Money & Marriage

Houston

Money & Marriage - A date night worth investing in! In our fast-paced, over-connected culture of busyness, sometimes our marriages take a backseat. When work, kids, commitments and obligations compete for our attention, suddenly we look up and it’s been a month—or months—since we’ve spent quality time with the person who means the most! Why …

$32

Scripture & Science: What’s the Connection?

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to attend an Adult Forum that addresses scripture and science. Lisa Brenskelle & Elmer Ledesma, leaders of the Creation Care Team at Christ the King, will consider: Is there conflict or connection between scripture & science? If there is connection, what connection exists? If a connection exists, …

Free

Rothko Chapel Presents Twelve Moments

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On October 3, at noon, explore “Compassion” with a meditation in the Jewish tradition led by Rabbi Dan Gordon of Temple Beth Torah of Humble, Texas. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.

Rothko Chapel Open Letters

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

For his program Open Letters, artist Mark Menjivar will read aloud the letter of a Texas death row inmate. After reflection, Menjivar will facilitate a conversation with attendees about the complex issue of capital punishment. The program will be limited to 40 attendees and will be held on October 10, at 7:00 p.m. at Rothko …

Scripture & Science: What’s the Connection?

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Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series. In October, Lisa Brenskelle, head of the church’s Creation Care Team, will speak. Lisa has spent decades working in creation care ministry. She also holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in research & development. In this talk, …

Free

Stories of Love and Courage: Women Who Made Houston

The Heritage Society 1100 Bagby St, Houston

EXPLORE Heritage Tourism Fall - Remembrance Service Corporation International Cemetery Tour Cosponsored by Houston History Alliance - HHA Stories of Love and Courage: Women Who Made Houston (This tour is part of the Tales of Houston Women programming series) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018, 1:00 PM – 6:00 pm Departure: The Heritage Society 1100 Bagby St., …

Rothko Chapel – Twelve Moments

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On November 7, at 12:00 p.m. explore “Forgiveness” with a meditation in the Islamic tradition led by Iman Dr. Wazir Ali of Masjid Warthud-Deen Mohammed and Masjid Al’Qur’an. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.00.

34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., the Rothko Chapel will host the 34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  In advance of the Chapel’s scheduled 2019 Symposium, “Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis,” the theme of this service will be “care for creation.”  Leaders and members of nine different faith communities from across the …

“Climate Justice: The Time is Now, The Place is Here” with Elizabeth Yeampierre

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

Elizabeth Yeampierre, an internationally recognized Puerto Rican attorney and environmental and climate justice leader, will deliver the 2018 Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice, and Human Rights. Her lecture, “Climate Justice: The Time is Now, The Place is Here,” will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the …

Twelve Moments: Justice

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On December 5, at 12:00 p.m. be present for a meditation on “Justice” in the Christian tradition led by Rev. Francene Young of St. Luke the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.

Renewal – New Year’s Day Crystal Bowl Meditation

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

Begin the New Year with a sense of “Renewal” with a crystal bowl meditation led by Dana Shamas of Bayou Bliss Yoga, January 1, 12:00 p.m. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.00.

Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

To honor the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Chapel will host a public program featuring a short address by civil rights activist and organizer Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., and former Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Dr. King’s birthday, Tuesday, January …

Dancing on Thin Ice with The Seldoms

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

The Rothko Chapel and DiverseWorks have collaborated to bring Chicago-based dance company, The Seldoms, to Houston for one-performance only on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Rothko Chapel. The company will perform an excerpt Dancing on Thin Ice, from their new dance theater work, Floe. The performance is pay what you can …

Poetic Reflections by Gerling-Mut Duo

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

Musicians Dr. Ingrid Gerling and Dr. Andree Mut of the Gerling Mut Duo have created an evening of meditative music they call “Poetic Reflections” to be performed on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. This performance of voice, violin, and piano features arrangements based on meditations.  Premiering that evening is an original score by Houston …

