Dallas - Fort Worth November 17, 2017
These 11 Churches In Dallas – Fort Worth Will Leave You Absolutely Speechless
Dallas – Fort Worth is home to countless incredibly awe-inspiring churches, many of which are located in our vibrant areas of our downtown cities. The churches are architectural marvels, and each has a lively history to tell. Here are 11 churches that are amazing to behold:
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1. First Christian Church (612 Throckmorton St., Fort Worth)
The congregation was founded in 1855, making it the oldest continuously operating church established in Fort Worth. The current building dates back to 1915.
2. Marty Leonard Chapel (3131 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth)
The Marty Leonard Chapel's primary purpose is to serve the youth and families of Lena Pope. A secondary function is to provide a setting for weddings and renewal of vows.
3. Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe (2215 Ross Ave., Dallas)
The cathedral for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Guadalupe Cathedral was originally built as Sacred Heart Cathedral in 1898 and renamed in the 1970s. The steeple was not constructed until 2005, more than a century after the rest of the church was completed.
4. First Presbyterian Church (1835 Young St., Dallas)
This 1912 Neoclassical church serves one of the oldest Protestant congregations in Dallas.
5. St. Patrick's Cathedral (1206 Throckmorton St., Fort Worth)
The oldest Catholic parish in Fort Worth, St. Patrick's Cathedral is housed in this 1890s Gothic Revival church building on Throckmorton Street near the convention center. The church was originally designed to support twin towers and spires; some talk about building them took place in recent years, especially after its Dallas counterpart had its towers completed, but so far no action has been taken.
6. First United Methodist Church (800 W. 5th St., Fort Worth)
The Gothic Revival church is on 5th Street east of Henderson on the west edge of downtown.
7. All Saints' Episcopal Church (5001 Crestline Rd., Fort Worth)
This beautiful church opened in 1946!
8. Chapel of Thanks-Giving (Thanks-Giving Square, 1627 Pacific Ave., Dallas)
Designated as one of the region’s American Revolution Bicentennial Projects, the Chapel of Thanks-Giving and the Bell Tower were dedicated on Thanksgiving Day in 1976.
9. St. Stephen Presbyterian Church (2700 McPherson Ave., Fort Worth)
The church's hilltop site overlooks Forest Park and downtown. The first service was held in the large sanctuary in 1969.
10. Robert Carr Chapel (Texas Christian University, 2855 S. University Dr., Fort Worth)
The chapel was completed in 1954 and features a 137-foot spire. It is considered a TCU landmark.
11. Broadway Baptist Church (305 W. Broadway Ave., Haltom City)
This beautiful church has been a fixture of Haltom City for more than 130 years.
Have you been inside any of these beautiful churches, or are you perhaps a member of any of these congregations? Are there other city churches that deserve a visit? We’d love to hear about other architectural marvels in the city!