The church offices will be partially closed on Thursday, May 23, and Friday, May 24, because the AC will be shut off in the Sanctuary Building. Some staff will be on-site, but others will be working remotely. If you need to reach the Business Office, please email Veronica Pearce via firstname.lastname@example.org. A receptionist will not be available; if you call the church office at 713-528-0527, please leave a message. Someone will respond as soon as possible.
The church offices will be closed in observation of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday.
Beginning Tuesday, May 28, Children and Youth offices (2nd floor, Sanctuary Building) will be closed for AC ductwork . During this construction phase, Ellen Edwards and Helen Spaw will office from J-202 (2nd floor, Jones Building). Tiffin Wilsford and Kat Denton will office from the Music office in S-133 (1st floor, Sanctuary Building).
Beginning Tuesday, May 28, the temporary ramp that provided access into the Sanctuary Building will be removed. As a weekday entrance, please enter the Sanctuary Building through the courtyard entrance off Fannin Street. On Sundays, you may enter the Sanctuary for worship via an accessible ramp at the porte-cochère, or on foot at the Main Street steps.
The men’s restrooms on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors of the Sanctuary Building will close for upgrades on Wednesday, May 29. During that period, one women’s restroom will be designated for men.
Please note that starting Wednesday, May 29, the Mid-Week Communion Service (every Wednesday at 12:15 pm) will relocate from the Chapel to the Parlor during this phase of renovation. Please enter the Sanctuary Building through the Fannin Street Courtyard and take the elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor. The Parlor is located at the end of the hallway near the kitchen.
Scaffolding is in the Sanctuary periodically, related to leak abatement and lighting upgrade. For your safety, please do not enter the Sanctuary during those periods.