American Lutheran Conference

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Denominational Profile

Notes

The American Lutheran Conference was a short-lived ecumenical body founded in 1930, soon after the formation of the American Lutheran Church (1930-1960).

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1931 - - 936,626
1933 - 6,120 1,387,294
1935 4,187 6,146 1,436,226
1937 - 6,001 1,441,348

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]