Biggest Churches In Nigeria: The Top 10
Nigeria is a very religious country with millions of both
muslims and Christians,as a matter of fact Nigeria is among the most religious countries in the world,so it's no news that some of the biggest churches in Nigeria and the world is located in Nigeria.
These churches has branches all over the world and are among the top ranked richest churches in Nigeria.
This post contains the list of some of the biggest church in Nigeria.
These churches are rated as some of the biggest churches in Africa and Nigeria.
-Some of these churches are fine and have some of the largest church auditorium in Nigeria and the world.
Without wasting time lets quickly take a look at some of the biggest churches in Nigeria.
Biggest Churches In Nigeria: The Top 10
1. The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)
Stilll holding down the title of the biggest church in Nigeria is the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) which is popularly called 'Redeemed' by it's members.
The church is said to have over 2 million members in Nigeria alone.
The church is headquartered in Lagos Nigeria and has branches all over Nigeria and the world.
According to sources,the church has most branches in Nigeria than any other pentecostal church in Nigeria.
The Redeemed church became successful after he current General Overseer Pastor Adeboye became the General overseer of the church.
2. Winners Chapel International
Winners Chapel International also known as Living Faith Church World Wide is ranked as the 2nd biggest church in Nigeria.
The church is headquartered in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria and has the current world record of being the largest church auditorium in the world.
--The church in Ota, Ogun State Nigeria has the capacity to seat up to 250,000 people at once.
Living Faith Church Worldwide was founded by Bishop David Oyedepo in 1983. He is also ranked as the richest pastor in the world.
'Winners' as it's popularly called by it's members also has branches in different countries of the world.
3. Mountain Of Fire & Miracle Ministry (MFM)
Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry popularly called 'MFM' by its members is a church founded by Dr Daniel K. Olukoya.
This church is ranked as the 3rd biggest and largest church in Nigeria with an auditorium that can sit over 50,000 people at once.
The church is also among the very popular pentecostal churches in nigeria,the members of the church also have a unique way of conducting prayer sessions.
4. Deeper Life Christian Ministry
Deeper Life Christian Ministry popularly called 'Deeper Life' by it's members is one of the top pentecostal churches in Nigeria.
The church is also one of the pioneer of pentecostal churches in Nigeria after it was founded in 1973 with just 15 members by Pastor Williams Folorunsho Kumuyi.
--Today the church is ranked as the 4th biggest church in Nigeria with thousands of members.
The church auditorium can sit over 30,000 people at once.
The founder of the church is said to be once a Mathematics lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba before setting up the church. The church is also popular in Nigeria because of their doctrine and laws.
5. Christ Embassy Church
The Christ Embassy Church which i also know as Believers’ Love World is the 5th largest church in Nigeria.
The church is known to be attended by a lot of Nigerian youths. The church is headquartered in Lagos Nigeria.
--Christ Embassy was founded by pastor Chris Oyakhilome in 1990, and has branches all over the world. The church headquarters in Lagos has over 40 000 members.
6. The Apostolic Church
The Apostolic Church is ranked as the 6th biggest church in Nigeria with thousands of members all over Nigeria.
The church is reported to be building its headquarters for over 25 years now and on completion the National Temple of the Apostolic Church will be one of the largest church auditoriums in Nigeria with the capacity to seat up to 100,000 people at once.
7. The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministry (LCCRM)
The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministry (LCCRM) popularly known and called 'Chosen' by it's members is ranked as the 7th biggest church in Nigeria this year.
The church was founded by Pastor Lazarus Mouka in 2002,ever since it's inception it has grown to become one of the largest churches in Nigeria with thousands of members.
The church is popular and mainly attended by the elderly members of the society.
8. The Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA)
COZA is ranked as the 7th biggest church in Nigeria. The church was founded by Reverend Father Fatoyinbo in Ilorin, Kwara State. The church is currently headquartered in Abuja.
COZA Church auditorium can accommodate up to 10,000 worshipers at once.
9. Daystar Christian center (DCC)
Daystar Christian center is ranked as the 9th biggest church in Nigeria. The church was founded by Sam Adeyemi who is more of a motivational speaker that appeal to the younger generation.
The DCC auditorium which is the church headquarters in Ikeja Lagos can accommodate up to 6,000 people in a single church service.
10. Fountain of Life Church
The last but not the least in this our countdown of the biggest churches in Nigeria is the Fountain of Life Church which is ranked as the 10th biggest church in Nigeria.
The church's main target audience is the Nigerian youth,the church is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
--Fountain of Life Church was founded by Pastor Taiwo Odukoya,the church auditorium can accommodate over 5,000 people at once.
Listed above is the list of some of the top 10 biggest churches in Nigeria this year,do you know any top church in Nigeria with thousands of members hat should make this list? Tell us in the comment section below.