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  Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Encyclopedia Article @ Overtook.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
WELS is in fellowship with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), a smaller denomination based in southeast Minnesota, and is a member of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC), a worldwide organization of Lutheran church bodies.
Wisconsin Lutheran College, a liberal arts college in Milwaukee, is affiliated with, though not run by, the WELS, and there are numerous area Lutheran high schools, Lutheran elementary schools, and early childhood education centers maintained by WELS congregations.
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod from 1850 to 2005.
www.overtook.org /encyclopedia/Wisconsin_Evangelical_Lutheran_Synod   (1795 words)

  
 CELC
The Czech Evangelical Lutheran Church was accepted into membership of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference, a worldwide organization of confessional Lutheran churches, in 2002.
The Czech Evangelical Lutheran Church is in doctrinal agreement with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
The first congregation of the Czech Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Paul's, was estabilished in 1991 in the city of Plzen.
www.geocities.com /mluther_cz/CELC.html   (228 words)

  
 Lutheranism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Lutheran Church is the established state church of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Finland; Sweden disestablished its Lutheran state church in 2000.
The American Lutheran Church, formed in 1961, and the Lutheran Church in America, formed in 1962, united to become the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 1988, now the largest Lutheran group, with 5.2 million members.
In an ecumenical spirit, the Evangelical Lutheran’s Churchwide Assembly agreed (1997) on a full communion with the Presbyterian Church (USA), the United Church of Christ, and the Reformed Church in America, and it reached a similar agreement with the Episcopal Church and the Moravian Church in 1999.
www.bartleby.com /65/lu/Lutheran.html   (1189 words)

  
 Ask Us A Question - Lutheranism is a movement within Christianity that began with the theological insights of Martin ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lutheranism is a movement within Christianity that began with the theological insights of Martin Luther in the 16th century.
Lutheranism as a movement traces its origin to the work of Martin Luther, a German monk, priest, and theologian who sought to reform the practices of the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th century.
Lutherans believe the Bible is divinely inspired and is the final authority for all matters of faith and doctrine.
www.sanpablocaus.com /details/Lutherans   (2751 words)

  
 Pastor Zip's International Lutheran Web Links
A world-wide association of confessional Lutheran church bodies that relate to the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, the ILC was formed in 1993.
The largest Lutheran church body in Canada, the ELCIC was formed in 1986 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada (which had been the Canadian congregations of the American Lutheran Church until 1966) and the Canada Section of the Lutheran Church in America.
In 1979 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan (until the 1967 Six-Day War the Lutheran congregations were all in Jordanian territory) became independent of the EKD by electing the first Palestinian Lutheran Bishop.
homepage.mac.com /pastorzip/internationallinx.html   (4428 words)

  
 Pastor Zip's US Lutheran Web Links
TAALC was formed mainly by congregations of the American Lutheran Church (many with a Free Lutheran heritage) that rejected the 1988 merger that created the ELCA.
Formally called the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American until the current ELCA was being formed in 1987 -- but always spoken of as the "Eielsen Synod" -- this synod of very independent Norwegian-American Pietists has apparently declined to one congregation, whose story is linked here.
This "Evangelical Catholic" church organized in 2004 when several Bishops of the Lutheran Evangelical Protestant Church were consecrated into Apostolic Succession.
homepage.mac.com /pastorzip/uslutheranlinx.html   (2236 words)

  
 Lutheranism Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Concordia Lutheran Conference (CLC) is not a "church" in the Scriptural use of that word (as some synodical organizations seek to represent themselves), but is an organization of local churches or congregations bound together in true God-pleasing fellowship based on complete unity of faith and confession in accordance with God's Word.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Africa (Natal-Transvaal) or ELCSA (NT) was formed in 1981 as a union of two historically South African-German churches: the Transvaal church, which developed from the Berlin Synod, and the Hermannsburg church, which developed from the Hermannsburg synod.
We are a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, working in association and collaboration with the other seminaries of the ELCA and in partnership with the ecumenical seminaries of the Graduate Theological Union.
www.suite101.com /links.cfm/lutheranism   (7829 words)

  
 St. Paul Lutheran Church (ELS) - What is the ELS?
The Evangelical Lutheran Synod is today typically American, that is, it is a "melting pot" of every nationality and background.
Having left the old Synodical Conference for doctrinal reasons, the Synod in 1993 joined in establishing a new alliance known as the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference, composed of sixteen church bodies from around the world, including the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in the USA.
The Evangelical Lutheran Synod therefore represents conservative, confessional Lutheranism, and its prayer is that God by grace will preserve it in its total allegiance to the inspired and inerrant Word of God.
www.ourchurch.com /view/?pageID=29981   (517 words)

