Lakewood Church, Houston

#9 of 15 in Historic Sites in Houston
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Lakewood Church is an evangelical non-denominational Christian megachurch located in Houston, Texas. It is one of the largest congregations in the United States, averaging about 52,000 attendees per week. The 16,800-seat Lakewood Church building, home to four English-language services and two Spanish-language services per week, is located at the former Compaq Center. Joel Osteen is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church with his wife, Victoria, who serves as co-pastor. Lakewood Church is non-denominational (not affiliated), while the leadership may be considered part of the Word of Faith movement.
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  • Have spoken about visiting here probably for the past decade but was never able to get to Houston. This time made Houston a stopover on our way to Cuba via Panama just to visit Lakewood Church. The...  more »
  • I discovered during a trip to Houston that Lakewood church was 15 minutes from my hotel so I decided to go. I listen to Joel Osteen on podcast and enjoy his uplifting messages. The church is massive.....  more »
  • How can I express into words how incredible this place is! My sweet wife and I drive down every year out of state 10 hours to attend the Spark Marriage Conference. We love so much the Marriage ministry at Lakewood. We love the Brights! Such great teachers! We love the Marriage classes so much. Pastor Joel’s teaching to so inspiring! We meet him in person after service, he had such a humble spirit. This place is really real! Even better than on TV, in person.😀🏝🏖 We highly recommend Lakewood so much!
  • The church always has a nice temperature however I bring a sweater just in case. I love after each service the book store sells a CD of the service. The praise team always sings the songs how they are played on the radio so they are easy to sing along with. The screen/video displays are clear and make it easy to see the speaker no matter where you sit. The greeters in the front always are ready to shake your hand and welcome you.

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