ATLANTA — The Osteens are coming back to Atlanta to celebrate a milestone - the Christian televangelists will be hosting their 200th "Night of Hope."

Fifteen years ago in 2004, Joel and Victoria Osteen held their very first Night of Hope event in Atlanta. Nearly 19,000 people packed the former Philips Arena to listen. 

The couple returns this Friday, Oct. 11 to hold their 200th event in the same place under a new name. 

The event promises to "bring together people of all different backgrounds from across the region for an exciting time of praise and worship."

The Osteens are pastors of one of America's largest churches - Lakewood Church, a congregation of 50,000 in Houston, Texas. 

Arena tickets are $15.00 (plus venue fees and taxes) and are available at the venue box office, Ticketmaster. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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