Globale Suche

Momentanen Aufenthaltsort festlegen
Beitreten
Abmelden
user image
Mein Profil
Abmelden
While we do our best to ensure the accuracy of our listings, some venues may be currently temporarily closed without notice. Please confirm status on the venue website before making any plans.

Best Religious Sites in Houston

von: Cityseeker
Collection bearbeiten
PDF runterladen
8480


Christ Church Cathedral

Dating from 1843, this is the oldest Episcopal parish church in Houston. Silas Mcbee's gothic-styled church, built in 1893, has outstanding brickwork and sandstone-topped parapets. The vast nave of dark-stained wood creates a commanding interior. The stained-glass window, called Caritas, was installed by Tiffany Studios and can be viewed on the side of the nave closest to Fannin Street. William Ward Watkin was the architect for the Golding Memorial Chapel that was added in 1939. The iron fence and palm trees in the area provide a lovely Victorian-influenced space for relaxing conversation.

Houston, TX, USA
Zur Collection hinzufügen
First United Methodist Church

In 1839, this Methodist congregation met in the Senate Chamber of the Capital of the Republic of Texas. By 1844, when the "Little Red Brick Church" was built, there were 68 members out of a Houston population of 2,000. By 1910, after moving to two other buildings, Sanguine and Staats designed the gothic Akron-Style church, which is in use today. The church contains ten stained glass windows, nine of which survived the fire of 1983. There is also a splendid Swedish chandelier with 1,001 prisms plus the Acolian Skinner pipe organ has 118 ranks.

Houston, TX, USA
Zur Collection hinzufügen
The Rothko Chapel

The vision of philanthropists, John and Dominique de Menil, The Rothko Chapel is a block away from the extraordinary art museum, The Menil Collection. The abstract expressionist Mark Rothko created 14 immense paintings for the sacred space, and the meditative aura that resulted is the true definition of tranquility. Renowned architect, Phillip Johnson, along with Houston's own Howard Barnstone and Eugene Aubrey designed the octagonal brick structure that overlooks Barnett Newman's sculptural tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Free to all and open to people of all beliefs, the independent site made it to the official National Register of Historic Places.

Houston, TX, USA
Zur Collection hinzufügen
St Paul's Methodist Church

This graceful stone church with its bell tower looks as elegant as many European cathedrals. Built in the early part of the 1900s in the Stone Gothic style, it is one of the most visited landmarks in the beautiful area surrounding Hermann Park. The church is very active and welcoming with day care provided for both Sunday morning services.

Houston, TX, USA
Zur Collection hinzufügen
Lakewood Church

Lakewood Church has helped millions of people in over 150 countries come closer to Jesus Christ through its Christian outreach center. It's no wonder that this evangelical megachurch in Houston has the highest attendance in the country. The building seats a whopping 16,800 visitors. Ongoing events and programs organized by the many ministries offer many opportunities to learn and participate in the church's work. Lakewood holds services on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays with a Spanish service in the afternoon.

Houston, TX, USA
Zur Collection hinzufügen
0 51 18480-best-religious-sites-in-houston
1 of
1 0
Kommentar hinterlassen :
300 Verbleibende Anschläge

Eingeben
Ähnliche Collections
10 Scenic Highways Across the US
10 Vorgemerkt

10 Scenic Highways Across the US

Erstellt von : Cityseeker
Collection im Profil speichern
Exploring Bethesda, MD
24 Vorgemerkt

Exploring Bethesda, MD

Erstellt von : Cityseeker
Collection im Profil speichern
Exploring Bethesda, MD (Marriott)
9 Vorgemerkt

Exploring Bethesda, MD (Marriott)

Erstellt von : Cityseeker
Collection im Profil speichern
Exploring Washington DC
35 Vorgemerkt

Exploring Washington DC

Erstellt von : Cityseeker
Collection im Profil speichern
35 1 0 9
8480