Are you curious about the top ten biggest churches in Nigeria? Nigeria is one of the most religious countries in the world. Most of the richest pastors in the world come from Nigeria and live large, flying helicopters, driving expensive cars, living in mansions.
People wonder where these pastors make their huge income from, but this is not what this article is about today. There are a lot of churches in the country now, and most of them are fast-growing due to the high rate of church attendance in the country.
We will be looking at the TOP TEN BIGGEST CHURCHES IN NIGERIA LIST in this article.
The Top Ten Biggest Churches In Nigeria
1. THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD (RCCG)
The Redeemed Christian Church Of God General overseer is Pastor E.A. Adeboye. It is the biggest church in Nigeria.
The church auditorium known as the Redeem camp covers over 40,000 hectares of land is located at Kilometer 46 along Lagos- Ibadan expressway and it is said to accommodate up to 1 million worshippers.
Redeem Camp Church auditorium is one of the top ten biggest church auditoriums in Nigeria.
In 2015, a new auditorium was constructed in the Shimawa area, and it is said to host more worshippers than the previous one, as the previous one was not able to host the worshippers, especially during the annual convention.
Though The Redeemed Christian Church of God has lots of branches all over the world, it has its headquarters at Redemption Way, Ebute-Metta, Lagos. RCCG is also known as the most populated church in Nigeria, with an average attendance of 50,000 members.
2. LIVING FAITH CHURCH WORLDWIDE
Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Chapel, was founded by the richest pastor in Nigeria, Bishop David Oyedepo, in 1983.
Winners Chapel is the most expensive church in Nigeria and the second biggest church in Africa.
The church auditorium, popularly known as Canaanland, is located at Kilometer 10, Idiroko Road, Ota, Ogun State. The auditorium is constructed on 10,500 acres of land with a seating capacity of about 250,000 and also has a roof area that can accommodate about 50,000 worshippers.
This is the second church in the top 10 biggest churches in Nigeria list. The church has various branches all over the world.
3. MOUNTAIN OF FIRE MIRACLES MINISTRY (MFM)
Mountain of Fire Miracle Ministry (MFM) was founded by Dr. Daniel K. Olukoya in 1989.
The church popularly called MFM auditorium is located in an area referred to as Prayer City, it is located at Kilometer 1, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State.
The church has a seating capacity of 500,000 with space that can occupy 250,000 worshippers. The church is known for miracles and has various branches all over Nigeria.
4. THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH
The Apostolic Church is one of the earliest Pentecostal churches. The Apostolic Church auditorium is located in Ketu, Lagos State. The building took 25 years of construction work. The headquarters auditorium is said to accommodate about 100,000 worshippers at a time.
5. THE DEEPER LIFE BIBLE CHURCH
The Deeper Life Bible Church was founded by Pastor Williams Funsho Kumuyi in 1973 and is the .
The church auditorium is located in the Gbadaga area of Lagos State, with a seating capacity of 30,000 and an underground car park that can accommodate about 200 cars at once. The building is said to cost about 4 billion nairas.
The former location of the church at Kilometer 42, Olowosedo Village in Ogun State is now used for retreats and special programs. It covers about 240 hectares of land.
6. DUNAMIS INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL CENTER
Dunamis International Gospel Center was founded by Dr Paul Idoko Enenche and his wife Dr Becky Enenche in 2018 after he claims he received an instruction revelation from the Lord.
Dunamis Internation Gospel Center auditorium referred to as The Lords Garden is located in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja with a 100,000 seater capacity.
7. CHRIST EMBASSY CHURCH
Christ Embassy is also known as Loveworld incorporated is founded by Pasto Chris Oyakhilome in 1987.
The Church auditorium is located in Lagos Stata, Nigeria with over 40,000 worshipers at a time.
The church is attended mostly by youths and has lots of branches all over the country.
It is one of the several large churches in Nigeria.
8. THE COMMONWEALTH OF ZION ASSEMBLY (COZA)
The Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA) was founded in 1999 by Reverend Biodun Fatoyinbo.
COZA has one of the biggest church capacities in Nigeria.
The church auditorium is located in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja and it’s estimated to accommodate about 10,000 worshippers.
The church begins in Ilorin but later moved the headquarters to Abuja.
9. THE DAYSTAR CHRISTIAN CENTER
The Daystar Christian Center was founded by Pastor Sam Adeyemi and his wife Pastor Mrs Nike Adeyemi.
The church has its auditorium in a strategic place in Lagos State and is one of the largest church buildings in Nigeria. The church is one of the fastest-growing churches in Nigeria and can accommodate about 6,000 worshippers at a time.
10. FOUNTAIN OF LIFE CHURCH
Fountain Of Life Church was founded by Pastor Taiwo Odukoya and his late wife Mrs Bimbo Odukoya in 1994.
The church has one of the 10 biggest churches in Nigeria.
The church auditorium is located in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State with the capacity to accommodate about 5000 worshippers at a time.
Kindly note that the above-listed locations are the headquarter of these churches, they also have branches home and abroad, all of these branches are linked to the headquarters and are being controlled from headquarters where the founders can be found at every service.
We hope you enjoyed our list of the top ten biggest churches in Nigeria.
Here’s a recap of the top ten biggest churches in Nigeria:
- Redeemed Christian Church Of God
- Living Faith Church Worldwide
- Mountain Of Fire Miracles Ministry
- The Apostolic Church
- The Deeper Life Bible Church
- Dunamis International Gospel Center
- Christ Embassy Church
- Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly
- The Daystar Christian Center
- Fountain Of Life Christian Church
What is the name of the most populated church in the world?
The Catholic Church is the most populated church with 1.3 billion followers all over the world
Which church is the finest church in Nigeria?
The National Church Of Nigeria in Abuja is the finest church in Nigeria according to Legit.
Which Church is the most populated church in Nigeria?
The Redeemed Christian Church Of God. It is also the biggest church in Nigeria by capacity.