When it comes to Christianity, the largest auditorium in Nigeria has become one of the controversial topics amongst members. Nigeria has the highest number of churches in the world and it is no surprise as there is hardly any area in the country that doesn’t have one place of worship or the other.
Despite being the poverty capital of the world according to poverty.io, Nigerian churches continue to grow in size and finance as well. We present to you the top five largest evangelical church auditoriums in Nigeria based on the human seating capacity.
Largest Auditorium In Nigeria
This is a list of the largest church in Nigeria.
|The Hand Of God Auditorium||120,000||Portharcourt||David Ibiyeomie|
|Glory Sanctuary Dome||100,000||Abuja||Dr. Paul Enenche|
|Faith Terbanacle||50,000||Ogun||David Oyedepo|
|International Gospel Center||35,000||Delta||Ayo Oritsejafor|
|Deeper Life Bible Church||30,000||Lagos||W.F Kumuyi|
1. The Hand of God Auditorium (120,000 Capacity)
The Hand of God auditorium is home to the ministry of Pastor David Ibiyeomie who is the senior pastor of Salvation Ministries, in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.
While this church auditorium is nearly complete, it is said to be the largest in the world. The auditorium which is already almost complete would be launched next year and would have a staggering 120,000 capacity.
2. Glory Sanctuary Dome (100,000 Capacity)
The Glory Sanctuary Dome is the world’s second-biggest church auditorium in the world, but as it stands right now, it just might be number one because the first on this list hasn’t been completed totally.
Glory Sanctuary Dome is home to Dunamis International Gospel Centre where Pastor Dr. Paul Enenche is the Senior Pastor.
This auditorium is located in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, and has been certified to be the world’s single biggest church auditorium in the world.
3. Faith Tabernacle (50,000 Capacity)
Faith Tabernacle auditorium is the world’s third-largest single church auditorium and it should be noted that is used to be number one on this list before the completion of these two new ones right above.
Faith Tabernacle is home to Living Faith Church Worldwide and headed by Bishop David Oyedepo who is also rated as one of the Richest men of God on the planet today.
Sometime in January 2008, this auditorium was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the worlds’ largest church auditorium.
4. International Gospel Center (35,000 Capacity)
The International Gospel Center is the fourth-largest capacity in the world and it’s no surprise that it is also in Nigeria and located in Warri, Delta State.
This auditorium is home to World Of Life Bible Church where Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor who has been involved in controversial news in the last couple of years when his Private Jet was allegedly seized for carrying tons of cash which were to be used for the purchase of arms illegally.
5. Deeper Life Bible Church Auditorium (30,000 Capacity)
The Deeper Life Bible church auditorium which is one of the Biggest Auditorium Owned By Nigerian Pastors sits 30,000 congregants comfortably is located in the Ipaja-Ayobo area of Lagos State and has been home to the previous auditorium of the church.
This new auditorium was completed in 2018 and is home to the Deeper Life Bible Church where Pastor W.F Kumuyi is the head.
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