The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Denomination type: Lutheran Bodies
Year Reporting: 2007
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Description: This body was organized into a denomination on Aug. 22, 1975 after having existed as the Federation of Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America since 1955. This church is a regional constituent part of the Lutheran Church of Latvia Abroad, a member of the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches.
The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America works to foster religious life, traditions and customs in its congregations in harmony with the Holy Scriptures, the Apostles?, Nicean and Athanasian Creeds, the unaltered Augsburg Confession, Martin Luther?s Small and Large Catechisms and other documents of the Book of Concord.
The LELCA is ordered by its Synod (General Assembly), executive board, auditing committee and district conferences.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: 1853 N. 75th Street
Address line 2:
City: Milwaukee
State: Wisconsin
Zip Code: 53213
Country: United States
Phone: (414)258-8070

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Juris Pulins
Phone: (815)923-5919

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Juris Pulins
Position: Director of Information
Phone: (815)923-5919

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 9,700
Other Members: 1,250
Total Inclusive Members: 10,950
Total Churches: 60
Average Attendance: 2,800
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 41
Other Service to the Church: 12
Retired: 8
Total Clergy: 61

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 14
Pupils: 0
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 0

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $461,000.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $3,473,000.00
Total Financial: $393,400,000
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures