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LWF member churches confess the Triune God and proclaim the Word of God.

We are united in pulpit and altar fellowship.Our identity as Lutherans is rooted in the Bible and our history. Our member church contexts continue to shape our faith, theology and understanding of God’s mission.

LWF President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa. Photo: LWF
Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa
Rev. Anne Burghardt
Rev. Anne Burghardt
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Global Communion
We are a Lutheran commuion Living out our faith in church and society
Member Churches
Our churches represent over 75.5 million people from the Lutheran tradition
The LWF covers seven geographic regions and a diverse array of contexts
Areas of work
Promoting justice, peace, reconciliation and dignity for individuals and communities
There have been 13 Assemblies, our highest governing body
7 886
LWF Staff
Including communion office, international, national and incentive staff
Communion Office
Our Geneva office carries out tasks mandated by our governing bodies
Million EUR income
We receive funds from member churches and different partner organizations