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During the month of November, Foursquare saw four church openings in the U.S. In addition, six churches were closed, and 13 Foursquare pastors retired. Five senior pastors were appointed to Foursquare churches in the U.S.

There are now 1,770 Foursquare churches in the U.S., with 6,788 credentialed ministers serving at churches and in the field.

The following reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between November 3–November 22.


Church Openings — 4

  • Cornerstone Church (Santa Rosa 4 Foursquare Church) pastored by Russ Clifford in Windsor, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Life Community Church (Fresno 4 Foursquare Church) pastored by Ryan Davis in Clovis, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • New Hope Metro (Honolulu Metropolitan Foursquare Church) pastored by Elwin Ahu in Honolulu, Hawaii (Hawaii District)
  • Renton South Foursquare Church pastored by Brian Jackson, Sr. in Renton, Wash. (Northwest District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) — 6

  • Soda Springs Foursquare Church in Soda Springs, Idaho (Great Northern District)
  • Templo Christiano Emanuel (Guadalupe Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Guadalupe, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • The Creek Community in Maple Grove, Minn. (Heartland District)
  • The Well (Bunn Foursquare Church) in Bunn, N.C. (Southeast District)
  • True Deliverance Outreach Fellowship Ministries (Gulfport II Foursquare Church) in Wiggins, Miss. (MidSouth District)
  • Winds of Harvest (San Marcos Foursquare Church) in San Marcos, Calif. (Southwest District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,770
Total Attendance of the U.S. Foursquare Churches — 250,682



Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Foursquare Churches — 5

  • Linda Brady to His Light Ministries (Worcester East Foursquare Church) in Worchester, Mass. (Northeast District)
  • Jake Cordell to Life Church (Conyers Foursquare Church) in Conyers, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • Demetrius Hayes to the Edge (Texarkana West Foursquare Church) in Texarkana, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Stev Trujillo to Turning Point Church (Rio Rancho Foursquare Church) in Rio Rancho, N.M. (MidSouth District)
  • Chuck Wilsey to Wellspring Christian Center (Dinuba Foursquare Church) in Dinuba, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements — 13

  • Dolores Burnett in Fort Worth, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Mike Burnett in Fort Worth, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Sandra Chalupnik in Rialto, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • Ted Davis in Island City, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Peter Host in Jacksonville, Fla. (Southeast District)
  • Vivian Matheson in Waleska, Ga. (Southeast District)
  • Jerry Mauldin in Henderson, Nev. (Southwest District)
  • Leslie Ranck in Victorville, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • Steve Ranck in Victorville, Calif. (Southwest District)
  • Allan Trotter in Carrollton, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Linda Trotter in Carrollton, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • Ida Whittet in Kalispell, Mont. (Great Northern District)
  • Richard Whittet in Kalispell, Mont. (Great Northern District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed Ministers  — 6,788

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

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