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This is not an official denominational home page. These pages gather together all of the resources the ARDA has available for Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)

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View data on membership over time
See a list of the five states the have the most Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) members.
See a list of the five counties the have the most Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) members.
See a list of the five metro areas the have the most Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) members.
View a map of U.S. States color-coded by the number of members in each state.
View a Chart of Year-by-Year Data on Members.
View a Chart of Year-by-Year Data on Congregations.
View a Chart of Year-by-Year Data on Clergy.
View detailed data on the beliefs, practices and behaviors of members of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)
Compare Members of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) to the Members of Up to Five Other Denominations.
View surveys of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) members, leaders and congregations.
Generate a map showing the location of all Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) congregations in a selected area.
Generate maps displaying all congregations in a selected area.
Generate maps that report demographic information like age, sex, race, family structure, or education.
View a map of U.S. States color-coded by the number of members in each state.
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View YouTube videos of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) services.
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