Lutheran Council in the United States of America

The Lutheran Council in the United States of America was an ecumenical organization of American Lutherans that existed from 1967 to 1988.[1][2] Succeeding the National Lutheran Council, it was founded by four Lutheran church bodies: the Lutheran Church in America, the American Lutheran Church, the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, and the Synod of Evangelical Lutheran Churches.[3]

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  1. ^ Christian Cyclopedia article Archived 2009-10-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica
  3. ^ Nelson, E. Clifford. The Lutherans in North America. Revised ed. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1980. p. 509