service all of the communities needs. ● Religions What signs of religion do you see? Discuss the types of churches, mosques, temples? What services are offered by these churches, for example, Day Care, Mother’s Day Out, Summer Camps, Languages Classes, Citizenship Classes, Food Banks, Clothing, other . Missouri City has a vast majority of churches with vast religions ranging from Methodist religion, Baptist religion, and Pentecostal religion and all of the churches are located with in the Missouri city location 1.5 miles apart from each other and each church offer church services ranging from children’s church to adult church so that all participants is blessed with the word on their level. My church which I attend Pentecostal church holds a summer camp for the children camp every summer which last for approx. two weeks beginning in the middle of the mouth of June lasting until the end of June. My congregation also hold event for the community such as food drives, to assist citizen with in the community who are in need of food. The pastor of the Pentecostal church allows time for the women with in the church to all get together and go on shopping trips at varies outlet mall so that they all can just get together and fellowship in a different manner and still communicate about word of God. Business & Industry Describe stores and shops available in the community, e.g., grocery stores, gas stations, department stores. What type of business climate exists? Manufactures? Light or heavy industry? Large employers? Small business owners? Retail? Hospitality industry? Do people have to seek employment elsewhere? Is this considered a “bedroom community”- where people work outside this community but live here ? Make sure you address fully what you observed and NOTE if something was not found within your community area. Missouri City is thought to be a city with in a city because it has all that one needs with in the city and they don’t have to leave Missouri city to have access to what one needs. It has three grocery stores, five convenient store, three department stores and all are within a 2-mile radius of each other. Depending on the time of day as to weather the traffic is light or heavy. During the morning hours and mid-day hours traffic appears to be more be heavier then the night time hours. Based on my observation, it 10
appears that the traffic appears to be light during the night as a result of the community winding down and getting ready to conduct their business the following day. If one is in need of employment, and is actively looking for a job, they are sure to find some type of employment with in Missouri City and not have to go other places to work not unless they choice to commute to other location while living within Missouri city. In terms of bedroom community that I am aware of it is not. It appears that the vast majority of the community works and lives within the community.
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- Fall '17
- Margarita C. Trevino, PhD, RN, CHN
- Nursing, Missouri City