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Church of Lippe (Lutheran Section)
Church Name Church of Lippe (Lutheran Section)
Lippische Landeskirche (Lutherische Klasse)
Église de Lippe (section luthérienne)
Iglesia de Lippe (Sección Luterana)
Leadership Superintendent Andreas LANGE, leader
Mailing Address Papenstr. 16
LEMGO
Germany    32657
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/5261-18 98 02
Fax +49/5261-177 11
Email sup@lippe-lutherisch.de 
Website www.lippe-lutherisch.de 
Joined the LWF 1992
Number of Members 30,000
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Communion of Reformed Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
More about Church of Lippe (Lutheran Section) This church has a Lutheran and Reformed section. 
Evangelical Church in Central Germany
Church Name Evangelical Church in Central Germany
Evangelische Kirche in Mitteldeutschland
Église protestante en Allemagne centrale
Iglesia Protestante en Alemania Central
Leadership Bishop Ilse JUNKERMANN
Mailing Address Am Dom 2
MAGDEBURG
Germany    39104
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/391-534 62 25
Fax +49/391-534 62 29
Email ilse.junkermann@ekmd.de 
Website http://www.ekmd.de/ 
Joined the LWF 2009
Number of Members 807,171
National Committee
Affiliations  
More about Evangelical Church in Central Germany The Evangelical Church in Central Germany (ECCG) is the result of a 1 January 2009 merger of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thuringia and Evangelical Church of the Church Province of Saxony-Anhalt. 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baden
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baden
Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Baden
Église évangélique luthérienne du Bade
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en Baden
Leadership
Mailing Address Stadtstr. 22
FREIBURG, Baden-Württemberg
Germany    79104
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/761-38 32 53
Fax +49/761-38 30 23
Email elkib@elkib.de 
Website www.elkib.de 
Joined the LWF 1968
Number of Members 2,905
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Conference of European Churches 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria
Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Bayern
Église évangélique luthérienne de Bavière
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en Baviera
Leadership Landesbischof Heinrich BEDFORD-STROHM
Mailing Address Katharina-von-Bora-Straße 11-13
MUNICH
Germany    80 333
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/89-55 95 200
Fax +49/89-55 95 484
Email landesbischof@elkb.de 
Website www.bayern-evangelisch.de 
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 2,511,151
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick
Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche in Braunschweig
Église évangélique luthérienne du Brunswick
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en Brunswick
Leadership Bishop Dr Christoph MEYNS
Mailing Address P.O. Box 16 64
WOLFENBÜTTEL, Niedersachsen
Germany    38286
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/5331-80 21 01
Fax +49/5331-80 27 01
Email landesbischof@lk-bs.de 
Website www.landeskirche-braunschweig.de 
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 370,010
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany
Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Norddeutschland
Église évangélique luthérienne de l’Allemagne du Nord
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en el Norte de Alemania
Leadership Bishop Gerhard ULRICH
Mailing Address LandeskirchenamtP.O. Box 3449Dänische Strasse 21-35
KIEL
Germany    24033
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/431-979 76 28
Fax +49/431-979 76 43
Email info@kl.nordkirche.de 
Website www.nordkirche.de 
Joined the LWF 2012
Number of Members 2,231,298
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany 
More about Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany was formed through the May 2012 merger of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mecklenburg, the North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Pomeranian Evangelical Church. 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oldenburg
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oldenburg
Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Oldenburg
Église évangélique luthérienne d'Oldenbourg
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en Oldenburgo
Leadership Bishop Jan JANSSEN
Mailing Address P.O. Box 1709
OLDENBURG
Germany    26007
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/441-770 10
Fax +49/441-770 121 99
Email info@kirche-oldenburg.de 
Website www.kirche-oldenburg.de 
Joined the LWF 1957
Number of Members 439,386
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Württemberg
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church in Württemberg
Evangelische Landeskirche in Württemberg
Église évangélique luthérienne du Wurtemberg
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en Wurtemberg
Leadership Bishop Dr h.c. Frank O. JULY
Mailing Address via Office for Ecumenical RelationsKirchenrat Klaus RiethP.O. Box 10 13 42Gänsheidestrasse 4
STUTTGART
Germany    70184
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/711-214 95 15
Fax +49/711-214 995 15
Email landesbischof@elk-wue.de 
Website www.elk-wue.de 
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 2,170,345
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover
Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Hannovers
Église évangélique luthérienne du Hanovre
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana de Hannover
Leadership Bishop Ralf MEISTER, Landesbischof Hannover
Mailing Address Haarstr. 6
HANOVER
Germany    30169
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/511-563 58 30
Fax +49/511-563 583 11
Email landesbischof@evlka.de 
Website www.evlka.de 
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 2,803,377
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony
Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Sachsens
Église évangélique luthérienne de Saxe
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana de Sajonia
Leadership Bishop Jochen BOHL
Mailing Address Rampische Strasse 29
DRESDEN
Germany    01067
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/351-469 20
Fax +49/351-469 21 44
Email bischof@evlks.de 
Website www.evlks.de 
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 754,451
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Schaumburg-Lippe
Church Name Evangelical Lutheran Church of Schaumburg-Lippe
Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Schaumburg-Lippe
Église évangélique luthérienne de Schaumbourg-Lippe
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana de Schaumburg-Lippe
Leadership Bishop Dr Karl-Hinrich MANZKE
Mailing Address P.O. Box 13 07Herderstr. 27
BÜCKEBURG
Germany    31665
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/5722-960 17
Fax +49/5722-960 28
Email lka@landeskirche-schaumburg-lippe.de 
Website www.landeskirche-schaumburg-lippe.de 
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 55,868
National Committee LWF National Committee in Germany
Affiliations Community of Protestant Churches in Europe-Leuenberg Church Fellowship
Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches (through the Evangelical Church in Germany) 
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad
Church Name Latvijas Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica àrpus Latvijas
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad
Lettische Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche im Ausland
Église évangélique luthérienne de Lettonie à l'extérieur
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana Letona en el Extranjero
Leadership Archbishop Elmars E. ROZITIS
Mailing Address Schelztorstr. 25
ESSLINGEN
Germany    73728
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/711-35 46 23
Fax +49/711-300 57 82
Email erozitis@t-online.de 
Website  
Joined the LWF 1947
Number of Members 26,420
National Committee No
Affiliations Conference of European Churches
World Council of Churches 
United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany
Church Name United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany
Vereinigte Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche Deutschlands
Église évangélique luthérienne unie d’Allemagne
Iglesia Evangélica Luterana Unida de Alemania
Leadership Bishop Gerhard ULRICH
Mailing Address P.O. Box 21 02 20Herrenhäuserstr. 12
HANOVER
Germany    30402
Timezone GMT +1 
Phone +49/511-279 6 0
Fax +49/511-279 61 82
Email zentrale@veldk.de 
Website www.velkd.de 
Joined the LWF 2012 - Recognized Council
National Committee
Affiliations  
More about United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany The VELKD is an association of seven Evangelical Lutheran churches in Bavaria, Brunswick, Thuringia, Hanover, Saxony, Schaumburg-Lippe, and Northern Germany. VELKD maintains close cooperation with the Hanover-based Evang. Church in Germany (Evang. Kirche in Deutschland - EKD), an association of 23 Lutheran, Reformed and United regional churches in Germany. The VELKD central office is located in the EKD headquarters. Bishop Dr Wolfgang Huber is chairperson of the EKD Council.