The International Church of the Foursquare Gospel started officially on the new year's day in 1923 when the "Angelus Temple" was dedicated in Los Angeles,California in the United States of America as the headquarters of the International Church of Foursquare Gospel (I.C.F.G). From that time, the Gospel has been reaching thousands of souls around the world through the dynamic messages and ministries of dedicated men and women in several countries. The Church was founded by Lady Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. In Nigeria, the church started in October 1955 through the endeavours of a Missionary couple Rev. And Mrs. Harold Curtis from the United States of America. The registered Headquarters in Nigeria is 62/66 Akinwunmi Street,Yaba,Lagos State. The churcch has a Theological Seminary with full time regular and part-time programmes in Ikorodu. It was established in order to equip those called into the ministry for effective development and use of their talents.
There are other campuses and study centres spread out and located in some towns in Nigeria. The seminary runs a programme on Theological Education by (TEE) which exists in some established Zonesof the church. With several churches and Preaching Points spread throut Nigeria,the work has been fully established with complete autonomy. It has been registered as a Religious Organisation under the Land Perpetual Act,now the Companies and Allied Matters Acts No 1,1990. The Church in Nigeria has also reached out to neighbouring Countries ans had established Churches in West Africa, the Central African,Republic,Europe and the Americas.