Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)
Christian Fellowship Plans for Mega-Church
Byline: John Farmer firstname.lastname@example.org
Churches in Australia and around the world
St Peter's Basilica, Rome60,000
Lakewood Church, Houston16,000
Hillsong Church, Sydney3500
Citipointe Church, Brisbane2000
St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney2000
Wesley Uniting Church, Adelaide1100
Rangeville Community Church, Toowoomba1100
St Patrick's Cathedral, Toowoomba850
ONE of Queensland's most controversial churches is embarking on a very public expansion in the Garden City.
The Toowoomba Christian Fellowship has revealed plans to expand its present home, which is known as The Chapel, into a 5000-person mega-church.
If it goes ahead it will be one of the largest churches in Australia
The main auditorium of the Citipointe Church in Carindale, Brisbane, can seat 2000 people while Hillsong Sydney, which has 20,000-plus members, has the capacity to seat 3500.
Toowoomba Regional Council has given Toowoomba Christian Fellowship approval to quadruple the size of its existing 300-seat auditorium, located on Old Goombungee Rd in Toowoomba's northern outskirts. …