Central Christian Church (Henderson, Nevada)

Central Christian Church (also known simply as Central) is a postdenominational Evangelical megachurch in Henderson, Nevada, United States.

Central Church
36°4′50″N 115°2′17″W / 36.08056°N 115.03806°W / 36.08056; -115.03806Coordinates: 36°4′50″N 115°2′17″W / 36.08056°N 115.03806°W / 36.08056; -115.03806
LocationHenderson, Nevada
CountryUnited States
Weekly attendance21,055
Senior pastor(s)Jud Wilhite


It was founded in 1962 and operates a 148,000-square-foot church building in Henderson, NV.[1] Central also has several other locations around the world.[2] In 2013, Outreach listed Central as the 9th largest church in the United States with an attendance of 21,055.[3] The church's mission statement is to "Introduce people to Jesus and help them follow Him."[4] Jud Wilhite is the senior pastor of Central.[5]


  1. ^ David Stratton (2004). Las Vegas: Including North Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City. Globe Pequot Press. p. 341. ISBN 0762735058.
  2. ^ Brett McCracken (2010). Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide. Baker Publishing Group. p. 185. ISBN 1441211934.
  3. ^ Bob Hutchins; Greg Stielstra (2009). Faith-Based Marketing: The Guide to Reaching 140 Million Christian Customers. John Wiley & Sons. p. 186. ISBN 0470483067.
  4. ^ Mark Mittelberg (2000). Building a Contagious Church: Revolutionizing the Way We View and Do Evangelism. Zondervan. p. 273. ISBN 0310221498.
  5. ^ Jud Wilhite, Bill Taaffe (2008). Uncensored Grace: Stories of Hope from the Streets of Vegas. Random House. p. 239. ISBN 1601422024.