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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

REVISED LIST OF CONGREGATIONS VOTING TO LEAVE THE ELCA

We have added approximately 18 congregations that voted to leave the ELCA since our last posting.

St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Goose Creek, SC passed their second vote by 90% and also voted to join the NALC.

On January 20 St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Lexington, SC is scheduled to take their second vote.


693 congregations have successfully taken their first and/or second votes to leave the ELC since August 2009. A few congregations listed did not vote out but were expelled by the ELCA.
Total  baptized membership loss to ELCA from these congregations stands at 336,369.
Inform us of additions or corrections: wordabide@aol.com. 

*First successful vote   **Second successful vote

Chosen Lutheran Affiliation:
AALC - The American Association of Lutheran Churches; AFLC - Association of Free Lutheran Congregations;
CLB - Church of the Lutheran Brethren; ELCM - Evangelical Lutheran Conference and Ministerium; FELC - Fellowship
of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; LC-I - Lutheran Church-International; LCMC - Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ; LC-MS - Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod; NALC - North American Lutheran Church



ALASKA 1**
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Kodiak  NALC  LCMC

ARIZONA  12**   
** Light of the Desert Lutheran, Cave Creek  LCMC
** Light of Christ Lutheran, Chandler   LCMC
** Shepherd of the Hills, Fountain Hills LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Holbrook LCMC
** Community Church of Joy, Glendale  LCMC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Mesa NALC
** Victory Lutheran Church, Mesa  LCMC
** American Lutheran Church, Phoenix LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Phoenix LCMC
** La Casa de Cristo Lutheran, Scottsdale Ind.
** Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Tempe  LCMC
** King of Glory Lutheran Church, Tempe LCMC

CALIFORNIA  39** 
** Calvary Lutheran, (Pacooima) Arleta LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran, Arroyo Grande  LCMC  NALC
** Sierra Lutheran Church, Auberry   LCMC
** Chinese Life Lutheran Church, Alhambra LCMC
** Mission Point Lutheran Church, Chino LCMC
** Christ the King Lutheran, Fallbrook   LCMC
** Shepherd of the Mountains, Frazier Park AALC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fresno NALC
** Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran, Galt  AALC
** St. Mark Chinese Luth, Hacienda Heights  LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Huntington Beach NALC
** Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Irvine  LCMC
** Concordia Lutheran Church, Kingsburg  LCMC
** Lutheran Church of Cross, Laguna Woods LCMC
** LaJolla Lutheran Church, LaJolla  LCMC
** St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, La Mesa  FELC
** Emanuel Lutheran Church, Lodi  LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Los Banos  LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Madera  LCMC
** Mount of Olives Lutheran, Mission Viejo  LCMC
** Calvary Lutheran Church, Modesto  LCMC
** Oakhurst Lutheran Church, Oakhurst LCMC
** Palisades Lutheran, Pacific Palisades LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Redway  LCMC
** Life Lutheran Church, Richmond LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Ridgecrest  LCMC
** Rancho Penasquitos Lutheran , San Diego LCMC
** St. Timothy Lutheran Church, San Diego  LCMC
** Chinese Lutheran Church, San Francisco LCMC
** Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, San Jose  LCMC
** St. Timothy Lutheran Church, San Jose NALC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Santa Clarita LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Santa Maria NALC  LCMC
** Good Shepherd Lutheran, Torrance LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Tulare NALC
** Red Hill Lutheran Church, Tustin  LCMC
** Mt. Calvary Faith Lutheran, West Covina  LCMC
** Reformation Lutheran, Westminster NALC
** Westminister Lutheran,  Westminster LCMC

COLORADO  7**  
** Faith Lutheran Church, Castle Rock  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran, Colorado Springs   LCMC
** Black Forest Lutheran, Colorado Springs NALC
** St. Luke’s Lutheran, Colorado Springs  NALC
** Lutheran Church of the Cross, Evergreen LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Longmont NALC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Security LCMC

FLORIDA  13**   
** Advent Lutheran Church, Boca Raton
** Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran, Dade City LCMC  NALC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Fort Pierce  LCMC
** Shepherd of Woods Church, Jacksonville  LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Lakeland  LCMC
** Living Word Lutheran Church, Lantana  LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Miami   LCMC
** Principe de  Paz Lutheran Church, Miami LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Palm Bay   LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Palatka   LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Port Charlotte
** Christ Lutheran Church, St. Petersburg LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Titusville  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church , West Palm Beach NALC

