The Lutheran World Federation 2018 Facts and Figures

Established in 1947, the LWF is a global communion of 148 member church with 75 million members in 99 countries. We share a common Lutheran heritage, shaped by diverse contexts in which we experience and witness to God’s liberating grace.

One of LWF’s first important efforts was responding to human suffering in the aftermath of the Second World War.

In 2018, the LWF served 3 million people.


Publisher: Lutheran World Federation

Publication Date: February 2019

Pages: 2

Language: English, German, Spanish, French


LWF in 2018

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