April 28, 2016 | 5:00-10:00 p.m.



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Share the good word:

gather your people.
share a meal.
explore your faith.

We dream of women across Dallas gathering their neighbors, coworkers, those that know Jesus, and those who are in the process of exploring their faith. Together, we’ll share a meal and explore what it means to follow Jesus in a safe, non-intimidating context where women can bring their questions and wrestle it out. We’ll share stories, ask questions, voice doubt, and hear from women with undeniable faith. Then we’ll point to diverse, local churches in their area as resources to begin to explore what it means to follow Jesus. The vision is for the unity of women and churches across the city, denominations, ages, and cultures under the name of Jesus.

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Klyde Warren Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway
Dallas, TX 75201



5 pm

IF:Citywide Check-in Begins

5-7 pm

Dinner, Food Trucks, Lawn Games, and Live Music

7-10 pm

IF:Citywide Gathering


Registration for IF:Citywide is open. We do not charge a set ticket price, but ask that you pay what you can. The minimum suggested donation amount is $25 for you and each person you bring. That's why we ask those of you who are able to give as much as you can during the registration process so that people who genuinely can't afford it can come. For those of you who can afford to give more, would you please consider donating to help us gather women across Dallas? We would sleep better! God keeps teaching us to take steps of faith. We feel like this is the next one, and we trust that He will provide.


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getting there

If you are bringing a friend, we believe time in the car is a great opportunity for conversations to happen. Come together and use the time to and from the event to chat and get to know more about each other.

  • Klyde Warren Park offers 23 metered spots around its perimeter and 40 metered spots nearby. The Texas Capital Bank building will provide free parking at its 1,400-spot garage to park visitors on nights and weekends. There are also numerous surface and structured parking opportunities downtown. The underground Hall Arts Center Parking Garage, for example, which sits a block east of Pearl Street on Ross Avenue, has more than 2,000 parking spots. Find pricing and parking locations around Central Dallas here.

    Star Parking Lot 005
    This lot is just across the street from Klyde Warren. First come first serve. Open 24 hours a day. Cost is $10.

    Dallas Museum of Art
    First come first serve. Open until 11:30 PM. Cost is $10.

    For more parking options, view the Dallas Arts District map.

  • This is likely the best option if you live or work downtown or in Uptown, or if you’re visiting and staying in one of the urban hotels. Even if you’re driving in from the suburbs, why not park at a downtown lot and sightsee on your walk to the park? There are multiple entry points to Klyde Warren Park; the most obvious are off North St. Paul, North Olive, and North Pearl streets, and where North Harwood Street formerly crossed.

  • On-site bike racks will be available, which will no doubt please area cyclists. According to Google maps, riders can get to the park in less than 10 minutes from numerous surrounding areas: 7 minutes from the Main Street district, 9 minutes from the West End Historic District, 6 minutes from Victory Park, and 8 minutes from Deep Ellum.

  • The M-Line offers vintage trolleys that run from downtown to Uptown every day for free. (Bonus: They’re heated and air-conditioned.) The trolley route connects three major areas: Cityplace West Village, the McKinney Avenue corridor, and the Arts District. The streetcars have a unique, vintage flair, including a name for each car. One of the cars, “Rosie,” celebrated her 100th birthday in 2009. The trolleys run Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; on Fridays from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Route maps are available at www.mata.org.

  • Too close to drive but too far to walk? You might try these electric, futuristic vehicles that operate on tips alone. E-Frog mainly serves Uptown, downtown, the Arts District, Design District, Knox-Henderson, and Deep Ellum. The cars, which seat either three or five passengers, typically run Tuesday through Saturday from 6 p.m. until midnight. Just call or text E-Frog at 469-432-4055 and they’ll come pick you up.

  • Visitors from throughout Dallas and 12 North Texas cities can get to the park via Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s rail lines and buses. A DART day pass will let you ride as many times as you want for $4; a single ride pass can be had for $1.75. If you’re new to using DART, there’s a trip-planning feature on its website that will come in handy. DART runs seven days a week from about 4 a.m.- 1 a.m. Route maps are available at www.dart.org


what if it is raining on the day of the event?

If it’s raining on April 28th, we will communicate via email the location, directions and parking information of an alternate location for the event to take place inside. Regardless of the weather, we will host IF:Citywide on the 28th - whether as intended at Klyde Warren, or at a different location. We are committed to hosting IF:Citywide on the 28th - come rain or shine.

what type of needs will you accomodate?

We will have handicap accessiblility and an ASL translator on site. Please contact jordyn@ifgathering.com if you have additional needs.

can i purchase group tickets?

There is no group ticket pricing. Each ticket you register for will reserve a space for you and a space for a friend who wants to explore their faith in Jesus Christ. If you want to bring more than one person exploring their faith - that’s great. You can bring up to 2. Encourage your friends to do the same.

what should i bring?

Bring a friend and a blanket for the both of you. There will be food trucks on site for you to choose from, but feel free to bring your own dinner if you would prefer.

what is prohibited to bring to the park?

See full list of things that are prohibited here.

how can i volunteer for IF:Citywide Dallas?

Thanks for your willingness to serve alongside us! To volunteer, sign up here.

what if your city came together for a meal and a conversation about jesus?

We dream of you gathering your neighbors, coworkers, those that know God, and those that don't know about God but want to hear more. Together, we'll share a meal and explore what it means to follow Jesus in a safe, non-intimidating context where people can bring their questions and wrestle it out.