During the month of February, Foursquare saw two church openings in the U.S.; seven churches were closed. In addition, two senior pastors were appointed to Foursquare churches in the U.S.
There are now 1,815 Foursquare churches in the U.S., with 6,813 credentialed ministers serving at churches and in the field.
The following reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between Feb. 3–Feb. 24.
Church Openings — 2
- Ciudad de Vida (Van Nuys East Foursquare Church) in Van Nuys, Calif., pastored by Jeff Tolle (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
- Santa Fe 2 Foursquare Church in Santa Fe, N.M., pastored by Cesar Marti (MidSouth District)
Church Closings (Permanent*) — 7
- Christian Life (Hesperia 2 Foursquare Church) in Hesperia, Calif. (Southwest District)
- Eagle Christian Community (Eagle Foursquare Church) in Gypsum, Colo. (Gateway District)
- Fountain of Life (Antioch Foursquare Church) in Antioch, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
- New Hope Fellowship (Eureka 2 Foursquare Church) in Eureka, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
- New Hope Worship Center (Buffalo Foursquare Church) in Buffalo, Wyo. (Great Northern District)
- Shepherds Heart (Groveland Foursquare Church) in Pekin, Ill. (Heartland District)
- Son’s & Daughter of Promise Outreach (Lake Vista Foursquare Church) in New Orleans, La. (MidSouth District)
Church Anniversaries (50+ years) — 2
- Abundant Life (Bremerton Foursquare Church) in Bremerton, Wash. (Northwest District) – 75 years
- Desert Chapel (Palm Springs Foursquare Church) in Palm Springs, Calif. (Southwest District) – 60 years
Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,815
Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Foursquare Churches — 2
- Ben Hackbarth to Sterling Foursquare Church in Sterling, Colo. (Gateway District)
- Richard Harrison to Harvest Fellowship (Arkansas City Foursquare Church) in Arkansas City, Kan. (Gateway District)
Total Credentialed/Licensed Ministers — 6,813
* Closings: Churches are not permanently closed until assets are sold or transferred.