There are churches which make up to Ksh 10 billion per year. This list provides the names of the richest churches in Kenya:

  • Nairobi Chapel: The head pastor is Oscar Muriu. Nairobi Chapel is a vibrant church known for its contemporary worship and strong emphasis on community service and outreach.
  • Mavuno Church: Led by the senior pastor, Muriithi Wanjau, Mavuno Church focuses on inspiring and empowering the younger generation. It emphasizes personal development, entrepreneurship, and social justice.

Mavuno church income is distributed as follows: tithes and offerings (KSh 229.7 million), designated income (KSh 4.2 million), development income (KSh 13.8 million), interest (KSh 1.2 million) and exchange gain KSh 1.4 million.The church generates income of more than Ksh 500 million

  • Winners’ Chapel (Faith Tabernacle): Winners’ Chapel is an international church with its headquarters in Nigeria. It is led by Bishop David Oyedepo and has a branch in Nairobi, Kenya. The church emphasizes faith, prosperity, and holistic empowerment.
  • Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM): CITAM is a Pentecostal church with several branches across Kenya. The head pastor is David Oginde. The church emphasizes biblical teaching, worship, and community development.

Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) raised Sh2. 53 billion in income for the Financial Year ended December 31, 2021, an increase from Sh1. 96 billion the previous year.The income for the year 2023 is more than Ksh 3 billion.

  • All Saints’ Cathedral: All Saints’ Cathedral is the Anglican Cathedral of Nairobi and the mother church of the Anglican Church of Kenya. The current provost is Reverend Canon Sammy Wainaina. The church focuses on traditional Anglican worship and spiritual formation.
  • Nairobi Baptist Church: Nairobi Baptist Church is an evangelical church. It emphasizes on biblical teachings, discipleship, and missions. They are also known for supporting the local community and the under privileged.
  • Jubilee Christian Church (JCC): JCC is a charismatic church led by Pastor Kathy Kiuna and her husband, Pastor Allan Kiuna. The church places a strong emphasis on prosperity teaching, healing, and deliverance.

JCC makes more than Ksh 2 billion per year.

  • The Catholic Church: The Catholic Church in Kenya consists of numerous parishes across the country, led by different bishops. The Catholic Church focuses on sacraments, liturgical worship, and social justice.
  • Redeemed Gospel Church: Redeemed Gospel Church is a Pentecostal church in Kenya, and its head pastor is Bishop Mark Kariuki. The church emphasizes evangelism, discipleship, and community transformation.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Church: The Seventh-day Adventist Church has a significant presence in Kenya. It focuses on Sabbath observance, health, education, and evangelism. The church is led by various pastors and administrators in different regions.
  • P.C.E.A. – Presbyterian Church of East Africa: The P.C.E.A. is one of the largest Protestant denominations in Kenya. It has a rich history and plays a significant role in education and healthcare. The church focuses on spreading the Gospel, nurturing believers, and engaging in social and community development.
  • Parklands Baptist Church: Parklands Baptist Church is a vibrant evangelical church located in Nairobi. It emphasizes the teaching of the Bible and encourages its members to live out their faith in practical ways. The church is known for its dynamic worship services and active involvement in various community outreach programs.
  • Nairobi Lighthouse Church: Nairobi Lighthouse Church is a charismatic Christian ministry based in Nairobi. It is known for its energetic worship services, passionate preaching, and emphasis on spiritual growth and transformation. The church places a strong emphasis on prayer, worship, and the study of God’s Word.
  • Full Gospel Churches of Kenya: The Full Gospel Churches of Kenya is a Pentecostal denomination that focuses on preaching the full Gospel message of salvation, healing, deliverance, and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit. It is known for its lively worship services, emphasis on spiritual gifts, and holistic approach to ministry.
  • International Christian Centre (ICC): ICC is a multi-ethnic and multicultural church located in Nairobi. It seeks to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for people from various backgrounds. The church aims to make disciples of Jesus Christ through passionate worship, practical teaching, and community outreach programs.
  • Deliverance Church Kenya: Deliverance Church is a vibrant Pentecostal denomination in Kenya. It emphasizes spiritual deliverance, healing, and the power of prayer. The church focuses on reaching out to the lost, providing holistic ministry, and equipping believers to live victorious Christian lives.
  • All Saints’ Cathedral: All Saints’ Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral of Nairobi and serves as the headquarters of the Anglican Church of Kenya. It is a prominent landmark in the city and offers regular worship services, pastoral care, and various ministries. The cathedral also plays a significant role in social and community development.
  • AIC – African Inland Church: AIC is one of the oldest Protestant denominations in Kenya, with a rich history dating back to the late 1800s. It has a strong emphasis on evangelism, discipleship, and holistic ministry. The church is known for its active involvement in education, healthcare, and community development projects.
  • Jesus Celebration Centre (JCC): JCC is a non-denominational church located in Nairobi. It focuses on the exaltation of Jesus Christ and the teaching of God’s Word. The church is known for its dynamic worship, practical teaching, and emphasis on personal transformation. JCC is actively involved in evangelism, discipleship, and social outreach programs.
  • Jesus Teaching Ministry – their pastor Apostle Peter Manyuru is famous in Kenya. He is known for his huge following and how he can command large crowds. His church is also known to have many congregants.

The pastor makes over Ksh 2 million every weekend.


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