World Confessional Lutheran Association

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Denominational Profile

History

 

World Confessional Lutheran Association (1988)

renamed toConservative Lutheran Association (1980)

The World Confessional Lutheran Association was founded in 1965 as Lutherans Alert National by a group of conservative Lutheran pastors.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1986 24 11 1,385
1987 27 12 1,530

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. The National Council of Churches' data collection was discontinued after the 2012 Yearbook was published, and has been resumed by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The tables and graphs will be updated when the new collection is available. See the Yearbook of Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]


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