The spokesperson for the church, Lawrence Swicegood, declined to comment on Morris' statements, but stated in an email that the “family of churches” Morris was referring to were “the churches in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake that were invited to participate.” On October 23, 1888, two days before the church land was purchased, the Turners had a plan of the old town of Smithfield recorded in county records. This marked an impressive record of regular and continuous church attendance, which dates back to 1915.54. He passed away in Tarrant County at 91 years old on December 21, 197655. A Gallup study revealed that the overall number of church members was lower than it had been in almost a decade. An elder from the church unsuccessfully ran for mayor last year, and another leader is running to represent parts of Fort Worth, Arlington and Haslet in the Texas legislature. Interestingly, the deed for the church wasn't recorded in county records until June 5, 1907.5.The two lots were adjacent to each other, each measuring fifty feet from east to west by one hundred feet from north to south. During this period in Texas, from the Civil War to division, the churches of Christ experienced significant growth in Texas. The more progressive elements of the church after that time became known as the Disciples of Christ (or Christian Church), while the conservative elements became known as the churches of Christ.
Both Schott and his wife Heather prayed for O'Hare, Sorrells, Tarrant County Republican President Rick Barnes, and others included on the “friends and family list.” Two pastors from northeastern Tarrant County failed to support the candidates in the May 1 municipal elections, but they listed the members of the church who ran during part of their services last weekend. Starting in about 1955, and for about two years, Evangelist L. The church was once again served by Evangelist L. Churches and clergy have been wary of direct political participation for decades, Wilson said, partly because they didn't want to be examined by the IRS. His memories of the church, recorded in two publications made by the church in the late 1990s, are the basis of the history of the church over the past seventy years.