GEORGIA  8** 
** Laurel Hill Lutheran Church, Clyo   LCMC
** Wingard Memorial Lutheran, Clyo   LCMC
** Christ the King Lutheran Church, Evans NALC
** Prince of Peace Lutheran , Fayetteville NALC
** Mt. Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Haralson  LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Hartwell  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Springfield  LCMC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran, Springfield    LCMC

IDAHO  6**  
** Clark Fork Lutheran Church, Clark Fork
** Zion Lutheran Church, Deary   LCMC
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Hayden Lake  LCMC
** First Evangelical Lutheran, Idaho Falls   LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Lewiston NALC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce  LCMC

ILLINOIS  30**  1*
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altona NALC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Benson NALC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Danforth NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, DeKalb LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Dongola  LCMC
** St. John of Union County Luth, Dongola   LCMC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Emden  LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Flanagan LCMC NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Franklin Grove  LCMC
** St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Galena LCMC
** Messiah Lutheran Church, Joliet  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Kirkland  NALC
** Zion Evan Lutheran of Clarion, La Moille LCMC
** Calvary Lutheran Church, Lee  LCMC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Lindenhurst  LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Metropolis NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Metropolis NALC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Moline  LCMC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Oregon   LCMC NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Paxton NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Philo NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Pontiac  NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Princeton LCMC
** American Lutheran Church, Rantoul  NALC
*   Calvary Lutheran Church, Rockford
** Prince of Peace Lutheran, Rockton   LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Royal  NALC
** Hosanna Lutheran Church, St. Charles LCMC
** Prince of Peace Lutheran , St. Joseph  NALC
** Stavanger Lutheran Church, Seneca LCMC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Thomasboro NALC

INDIANA   14** 
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Auburn NALC
** Adams Lutheran Church, Batesville NALC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Connersville NALC
** St. John Lutheran Ft. Wayne (Lake Twp.) NALC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Ft. Wayne NALC
** St. James Lutheran Church, Greenfield NALC
** First United Lutheran Church, Hammond NALC
** Antioch Lutheran Church, Hoagland NALC
** St. James Lutheran Church, Holland   LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Logansport  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Noblesville NALC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, St. Joe   LCMC
** St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Stendal  LCMC
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Uniondale NALC

IOWA  59**  *1
** Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Ackley NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Avoca NALC
** Badger Lutheran Church, Badger NALC  NALC
** St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Bode   LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Boyden NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake LCMC
** Highland Park Lutheran, Des Moines LCMC
** Unity Lutheran Church, Des Moines LCMC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Des Moines  LCMC
** Waterloo Ridge Lutheran, Dorchester NALC
** Evangelical Lutheran, Eagle Grove LCMC  NALC
** Samuel Lutheran Church, Eagle Grove LCMC   NALC
** Marion Lutheran Church, Elgin NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Ellsworth NALC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Estherville
** Prince of Peace Lutheran, Evansdale AALC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Everly  LCMC
** Fertile Lutheran Church, Fertile LCMC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fontanelle  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Gilmore City NALC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Grafton NALC
** Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Harlan LCMC
** Holmes Lutheran Church, Holmes
** Zion Lutheran Church, Hudson  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hull  LCMC
** Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Inwood  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Irwin  LCMC
** Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Jacksonville  LCMC
** Bethany Lutheran Church, Kelley  LCMC
** Sion Lutheran Church, Lake Mills LCMC
** Bethany Lutheran Church, Laurens NALC
** West Prairie Lutheran Church, Leland LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Manchester  NALC
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Marion LCMC 
** First Lutheran Church, Ottumwa  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Parkersburg NALC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Persia  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Plainfield  NALC
** Elim Lutheran Church, Randall  LCMC
** St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Readlyn NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Readlyn  NALC
** Salem Lutheran Church, Roland  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rolfe NALC
** Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Royal LCMC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Ruthven NALC
** First Lutheran Church, St. Ansgar  NALC
** Norway Lutheran Church, St. Olaf  NALC
** United Lutheran Church, Shelby  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sheldon  NALC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Sioux Center LCMC
** Skien Lutheran Church, Sloan  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Story City LCMC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Story City  LCMC
** Stratford Lutheran Church, Stratford   LCMC
** Ulensvang Lutheran Church, Thor  NALC
*   St. John’s Lutheran Church, Waterloo
** Old East Paint Creek Lutheran, Waterville NALC
** Old West Paint Creek Lutheran, Waukon NALC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waukee LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williams  LCMC

