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Church Openings — 0

Church Closings* (Permanent**) – 6

  • Klickitat Valley (Klickitat Foursquare Church) in Klickitat, Wash. (North Pacific District)
  • La Verne City Foursquare Church in La Verne City, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Living Waters (Valparaiso Foursquare Church) in Valparaiso, Ind. (Heartland District)
  • River of Life (Pine Grove Foursquare Church) in Pine Grove, Calif. (Central Pacific District
  • Seattle Ethiopian Foursquare Church in Seattle, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Solid Ground Christian Church (Harlingen Foursquare Church) in Harlingen, Texas (Mid-South District)

Church Anniversaries (50+ years) – 1

  • Knox City Foursquare Church in Knox City, Texas (Mid-South District) – 75 years

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches – 1,871



Senior Pastoral Appointments – 7

  • Gary Crawford to Gateway Church (Nixa Foursquare Church) in Nixa, Mo. (Gateway District)
  • Joseph Cockrum to Westside Faith Center (Eugene Westside Foursquare Church) in Eugene, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Timothy Johnson to Eastside Faith Center (Eugene 2 Foursquare Church) in Eugene, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Mark Lebsack to Plaza Bible Church (Orange Foursquare Church) in Orange, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • Lawrence Moore to World Harvest Church (Silver City II Foursquare Church) in Silver City, N.M. (Mid-South District)
  • Bill Smith to Living Hope Family Church (Franklin Foursquare Church) in Franklin, Pa. (Mid-Atlantic District)
  • Albert Soto to Trinity Christian Center (Artesia Foursquare Church) in Artesia, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)

Pastoral Retirements – 9

  • Alan Eastland in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (Gateway District)
  • Alona Eastland in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (Gateway District)
  • Barbara Fairchild in Muncie, Ind. (Heartland District)
  • Lane Fairchild in Muncie, Ind. (Heartland District)
  • Patsy Farmer in Post Falls, Idaho (Northwest District)
  • Judy A. Ginorio in Tampa, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Keith Howerton in Anaheim, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Norman Kneeland in Tacoma, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Jon Youngquist in Snohomish , Wash. (Northwest District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed ministers – 7,039

All reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between Oct. 29 – Nov. 24, 2009.

* Closings: Churches are not permanently closed until assets are sold or transferred.
** No temporary closings took place during the time period.

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