First United Methodist Church

  • News

    September 27, 2012

    Houston Now & Then

    Mashing the city's past and present.

  • Film

    April 26, 2012


    Murder in a Small Town

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Cool: Old Houston Photos Mashed With Their Present-Day Houston Equivalent

    Houston Press staffer Abrahan Garza likes to meld Houston's past and present together. He goes around town matching up old postcards to present-day sites, something he saw on the web a year or so ago. "I'll find a remnant in the old photo I will try to match it up perfectly," he says. "It's defini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    State Board of Education Chair Questions Faith of Fellow Board Members (Video)

    Expect some awkward moments at the State Board of Education next week as new chair Barbara Cargill defends herself against videotaped remarks she made that are now being circulated by the Texas Freedom Network. The Texas Freedom Network, which advocates for separation of church and state and oppo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Celebrate National Farmers' Market Week Through August 7

    Houstonian​Why, you ask? "Farmers markets are good for you for health, good for your community, and good for the economy," says Stacy Miller, executive director of the Farmers Market Coalition, a nonprofit supporting farmers' markets across the country. "During Farmers Market Week, we invite e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Aftermath: Noontime Carilion Concert at First United Methodist Church

    Aftermath has always had a thing for bells. The call of a carilion has to be one of the most sublime sounds man ever created - if you've never heard one play Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring," well, it would make the devil himself a believer. One of Aftermath's favorite things abou ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2008

    Hurricane Relief

    Houston doesn't roll over for Ike

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2006

    Hang in There, Bob

    By now you've probably heard that this morning, former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier collapsed at Ken Lay's funeral at the downtown First United Methodist Church. Reports say that Lanier, a friend of Lay's, turned and waved at reporters as he entered the church. Once inside, he collapsed and hit his head ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Mazes in the Maize

    Dewberry Farm invites you to get lost

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2003

    Art Partners

    Microcinema International and Infernal Bridegroom Productions hook up

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    A Lavender Christmas

    The Gay Menís Chorus of Houston sings out for Santa Claus and the baby Jesus

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Left Standing at the Church Door

    Bering Methodist stops all weddings if there can't be gay marriages

  • Calendar

    April 13, 1995