Top 75 Largest Churches In America

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Largest Churches In America

To determine the 75 largest churches in the United States of America, Believers Portal has compiled the weekly attendance figures for the congregations of megachurches with data from the Hartford Institute for Religion (HIRR) research. HIRR research is updated regularly and attempts to reflect the most current conditions.

Here are the Top 75 Largest Churches In the United States of America, Their Locations, Pastors and Average Population

1) Life.Church
City: Edmond
State: OK
Pastor: Craig Groeschel
Av. weekly attendance: 53,000
Denomination: Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC)

2) Church of the Highlands
City: Birmingham
State: AL
Pastor: Chris Hodges
Av. weekly attendance: 48,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

3) Lakewood Church
City: Houston
State: TX
Pastor: Joel Osteen
Av. weekly attendance: 43,500
Denomination: Non-denominational

4) Gateway Church
City: Southlake
State: TX
Pastor: Robert Morris
Av. weekly attendance: 36,000
Denomination: Non-denominational Charismatic

5) North Point Community Church
City: Alpharetta
State: GA
Pastor: Andy Stanley
Av. weekly attendance: 36,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

6) NewSpring Church
City: Anderson
State: SC
Pastor: Clayton King (interim)
Av. weekly attendance: 31,800
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

7) Christ’s Church of the Valley
City: Peoria
State: AZ
Pastor: Ashley Wooldridge
Av. weekly attendance: 31,000
Denomination: Christian churches and churches of Christ

8) New Life Church
City: Conway
State: AR
Pastor: Rick & Michelle Bezet
Av. weekly attendance: 31,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

9) Christian Cultural Center
City: New York
State: NY
Pastor: A. R. Bernard
Av. weekly attendance: 30,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

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10) Elevation Church
City: Charlotte and Toronto
State: NC and ON
Pastor: Steven Furtick
Av. weekly attendance: 30,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

11) Christ Fellowship
City: Palm Beach Gardens
State: FL
Pastor: Todd & Julie Mullins
Av. weekly attendance: 27,000
Denomination: Evangelical

12) Southeast Christian Church
City: Middletown
State: KY
Pastor: Kyle Idleman
Av. weekly attendance: 25,940
Denomination: Christian churches and churches of Christ

13) Willow Creek Community Church
City: South Barrington
State: IL
Pastor: Heather Larson
Av. weekly attendance: 25,800
Denomination: Non-denominational

14) Fellowship Church
City: Grapevine
State: TX
Pastor: Ed Young, Jr.
Av. weekly attendance: 24,162
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

15) Second Baptist Church Houston
City: Houston
State: TX
Pastor: Ed Young Sr.
Av. weekly attendance: 23,700
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

16) Eagle Brook Church
City: Lino Lakes
State: MN
Pastor: Bob Merritt
Av. weekly attendance: 23,300
Denomination: Baptist General Conference

17) Crossroads Church — Cincinnati
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Pastor: Brian Tome
Av. weekly attendance: 22,700
Denomination: Interdenominational

18) Saddleback Church
City: Lake Forest
State: CA
Pastor: Rick Warren
Av. weekly attendance: 22,100
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

19) Northland, A Church Distributed
City: Longwood
State: FL
Pastor: Joel Hunter
Av. weekly attendance: 22,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

20) Central Christian Church
City: Henderson
State: NV
Pastor: Jud Wilhite
Av. weekly attendance: 21,100
Denomination: Christian churches and churches of Christ

21) Church of the Resurrection
City: Leawood
State: KS
Pastor: Adam Hamilton
Av. weekly attendance: 21,000
Denomination: United Methodist Church

22) Dream City Church
City: Phoenix
State: AZ
Pastor: Tommy Barnett
Av. weekly attendance: 21,000
Denomination: Assemblies of God

23) Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York
City: New York
State: NY
Pastor: Floyd H. Flake
Av. weekly attendance: 20,000
Denomination: African Methodist Episcopal Church

24) Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church
City: Dallas
State: TX
Pastor: David E. Wilson
Av. weekly attendance: 20,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