KANSAS  10** 
** St. John Lutheran Church, Athol  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Clay Center  LCMC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Clyde  LCMC
** Christ the King Lutheran, Dodge City  LCMC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Goodland LCMC
** Freemont Lutheran Church, Lindsborg NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Linn  LCMC
** Evangelical Lutheran, Mankato LCMC  NALC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Osborne LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Palmer  LCMC

KENTUCKY  4**
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Augusta  AALC
** House of Prayer Lutheran, Elizabethtown  NALC
** Hopeful Lutheran Church, Florence  LCMC
** Hebron Lutheran Church, Hebron  LCMC
MARYLAND  7** 
** St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Baltimore NALC
** First Gray Manor Lutheran, Baltimore NALC
** Lutheran Church of Redeemer Damascus LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Joppa  LCMC  NALC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Pasadena NALC
** Thai Mission, Rockville
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Sabillasville LCMC
MICHIGAN  21**  
** Salem Lutheran Church, Bark River NALC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bridgewater LCMC
** St. Michael Lutheran Church, Canton  LCMC
** Our Redeemer Lutheran, Champion  LCMC
** Bethany Lutheran Church, Covington  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Evart NALC
** Living Hope Lutheran Church, Farwell NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Felch  LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Hubbard Lake NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Iron Mountain  LCMC
** Our Savior’s Lutheran, Iron Mountain  LCMC
** Good Shepherd Lutheran, Manistee NALC
** Wainola Lutheran Church, Mass City LCMC
** Redeemer Lutheran Church, Owosso  NALC
** Cross Lutheran Church, Pigeon  NALC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Reese   LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, St. Joseph NALC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Shingleton
** Zion Lutheran Church, Skanee NALC
** St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Trufant NALC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Warren   LCMC
MINNESOTA  74**  1*
** Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran, Afton  LCMC
** Our Redeemer’s Lutheran, Badger  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Battle Lake LCMC
** Trefoldighed Lutheran Church, Battle Lake
** Living Presence Lutheran Church, Blaine LCMC
** Lutheran Ch. of  Master, Brooklyn Center  LCMC
** Discover Church, Brooklyn Park  LCMC
** Wangen Prairie Lutheran, Cannon Falls  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, (Scanlon) Cloquet
** New Hope Lutheran Church, Comfrey  LCMC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Crosby  NALC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Dalton
** Lund Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes  LCMC
** New Hope of Lakewood Lutheran, Duluth
** Bethlehem/West Elbow Lake Lutheran  LCMC
** Central Lutheran Church, Elk River  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Ellendale AFLC
** Emmons Lutheran Church, Emmons NALC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Erskine  NALC
** Rodnes Lutheran Church, Erskine  LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Floodwood  LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Fosston  LCMC
** Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fridley  LCMC
** Round Prairie Lutheran Church, Glenville LCMC
** Calvary Lutheran, Golden Valley  Independent
** Samhold Lutheran Church, Gonvick NALC
** United Lutheran Church, Gonvick  NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hanover  LCMC
** Hawley Lutheran Church, Hawley LCMC
** Hegland Lutheran Church, Hawley LCMC
** Salem Lutheran Church, Hawley LCMC
** Hazel Run Lutheran, Hazel Run LCMC
** Singaas Lutheran Church, Hendricks AFLC
** Looney Valley Lutheran, Houston  LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake
** Christ the King Lutheran, Hutchinson   LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Hutchinson   LCMC
** South Zumbro Lutheran Church, Kasson LCMC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Kettle River LCMC  NALC
** Hosanna Lutheran Church, Lakeville LCMC
** American Lutheran, Long Prairie  LCMC
** Holy Cross Lutheran, Maple Lake  LCMC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Maple Plain  LCMC
** Wang Lutheran Church, Maynard  LCMC
** Bethany Lutheran Church, Menahga  LCMC
** First English Lutheran Church Menahga LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church Mentor  NALC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Minneapolis  LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Monticello   LCMC
** Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Nelson  LCMC
** Fahlun Lutheran Church, Nelson  LCMC
** Rejoice Lutheran Renewal Church, Northfield
** New Life Lutheran Church, Oak Grove LCMC
** Salem Lutheran Church, Osakis
** Sauk Valley Lutheran Church, Osakis
** Christ Lutheran Church, Otsego   LCMC
** North Immanuel Lutheran, Pelican Rapids LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Pillager LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Roseau LCMC
** Community Church of Hope, Rosemount Indep.
** Rushford Lutheran Church, Rushford  LCMC
*   Evanger Lutheran Church, Sargeant
