Fastest Growing Churches
From 1994-2002, nine out of every ten congregations of the International Churches of Christ grew, many dramatically.  The below tables and charts highlight the fastest growing of these congregations.  The churches were the engines of growth in the ICOC; the fifty fastest growing churches accounted for almost exactly two-thirds of all growth from 1994-2002.    See also more recent stats, or browse additional charts and analysis covering the period up to 2003.

25 Fastest Growing Churches
Church
Los Angeles
Mexico City
Manila
Sao Paulo
New York City
Atlanta
Kiev
Johannesburg
Abidjan
Jakarta
Lagos
Bogota
Seoul
Moscow
Hong Kong
London
San Francisco
Washington, DC
Guatemala City
Bangalore
Triangle
Nairobi
Madras
Santo Domingo
Tokyo
  1994
4,503
1,330
1,845
961
3,410
1,556
1,024
874
548
348
1,118
249
297
1,729
1,195
900
1,389
910
36
399
446
594
370
49
332
  2002
8,596
4,090
4,366
3,439
5,825
3,810
3,096
2,306
1,975
1,761
2,501
1,624
1,637
3,020
2,395
2,049
2,538
1,893
934
1,259
1,246
1,394
1,160
794
1,004
Fastest Growing Young Churches
Church
Kiev
Guatemala City
Santo Domingo
Quito
San Pedro Sula
Kinshasa
Belo Horizonte
Odessa
Norfolk
Hyderabad
Started
1992
1994
1994
1995
1995
1995
1994
1993
1993
1994
  2002
3,096
934
794
561
533
517
488
606
504
378
Fastest Growing in Asia
Church
Manila
Jakarta
Seoul
Hong Kong
Bangalore
Madras
Tokyo
Bombay
Singapore
New Delhi
Taipei
Hyderabad
Medan
Phnom Penh
Cebu City
  1994
1,845
348
297
1,195
399
370
332
207
731
315
149
29
43
99
94
  2002
4,366
1,761
1,637
2,395
1,259
1,160
1,004
747
1,162
714
541
378
350
349
339
...in Africa
Church
Jo'burg
Abidjan
Lagos
Nairobi
Kinshasa
Accra
Monrovia
Lusaka
Maputo
Gaborone
Harare
Pointe Noire
Warri
Lome
Durban
  1994
874
548
1,118
594
*  
171
*  
*  
*  
25
172
   *  
19
*  
12
  2002
2,306
1,975
2,501
1,394
517
470
218
145
145
147
293
119
133
107
104
... in Latin America
Church
Mex. City
Sao Paulo
Bogota
Guat. City
Monterrey
Quito
San P. Sula
Rio
Belo H.
Santiago
Tijuana
Puebla
San Salvador
Asuncion
Lima
  1994
1,330
961
249
36
212
*  
*  
226
49
121
126
188
*  
*  
*  
  2002
4,090
3,439
1,624
934
795
561
533
688
488
413
385
437
242
182
173
Church
Kiev
Moscow
London
Odessa
Berlin
Yekaterinburg
Minsk
Kharkov
Novosibirsk
Budapest
Rostov on Don
Kishinev
Vladivostok
Tallinn
Alma-Ata
...in Europe/Eurasia
  2002
3,096
3,020
2,049
606
350
317
309
266
983
182
129
128
343
164
111
  1994
1,024
1,729
900
224
91
58
59
52
832
42
*  
*  
215
44
*  
* Church started after 1994.
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