25) New Light Christian Center Church
City: Houston
State: TX
Pastor: Ira V. Hilliard
Av. weekly attendance: 20,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

26) West Angeles Cathedral
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Pastor: Charles E. Blake
Av. weekly attendance: 20,000
Denomination: Church of God in Christ

27) Flatirons Community Church
City: Lafayette
State: CO
Pastor: Jim Burgen
Av. weekly attendance: 19,000
Denomination: Non-denominationalevangelical

28) Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale
City: Fort Lauderdale
State: FL
Pastor: Doug Sauder
Av. weekly attendance: 18,500
Denomination: Calvary Chapel

29) Woodlands Church
City: The Woodlands
State: TX
Pastor: Kerry Shook
Av. weekly attendance: 18,400
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

30) Living Word Christian Center
City: Chicago
State: IL
Pastor: Bill Winston
Av. weekly attendance: 18,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

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31) Temple of Praise
City: Washington
State: DC
Pastor: Bishop Glen A. Staples
Av. weekly attendance: 18,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

32) First Baptist Church of Hammond
City: Hammond
State: IN
Pastor: John Wilkerson
Av. weekly attendance: 17,700
Denomination: Baptist

33) Sagemont Church
City: Houston
State: TX
Pastor: John D. Morgan
Av. weekly attendance: 17,700
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

34) 12Stone Church
City: Lawrenceville
State: GA
Pastor: Kevin Myers
Av. weekly attendance: 17,200
Denomination: Wesleyan Church

35) James River Church
City: Springfield
State: MO
Pastor: John Lindell
Av. weekly attendance: 17,000
Denomination: Assemblies of God

36) Windsor Village United Methodist Church
City: Houston
State: TX
Pastor: Kirbyjon Caldwell
Av. weekly attendance: 17,000
Denomination: United Methodist Church

37) Calvary of Albuquerque
City: Albuquerque
State: NM
Pastor: Skip Heitzig
Av. weekly attendance: 16,800
Denomination: Calvary Chapel

38) McLean Bible Church
City: McLean
State: VA
Pastor: David Platt
Av. weekly attendance: 16,500
Denomination: Non-denominational

39) The Potter’s House
City: Dallas
State: TX
Pastor: T. D. Jakes
Av. weekly attendance: 16,100
Denomination: Non-denominational
40) Cross Church
City: Springdale
State: AR
Pastor: Ronnie Floyd
Av. weekly attendance: 16,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

41) First Baptist Church Orlando
City: Orlando
State: FL
Pastor: David Uth
Av. weekly attendance: 16,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

42) Hopewell Missionary Baptist
City: Norcross
State: GA
Pastor: William L. Sheals
Av. weekly attendance: 16,000
Denomination: Baptist

43) Prestonwood Baptist Church
City: Plano
State: TX
Pastor: Jack Graham
Av. weekly attendance: 15,800
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

44) Family Christian Center
City: Munster
State: IN
Pastor: Steve Munsey
Av. weekly attendance: 15,500
Denomination: Non-denominational

45) Family Worship Center
City: Baton Rouge
State: LA
Pastor: Jimmy Swaggart and Donnie Swaggart
Av. weekly attendance: 15,500
Denomination: Non-denominational/Pentecostal

46) New Life Covenant Church
City: Chicago
State: IL
Pastor: John F. Hannah
Av. weekly attendance: 15,500
Denomination: Non-denominational

47) Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Pastor: Alyn E. Waller
Av. weekly attendance: 15,000
Denomination:

48) Harvest Christian Fellowship
City: Riverside
State: CA
Pastor: Greg Laurie
Av. weekly attendance: 15,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

49) Hope Community Church
City: Raleigh
State: NC
Pastor: Mike Lee
Av. weekly attendance: 15,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

50) Kensington Church
City: Troy
State: MI
Pastor: Steve Andrews
Av. weekly attendance: 15,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

51) Sandals Church
City: Riverside
State: CA
Pastor: Matt Brown
Av. weekly attendance: 15,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

