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Church Openings – 9

  • Adventure North (Layton Foursquare Church) in Riverdale, Utah, pastored by Gary Ross (Central Pacific District)
  • Bridgeport Hispanic in Bridgeport, Wash., pastored by Emilo Ramirez (Northwest District)
  • El Kiosco (San Bernardino North Hispanic) in San Bernardino, Calif., pastored by Monique Handall (Southwest District)
  • Living Word Ventura (Saticoy Foursquare Church) in Ventura, Calif., pastored by Lawrance Garcia (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Los Angeles Metropolitan Hispanic in Los Angeles, Calif., pastored by Rolando Cortes (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Northridge West Foursquare Church in Northridge Calif., pastored by Paul Charter (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Port Angeles Foursquare Church in Port Angeles, Wash., pastored by David Rich (Northwest District)
  • Portland Pearl Foursquare Church in Portland Ore., pastored by Maggie Girard (North Pacific District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) – 15

  • El Camino Verdadero (Harbor City Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Lomita, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Faith (Lawrence Foursquare Church) in Lawrence, Kan. (Gateway District)
  • Freedom Fellowship (Chadron Foursquare Church) in Chadron, Neb. (Gateway District)
  • Hope Community (Londonderry Foursquare Church) in Londonderry, N. H. (Northeast District)
  • Hosanna In The Highest Family Ministries (Lafitte Foursquare Church) in Marrero, La. (MidSouth District)
  • Iglesia Dios Con Nosotros (La Puente Spanish Foursquare Church) in La Puente, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Judah Rising (Minneapolis Judah Foursquare Church) in Minneapolis, Minn. (Heartland District)
  • Lamb of God Ministry Outreach (New Orleans West Foursquare Church) in Gretna, La. (MidSouth District)
  • Lighthouse Christian Fellowship (Kilauea 2 Foursquare Church) in Kilauea, Hawaii, pastored by Shannon Schmeling (Hawaii District)
  • Living Waters (Covington Foursquare Church) in Covington, La. (MidSouth District)
  • New Covenant Faith Outreach (Harvey Foursquare Church) in Harvey, La. (MidSouth District)
  • Shekinah (Valencia Korean Foursquare Church) in Valencia, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • The Gathering (Lee’s Summit South Foursquare Church) in Greenwood, Mo., (Gateway District)
  • The Way The Truth and The Life Family Ministries (New Orleans II Foursquare Church) in New Orleans, La., (MidSouth District)
  • Watts Family of Faith Fellowship Church (Watts Los Angeles Foursquare Church) in Ontario, Calif., (Southwest District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,856




Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Churches  – 9

  • James Becker to New Castle Foursquare Church in New Castle, Ind. (Heartland District)
  • John Cliver Jr. to Lincoln Foursquare Church in Lincoln, Neb. (Gateway District)
  • Dan Collom to Cornerstone Fellowship (Rotan Foursquare Church) in Rotan Texas (MidSouth District)
  • David Dierks to Calvary Foursquare (Tipton Calvary Foursquare Church) in Tipton, Iowa (Heartland District)
  • Kevin Harris to ReGenesis Christian Center (Oakland 2 Foursquare Church) in Oakland, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Phil McCallum as a Foursquare Association pastor at Evergreen Community Church, a non-denominational church in Bothell, Wash.  (Northwest District)
  • Rod Nichols to The Open Door (University Place Foursquare Church) inn University Place, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • David Williams to Family Life Center (Wofford Heights Foursquare Church) in Wofford Heights, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements – 7

  • Jesse Bracy in Bremerton, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Herbert Eplee in Lawrence, Kan. (Gateway District)
  • Ellen Haworth in Arcadia, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Barbara McCarrell in Dade City, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Vern Reynolds in Klamath Falls, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Pat Worley in Oakhurst, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Richard Worley in Oakhurst, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed ministers   — 6,946


All reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between March 4 – March 25.

* Closings: Churches are not permanently closed until assets are sold or transferred.
** Two temporary closings took place during the time period.

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