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During the month of June, Foursquare saw three church openings in the U.S.  In addition, five churches were closed, and five Foursquare pastors retired. Nine senior pastors were appointed to Foursquare churches in the U.S.

There are now 1,791 Foursquare churches in the U.S., with 6,786 credentialed ministers serving at churches and in the field.

The following reported data was confirmed by the Foursquare board of directors between June 9–June 30.



Church Openings — 3

  • Deliverance Miracle Revival Center (Sarasota Foursquare Church) in Palmetto, Fla., pastored by Jackie Bowens (Southeast District)
  • Light Chapel (Elgin West Foursquare Church) in Elgin, Ill., pastored by Richie Omorodion (Heartland District)
  • The Bridge (Austin East Foursquare Church) in Austin, Texas, pastored by Jimi Calhoun (MidSouth District)

Church Closings (Permanent*) — 5**


  • Power In The Word Chapel (South Brockton Foursquare Church) in Brockton, Mass. (Northeast District)
  • Roca Fuerte (Telluride Foursquare Church) in Telluride, Colo. (Gateway District)
  • The Gathering Place (Everett Central Foursquare Church) in Everett, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • The House (Mountain House Foursquare Church) in Mountain House, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Vida Abundante (Lakewood Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Denver, Colo. (Gateway District)

Total U.S. Foursquare Churches — 1,791


Senior Pastoral Appointments to Established Foursquare Churches  — 9

  • Lance Anderson to The Living Way (Concord Foursquare Church) in Concord, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Dennis Berry to Crabtree Foursquare Church in Clinton, Ark. (MidSouth District)
  • Douglas Carr to His House (Sturgis Foursquare Church) in Sturgis, Mich. (Heartland District)
  • Joshua Ferguson at Word of Grace (Everett South Foursquare Church) in Everett, Wash. (Northwest District)
  • Bill Girard to Grace Chapel (Wickenburg Foursquare Church) in Wickenburg, Ariz. (Southwest District)
  • J.D. Hinson to Higher Ground (Hamlin Foursquare Church) in Hamlin, Texas (MidSouth District)
  • David Kilmer to The Church on the Rock (McKinleyville Foursquare Church) in McKinleyville, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Kirk Quinlivan to Faith Center (Lakeview Foursquare Church) in Lakeview, Ore. (North Pacific District)
  • Jonathan Wheeler to East Gate (Albuquerque Foursquare Church) in Albuquerque, N.M. (MidSouth District)

Credentialed Minister Retirements — 5

  • Henriette Garley in Los Angeles, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Tom Garley in Los Angeles, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles District)
  • Chris Glass in North Hills, Calif. (Pacific Coast and Valleys District)
  • Betty Wolverton in Pinedale, Calif. (Central Pacific District)
  • Willard Wolverton in Pinedale, Calif. (Central Pacific District)

Total Credentialed/Licensed Ministers   — 6,786

* Closings: Churches are not permanently closed until assets are sold or transferred.
**One temporary closing took place during the time period.

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