St. Paul's Methodist Church, Houston

St. Paul's Methodist Church, Houston

Built in the early 1900s in the Stone Gothic style, this graceful church is one of the most visited landmarks in the beautiful area surrounding Hermann Park. Its elegant bell tower could easily have been set in some European town – but not to forget the beautiful stained-glass windows and hand-carved cedar ceiling inside, both of which are outstanding to view.

St. Paul's is also known for its traditional style of worship as embodied by its renowned choir (which sometimes can be found performing with the Houston Ballet), and also for the beautiful Great Organ that currently comprises 4,359 separate pipes! Hymns, choral accompaniments and voluntaries played on the organ are an integral part of worship here.

The church has as its vision statement: "To be a cathedral for the city of Houston, embodying its diversity, inspiring faith, and leading change for the common good of all peoples and communities." Apart from the interior which is open for tours and visitors, the outside grounds are also very beautiful with many benches to sit on.

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Sight Name: St. Paul's Methodist Church
Sight Location: Houston, USA
Sight Type: Religious
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