The Hines Center, part of Christ Church Cathedral, will open in January
Christ Church Cathedral, a fixture in the heart of downtown Houston, sits just six sprawling Houston miles from Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church, the largest megachurch in the world.
The handsome Episcopal church, established in 1839 when Texas was still an independent Republic, will soon unveil a new worship space as striking in its way as Lakewood, once the 16,000-seat home of the Houston Rockets.
In January, The Bishop John E. Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer will open in a repurposed printing plant at 500 Fannin, just across the street from Christ Church. The new space — harnessing a countervailing force in spirituality that has taken root nationwide — will incorporate elements from Eastern religions and emphasize community over doctrine, offering yoga classes and a labyrinth where visitors can walk and meditate.
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