This article is archived. Some links and details throughout the article may no longer be active or accurate.


Church Openings – 4

  • ACTS Christian Fellowship (Garland North Foursquare Church) in Garland, Texas, pastored by John Lavaki (MidSouth District)
  • Iglesia Principe de Paz (Mt. Airy Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Mount Airy, Ga., pastored by Samuel Negron (Southeast District)
  • L19 Community (Sacramento Midtown Foursquare Church) in Sacramento, Calif., pastored by Michael Mervine (Central Pacific District)
  • The Well (South Whidbey Foursquare Simple Church Network) a simple church in Freeland, Wash., pastored by Charlie Townsend (Northwest District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) – 5

  • Aqueous (Goleta Foursquare Church) in Goleta, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Centro de Vida (Arleta Centro de Vida Foursquare Church) in Arleta, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Living Waters (Tyler North Foursquare Church) in Tyler, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • New Life (Los Angeles Armenian Foursquare Church) in Glendale, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • The Junction Foursquare Church (Beloit Central Foursquare Church) in Beloit, Wis. (Heartland District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,845


Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Churches  – 9

  • Brian Cain to The Grace Place (Fresno North Foursquare Church) in Fresno, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Shannon King to Trona Foursquare Church in Trona, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Claudio Kosacki to Iglesia Cristiana Filadelfia (Torrance North Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Torrance, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Alfonso Macedo III to New Life (Stockton Foursquare Church) in Stockton, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Jason Medrano to Grace Community (Merced Foursquare Church) in Merced, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Michael Nelsen to New Hope Christian Fellowship (Waterford Foursquare Church) in Waterford, Mich. (Heartland District)
  • Ubirajara Oliveira to Plymouth Portuguese Foursquare Church in Rockland, Mass. (Northeast District)
  • Bud Porter-Smith to Solid Rock (Burney Foursquare Church) in Burney, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Gerry Van Der Wende to Grace Fellowship (Susanville Foursquare Church) in Susanville, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements –  1

  • Bill Girard in Chandler, Ariz. (Southwest District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed Ministers   — 6,911

All reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between June 10-June 24.

* Closings: Churches are not permanently closed until assets are sold or transferred.

was founded in 1923, and we have been growing leaders ever since.