Wesley’s Historic Churches of DFW Tour

Historic Churches of DFW Tour

Oh the beauty…

Tuesday-Wednesday
November 12-13, 2019

Reserve by September 26, 2019
Payment by October 4, 2019

Cost: $225 per person for double occupancy
$283 for single occupancy

Join the JOY Group for an overnight outing on November 12-13, 2019 (Tuesday-Wednesday) to see the beauty of stunning churches throughout the metroplex. In the comfort of motor coach transportation (Greeker has been requested), we are scheduled for 6 church tours and 1 hidden gem visit. Meals at metro favorites and overnight accommodations with the Radisson Fossil Creek in Fort Worth.

Reservation fee of $100 per person is due by Friday, September 26, 2019. You can reserve via check deposit, payable to WUMC, and given to Natalie Pegg. Final payment is due by Friday October 4, 2019. After which, all monies become non-refundable. Not included in the fee (at your discretion) is the tip for the motor coach driver and donation to churches on tour.


Schedule

Day 1
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tour #1

Over 103 years ago, this church started as a university congregation and has grown to over 16,000 members with a satellite campus.

Lunch

Kuby’s Sausage House & European Market, established in 1961.

Tour #2

The primary episcopal seat of the Diocese of the South, this Orthodox Cathedral , formerly a parish, holds services and liturgies in English, as well as liturgies in Spanish and Church Slavonic.

Tour #3

Founded in 1874, this Methodist church broke ground on its current facility the day the stock market crashed, October 29, 1929.

Dinner

Star Café is a nostalgic trip back in time, serving wonderful comfort food for over 30 years.

Day 2
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tour #4

Designed in the Gothic Revival style, in 1888 construction began on this parish of the Diocese of Fort Worth and seat of its bishop.

Tour #5

The congregation was founded in 1855, making this the oldest continuously operating church established in Fort Worth. The current Renaissance Revival style building dates to 1915.

Lunch

Reata Restaurant in Sundance Square, founded by a west TX rancher and a Ft. Worth businessman.

Visit

A hidden gem, this small heritage display has items from past centuries and from the Vatican.

Tour #6

This young chapel’s architectural style was inspired by a 1775 church and a federal building.