Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Synod of the United States of America

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Denominational Profile

History

 

Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Synod of the United States of America (1902)

renamed toSynod of Evangelical Lutheran Churches (1946)

Formerly named Slovak Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the United States of America (1902-1903) and Slovak Evangelical Synod of the Augsburg Confession in Pennsylvania (1903-1913).

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 31 59 6,534
1929 36 60 8,206
1935 39 55 16,500
1939 - 63 22,458
1942 - 61 22,424
1943 - 60 22,186

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]