52) LCBC
City: Manheim
State: PA
Pastor: David N. Ashcraft
Av. weekly attendance: 14,800
Denomination: Non-denominational

53) New Hope Christian Fellowship
City: Honolulu
State: HI
Pastor: Wayne Cordeiro
Av. weekly attendance: 14,500
Denomination: Foursquare Church

54) Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Pastor: Joe Focht
Av. weekly attendance: 14,000
Denomination: Calvary Chapel

55) Community Bible Church
City: San Antonio
State: TX
Pastor: Ed Newton
Av. weekly attendance: 14,000
Denomination: Non-denominational
56) Green Acres Baptist Church
City: Tyler
State: TX
Pastor: David Dykes
Av. weekly attendance: 14,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

57) Redemption Church
City: San Jose
State: CA
Pastor: Ron Carpenter
Av. weekly attendance: 14,000
Denomination:

58) Relentless Church
City: Greenville
State: SC
Pastor: John Gray
Av. weekly attendance: 14,000
Denomination: International Pentecostal Holiness Church

59) World Changers Church Int.
City: College Park
State: GA
Pastor: Creflo Dollar and Taffi Dollar
Av. weekly attendance: 14,000
Denomination: Pentecostal, Word of Faith

60) Mariners Church
City: Irvine
State: CA
Pastor: Kenton Beshore
Av. weekly attendance: 13,600
Denomination: Non-denominationalEvangelical

61) The Woodlands United Methodist Church
City: The Woodlands
State: TX
Pastor: Ed Robb
Av. weekly attendance: 13,000
Denomination: United Methodist Church

62) Mount Baptist Church
City: Nashville
State: TN
Pastor: Joseph W. Walker III
Av. weekly attendance: 13,000
Denomination: Baptist

63) St. Matthews Baptist Church
City: Williamstown
State: NJ
Pastor: Raymond Gordon Sr.
Av. weekly attendance: 13,000
Denomination: Baptist

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64) World Harvest Church
City: Columbus
State: OH
Pastor: Rod Parsley
Av. weekly attendance: 13,000
Denomination: Pentecostal

65) Rock Church
City: San Diego
State: CA
Pastor: Miles McPherson
Av. weekly attendance: 12,900
Denomination: Non-denominational

66) Glide Memorial Church
City: San Francisco
State: CA
Pastor: Karen Oliveto
Av. weekly attendance: 12,600
Denomination: United Methodist Church

67) Southland Christian Church
City: Nicholasville
State: KY
Pastor: Jon Weece
Av. weekly attendance: 12,600
Denomination: Christian churches and churches of Christ

68) El Rey Jesús (King Jesus International Ministry)
City: Miami
State: FL
Pastor: Guillermo Maldonado
Av. weekly attendance: 12,500
Denomination: Pentecostal

69) Abundant Living Faith Center
City: El Paso
State: TX
Pastor: Charles Nieman
Av. weekly attendance: 12,400
Denomination: Non-denominational

70) Ada Bible Church
City: Ada
State: MI
Pastor: Jeff Manion
Av. weekly attendance: 12,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

71) Calvary Chapel Golden Springs
City: Diamond Bar
State: CA
Pastor: Raul Ries
Av. weekly attendance: 12,000
Denomination: Calvary Chapel

72) Church Unlimited
City: Corpus Christi
State: TX
Pastor: Bil Cornelius
Av. weekly attendance: 12,000
Denomination: Non-Denominational

73) First Baptist Church Dallas
City: Dallas
State: TX
Pastor: Robert Jeffress
Av. weekly attendance: 12,000
Denomination: Southern Baptist Convention

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74) Germantown Baptist ChurchCity: German town
State: TN
Pastor: Charles Fowler
Av. weekly attendance: 12,000
Denomination: Baptist

75) Healing Place Church
City: Baton Rouge
State: LA
Pastor: Mike Haman
Av. weekly attendance: 12,000
Denomination: Non-denominational

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