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Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, Houston

 

HOUSTON PLACES OF WORSHIP

PHOTOS

 

Houston, TX

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1868 by Jack Yates and other ex-slaves in the same year Yates became an ordained minister; by 1875 Antioch members built a brick church; Rev Yates also led the church in working with the federal government to setup one of three Freedmen’s Bureau schools in Houston; the current edifice was built in 1910 and renovated in the 1930s; today the church is provides character and charm in pleasant contrast to the surrounding modern skyscrapers and parking garages; a designated national and state historic landmark; in addition to Sunday services and numerous community outreach programs, the church is known as an oasis for noon-time prayer services to office workers

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:45a

ADDRESS: 500 Clay Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-652-0738

WEBSITE: http://www.antiochhouston.org

Trinity United Methodist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded 1848 as a mission church and helped many escaped slaves; a predominantly African American congregation

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a

ADDRESS: 2600 Holman Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-528-2356

WEBSITE: http://www.tumchouston.org

Wheeler Ave Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: This traditional Third Ward church was heavily involved in the Civil Rights Movement under the leadership of Rev William A Lawson, Jr; Rev Lawson helped establish the Upward Bound program at TSU, the Black Studies Program at the University of Houston, and established the Houston chapter of the SCLC; the church also has a popular Boys Rites of Passage Program based on African ritual and principles; there are also active child tutoring and scholarship programs, plus an Athletics ministry

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:15a, 9a, 10:30a & 12:30p

ADDRESS: 3826 Wheeler Ave  MAP

PHONE: 713-748-5240

WEBSITE: http://www.wheeleravebc.org

 

Holman Street Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: A Progressive Baptist Church dedicated to teaching and implementing Christian principles in the lives of the residents that will enable them to be better stewards over the daily agenda of their lives in a Christian way

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a & 6p

ADDRESS: 3422 Holman Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-741-8451

WEBSITE: http://www.holmanstreet.org


Wesley Chapel AME Church
DESCRIPTION: A historic church that played a large role in Houston’s Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s-1960s; the church was designed by famous African American architect, William Pittman

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:45a

ADDRESS: 2209 Dowling Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-659-6682

WEBSITE: http://www.wamec.org

 

St. John Missionary Baptist Church on Dowling

DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1899, this historic Missionary Baptist Church that stays current with a young accomplished pastor and variety of community outreach ministries for families women, and mass choir

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:45a

ADDRESS: 2702 Dowling Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-659-7748

WEBSITE: http://www.stjohnondowling.org

 

St. John Missionary Baptist Church

DESCRIPTION: Yes, th Founded in 1899, this historic Missionary Baptist Church that stays current with a young accomplished pastor and variety of community outreach ministries for families women, and mass choir

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 11a

ADDRESS: 2222 Gray Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-659-7703‎

WEBSITE: none


Shrine of The Black Madonna
DESCRIPTION: This steepled church is a sister Pan African Orthodox Christian church to those in Detroit and Atlanta; noted for celebrating Mary, Joseph and Jesus as people of color, and a healthy display of red, black and green in the sanctuary; congregation size is over 1,000; many community service programs

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 11:15a

ADDRESS: 5317 Martin Luther King Blvd  MAP

PHONE: 713-649-9355

WEBSITE: http://www.shrinebookstore.com

New Light Christian Church - HQ
DESCRIPTION: This mega-church has a number of timely outreach programs for singles and couples of Christian faith; pastors Drs IV and Bridget Hilliard are a dynamic duo as husband/wife pastors

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 9a

ADDRESS: 1535 Greensmark Drive  MAP

PHONE: 281-875-4448

WEBSITE: http://www.newlight.org/locations/north

 

New Light Christian Church - South
DESCRIPTION: This mega-church has a number of timely outreach programs for singles and couples of Christian faith; pastors Drs IV and Bridget Hilliard are a dynamic duo as husband/wife pastors

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 9a

ADDRESS: 14415 Fondren  MAP

PHONE: 281-875-4673

WEBSITE: http://www.newlight.org/locations/south


Muhammad Mosque #45
DESCRIPTION: Sunday worship at 2pm; minister Robert Muhammad’s motto is “set yourself in heaven at once”

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a

ADDRESS: 6734 Cullen Blvd  MAP

PHONE: 713-741-2747

WEBSITE: http://www.noiswregion.org

South Park Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1950, this Progressive Baptist Church with an International Mission seeks to restore a hospital in Ogbomoso, Nigeria, donate money to universities in Nigeria and Haiti as well

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 8a & 11a

ADDRESS: 5830 Van Fleet Street  MAP

PHONE: 713-644-1666

WEBSITE: http://www.southparkbaptisthouston.org

Windsor Village United Methodist Church
DESCRIPTION: Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell and casual-dress congregation have one the fastest growing churches in the nation with over 10,000 members; Caldwell was a Wall Street financier with an MBA before heading to a higher call; Caldwell supplied the vision and leadership to transform a once-sleepy church into the Power Center featuring a U of Houston small business development center, job prep skills, women and children programs, a pharmacy and eye-care facility, a 1,300 seat banquet hall and private school from pre-K to 8th grade and a bank branch

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 8a, 10a & 12p

ADDRESS: 6000 Heatherbrook Drive  MAP

PHONE: 713-723-8187

WEBSITE: http://www.kingdombuilder.com

 

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