Christ Church is a wonderful family of faith in the North Dallas corridor that reaches all the cities and communities around us.
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Christians are life-long learners. As disciples of Christ, we have an opportunity every day to learn from Him.
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We partner with parents in the intentional, ongoing faith formation of children, from infancy through college.
Learn about our ministries to parents and their children
Partnering with you in your child's formation
Activities for children, nursery-5th grade
Activities for students, 6th-12th grade
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The Rev. Taylor Ishii on April 17, 2017
Alleluia! Christ is Risen!
The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!
What a joyful time it is as we...
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The Rev. Taylor Ishii on March 20, 2017
I have personally enjoyed and been challenged by the devotional portion of the Lent † Daily 2017...
Amber Noel on March 6, 2017
Welcome to the first full week observing a Holy Lent. Let's riff on three themes Fr. Taylor laid...
Begins February 12
12th Grade Passage is the culmination of a student’s journey at Christ Church, equipping students with tools and acclimating them to the ideological, social, and spiritual challenges of adult life.
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Sunday, June 4, 9:15 a.m.
Family and friends of graduating seniors are invited to join us in celebrating the Class of 2017 and pray God’s blessing over them.
July 16-22, 2017
Student Ministry is partnering with Next Step Ministries in East Texas to offer a unique combination of service and spiritual formation. Serve alongside your leaders and peers in this week-long mission camp.
Part two of our series with Dr. Ken Wilgus, a licensed Christian psychologist, that focuses on the gender specific needs and challenges of parenting teenage girls.
March 19, 2017
Part one of our series with Dr. Ken Wilgus, a licensed Christian psychologist, that focuses on the gender specific needs and challenges of parenting teenage boys.
December 4, 2016
A Partnering with Parents seminar by Dr. Ken Wilgus.
6 - 12th Grade. Every Sunday morning, students at all age levels may gather for an intimate, casual time of teaching on various topics, fellowship, and worship. At the passing of the peace, students move to the sanctuary for Holy Communion.
6th Grade. Students in their first year of middle school are invited to join Virtues for Students. Over nine months, the class explores what it actually looks like to live as a Christian by examining signs or habits of a Christian life in the world. The class seeks to form character through growth in wisdom and practice in daily choosing “the good.” Classes are led through teaching by clergy and lay instructors, regular prayer, small group activities, and conversation with peers.
6th Grade Discipleship Goals »
7-8th Grade. Whether or not your student is pursuing Confirmation, this is a great class to join. It is open to all 7-8th graders, good for community building, and different every year. It surveys Biblical and Christian doctrine through a two-year cycle (and doubles as a Confirmation requirement for those interested). The course engages history, the arts, world events, and devotional life to help guide middle school students through though questions of faith, doubt, identity, relationships, and God’s presence in the world today.
7-8th Grade Discipleship Goals »
9-12th Grade. Building on the Essentials curriculum, High School Sunday School is designed to move students deeper into an adult faith. Curriculum and activities concentrate on increasing and putting into practice the love of God, especially through love of neighbor.
9-11th Grade Discipleship Goals »
12th Grade Discipleship Goals »
6-12th Grade. Students gather on Wednesday evening for food, conversation, in-depth teaching, and mentoring by trained volunteers. The concession stand opens at 6 p.m. in the Café; teaching and small groups begin at 6:45. While adapted to student life as needed, weekly lessons and discussion are also attentive to the Church calendar and the wider Adult Education curriculum at Christ Church.
Fall Retreat. Students are encouraged to break away from their normal routine and enjoy a weekend in a quiet setting away from home. The retreat is designed to be just that, with intentional time to slow down, unplug, build friendships, find solitude, listen, and pray.
DNOW Spring Retreat. Always a highlight of the year, this weekend puts a high premium on discipleship. Large group sessions meet at the church, then break into small groups in homes, where students spend the night. It’s an excellent time for students to get more intentional, ask hard questions, and go deeper with their group leader.
Summer Camp. We spend a week with no cell phone service—taking risks and accepting new challenges, learning to be vulnerable with one another, and worshipping and reflecting in a beautiful natural setting. Students regularly come back from this experience amazed at how it helped them get to know themselves, other students, and the God Who made them.
Throughout the year, students are invited to participate in service and relationship building, both locally and internationally. We seek especially to join the wider church family in engaging healthy, long-term connections with people in our own communities.
Ongoing relationships with Christ Church include ministry and friendship at Plano Community Home, Meadows Elementary School (Plano), and Bonton Farms (Dallas). High School students are also invited to participate in periodic national and international mission trips.
Students may take their own initiative to join Christ Church in these relationships, or join in specific events organized by Student Ministry throughout the year.
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The Rev. Taylor Ishii
Director of Student Ministry
Associate Director of Student Ministry