Data Dictionary: Religion 2009 (InfoGroup)
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Table: T14. Total Number of Congregations - Lutheran [12]
Universe: Total Number of Congregations
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Excerpt from: Social Explorer Religion 2009 Documentation. Data collected by the InfoGroup, organized by the ARDA, tabulated and processed by Social Explorer.
 
Lutheran Family
Churches following the teachings of reformer Martin Luther, particularly his teaching on justification by faith.
  • American Association of Lutheran Churches
  • Apostolic Lutheran Church of America
  • Association of Free Lutheran Congregations
  • Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America
  • Church of the Lutheran Confession
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Evangelical Lutheran Synod
  • Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church (Suomi Synod)
  • Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)
  • Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
For more information on Lutheran Family, please refer to: http://www.thearda.com/Denoms/Families/F_90.asp