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Church Openings – 3

  • Barstow Hispanic Foursquare Church in Barstow, Calif., pastored by Ruben Thomer (Southwest District)
  • The Journey (Modesto South Foursquare Church) in Modesto, Calif., pastored by Adam Lema (Central Pacific District)
  • Woodinville Foursquare Church in Snohomish, Wash., pastored by Marc Shaw (Northwest District)


Church Closings (Permanent*) — 13**

  • Agua Viva (Colorado Springs Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Gateway District)
  • Casa De Oracion (Seattle Spanish SW Foursquare Church) in Seattle, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Christian Family Center (Azusa Foursquare Church) in Azusa, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Fountainhead Christian Center (Sacramento Northwest Foursquare Church) in Sacramento, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Greater Faith Christian Church (Shreveport II Foursquare Church) in Shreveport, La. (MidSouth District)
  • Holy Ground Ministries (Aurora 2 Foursquare Church) in Aurora, Ill. (Heartland District)
  • Lakeland (Lake Tapps Foursquare Church) in Lake Tapps, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Legacy Christian Center (Sterling Foursquare Church) in Sterling, Alaska (North Pacific District)
  • Living Hope (South Marion Foursquare Church) in Belleview, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • New Life Multicultural (Everett Korean Foursquare Church) in Lynnwood, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Santa Monica Bay Foursquare Church in Santa Monica, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Shine Fellowship (Pasco Foursquare Church) in Pasco, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Truth In the Word Outreach (Avondale Foursquare Church) in Avondale, La. (MidSouth District)


Total U.S. Foursquare Churches —1,834


Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Churches – 7

  • Andrew Ferguson to Hope (Snohomish Foursquare Church) in Snohomish, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Eric Mejia to City Life Community (Austin Foursquare Church) in Austin, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Sid Mustin to Solid Rock Church (Evansville South Foursquare Church) in Evansville, Ind. (Heartland District)
  • Brian O’Neill to Friends Community Church (Tyler South Foursquare Church) in Tyler, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • David Ortega to Seymour Foursquare Church in Seymour, Conn. (Northeast District)
  • David Payne to Pathway Chapel (Ash Fork Foursquare Church) in Ash Fork, Ariz. (Southwest District)
  • Steve Priest to New Hope (Red Bluff Foursquare Church) in Red Bluff, Calif. (Central Pacific District)


Credentialed Minister Retirements – 6

  • Edwin Bleitz in Manson, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Rick Bremont in Redmond, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Millie Maze in Clover, S.C. (Southeast District)
  • William Maze in Clover, S.C. (Southeast District)
  • Phil Ovalle in Aloha, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Ken Spriggs in Rochester, Wash. (Northwest District)


Total Credentialed/Licensed ministers — 6,878

All reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between July 1 – July 29.

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

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