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Church Openings – 4

  • Centro Cristiano Chicago (Rosemont Foursquare Church) in Rosemont, Ill., pastored by Mario Solorzano (Heartland District)
  • Church in the Alley (Oxnard Downtown Foursquare Church) in Oxnard, Calif., pastored by Norman Pussehl (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Covenant Hope Fellowship (Lubbock Southwest Foursquare Church) in Lubbock, Texas pastored by Richard Ward (Mid-South District)
  • Hope Community Church (University Place West Foursquare Church) in University Place, Wash., pastored by Sheldon Koch (Northwest District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) – 6**

  • Bridgeport Hispanic Foursquare Church in Bridgeport, Conn. (Northeast District)
  • Hope Chapel Pacific (Salt Lake Foursquare Church) in Honolulu, Hawaii (Hawaii District)
  • Kingsway International Christian Center (Norfolk Kingsway Foursquare Church) Norfolk, Va. (Mid-Atlantic District)
  • Mission (North County Coastal Foursquare Church) in Oceanside, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • New Song Savannah (Savannah Foursquare Church) in Savannah, Tenn. (Southeast District)
  • River of God (Los Lunas Foursquare Church) in Los Lunas, N.M. (Mid-South District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,863




Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Churches  – 9

  • Teresa Acre to Fresh Start Church (Boon Foursquare Church) in Boon, Mich. (Heartland District)
  • Ammon Collins to Crabtree Foursquare Church in Clinton, Ark. (Mid-South District)
  • Lesley (Don) Jackson to Christian Center (Cedar Rapids Foursquare Church) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Heartland District)
  • Dustin Johnson to SouthHills Church (Eugene South Foursquare Church) in Eugene, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Steven Myers to The Living Way (Oakhurst Foursquare Church) in Oakhurst, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Cruz Navarro to Light of the Valley Christian Fellowship (Salinas Valley Foursquare Church) in Chualar, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Angel Quijano to Centro Cristiano de Amor y Fe (Norwalk Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Long Beach, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • John Roman to Inland Valley Community (Colton Foursquare Church) in Colton, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • Cesareo Solis to New Orleans Hispanic Foursquare Church in Gretna, La. (Mid-South District)

Pastoral Retirements – 12

  • Loomis Goode in Clackamas, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Elaine Howard in McDonough, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • Diane Mahoney in McDonough, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • William Mahoney in McDonough, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • Betty (Arleen) Mink in Buckeye, Ariz. (Southwest District)
  • William Mouer in Lorain, Ohio (Mid-Atlantic District)
  • Jose Pascua in San Antonio, Texas (Mid-South District)
  • Joyce Pascua in San Antonio, Texas (Mid-South District)
  • Marguerite Remington in Leesburg, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Richard Remington in Leesburg, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Catherine Valdez in Emmett, Idaho (Great Northern District)
  • Thomas Valdez in Emmett, Idaho (Great Northern District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed ministers   — 6,947


All reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between December 21 – January 28.

* 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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