Evangelical Church of Anhalt

The Evangelical Church of Anhalt (Evangelische Landeskirche Anhalts) is a United Protestant member church of the Evangelical Church in Germany. Its seat is in Dessau-Roßlau in Saxony-Anhalt, in the former duchy of Anhalt.

Area served by the Evangelical Church of Anhalt within Germany.

The Evangelical Church of Anhalt is affiliated with 214 churches in approximately 150 parishes in central Saxony-Anhalt. In December 2018, the church had 30,918 members,[1] making its membership the smallest among the member churches of the Evangelical Church in Germany. In 1922, by contrast, the church counted 315,000 parishioners; at the time, it was the twelfth-smallest of Germany's 28 regional Landeskirche.[2] The ordination of women has been allowed.

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  1. ^ Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland – Kirchemitgliederzahlen Stand 31. Dezember 2018 EKD, January 2020
  2. ^ Sebastian Müller-Rolli in collaboration with Reiner Anselm (1999). Evangelische Schulpolitik in Deutschland 1918–1958: Dokumente und Darstellung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (Eine Veröffentlichung des Comenius-Instituts Münster). p. 30. ISBN 3-525-61362-8.

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