Bishop Oyedepo Announces Plans to Plant 10,000 Churches this Year.
*Now to spend extra N900 million ($2.5 million) on pastors monthly salaries above January 2019.
* To employ about 12,000 more staff.
Bishop David Oyedepo has just announced the planting of 10,000 more churches this year adding to about 11,000 churches presently which will make 21,000 churches at the end of the year.
It will be recalled that the church planted her first 5 churches in 1987 and by 1994, she reached out to African nations. Church Gist.
In 2001, she reached out to other continents of the world and by December 2009, she had a total of about 700 churches.
The Church planted about 1,200 churches in 2010, 1,500 in 2011 and 2000 by 2012 respectively.
He announced about 5,600 churches excluding Lagos as at the end of 2014. Added to some 150 churches planted from 2015 to 2018 as well as 5,082 planted last year, the churches reached about 11,000.
Bishop David Oyedepo announced in December 2019 that Winners Chapel planted 5,082 churches and employed 6,000 full time pastors over these churches in 2019 with a consequent N300 million increase in the Church budget.Church Gist.
The emphasis this year is to double the number of branches worldwide with an extra monthly wage of at least N600 million. This therefore totals about N900 million increase in the salary of pastors over January 2019 and the employment and training of about 12,000 more members as pastors considering that the cost of doing so last year has not increased.