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During the month of July, five new churches were opened, eight Foursquare churches were closed, and seven Foursquare pastors retired. In addition, eight senior pastors were appointed to Foursquare churches in the U.S.

There are now 1,682 Foursquare churches in the U.S., with 6,577 credentialed ministers serving at churches and in the field.

The following reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between July 3–25.



Church Openings — 5

  • Centro Cristiano de Alabanza (Green Bay Hispanic Foursquare Church), pastored by Julio Reyes Pimentel in Green Bay, Wis. (Heartland District)
  • House of Praise (Bellevue 3 Foursquare Church), pastored by Olu Oluwa-Tofehinti in Bellevue, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Incarnate Simple Church (Central Plains Foursquare Simple Church Network), pastored by Jason Reynolds in Newton, Kan. (Heartland District)
  • Manantial de Vida (Plant City West Hispanic Foursquare Church), pastored by Saul Rivas in Plant City, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • The Sower Foursquare Church (Woodridge Filipino Foursquare Church), pastored by JoJo Daguit in Woodridge, Ill. (Heartland District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) — 8**

  • Cristo Viene (Carson City Spanish Foursquare Church) in Carson City, Nev. (Central Pacific District)
  • Framingham Portuguese Foursquare Church in Framingham, Mass. (Northeast District)
  • Hope 968 (Honolulu Manoa Foursquare Church) in Honolulu (Hawaii District)
  • In One Accord (Elko Foursquare Church) in Elko, Nev. (Central Pacific District)
  • Living Waters Church (Locust Grove North Foursquare Church) in McDonough, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • New Life (Petersburg Foursquare Church) in Petersburg, Ill. (Heartland District)
  • The Grace Place (Durham Grace Foursquare Church) in Durham, N.C. (Southeast District)
  • Visitation Hill (Arnold II Foursquare Church) in Arnold, Mo. (Gateway District)

Church Anniversaries (50+ years) — 1

  • Living Water (Brownfield Foursquare Church) in Brownfield, Texas (MidSouth District)—75 years

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,682

Total Attendance of the U.S. Foursquare Churches — 244,707


Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Foursquare Churches — 8

  • Marc Doney to Abundant Life Fellowship (Omak Foursquare Church) in Omak, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Elizabeth Ingrum to Living Hope (Urbana Foursquare Church) in Urbana, Ill. (Heartland District)
  • Bryan Johnson to Christian Fellowship (Leavenworth Foursquare Church) in Peshastin, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Irv Jones to Crossroads Foursquare Church (Brentwood East Foursquare Church) in Brentwood, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Joe Kelley to Pavilion of Hope (Plant City Foursquare Church) in Plant City, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Heather Olowski to Columbia Foursquare Church in Columbia, Md. (Mid-Atlantic District)
  • Gary Osborn to South Gate Fellowship (Duncanville Foursquare Church) in Duncanville, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • ​Mike Selland to Patterson Foursquare Church in Patterson, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements — 7

  • Howard Diamond in Mesa, Ariz. (Southwest District)
  • Rene Diamond in Mesa, Ariz. (Southwest District)
  • Greg Fisher in Tulsa, Okla. (MidSouth District)
  • Margaret Fisher in Tulsa, Okla. (MidSouth District)
  • Rob Mayes in Mansfield, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Lauryce Thomas in Oklahoma City (MidSouth District)
  • Richard Thomas in Oklahoma City (MidSouth District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed Ministers  — 6,577

* Closings: Churches are permanently closed when assets are sold or transferred.
**Temporary Closings: One church was temporarily closed during the month of July.

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