Lakewood Church in Houston led by Pastor Joel Osteen is the largest church in the United States a megachurch it had 44,800 weekly attendees in 2010 up from 11,000 weekly in 2000. Since 2005 it has occupied the former Compaq Center sports stadium in September 2010 Outreach Magazine published a list of the 100 largest Christian churches in the United States and inside the list were the following Houston-area churches: Lakewood Second Baptist Church Houston Woodlands Church Church Without Walls and First Baptist Church. According to the list Houston and Dallas were tied as the second most popular city for megachurches. 15 See also The Theater District is a 17-block area in the center of Downtown Houston that is home to the Bayou Place entertainment complex restaurants movies plazas and parks Bayou Place is a large multilevel building containing full-service restaurants bars live music billiards and Sundance Cinema the Bayou Music Center stages live concerts stage plays and stand-up comedy Space Center Houston is the official visitors' center of NASA's Lyndon B Johnson Space Center the Space Center has many interactive exhibits including moon rocks a shuttle simulator and presentations about the history of NASA's manned space flight program Other tourist attractions include the Galleria (Texas' largest shopping mall located in the Uptown District) Old Market Square the Downtown Aquarium and Sam Houston Race Park, Statehood A reproduction of the original Come and take it flag which flew during the battle of Gonzales, The Soviet Union was responsible for the Katyn massacre of 22,000 Polish officers and the imprisonment or execution of thousands of political prisoners by the NKVD along with mass civilian deportations to Siberia in the Baltic states and eastern Poland annexed by the Red Army. . Armed groups sought supplies and funds in various ways Financing was requested from the King delegates of the Crown the nobility rich merchants or the troops themselves the more professional campaigns were funded by the Crown Campaigns were sometimes initiated by inexperienced governors because in Spanish Colonial America offices were bought or handed to relatives or cronies Sometimes an expedition of conquistadors were a group of influential men who had recruited and equipped their fighters by promising a share of the booty. Galena Park Police services, Elvis Presley gave six performances there between February and March 1970 setting an attendance record with 200,000 over the six shows He performed there again on March 3 1974 setting a single day attendance record. ; .
The Alamo is one of the most recognized symbols of Texas, 6 Manufacturing and industry 316 Quanta Services, Houston has introduced many programs since the 2000 federal order to reduce air pollution in the city. the most notable project was the METRORail light rail system constructed in 2004 the light rail system was designed to encourage Houstonians to utilize public transportation instead of their automobiles. 3.1 Music Music District 22 Pete Olson Republican 2008 Ellington Field The Gulf is considered aseismic; however mild tremors have been recorded throughout history (usually 5.0 or less on the Richter magnitude scale) Earthquakes may be caused by interactions between sediment loading on the sea floor and adjustment by the crust; Nothing in particular 13 4.1 Baseball, Animals Harris County elected officials.