Places of Worship Bus Tours

Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 12:45 pm & Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 8:45 am

The "Scranton's Story, Our Nation's Story" project spring events will continue with a pair of bus tours to explore multi-faith places of worship in Scranton. Each tour, one on May 7 and one on May 13, will visit six Scranton places of worship of varying Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu faith traditions, and will focus on the history and cultural aspects of the congregation as well as special architectural details. These tours are led by the Lackawanna Historical Society in collaboration with the Scranton Area Ministerium. Use the link below to register for each tour. 

Tour Destinations

Sunday, May 7 Tour departs from Catlin House at 12:45 pm 

Shree Swaminarayan               St. Peter’s Lutheran             Temple Hesed 

St. John Neumann               St. Stanislaus Polish National Cathedral      Steamtown Church 

Please click here to view the program for the Places of Worship Tour on May 7.


Saturday, May 13 Tour departs from Catlin House at 8:45 am 

Covenant Presbyterian                          Bethel AME                 St. Luke’s Episcopal 

St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Catholic          United Welsh Baptist           Islamic Center of Scranton 

 Please click here to view the program for the Places of Worship Tour on May 13.

Event sponsors:

  • The University of Scranton
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Lackawanna Historical Society
  • Scranton Area Ministerium