  
 Konfesionâli luteriskâ baznîca
We are glad to announce that independent confessional Lutheran congregations in Latvia now are in a process of forming a new church body.
The congregations which form the Confessional Lutheran Church of Latvia either have come from the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church (LELC) which is a member of the Lutheran World Federation, or are new Lutheran congregations which has been formed by former members of LELC, or as new mission congregations.
We are following the Lutheran principle to avoid fellowship with the heterodox, but at the same time to seek fellowship with those who are faithful to the teaching of the Bible and to our Lutheran Confessions.
www.luteranis.lv /draudz/index2.php?langueH=en   (717 words)

  
 Roots of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Lutheran beliefs became widespread, especially in Germany and the Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland), later spreading throughout the world as early explorers took their faith with them on their voyages.
Lutheranism came to the Americas that way; some of the earliest settlers in the Americas were Scandinavians, Dutch and German Lutherans.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was finally born at its constituting convention in Columbus, Ohio, April 30-May 3, 1987.
www.elca.org /communication/roots.html   (1699 words)

  
 Confessional Worldview Seminar
The official blog for the 2006 Confessional Worldview Seminar to be held at King of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Golden Valley, Minnesota.
Confessional Lutheran - focuses on Christ and His saving work; emphasizes importance of properly using law and gospel, stresses the importance of the means of grace; teaches scripture alone, grace alone, faith alone.
Lutheran Pietism was as reaction to a perceived lack of spiritual life in the Lutheran territorial churches in 17th and 18th century Europe.
confessionalworldviewseminar.blogspot.com   (4433 words)

  
 Lutheran churches
The origins of the International Lutheran Council (ILC) can be traced to a meeting of leaders of confessional Lutheran churches in Uelzen, Germany in July 1952.
Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod formed an autonomous Canadian church and three districts: The Alberta-British Columbia District, with offices in Edmonton, Alberta; Central District, with offices in Regina; and East District, with offices in Kitchener, Ontario.
It is supported by the Lutheran Asia Church Leaders' Conference for the enhancement of communication and a sense of fellowship between the various Lutheran church bodies in the countries of Asia.
www.ecumenism.net /denom/lutheran.htm   (1048 words)

  
 Answers to Questions frequently asked of the Evangelical Lutheran Conference & Ministerium (ELCM), Blair County, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Answers to Questions frequently asked of the Evangelical Lutheran Conference & Ministerium (ELCM), Blair County, Duncansville, Pennsylvania 16635 a Lutheran Church body of a centrist orientation officially organized on September 7, 1999 by the member congregations and pastor of the Central Pa. Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium & General Parish, Altoona Pennsylvania 16601.
The Ministerium and General Conference Executive Board recommend to General Conference and the The General Conference of ELCM recommends to the congregation's various Missions and special Ministries that are deemed worthy of support.
The Central Pennsylvania Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium and General Parish or CPaELMGP was the un-incorporated entity that is the Parish arrangement between Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Duncansville PA and Barley Ev.
hometown.aol.com /cpaelmgp/FrequentQuestions.htm   (4222 words)

  
 CELC Conference
The CELC unites the church bodies throughout the world which are in fellowship with the WELS.
We were given the privilege of hosting the conference in Kungälv, a suburb of Gothenburg.
The conference itself was a blur of activity for Sandy and me, with the first guests arriving on the Saturday before the conference and the last leaving nine days later on the Monday after.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/lutheranism/91726   (597 words)

  
 Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC) [1] is the successor to the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America except that it is international in scope rather than restricted to North America.
Evangelical Lutheran Confessional Church (Puerto Rico) - Puerto Rico
Lutheran Confessional Church (Sweden and Norway) - Sweden and Norway
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Confessional_Evangelical_Lutheran_Conference   (198 words)

  
 Where is the Protestant religion practiced most?
Perhaps it would be better to divide Lutheranism into two denominations, one that is "confessional Lutheran" and the other that is "nominally Lutheran." Some call themselves Lutheran deny the inerrancy of Scripture and some are actually part of the Jesus Seminar, which denies that Jesus is God.
Lutherans traditionally have insisted that every component of the Doctrine of God, every teaching found in Scripture must be held in agreement as a prerequisite to fellowship.
The most liberal is the Lutheran Word Federation (claims over 65 million adherants, but it is declining), lead by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which allows members to deny the inerrancy of Scripture, that Jesus is God, and that Jesus rose from the dead.
www.answerbag.com /q_view/3885   (716 words)

  
 WELS Related Links - WELS.net
The purpose of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is to offer theological training for men who desire to enter the pastoral ministry of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod or of churches within its confessional fellowship.
LIBRA is a free association of confessional Lutheran scholars joined to uphold the classical Lutheran interpretation of Holy Scripture by means of activities which shed light on the historical context of the biblical text.
The Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota, is a sister synod to WELS and member of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC).
www.wels.net /cgi-bin/site.pl?relatedLinks   (2730 words)

