Protes'tant Conference, The

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Denominational Profile

History

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

split into  Protes'tant Conference, The (1928)

 

The Protes'tant Conference is a conservative Lutheran church founded in 1928 by former members of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1936 - 22 3,253
1947 - 22 3,253
1955 17 7 -
1956 18 9 -
1957 24 11 -
1958 15 11 3,000
1959 18 8 -
1960 17 8 -
1961 16 10 3,000
1962 15 7 3,000
1963 15 8 3,000
1966 14 8 1,435
1967 14 7 2,400
1968 14 7 2,500
1970 15 7 2,600
1971 15 7 2,600
1972 13 7 2,660
1973 13 7 2,600
1974 14 7 2,675
1975 14 7 2,685
1976 14 7 2,660
1977 13 7 2,635
1979 8 8 1,950
1980 13 7 1,325
1981 11 9 1,550
1982 8 10 1,605
1983 9 10 960
1984 9 10 965
1985 9 9 959
1986 7 7 979
1987 7 7 1,004
1988 7 7 1,035
1989 8 9 1,065
1990 9 7 1,086
1992 8 7 1,100

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]