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9000 Airport Blvd.
Houston, TX 77061
Phone: (713) 943-0035
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Houston Buddhist Vihara carries the tradition of the Theravada Buddhism which was founded in Asia. The vihara is home to many monks who serve the community and provide Dhamma talks to beginners as well as the experienced followers. The vihara also conducts classes in Pali for the followers to understand the ancient texts better. It carries out rites and ceremonies that are observed by the Theravada and the Mahayana communities. Discussions and public lectures take place here and a Dhamma School exists that imparts knowledge to the young. The vihara is quite a simple structure yet, looks beautiful and provides a sense of peace.
If you need some peace and healing, or just some spiritual cleansing head to the Carmel Temple. The temple was founded in 1970 and since then is welcoming those who seek enlightenment, healing and love. It caters to all the seekers of the light and provides a safe environment for people of all faiths to come together. The temple has an upper room which is used only for meditation and remains silent all the time. The room is used for finding a special energy and letting go off your worries and sorrows. The temple also hosts various study groups which helps people connect to themselves better.
Established over four decades ago, Elim Church is at the heart of community life in South Houston. The non-denominational church welcomes people from all backgrounds and ethnicities for worship. Beyond their prayer services, the church has numerous programs and events throughout the year for community upliftment. Check website for service times and more.
Serving the vibrant South Houston community, St. Augustine Catholic Church is a welcoming place for traditional worship services. The striking church building sits amidst a lush lawn, with an eponymous Catholic school flanking it on one side. The church interiors are beautifully-designed, with the stained-glass windows deserving a special mention. A host of church programs as well as events throughout the year aim to bring the community closer. Check website for service timings and more.
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Founded in 1922, St. Christopher Catholic Church is at the heart of the spiritual life of the the community in South Houston. The eponymous catholic school that was established along with the church is a preferred educational institute in the region. Beyond worship services, the church has numerous programs and ministries to engage with the community. Check website for service timings and more.
Also known as the Houston Masjid of Al-Islam, the mosque initially operated from the premises of a former church. Founded in the 1950s, Masjid Warithuddeen Mohammed's community is one of the oldest Muslim communities in the city. After damage to the former church building due to a hurricane in 2008, a beautiful new mosque building has taken its place. With numerous programs including Arabic language classes, lectures and youth programs, the mosque actively engages with the community. Check website for more information.
St. Pius V Catholic Church is located in the heart of Pasadena and serves the community's religious and spiritual needs. The church aims to go beyond just being a place of worship and actively engages with the community through their various programs and ministries. The church has an active choir and also operates an eponymous catholic school nearby. Check website for more information.
Established in 1975, St. Luke the Evangelist serves the spiritual and religious needs of the community of South Houston. Beyond worship services, the church organizes numerous programs and events to bring the community closer. Music and arts are central to the church's activities, and there's a regular schedule of events in this respect. Check website for worship timings and more.
A welcoming community of believers in South Houston, Mount Olive Lutheran Church aims to go beyond just being a place of worship to being a meeting place for the community. Beyond the traditional worship services, the church organizes numerous events including Bible studies and Zumba. Check website for service timings and more.
Grace Church comprises a modern and multicultural community of believers in Southeast Houston. The church occupies a sprawling campus, with a huge auditorium used for the numerous programs and events. Music is at the heart of the church's activities and there are a number of musical events throughout the year. Check website for service times and more information.
Formerly known simply as Ellington Field or Ellington Air Force Base, Ellington Airport today is a military as well as a civil air base. Established during World War I as a training ground for pilots it was closed and rebuilt during the Second World War. It is currently used for training purposes too. One of the best features of this base is that is has an expansive runway access, apart from other details. Also the infrastructure is flexible and the workforce dedicated. The airport plays host to the Wings Over Houston Airshow. Kindly check the website for additional details.