Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Denominational Profile

History

 

Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church

renamed toAmerican Evangelical Lutheran Church (1953)

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
1925 65 96 13,125
1929 69 98 13,838
1935 65 94 19,577
1937 - 101 15,733
1939 - 77 18,145
1941 - 88 18,505
1943 - 87 18,813
1947 - 82 19,588
1950 82 82 19,404
1951 83 81 19,912

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]