Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, Texas, first opened its doors in 1874, when the town was a quiet little hamlet – it had just opened a post office, had just been reached by the railroad, and had only two other churches. Spring is now a bustling northern suburb of Houston; recent decades have brought tens of thousands of new families to the area.
As the congregation has expanded rapidly, the need for space has as well, particularly space to serve the needs of younger families. Thanks to generous gifts from the congregation and community, in 2001 the church built a 42,000 square foot Family Life Center, and in 2008 added a 1,300-seat sanctuary. Then, in July of last year, Trinity Klein began another major construction project that is currently underway...