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history, were also considered when
choosing them for the list.
1. The Potter’s House
6777 W Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75236
The Potter’s House was founded in
1996 by Bishop T. D. Jakes with just
50 families in its congregation. It has
since grown into one of the nation’s
largest mega churches, featuring
more than 59 ministries, including
GED/literacy programs, homeless
outreach, AIDS outreach, and a fast-growing prison ministry.
2. Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral
2215 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201
Our Lady’s Cathedral is home to the
oldest Catholic parish in Dallas,
which began as the Sacred Heart
Church in 1869. It was also home
to the first Dallas diocesan
cathedral, which was renamed Our
Lady of Guadalupe in 1914 to
include a neighboring parish
serving Mexican immigrants. The
Cathedral is located at the center of
the Dallas Arts District.
3. Fellowship Church
2450 N Hwy 121
Grapevine, TX 76051
Fellowship Church is by far the largest
Baptist church in the Dallas/Fort
Worth area, and one of the largest
mega churches in the nation. The
church features contemporary
worship that appeals to vast
audiences, such as the “Walking
Dead — Life Is Too Good Not To
Live” sermon series.
4. Highland Park United
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
Highland Park United Methodist
actually began on the SMU campus
in 1916, and moved to their own
church in 1927. Highland Park has
ministries for all ages, and members
can worship at the Sanctuary
(contemporary), Cox Chapel,
Kerygma, Munger Place, or online.
5. Prestonwood Baptist Church
6801 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, Texas 75093
Prestonwood has three locations in
the DFW Metroplex, and began with
the North Dallas location in 1977.
The Plano campus is the largest, at
140 acres. The Church focuses on
excellence, evangelism, engagement,
expansion, encouragement, and
equipping people to live a Christian
6. Gateway Church
700 Blessed Way
Southlake, Texas 76092
With the help of pastors at Trinity
Fellowship Church in Amarillo Texas,
Pastor Robert Morris started this Bible-based, evangelistic church in 2000.
In just 13 years, the church gained a
total of 24,000 members at 5
campuses across the Southwestern
United States. Nearly half of those
members call the DFW area home.
7. First Baptist Church of Dallas
1707 San Jacinto St
Dallas, TX 75201
First Baptist is one of the largest
Baptist churches in the Dallas with a
congregation of 11,000. They are
considered the nation’s first modern
mega church. Their ministries focus on
four strategies: worship, equip, serve,
and influence, and include
Discipleship University, missions,
celebration and contemporary
worship, a care ministry, and
GriefShare, just to name a few.
8. Lake Pointe Baptist
701 Interstate 30
Rockwall, Texas 75087
The Lake Point Baptist church believes
that salvation is for those who trust in
Jesus and their Lord and Savior.
Members are encouraged to work
together to share Christ with others
and support each other on their
individual spiritual journeys.
9. Covenant Church
2660 E. Trinity Mills Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75006
Senior Pastors Mike and Kathy Hayes
started Covenant Church in 1976
and now have nearly 10,000
members and several campuses
throughout North Texas. Covenant