The Christian religion is one of the most popular religions on the planet and churches are springing up on daily basis. Nigeria has been ranked as one of the countries with the highest number of churches and one with one of the highest devotes as well.
This lovely Sunday afternoon, we take a look at 4 of the churches with the biggest church building/auditorium that can accommodate the most people. Continue below to see which church made the list, and don’t forget to share your thoughts with us on which church you think shouldn’t have made this list or the ones who should’ve made it. Happy reading!
1. The Redeemed Christian Church of God [R.C.C.G]
The Redeemed Christian Church of God has the world’s biggest auditorium. The facility can accommodate more than a million worshipers at a time. The auditorium, which was opened by the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, was built at a cost of $60 million (about N7.7 billion).The auditorium, which is floored with marble is sited on a vast tract of land within the Redemption Camp. The large auditorium is built with steel and cement fibres.
It sits atop over 40,000 hectares of land and stretches as far as Sagamu, Ogun State. Its current worth is put at N200 billion.
2. Mountain Of Fire and Miracles Ministry [M.F.M]
The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, (MFM) founded by Dr. Daniel Olukoya is one of the largest Pentecostal Churches in Nigeria and has one of the largest church auditoriums in the world with a seating capacity of 500,000.
3. Living Faith Church World Wide [Winner’s Chapel]
Living Faith Church World Wide, also known as Winners’ Chapel, and its affiliated international churches known as Winners Chapel International is one of the biggest churches in Nigeria today.
The church which was founded by its presiding Bishop, David Oyedepo with headquarters in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. The Faith Tabernacle, is a 50,000 seat church auditorium, reported at one time to be the largest church auditorium in the world by the Guinness Book of Records, which has an overflow capacity of 250,000.
4. The Apostolic Church
The Apostolic Church is also one of the biggest churches in the country today having several millions of branches all over the country.
After about 25 years of construction work, the multimillion Naira National Temple of The Apostolic Church Nigeria, TAC, touted as the largest church in the world, was inaugurated in Lagos. Sited at the international ground of the Church in Ketu, the newly dedicated temple has a sitting capacity of 100,000 worshippers at a time.