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First Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Church, exterior
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Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Allen, Jeff
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pentecostalism, a fundamentalist religious movement within Christianity that emphasizes the role of the Holy Spirit, has its historic roots in the Azusa Street Revival in Los Angeles from 1904 to 1906. The largest Pentecostal denomination in the world is the Assemblies of God. It has over 283,413 churches and outstations in over 200 countries (over 12,311 in the U.S. alone), and approximately 57 million followers worldwide.
View of the First Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Church, located at 500 N. Acacia in the city of Compton. It shows a tan building with brown roof and stone facade around the main entrance; a large steeple is visible above the entrance. It is unclear if the church is still in operation, as it is fenced all around and has a sign posted on the front lawn. Verso on photograph states that this church was formerly the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but it does not list when it acquired its current name. Photo dated: September 2005.
1 photographic print :color ;11 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Jeff Allen Houses of Worship Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
First Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Church (Compton, Calif.)
Pentecostal churches--California--Compton
Church buildings--California--Compton
Compton (Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Jeff Allen Houses of Worship Collection photographs

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