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  Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania -- Homepage
The Lutheran Church of Northern Tanganyika in the north.
The Iraqw Lutheran Church in the Northern Province
The Ubena/Konde Lutheran Church in the Southern Highlands.
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  Lutheranism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lutheranism as a movement traces its origin to the work of Martin Luther, a German religious scholar who sought to reform the practices of the Roman Catholic Church in the early 16th century.
Lutheranism would become known as a separate movement after the 1530 Diet of Augsburg, which was convened by Charles V to try to stop the growing Protestant movement.
The church tax, an income tax of about 1–2%, is collected only from the members of the church, but the church also gets its share from other taxes such as the municipal corporation tax.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Lutheran Church -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Lutheran churches usually maintain an active set of charitable organizations focused directly on their community, as well as regional and international groups.
Lutheranism is the state religion of many countries in Northern Europe, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and parts of Germany.
Notably, the European churches have very low attending memberships at the offices; due to the History of those European churches, most part of them knew persecution during the 17th and 18th centuries, the church attendance on Sunday is not decisive and houses offices are still perennial, peculiarly in southern Europe.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/lu/Lutheran_Church   (1031 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Martin Luther
In the opinion of many of his biographers, it was an expression of uncontrolled rage, an evident congenital inheritance transmitted to his oldest son, that compelled him to flee from Mohra, the family seat, to escape the penalty or odium of homicide.
The epoch-making event connected with the publication of the papal Bull of Indulgences in Germany, which was that of Julius II renewed in adaptable form by Leo X, to raise funds for the construction of St.
Church and State, religion and politics, ecclesiastical reform and social advancement, are handled with a flaming, peerless oratory.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09438b.htm   (16144 words)

  
 Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC)'s Global Hunger and Development Appeal (GHDA) is accepting donations to support relief efforts Southeast Asia, including Bangladesh, Nepal and India, after torrential monsoon rains hit the region causing rivers to burst their banks.
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has expressed dismay and disappointment that a document released this week by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, reasserts again for Roman Catholic theologians that the title "church" is not properly to be extended to Christian communities such as the LWF and its member bodies.
Evangelical Lutheran Worship, the new worship book of the ELCIC and the ELCA, continues to be adopted at an astonishing rate.
www.elcic.ca   (389 words)

  
 Augsburg Lutheran Church - The Lutheran Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Lutheran Church is part of the one, holy, Christian and Apostolic church established by Jesus Christ.
Lutheranism as a movement within the Christian Church is traditionally dated as beginning on October 31, 1517, the day the Rev. Dr.
The Lutheran Church arose from the period of the Reformation during which Martin Luther attempted to reform the existing Church.
www.augsbram.ca /lutheran_church/index.html   (242 words)

  
 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Belief & Practice
Being "Lutheran," our congregations accept and teach Bible-based teachings of Martin Luther that inspired the reformation of the Christian Church in the 16th century.
Though diverse in their service, these congregations hold to a shared confession of Jesus Christ as taught in Holy Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions which they believe are a correct interpretation and presentation of Biblical doctrine.
Contained in The Book of Concord: The Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, these statements of belief were put into writing by church leaders during the 16th century.
www.lcms.org /pages/internal.asp?NavID=112   (475 words)

  
 Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland is a Lutheran Church and the most common church in Finland.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland is a successor to the Church of Sweden of which it was a part until 1809, when the Grand Duchy of Finland became a part of the Russian Empire.
The church does not control its members strictly, and members can be found to believe in things contradicting the teachings of the church, such as rebirth or horoscopes.
www.music.us /education/E/Evangelical-Lutheran-Church-of-Finland.htm   (526 words)

  
 India Evangelical Lutheran Church
This Tamil-speaking church is the fruit of the first foreign missionary enterprise of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, which began working in India in 1895.
With help from the Lutheran Women's Missionary League, Bethesda Hospital was expanded and a new hospital, Karunalaya -- the Malalam equivalent of Bethesda, "House of Mercy" -- was established in Wandoor, a station of the mission to Muslims.
The India Evangelical Lutheran Church was formally organized on Jan. 8-9, 1958.
www.gracelutheranchurch.ca /MMS_IELC.html   (979 words)

