Who founded Lutheran World Federation?


Name Nationality
1 Anders Nygren (1890–1978) Sweden
2 Hanns Lilje (1899–1977) Germany
3 Franklin Clark Fry (1900–1968) United States
4 Fredrik A. Schiotz (1901–1989) United States

Is Lutheran World Relief affiliated with ELCA?

The ELCA World Hunger Appeal is the ELCA-designated congregational fundraiser for its institutional partners engaged in anti-hunger work, including Lutheran World Relief, the Lutheran World Federation and domestic Lutheran organizations.

What percent of the world is Lutheran?

Lutheranism is present on all inhabited continents with an estimated 81 million adherents, out of which 74.2 million are affiliated with the Lutheran World Federation….Lutheranism by region.

Total population
Madagascar 4,000,000
Finland 3,800,000
Norway 3,746,308

Who is the leader of the Lutherans?

Martin Luther
Martin Luther founded Lutheranism, a Protestant religious denomination, during the 1500s. Luther was a Catholic monk and professor of theology who resided in Germany.

Is Lutheran World Relief legitimate?

Lutheran World Relief is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1946, and donations are tax-deductible. Is this your nonprofit? Access your Star Rating Portal to submit data and edit your profile.

Which country has the most Lutherans?

It has most Lutherans in North America. Ethiopia and Tanzania have the largest Lutheran populations in Africa, while Indonesia in Asia….Countries with more than 1 million Lutherans.

Country Lutherans
Germany 11,440,694
Ethiopia 7,886,595
Tanzania 6,531,336
Sweden 6,116,480