ReligionCulture & People
The Dallas Region is a marvelous mix of people of all faiths, Christian and non-Christian alike. Members of every Protestant group will find church homes here, as well as Catholics, Mormons, Seventh-Day Adventists, and Unitarian Universalists. Non-Christian faiths represented here include Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, as well as smaller groups such as Bahá’í Faith, Jain, Sikh, Tao, and Zoroastrian.
> MegaFest, a family-oriented inspirational festival led by Bishop T.D. Jakes, drew 80,000 attendees from more than 30 countries to Dallas in 2017.
> Temple Emanu-El, founded in 1875, was the first Jewish congregation in North Texas and is the largest synagogue in the South and Southwest United States.