  
 St Anne's Lutheran Church Gresham Street London UK EC2V 7BX
Now including people of more than 30 nationalities, it is part of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain, which is a member church of the Lutheran World Federation.
Many Lutheran churches in this country, including the Lutheran Church in GB, are also represented on the Lutheran Council of Great Britain.
We meet at the historic church of St. Anne and St. Agnes, re built by Sir Christopher Wren after the great fire of London in 1666, and re-consecrated in 1680.
www.stanneslutheranchurch.org   (361 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Finland - Revivalist Movements Within the Lutheran Church | Finnish Information Resource
Another characteristic of the Lutheran Church of Finland that distinguished it from the other Lutheran churches of the Nordic countries was the strong tradition of revivalism that flourished within it.
The enthusiasm and the fervor of the revivalists were a frequent tonic to the state church, and their presence within it allowed the church closer ties to the whole of the Finnish people than would otherwise have been possible.
The revivalist movements remained distinctly Lutheran; they adhered to the doctrine of justification by faith alone as the center of preaching and teaching, and made clear demarcations between the Kingdom of God and the material world.
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 Adherents.com
LOWC is a shared ministry of the ELCA and the Lutheran World Federation, a Geneva-based communion of 124 member church bodies in 69 countries, representing about 57.6 million of the world's 61 million Lutherans.
Another schism in the Serbian Church occurred in 1947 when under pressure of the government a new church was created to serve the geographic area of Macedonia, now existing in Yugoslavia, Greece, and Bulgaria, though its strength was in South Serbia.
The Macedonian Church was begun in Gary, Indiana, in 1961...
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 Central Lutheran Church - Home
Central Lutheran Church is located in downtown Minneapolis across from the Minneapolis Convention Center.
It is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
Central Lutheran Church, in the heart of the city, welcomes all people to celebrate, discover and share the love of Christ.
www.centralmpls.org   (288 words)

  
 Messiah Lutheran Church Welcomes You   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Messiah also operates Messiah Lutheran Child Care Center, a quality preschool and Kindergarten with a Christian curriculum (Phone 825-3767 for information).
As part of the nation-wide Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Messiah helps support ministries throughout our state, nation and world, as well as missionaries, colleges, and seminaries.
Messiah Lutheran Church is located one block south of Dempster Street, at the southwest corner of Lutheran General Hospital, in Park Ridge, Illinois.
www.ameritech.net /users/messiah/homepage.html   (234 words)

  
 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod -
News from the Synod's 63rd Regular Convention, July 14-19 in Houston, is available on the LCMS Convention and Reporter Online Web sites, and in the August printed issues of Reporter and The Lutheran Witness.
According to a press report, “Pope Benedict XVI approved a document … that says other Christian communities are either defective or not true churches and that only Roman Catholicism provides the true path to salvation.” Read Dr. Kieschnick's Response...
The LCMS Foundation Lutheran Church Extension Fund Concordia Plan Services Concordia Historical Institute Concordia Publishing House
www.lcms.org   (193 words)

  
 Gam-Anon.org: Meetings
Lutheran General Hospital - Room 1062-F - 10th floor West
First Church of Christ - entrance at Rtes.
Good Shephard Lutheran Church - lower level Rm.
www.gam-anon.org /meeting.asp   (332 words)

  
 Trinity Lutheran Church and School - Billings, MT - Trinity Lutheran Church
Meet at church, then ride to the river for a fun day of inner tubing!
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, WI 54919-0001, is authorized to conduct business in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Products issued by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans are available to applicants who meet membership, insurability, U.S. citizenship and residency requirements.
www.lutheransonline.com /trinitybillings   (370 words)

  
 Welcome to Woodbury Lutheran!
There are some things I hope you will notice about Woodbury Lutheran Church.
After looking at us, we hope that you’ll want to join our church family and celebrate with great Christian friends God’s amazing grace in our lives.
Foundations, the Confirmation program at Woodbury Lutheran, begins with students in 7th grade and includes parental involvement.
www.woodburylutheran.org   (276 words)

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