To further Compassionate Houston's collaboration with local partner organizations, we are sharing a variety of events highlighting our partner's commitment to creating a compassionate city through education, innovation, collaboration, and advocating. See you at some of 2019's inspiring Fall and Winter programs! Ongoing events remain visible, past events will be removed; check out our Partner’s website for more happenings.

 
Ongoing, starting Sep 8 at 6:00pm

Ongoing, starting Sep 8 at 6:00pm

1st and 3rd Tuesday Sep-Dec 7-9:00pm

1st and 3rd Tuesday Sep-Dec 7-9:00pm

Tea and Toast

Starting September 8, the Cathedral is offering "Tea and Toast," a new, informal fellowship time at 6 p.m. immediately following The Well, our 5 p.m. Sunday evening Celtic Eucharist.

Christ Church Cathedral, Latham Hall, 1117 Texas Ave. Houston TX 77002

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The generosity of Wisdom

A 7-week series, led by Dawn Mountain’s resident teachers Klein and Aronson. The series brings you in contact with traditional Tibetan Buddhist sources, inviting you to understand the deep intertwining of wisdom and compassionate generosity. 

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4 Saturdays October/November 10:00am to 12:00pm

4 Saturdays October/November 10:00am to 12:00pm

Sunday, October 13 7:00am-2:00pm

Sunday, October 13 7:00am-2:00pm

Friday, October 25 7:30pm

Friday, October 25 7:30pm

Saturday, October 26, 8:30am-3:00pm

Saturday, October 26, 8:30am-3:00pm

Sunday, November 3 9:00am to 11:00am

Sunday, November 3 9:00am to 11:00am

Saturday&Sunday November 9-10

Saturday&Sunday November 9-10

Thursday, November 21 7:00pm

Thursday, November 21 7:00pm

Friday, November 29 1-4:00pm

Friday, November 29 1-4:00pm

Sunday, December 15, 10:00am

Sunday, December 15, 10:00am

Saturday, January 25, 2020 9am-5pm

Saturday, January 25, 2020 9am-5pm

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation

Non-sectarian introduction to the fundamentals of mindfulness and meditation with weekly group practice, daily exercises at home, including keeping a mindful diary.

Jade Buddha Temple 6969 Westbranch Drive Houston, TX 77072

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Aga Khan Foundation Houston Walk-Run

A lively charity event, with interactive exhibits, life music and entertainment, silent auction, children's activities, a walk with family and friends, and a foam run for the youth 17 and under. RAGHAW live in concert!

Discovery Green, 1500 Mckinney St, Houston, TX 77010

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Deepak Chopra: Metahuman

Spend an evening with NY Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra as he addresses practical ways to experience transformation and healing. In his new book, Metahuman, Deepak Chopra unlocks the secrets to moving beyond our present limitations to access a field of infinite possibilities. How? By becoming metahuman.”

Unity of Houston Sanctuary 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, TX 77057

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TEDx Sugar Land

Hosted by the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, join innovative individuals, no matter the sector, who each give the ‘talk of their life’ around a powerful idea.

Ismaili Jamatkhana Center 1700 First Colony Blvd, Sugar Land, Texas 77479

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Centennial Sunday

Join us as we celebrate 100 years of serving the Houston area with inspiring music, local dignitaries, our vision for the future, and the dedication of our beautiful Commemorative Centennial granite marker in the courtyard. After the service, enjoy food, live music, and family activities.”

Unity of Houston Sanctuary 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, TX 77057

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Introduction to Buddhism

Annual Introduction to Buddhism class at Jade Buddha Temple, offered free of charge and facilitated by Bhikkhu Cintita, a Western American monk from Austin, TX. This is a beginning course with no prerequisites.

Jade Buddha Temple 6969 Westbranch Drive Houston, TX 77072

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35th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Leaders and members of nine different faith communities across the city come together to share prayers, readings, chants and reflections. The creation of the event in 1985 is a milestone in the development of interfaith dialogue in Houston. Free and open to all, no registration required. Hosted by the Rothko Chapel and due to the Chapel’s restoration, the event will be offsite.

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Quaker Barter Fair on Buy Nothing Day

Observe the day after Thanksgiving by selling and trading goods and services or even give away things for free. Bring a table, shelf, rug or blanket and find creative ways to care for the earth and each other, in alignment with the Quakers testimonies of Simplicity, Community and Stewardship.

Live Oak Friends Meeting 1318 West 26th St Houston, TX 77008

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When the Holidays Hurt

Hear a candid conversation on how we can cope with the pain of grief, loss and trauma during the holiday season. Part of the Dean’s Hour program, Sundays from 10:00am to 11:00am. Check out the link for more interesting Sunday topics in the Fall.

Christ Church Cathedral, Reynolds Hall, 1117 Texas Ave. Houston TX 77002

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Compassionate Houston Invites Volunteers, Especially Spanish-Speaking Partners!

Unity of Houston is hosting its second Resources for Living Event, a remarkable gathering of 25 or more providers of direct medical, dental, visual, legal, transportation and other services to families and individuals of the Houston Pilgrim Academy catchment neighborhood. A past event supported 700 individuals! Spanish-speaking volunteers in particular are needed to greet, interview, guide and assist. If you are available, please SIGN UP HERE Event Flyer YouTube Info

Unity of Houston Sanctuary 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, TX 77057