Galileo Church

Quirky church for spiritual refugees. Who would Jesus love?

Weekly worship, Sundays at 5 p.m.
at the Big Red Barn
5860 Interstate 20 service road
Fort Worth 76119
(use the zip code in your GPS for accuracy)

Mail comes here: 6563 Teague Road, Fort Worth, TX 76140

Contact us: 817-773-3147 |

Our missional priorities:
1. We do justice for LGBTQ+ humans.
2. We do kindness for people with mental illness and in emotional distress, and celebrate neurodiversity.
3. We do beauty for our God-Who-Is-Beautiful.
4. We do real relationship, no bullshit, ever.


big red barn - rental information

The Big Red Barn is great if you're a do-it-yourself event planner. The price is right and you have so much flexibility within the space to get the look you want for your big day. The only limit is your imagination!

This cheerful, shabby-chic, urban-rural Big Red Barn (with a sense of humor!) is a 5200 sq foot facility with corrugated sheet metal and cedar panel walls. It's perfect for private events like birthdays, weddings, celebrations, and family reunions; and equally perfect for public events like concerts, recitals, small conventions, and seminars. We are open and affirming to the LGBTQ+ community and would love to provide a safe space for your wedding and reception.

We provide

  • capacity for 20-180 people
  • round tables and chairs for up to 180 people
  • table clothes for up to 20 large round tables
  • fenced outdoor space with two playgrounds, also available for small outdoor weddings
  • 75 white folding chairs for outdoor event
  • adjustable room lighting and stage lighting
  • sound system for speaking and playing music
  • utility area with warming oven, refrigerator, sink
  • ADA-accessible bathrooms and front door
  • two separate rooms that can be used for dressing, staging, or meetings
  • stage with stairs for access from either side
  • large screen for video projection
  • WiFi Internet
  • thermostat controlled cool and heat
  • we allow outside catering and vendors (we do not provide catering services)

We are not available for events on Sundays due to Galileo Church service at 5 p.m. -- Come on over any Sunday to see how we transform the space into a reverent, calming, beautiful house of worship each weekend

Big Red Barn Rental Pricing

Deposit: $250

  • is required for events over 20 guests
  • deposit to be returned with 72 hours from end of event if the facility is found to be in the same condition in which it was received

Fee: $300

  • 4 hour block
  • be as creative as you want with the space
  • there are tables and chairs available to you to set up as needed
    • the chairs will be set up from the previous Sunday worship (~150 chairs)
    • see image 4 in photo gallery above for default setup
    • we just ask you to put it back the way you received it.
  • $75 per each additional hour

Personnel (Required)*

  • event host : $25/hour
    • unlock/lock the doors, handle thermostats, take care of emergencies, answer questions, run audio/video equipment, provide direction on setup and take-down.
  • custodian: $20/hour
    • number of hours determined by guest count (20-79 1 hr | 80-180 2 hrs)
    • will clean all 3 rooms, will clean bathrooms, utility/kitchen area, and all floors after the event
    • everything you bring in will need to be taken out at the end of the event. (decorations, vendor equipment,etc)

*personnel from Galileo Church are required for each event, and must be paid directly by the renter(check & cash only)
Tips are appreciated

Additional Rental Options:

  • table and chair setup/take down $150
    • the big red barn will meet with you prior to your event and set up table and chairs as directed
    • the big red barn will take down and reset 
    • renter can opt to set up and take down themselves, if within the rental time period, with event host direction
  • white table cloths can be added for $1 per table cloth  

Example Rental: 

  • I want to rent the big red barn for  4 hours; include setup/take-down;  150 chairs, 15 tables w/ table clothes.
  • fee = $300 | setup/take-down = $150 | table-clothes = $15 | event host = $100 ($25 x 4 hrs) | custodian = $40 ($20 x 2 hrs)
  • total cost of rental = $605 (+$250 deposit to be returned upon inspection)

Payment: (by check or PayPal only)

  • a deposit is required in advance to reserve the date
  • 50% of the rental fee is due upon signing the Letter of Agreement
  • 50% of the rental fee is due on the date of the event
  • If the renter pays by PayPal, the renter pays (to Galileo) the PayPal fee (2.9%).

check out the big red barn rental policy for full details



  • Our events calendar is kept up to date, so please check it for availability. 
  • We will mark the calendar as RESERVE if the date is officially taken. 
  • Any dates marked as HOLD means someone is thinking about the date but has not put down a deposit yet.


Big Red Barn (Galileo Church)
5860 Interstate 20 service road
Fort Worth 76119


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