8:00 AM on Friday, March 27 - 12:00 PM on Sunday, August 30
If there are two words about Harvest to encapsulate the start, it would be “humble beginnings”. Few may know that before it was one of the largest churches in America, it started as a home Bible study of 30 people. It was 1973 in Riverside, California that a 19-year-old Greg Laurie felt the call of God to lead this group. Through the Years ATTENDANCE 6,398,408 DECISIONS 525,722 LIVE WEBCAST 4,008,988 ONLINE DECISIONS 20,259 Through God’s guiding hand, Harvest Christian Fellowship was transformed from a small group into a church of 15,000 people at multiple campus locations in Southern California and Hawaii. Longing to reach more people with Jesus Christ, this team began holding Harvest Crusades in 1990. For 30 years, these large-scale evangelistic events have reached millions of people, and hundreds of thousands of them have professed faith in Jesus Christ. Of these events, the largest live one-day evangelistic event in US history occurred at Harvest America 2016—350,000 people in attendance. The proclamation of the gospel message continues to spread across the nation on the syndicated radio program called, A New Beginning, weekly television broadcasts on GregLaurie.tv, and many other great online resources to encourage people grown in their faith share the Good News with others.