will take place in the Great Hall as we give thanks for and celebrate the ministries of Rev. Dr. Larry Ross, North Texas Area Minister, and Lyn Robinette, North Texas Area Administrative Assistant.  This is not a "come and go" event, but rather a "come and stay" for the entire celebration...there will be several different parts of this celebration.

We look forward to many from our North Texas Area congregations to join in this celebration of retirement and ministry.  We will begin promptly at 3:00 p.m.  There will be a time for food and fellowship.  Please join together for this special occasion.

Rev. Gary H. Speer, Sr., Minister, Highlands Christian Church, Dallas, TX   Former NTA Moderator (2017-19)

2020 NTA Leader and Learner Event

Saturday, January 25, 2020        8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

First Christian Church, 1800 W. Hunt St., McKinney, TX 75069

To register:     https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nta-2020-leader-and-learner-event-ministry-in-a-digital-age-tickets-84791009191

For workshop descriptions and information: /20_Pre-REGISTRA[1].pdf

Congregational Support

As of January 1, 2020  Congregational Support formerly given to the North Texas Area of the Christian Church should be sent to the:

           Christian Church in the Southwest,  P.O. Box 1689,  Fort Worth, TX 76101-1689   

                           or        donate online at ccsw.org

Boundaries Training for Clergy Across the Region

Check the Regional Website for dates for other sessions. Register through the CCSW Regional Office http://www.ccsw.org

Southwest Region continues Restructure

God is at work in the Southwest Region! Over the years, there have been several efforts to reorganize the Region to increase the entire Region’s effectiveness and viability.

There is now an approved redesign that will place all administrative and staffing responsibilities at the Regional level, with a Regional staff consisting of a Regional Minister, Regional Executive, and Community Regional Ministers and support staff located across the entire Region. Areas would continue to provide valuable volunteer-led ministry. Click below to read more about the background and process that led us to this point.

STATEMENT ON RESTRUCTURE 5/10/2017

NTA News

The North Texas Area Board has approved this Area's participation in Regional Restructure. This Areal continued its current programs through the end of 2019. Now, as of January of 2020, NTA churches should send the same level of support (or more) to the Christian Church in the Southwest's office. Beginning January of 2020, the NTA Area Board and Cabinet is continuing Area work on a volunteer basis, and receive ministry from a Regionally called and deployed Community Regional Minister soon to be announced.

Click here to read FAQ about the background and process.

Church Locator

looking-for-church-1000w.jpgThe 80 churches of the North Texas Area cordially invite you to join us this Sunday. We can help you find a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), where doubting and believing can live together without judging, a kind of church where we respect God's Word and your mind.

Click here for the "Find God, Find Yourself" page.
Click here to search for churches in your area.
Click here to browse for churches by city.

The Engaging Church Seminar
Is On-Line at the NTA Website!

engaging_church_250w.jpgThe North Texas Area of the Christian Church in the Southwest has launched an on-line video seminar for churches in the NTA. The NTA has licensed the "Engaging Church" seminar produced by Church Growth, Inc. The arrangement allows the NTA to present the complete video seminar in its secure Member Portal for the clergy and laity of the North Texas Area.

The seminar discusses how to attract outsiders, connect visitors and integrate new members. The seminar is presented in high-quality Flash video in six sessions. In addition to all six full-length videos, the seminar workbook is provided, session summaries and an area-wide on-line discussion forum for talking about each session of the seminar. 

Click here for more information.

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Area Office:
3525 Lawler Rd. Suite 101
Garland, Texas 75042-5338
972-272-2900 (phone)
972-272-1300 (fax)
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The North Texas Area is an Area Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Southwest www.ccsw.org  which is a region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). www.disciples.org  Area Minister Larry Ross may be reached at

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About the NTA:

  • The North Texas Area of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Southwest exists to serve the Disciples of Christ congregations in the Texas counties of Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, and Rockwall.

    NtA's Charter
     
  • The Area is part of the Southwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), which has as its vision "to be a faithful, growing church that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice" (Micah 6:8).

    Southwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s Charter