Saddleback Church

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Saddleback Church is a megachurch founded by pastor Rick Warren that is based in California.[1] It is the sixth largest church in the United States[2] and was the first in the country to baptize 50,000 people.[1]

Gay Marriage Protest

About one thousand people protested outside Saddleback after California decided to ban gay marriage.[3]

Celebrate Recovery

The church's Celebrate Recovery program began in 1991. The amount of people who have participated in Celebrate Recovery exceeds 700,000.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Stoyan Zaimov (August 13, 2018). Rick Warren's Saddleback Church Becomes First in US to Baptize 50,000 People; Pastor Hails 'Miracle'. Retrieved on March 6, 2020.
  2. Top 100 Largest Churches in America. Retrieved on March 6, 2020.
  3. Protesters March in Front of Saddleback (November 10, 2008). Retrieved on March 6, 2020.
  4. Alex Murashko (August 11, 2014). Saddleback Church's 'Celebrate Recovery' Now in 17,000 Churches Worldwide. Retrieved on March 6, 2020.