What Is The Biggest Church In Abuja?
True worship of God has nothing to do with the size of the auditorium, but we like to talk about these things so, in this article, I talk about the biggest church in Abuja. In case you don’t already know and you would love to know and maybe even visit one of these to know what it feels like, then you are in the right place. So be sure to read till the end to find out about the biggest church in Abuja.
The Biggest Church In Abuja
The biggest church in Abuja is the Dunamis International Gospel Center. It is also known as The Glory Dome. The Dunamis Glory Dome is located in Garki, Abuja and it is the headquarter of all Dunamis Centers in Nigeria and worldwide. For some context about the size of the church, The Glory Dome is double the size of Moshood Abiola National Stadium for those who have been there before.
Who Founded Dunamis International Gospel Center?
The church was founded by Pastor Paul Idoko Enenche in 1996. Pastor Paul Enenche and his wife, Dr. Becky Enenche, are the senior pastors of the Dunamis Gospel Center. Asides from being a pastor, Pastor Idoko Enenche is also a lot of other things, including a musician, an author, a medical doctor, a televangelist, and an educationist. The Dunamis International Gospel Center has hundreds of thousands of members worldwide and over 20 branches in Nigeria and several other branches worldwide.
History of Dunamis International Glory Center
Pastor Enenche founded the Dunamis church in 1996 on November 10. They held their very first Sunday service on the first floor of the Abuja Center for Arts and Culture. Church services were held at this location for the next weeks and then they moved to Abuja Sheraton Hotels and Towers. It wasn’t until 1997 in June that the church finally moved to its own location, near the Old Abuja Federal Secretariat in Area 1. The move took place not up to a year after the ministry launched. And then, in 2018 on November 28, the International headquarters, popularly known as The Glory Dome, was dedicated. There are worldwide branches of the ministry.
The Glory Dome Abuja
The Glory Dome is the International headquarters of the Dunamis ministry. It is situated along the Abuja airport road. It is a non-denominational evangelical mega-church with an auditorium capacity of 100,000 people.
The church building is built on an expanse of land that is called the Lord’s Garden. They laid the foundation of the building in 2014, on the 14th of September, while the construction took 4 years till its completion in 2018.
There are 5 major entrances at the Glory Dome, a very wide pulpit, and two extended galleries. The yellow roof is 228 meters in size, covering an area of 22,148 square meters, that is approximately 2 hectares.
On the same grounds as The Glory Dome are the Destiny Christian Academy, a day and boarding school, the pastors’ quarters, a water fountain, Still Waters Restaurant, and Rose of Sharon Gardens.
Is The Glory Dome a Good Place To Worship?
The answer is yes, and it’s not just because it is the biggest church in Abuja, but a lot of people have testified to the fact that it is a great place to enjoy God’s presence, along with other believers. In addition to that, you also get to enjoy the beautiful architectural design of the church.
The Glory Dome, the headquarters of the Dunamis International Gospel Center, is the biggest church in Abuja with an auditorium capacity of 100,000 people. It is a beautiful place to worship, so you should visit the church one day. If you enjoyed reading this article, follow aroundabuja.com for more updates about the city.