Our City

Our City


Our city is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. An estimated population of around 20.5 million makes us the most populous city in India and the most populous urban regions in the world. It is also the wealthiest city in India with the highest number of billionaires and millionaires among all cities.

Mumbai is constructed on a landmass that was once a group of 7 islands which merged in a period of six decades starting circa 1784 AD. Today, it is a singular landmass.

The Gathering Church is located in the suburb called Andheri, situated in the west of the city

Andheri West

Andheri west comprises of neighbourhoods like Versova, 4 bunglows, Lokhandwala & Juhu. A large part of Mumbai’s finishing community, the Kolis, reside at one end of the Versova beach. 4 bunglows is popular as one of the most systematic and a well organized hub for shopping. Lokhandwala, is a large residential and commercial neighbourhood in Mumbai. Juhu, most famous for the sprawling beach, it is among the most affluent areas of the city and home to many Bollywood celebrities.

Andheri East

Andheri East, rapidly developing into a prime location with various Call centres and commercial offices due to its improved connectivity and close proximity to Mumbai International Airport. Vehicular traffic is high throughout the day. Pedestrian sidewalks are non-existent on some roads, and those that exist are heavily encroached by hawkers.

Most people in the city travel to Andheri east for work purpose and therefore traffic during working hours is too bad. The Mumbai metro trains were launched in June 2014 mainly to address the growing issue of traffic blocks in the area.

Andheri Powai

Powai is a suburban neighbourhood located in the north-east of Mumbai. It is situated on the banks of Powai Lake, and is bounded by the hills of Vikhroli Parksite to the south-east, Chandivali to the south-west, the L.B.S. Marg (old Mumbai-Agra road) to the north-east and the Sanjay Gandhi National Park to the north beyond the lake.

Originally a central village, Powai has grown prolifically and exponentially in recent years to become one of Mumbai’s most upmarket commercial and residential hubs. The Hiranandani Gardens, an integrated residential township, is one among the many residential complexes located here along with a number of luxury hotels, mega stores and the offices of several commercial institutions.

Powai is also Mumbai’s start-up hub, with young entrepreneurs starting off from incubation cells set up by institutes like IIT Bombay from the tech industry, and other sectors setting their bases there, causing the area to be referred to as India’s Powai Valley.

Our hearts desire is to serve and reach our city with the love of Jesus