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During the month of June, four new churches were opened, nine Foursquare churches were closed, and five Foursquare pastors retired. In addition, 10 senior pastors were appointed to Foursquare churches in the U.S.

There are now 1,684 Foursquare churches in the U.S., with 6,551 credentialed ministers serving at churches and in the field.

The following reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between June 6–27.


Church Openings — 4

  • Beaverton West Foursquare Church, pastored by John Taft in Beaverton, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Clearwater South Foursquare Simple Church Network, pastored by Joel Moranski in Dunedin, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Federal Way Northeast Foursquare Church, pastored by David Norcross in Auburn, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • The Faith Center (Kaufman West Foursquare Church), pastored by Tony Eggleston in Kaufman, Texas (MidSouth District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) — 9**

  • His Light Ministries (Worcester East Foursquare Church) in Worcester, Mass. (Northeast District)
  • Life Path Christian Community (Eden Prairie Foursquare Church) in Eden Prairie, Minn. (Heartland District)
  • Living Rock Fellowship (Benicia Foursquare Church) in Benicia, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Los Angeles New Hope Foursquare Church in Los Angeles (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Luz y Vida (Brentwood Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Brentwood, Md. (Mid-Atlantic District)
  • New Life Church (Topeka 2 Foursquare Church) in Topeka, Kan.  (Gateway District)
  • New Song (Port Townsend Foursquare Church) in Port Townsend, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • The Heart Community Church (Juneau Foursquare Church) in Juneau, Wis. (Heartland District)
  • Urban Jerusalem (Minneapolis Jerusalem Foursquare Church) in Minneapolis, Minn. (Heartland District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,684

Total Attendance of the U.S. Foursquare Churches — 245,396


Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Foursquare Churches — 10

  • Michael Angel to Living Water (Hermiston Foursquare Church) in Hermiston, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Walace Do Carmo to Igreja do Evangelho Quadrangular em Somerville (West Somerville Portuguese Foursquare Church) in Somerville, Mass. (Northeast District)
  • Mike Dyer II to The River (Ukiah Foursquare Church) in Ukiah, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Jon Feldschau to Family Life Center (Wofford Heights Foursquare Church) in Wofford Heights, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Anthony Flanigan to Calvary Chapel (Le Claire Foursquare Church) in Le Claire, Iowa. (Heartland District)
  • Gabriel Gary to Family Worship Center (Exeter 2 Foursquare Church) in Exeter, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Jesus Gonzalez to Vida Abundante  (Ft Collins Hispanic North Foursquare Church) in Fort Collins, Colo. (Gateway District)
  • Jim Machen to Church of the Open Door (Clinton Foursquare Church) in Clinton, Iowa. (Heartland District)
  • Maricruz Servin to Oxnard Central Foursquare Church in Oxnard, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Lou Vazquez to New Life (Dayton Foursquare Church) in Dayton, Nev. (Central Pacific District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements — 5

  • Ralph DeBusk in Strafford, Mo. (Gateway District)
  • Cheilon Edwards in Acworth, Ga. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Loren Edwards in Acworth, Ga. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Joyce Frohlich in Clearwater, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Steve Priest in Red Bluff, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed Ministers  — 6,551

* Closings: Churches are permanently closed when assets are sold or transferred.
**Temporary Closings: Two churches were temporarily closed during the month of June.

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