  
 SAINT SOPHIA SEMINARY - LUTHERAN CHURCH BODIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The ULC, based in Kyiv, is a member church of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference.
It has a cooperative relationship with the Thoughts of Faith mission society, which is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (also a CELC member church).
The GELCU, based in Odesa, is a constituent part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia, which is a member church of the Lutheran World Federation.
www.angelfire.com /ca4/saintsophiaseminary/churchbodies.html   (260 words)

  
 Welcome to the CELC Website!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC) is the successor to the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America -- with one important exception: it is international in scope rather than restricted to North America.
First founded in 1993 with thirteen confessional Lutheran national churches as members, the Conference has grown to twenty members today.
The next triennial meeting is scheduled for 2008 in Kiev and will be hosted by the Ukrainian Lutheran Church.
www.celc.info   (124 words)

  
 What is the Confessional Lutheran Church (in Sweden)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Confessional Lutheran Church is a free church.
The LBK must therefore watch that every doctrine of the Word of God is being taught clearly and in its purity in the congregation and that nothing is being taught or tolerated in the congregation which is not in accordance with the Word of God.
Among these are Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod(WELS) and Evangelical Lutheran Synod(ELS) in USA and Evangelisch-Lutherische Freikirche in Germany.
www.algonet.se /~luther/vadeng.htm   (514 words)

  
 Exiting Links — ELS
The ELS is a member of this worldwide conference, the successor to the Synodical Conference of North America.
Confessional Lutherans endeavoring to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the spiritually-impoverished peoples of eastern Europe.
Church bodies in doctrinal fellowship with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
www.evangelicallutheransynod.org /exits   (254 words)

  
 Godtalk - Lutheran Theology, Churches, and People on the Net
Many of the world's Lutheran churches are allied under the aegis of the Lutheran World Federation.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Haiti (L'Eglise Evangelique Lutherienne D'Haiti)
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJ)
www.xrysostom.com /godtalk.html   (1940 words)

  
 Wisconsin Lutheran College - 2001 Germany, Czech Republic, Austria
The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir, in a partnership with the Milwaukee Chapter of the WELS Kingdom Workers, is embarking on its first overseas tour in 2001 to Germany, the Czech Republic, and Austria.
Some highlights include a visit to congregations and guests of our German sister synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Free Church, in Zwickau; and a retreat hosted by the WELS European Chaplaincy in the Frankfurt area.
While on tour, students will be able to model their Christian stewardship and faith through presentations of excellent sacred and secular choral literature and through personal interactions with concert guests.
www.wlc.edu /choir/index.aspx?id=876   (265 words)

  
 WordAlone - Building an evangelical, confessional Lutheran future in America
Area and regional training seminars are planned by Reclaim Resources to present their new worship materials, "Lutheran Hymnal for Church and Home," according to retired Pastor Norman Olsen of Reclaim Resources.
Christian, Evangelical Worship WordAlone's Theological Advisory Board has provided a teaching document that summarizes the essentials of Lutheran worship, and critiques some of the worship trends and principles within the ELCA.
WordAlone's Theological Advisory Board met November 16-18, 2002 in Mahtomedi, Minn. These international Lutheran theologians issued an Admonition for the Sake of the True Peace and Unity of the Church to the ELCA.
www.wordalone.org   (609 words)

  
 Bethany and Concordia Lutheran Churches
The Dalles and Hood River, Oregon: browse Main / HomePage
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We are a dual parish of evangelical, Confessional Lutheran congregations in the Columbia River Gorge.
But more importantly, we are joined by our doctrine, which is exactly what the Bible teaches, as summarized and explained in the Lutheran Confessions.
We are also joined with other Lutheran churches in the United States and worldwide by our membership in the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference.
www.bethanythedalles.org   (209 words)

  
 Sermons and Papers
This paper was given at the Minnesota North – North Dakota Joint Theological Conference in Moorhead, Minnesota on Feb. 17-18, 2003
Between the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The Ecumenical Polarities of Lutheranism, by Gene Edward Veith
www.confessionallutherans.org /papers.html   (311 words)

  
 Links Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The above are just a few of the many resources offered by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod on its official website:
The official homepage of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), in fellowship with the WELS and eleven other church bodies in the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC): http://www.evangelicallutheransynod.org/
The German-language homepage of the Evangelical Lutheran Free Church (Germany), or Evangelisch-Lutherischen Freikirche in Deutschland (ELFK), another member of the CELC: http://www.elfk.de/
www.christlutheran.net /links.html   (116 words)

  
 Lutheran Student Movement-USA -- Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The contents and links you see are beyond the control of the LSM-USA; they are the responsibility of the individual Web hosts.
A List of Various Lutheran Church Bodies in North America (Courtesy of Valparaiso University)
WELS World Missions (includes members of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference - CELC)
www.lsm-usa.org /links.html   (84 words)

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