International Women’s Day Observance

Houston Area Women’s Center 1010 Waugh Drive, Texas

Observe International Women’s Day with Rothko Chapel and Houston Area Women’s Center as a panel of research specialists share their data on “The Gender Parity Divide and Its Impact on Women in Houston.”  The program will be held on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 a.m. at the Houston Area Women’s Center Counseling and Education Campus, 1010 …

$15

Texas Light: The Art & Architecture of the Rothko Chapel

University of Houston - College of Architecture 4200 Elgin St, Houston

TEXAS LIGHT: The Art and Architecture of Rothko Chapel will examine the Chapel’s architectural design with special focus on the skylight from conception to post-renovation. Presenters include: George Sexton of George Sexton Associates, Stephen Cassell of Architecture Research Office (ARO), Christopher Rothko, chair of the Chapel’s Opening Spaces campaign and moderated by Dr. Sandra Zalam, …

Free

The Ecological Crisis & The Response of Faith

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston

What is our present ecological crisis? What specific issues are central? Lisa Brenskelle will examine the science that explains the present state of our world and the major environmental issues we face. She will then consider how our faith both informs and enables our response to this crisis. Lisa holds a PhD in engineering, and …

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Great Taste of the Heights – May 18

Houston

Food, fun and music will be on tap during the Great Taste of the Heights food festival on May 18; doors open at 5 p.m. and tasting begins at 6 p.m. The annual event features food samples from 20 popular local restaurants and live entertainment at 215 E. 10th Street. Pre-sale tickets are now available …

$25 – $35

World Environment Day at the Houston Arboretum

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston

Rothko Chapel and the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, 77024 will observe World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5 at 7am, with an all-ages, free, family-friendly mindfulness walk through the Arboretum trails. To register visit the Rothko Chapel website at http://www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1583.

Free

World Environment Day at the Houston Arboretum

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston

Rothko Chapel and the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, 77024 will observe World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5 at 7am, with an all-ages, free, family-friendly mindfulness walk through the Arboretum trails. To register visit the Rothko Chapel website at http://www.rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1583.

Free

Summer Solstice Observance

1018 W. Alabama St, Houston, 77006 1018 W. Alabama St, Houston

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with the Rothko Chapel at the labyrinth in the Gueymard Meditation Garden located on the University of St. Thomas (UST) campus next to the Chapel of St. Basil, 1018 W. Alabama St, Houston, 77006, on Friday, June 21 at 7am. The observance will open with words from Father Chris Valka of …

$10

2019 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Villa de matel 6510 Lawndale St., Houston

Join us for this year’s Ecumenical Observance of the 2019 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation at the Villa de Matel, 6510 Lawndale St., Houston, TX 77023. This day of prayer offers an opportunity for Houston Christians of all traditions, members of environmental groups and local officials to join hearts and voices …

Free

5th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Rothko Chapel and Covenant Church 4949 Caroline Street, Houston

On Thursday, November 21, at 7pm, the Rothko Chapel and Covenant Church will host the 35th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Covenant Church, located at 4949 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004. Leaders and members of nine different faith communities from across the city will come together around the theme “The Network of Life.” Through …

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Annual MLK Birthday Celebration

Texas Southern University, Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs 3401 Cleburne Street, Houston

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6pm, Rothko Chapel and the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs will celebrate the influence of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement on environmental justice with a program, “Actions of Change: From the Civil Rights Movement to the Struggle for Environmental Justice.” The free program …

Free

Toxic Tour of Houston with t.e.j.a.s.

The Rothko Chapel 3900 Yupon St, Houston

On Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10am to 2pm, Rothko Chapel and Texas Environmental Justice Services will host a bus tour of toxic sites in Houston’s East End. The tour will be led by Juan Parras and Yvette Arellano of t.e.j.a.s. Tickets are $20 per person; registration is required at www.rothkochapel.org.

$20
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