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How many churches are there in Kenya?

How many churches are there in Kenya?

In Kenya, there are very many churches. This is a reflection of the freedom of worship that is enshrined in Kenya’s constitution. It is said that Kenya is over 80% Christian. There are over 4000 registered churches!

How many Pentecostals have there been?

Pentecostalism has 300 million adherents worldwide, with most found in the United States, South America, Africa and parts of Asia. When combined with Charismatic Christians, who share many of the characteristics of the Pentecostals, this number rises to over half a billion.

How many Pentecostals are in Africa?

In 2015 the population of Pentecostals (renewalists) in Africa was estimated at 202.92 million, constituting 35.32 percent of the continent’s Christian population of 574.52 million and 17.11 percent of total continent’s population of 1.19 billion.

What is the most popular religion in Kenya?

Christianity is the main religion in Kenya. As of 2019, over 85 percent of the population identified as Christians, among which 33.4 percent were Protestants, 20.6 percent Catholics, 20.4 percent Evangelicals, and seven percent from African Instituted Churches. Furthermore, nearly 11 percent of Kenyans were Muslim.

When did the Pentecostal Church come to Kenya?

Pentecostal Church. As with the other churches in Kenya, Pentecostalism came to Africa first through European missionaries in 1912. This denomination is relatively new to Kenya, compared to the other mainstream denominations already mentioned.

Are there any Full Gospel Churches in Kenya?

So let’s explore some of the mainstream churches, Pentecostal churches in Nairobi, and other valid statistics which clearly highlight the registered churches in Kenya. Full Gospel Churches. Nairobi Lighthouse church. Nairobi Pentecostal Church. Redeemed Gospel Church.

Which is the largest Pentecostal Church in Africa?

In Zimbabwe, the Assemblies of God has almost as many adherents as the Catholic Church. In Ghana, the largest Christian church is the Church of Pentecost. A survey of Nairobi, Kenya, in the early 1990s showed that the Assemblies of God was the fastest growing denomination (Maxwell 2000).

How big is the Orthodox Church in Kenya?

The Eastern Orthodox Church has over 650,000 members in Kenya (2010), making it the third largest Orthodox Church in Sub-Saharan Africa (after the Oriental Orthodox Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church ).