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During the month of July, 11 Foursquare churches were closed and two Foursquare pastors retired. In addition, four senior pastors were appointed to Foursquare churches in the U.S.

There are now 1,719 Foursquare churches in the U.S., with 6,716 credentialed ministers serving at churches and in the field.

The following reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between July 5 – July 26



Church Closings (Permanent*) — 11

  • Centre Point Lifeline (Fullerton II Foursquare Church) in Fullerton, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • Faith Community (Clarksville Foursquare Church) in Clarksville, Ariz. (MidSouth District)
  • Gateway Church (Nixa Foursquare Church) in Nixa, Mo. (Gateway District)
  • Generations (Woodinville Foursquare Church) in Woodinville, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Living Way (Sylvania Foursquare Church) in Sylvania, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • Pittsburgh Foursquare Church in Pittsburg, Pa. (Mid-Atlantic District)
  • River Oaks (South Portland Foursquare Church) in Portland, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Roca De Fe (South Gate Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Paramount, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Seattle Hill Chapel (Everett East Foursquare Church) in Everett, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • The Community Place (Rock Hill Northeast Foursquare Church) in Rock Hill, S.C. (Southeast District)
  • The Journey (Scarborough Foursquare Church) in South Portland, Maine (Northeast District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,719
Total Attendance of the U.S. Foursquare Churches — 247,464



Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Foursquare Churches — 4

  • Frank Arney to Life Church (Conyers Foursquare Church) in Conyers, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • Jeff Ballard to Lifespring (Oroville Foursquare Church) in Oroville, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Rick Fry to East Bay Fellowship (Danville Foursquare Church) in Danville, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Jerry Ruff to Family Life Center (Wofford Heights Foursquare Church) in Wofford Heights, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements — 2

  • Don Hopkins in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Karen Hopkins in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed ministers — 6,716

* Closings: Churches are permanently closed when assets are sold or transferred.

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