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Southeast Christian breaks ground, grows larger

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A ground breaking was held Sunday. A ground breaking was held Sunday.
Hundreds of people attended the ground breaking. Hundreds of people attended the ground breaking.
An artist's rendering shows what the new southwest Jefferson County location of Southeast Christian Church will look like when it's finished. (Source: Bayus Design Group) An artist's rendering shows what the new southwest Jefferson County location of Southeast Christian Church will look like when it's finished. (Source: Bayus Design Group)
This is an overhead view showing what Southeast Christian Church's new southwest Jefferson County location will look like. (Source: Bayus Design Group) This is an overhead view showing what Southeast Christian Church's new southwest Jefferson County location will look like. (Source: Bayus Design Group)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One of the biggest churches in the nation is getting even bigger. Southeast Christian already has locations in Louisville, Oldham County and Southern Indiana. and Sunday the church broke ground on a fourth site in southwest Jefferson County.

On Sunday, hundreds attended the groundbreaking for Southeast Christian Church at the new campus location near U.S. 60 and Saint Andrews Church Road.

The church already has have an average weekly attendance of over 21,000 people. Church leaders said they felt led to grow even more. They are praying that this new location will help them spread the gospel even further. 

Southeast purchased 10 acres of land from the Christian Academy school. The church and the school are going to share some of their space with each other.

The new campus is 54,000 square feet.  The sanctuary will be able to seat 1,200 people and house classrooms, a nursery and a café.

The new building is expected to open its doors by Easter 2014.

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