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First Pres again opens its doors as a participant in this annual event, 6:00-10:00pm, Friday, December 7.

Referred to often as a "city of churches," Fort Wayne boasts some amazing examples of religious architecture. Some of our best and brightest local architects designed houses of worship all across the city and they deserve our notice. Like many other historic buildings in Fort Wayne or other communities, historic churches face their own unique set of challenges. They are often large buildings that require a lot of maintenance and aging or shrinking congregations find it difficult to keep up with the building's demands. The City of Churches Tour aims to showcase the great number and variety of churches by allowing visitors to experience these building's unique beauty. By making people aware of theses buildings, there is hope that there will be a desire to preserve them for future generations.

Participating Churches
Emmanuel Lutheran Church 
St. John Lutheran Church (ELCA) 
Trinity Episcopal Church 
Plymouth Congregational Church 
First Presbyterian Church 
Trinity English Lutheran Church
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception *
St Paul's EV Lutheran Church LCMS
First Wayne Street United Methodist Church
Turner Chapel A M E Church
Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church
Pilgrim Baptist Church 
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church-Mo Synod
Saint Peter's Catholic Church*
Faith United Methodist
Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church *
Redeemer Lutheran Church
First Missionary Church 
The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museums (Church of Christ Scientist)

*Doors open at 7:00 pm