We are all aware of the fact that Nigeria is one of the most religious countries in the world and that’s why we have decided to throw more light on this topic that must have caused a high number of arguments amongst church ‘goers’.
Have you been wondering which church is the biggest in Nigeria, or are you one of those who argue that their church is the biggest as far Nigeria is concerned?
Are you aware of the capacity of your church in terms of how many people it can accommodate at a time?
Well, you are on the right article because we will be sharing with you the top 10 biggest churches in Nigeria, their capacities and headquarter locations in Nigeria.
So enjoy your reading.
1. THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD
The first church on this list is the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
Pastored by Pastor E.A Adeboye, RCCG is the biggest church in Nigeria presently.
The RCCG auditorium which is located on Lagos Ibadan expressway is capable of accomodating over 1 million congregants with its 40,000 hectares of land capacity.
Speaking of the top ten biggest church auditoriums in Nigeria, RCCG camp is one of them.
In the year 2015, the church built a larger auditorium at the Shimawa area due to the fact that the former auditorium could no longer contain the high number of people attending the church programs especially during the church’s annual conventions and special religious meetings.
The Redeemed Christian Church Of God is a widely known church with branches in virtually all nations of the world but its national headquarters is located at the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State.
When speaking of the most populated churches in Nigeria, RCCG is also one of them with an average of 50,000 members in attendance.
2. LIVING FAITH CHURCH WORLDWIDE
Popularly known as Winners, The Living Faith Church is presently the second biggest church in Nigeria.
Established by Bishop David Oyedepo in the year 1983, Winners chapel is regarded as one of the most expensive churches in Nigeria.
The Winners auditorium which is situated at Ota in Ogun State is capable of accomodating 50,000 congregants with its 10,500 acres of land and a seating space made for over 240,000 people.
This church which has branches in several nations of the world is the second biggest church in Nigeria.
3. MOUNTAIN OF FIRE MIRACLES MINISTRY (MFM)
This is a ministry established by Dr. Daniel K. Olukoya in the year 1989.
MFM has its headquarters located along the Lagos Ibadan expressway.
This auditorium often referred to as Prayer City has space capacity for 250,000 congregants.
This church which is popularly known for its deliverance prayers has several branches in different nations of the world and that is why it is listed as the third biggest church in the nation Nigeria.
4. THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH
This is one of the first set in pentecostal churches to be established in Nigeria.
Presently Led by Apostle E.S Igwe, The Apostolic Church has its an auditorium in Ketu area of Lagos.
This building which was constructed for 25 years is capable of housing 100,000 congregants.
5. THE DEEPER LIFE BIBLE CHURCH
Occupying the fifth position on this list is The Deeper Christian Life Bible Church.
This is a ministry established in the year 1973 by Pastor Williams.F.Kumuyi.
The Deeper Life N4billion worth auditorium which is situated in Gbagada Lagos is capable of accommodating 30,000 people and over 200 cars in its a modern underground car park.
Before the construction of this beautifully built new auditorium, Deeper headquarter was formerly located at the Olowosedo area of Ogun State.
This old headquarters building which stands on about 240 hectares of land is now been used for special programs and retreats.
6. DUNAMIS INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL CENTER
This is a ministry founded by a unique man of God and his lovely wife- Dr. Paul and Dr.Becky Enenche in the year 1996.
The headquarters of Dunamis Church as it is popularly called is situated in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
The Dunamis auditorium which is often referred to as the Lord’s garden has the capacity of accomodating 100,000 seated congregants.
7. CHRIST EMBASSY CHURCH
Popularly known as Christ Embassy, Believers Love World Church was established by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in the year 1987.
The Christ Embassy auditorium which is situated in Oregun area of Lagos State has the capacity of accommodation 40,000 congregants in a service.
This church is known for its high youth attendance and it has several branches in the country.
8. THE COMMONWEALTH OF ZION ASSEMBLY (COZA)
This is a church established by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo in the year 1999.
The Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly is highly reputable as one of the biggest churches located in the Federal Capital of Nigeria- Abuja.
The church which was initially situated in Ilorin but later moved to Abuja has a modern auditorium that is able to accommodate about 10,000 congregants.
9. THE DAYSTAR CHRISTIAN CENTER
Established by famous Pastor Sam Adeyemi and his amiable wife Pasto.r Mrs. Nike amiable in the year 1995 The Daystar Christian Centre is one of the reputable churches in the heart of Lagos.
Daystar has a modern and cozy auditorium located in Lagos.
The well fastest-growing church has an auditorium that is capable of accommodating up to 6000 congregants.
10. FOUNTAIN OF LIFE CHURCH
This ministry which was founded by Pastor Taiwo Odukoya and his late wife Mrs. bimbo Odukoya in 1994 is one of the top 10 biggest churches in the country.
The Fountain Of Life’s auditorium which is situated in Ilupeju Lagos is able to take in about 5,000 congregants at once.
There you have it; the top 10 biggest churches in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, note that all the church locations mentioned in this article are the headquarter addresses.
Asides the listed places, these churches also have branches in other parts of the country and some even have branches in many nations of the world.
We only mentioned their headquarters because that is the center that controls other branches, also the General overseers are most of the time available in the headquarters.