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Largest Gigachurches in America and their Pastors - (Part 1)

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September 4, 2013|4:37 pm

What is larger than a megachurch? A gigachurch. This term classifies churches with 10,000+ weekly attendance. The word megachurch describes churches with 2,000+ attendance weekly.

Here are some of the largest gigachurches in the country, their respective pastors and attendance. Have you been to any of them?

LifeChurch.TV, Edmond (OK) – Craig Groeschel

Church attendance: 46,000

Lakewood Church, Houston (TX) - Joel Osteen

Church attendance: 44,333

Saddleback Church, Lake Forest (CA) - Rick Warren

Church attendance: 38,789

Calvary Chapel of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale (FL) – Pastor Bob Coy

Church attendance: 30,000

Christian Cultural Center, Brooklyn NY – Pastor A.R. Bernard

Church attendance: 29,000

Source URL : http://www.christianpost.com/news/largest-gigachurches-in-america-and-their-pastors-part-1-103659/