** Albion Lutheran Church, St. James NALC
** Sychar Lutheran  Church, Silver Bay  LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Springfield  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Springfield  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Stacy  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Starbuck LCMC
** St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Stewart LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Sturgeon Lake NALC
** Zoar Lutheran Church, Tofte    LCMC
** Folden Lutheran Church, Vining
** Bethesda Lutheran Church, Wannaska  NALC
** Riverside Lutheran Church, Wannaska NALC
Note: First Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake LCMC was dismissed from ELCA over dual membership.
MISSOURI  7** 
**  Trinity Lutheran Church, Ava  NALC
** Joy Community Church, O’Fallon  LCMC
**  St. John Lutheran Church, Pocahontas AALC
** First Lutheran Church, Rock Port NALC
**  Christ Lutheran Church, Stover AFLC
**  St. John Lutheran Church, Westboro NALC
**  St. Paul Lutheran, Willow Springs LCMC
MONTANA  20**  
** Peace Lutheran Church, Belgrade  LCMC
** Bethany Lutheran Church, Bigfork  LCMC
** Little Missouri Lutheran Church, Capitol  LCMC
** Our Savior Lutheran Church, Chester   LCMC
** Golden West Lutheran Church, Conrad  LCMC
** Pondera Valley Lutheran Church, Conrad  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Dillon
** Calvary Lutheran Church, Evergreen  LCMC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Flaxville  LCMC
** Pleasant Prairie Lutheran, Flaxville  LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Great Falls  LCMC
** St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Ledger   LCMC
** Melville Lutheran Church, Melville LCMC
** Highland Lutheran Church, Outlook LCMC
**  Peerless Lutheran Church, Peerless  LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Poplar LCMC
** Scobey Lutheran Church, Scobey  LCMC
** Valier Lutheran Church, Valier  LCMC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Whitefish  LCMC
** American Lutheran Church, Winfred  LCMC
NEBRASKA  13**  
** Peace Lutheran Church, Alma  LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Axtel  LCMC
** Thanksgiving Lutheran Church, Bellevue  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Blue Hill LCMC
** St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Creston
** Peace Lutheran Church, Deshler LCMC
** Bluffs Trinity Lutheran, Fremont  LCMC
** Fridhem Lutheran Church, Funk  LCMC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Holdrege LCMC
** Christ the Servant Lutheran, Norfolk LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Oakland LCMC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran, Republican City LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Smithfield  LCMC
Note: Although Bethel Lutheran, Holdrege voted successfully (twice) to withdraw, their ELCA synod will not allow them to leave with their property.
NEW JERSEY  1**
** St. Andrew by Sea Lutheran, Atlantic City NALC
NEW YORK  14** 
** St. Nicodemus Lutheran, East Aurora  LCMC
** Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Brooklyn LCMC
** Christ Chinese Lutheran, Brooklyn LCMC
** Reformation (Korean) Lutheran, Brooklyn
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Delhi  LCMS
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Elma
** Advent Lutheran Church, Elmont  LCMC
** Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gallupville NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Lyons  LC-I
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Middleburgh NALC
** Evang Luth of Holy Trinity New Rochelle LCMC
** St. James Lutheran Church, Niagara Falls  LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, North Branch  LCMC
** St James Lutheran  Stewart Manor  LCMC
NORTH CAROLINA  36**   1*
** St. John Lutheran Church, Ashboro NALC
*   Grace Lutheran Church, Bessemer City NALC
** Christ the King Lutheran, Charlotte LCMC
** Redeemer Lutheran Church, Charlotte LCMC
**Well of Hope Lutheran, Charlotte  LCMC
 
** Concordia Lutheran, China Grove NALC
** Mt. Calvary Lutheran, Claremont NALC
** Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Concord NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Concord NALC
** Antioch Lutheran Church, Dallas NALC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Faith NALC
** Christus Victor Lutheran, Fayetteville AALC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Gastonia NALC
** Millers Lutheran Church, Hickory  NALC
** New Jerusalem Lutheran, Hickory NALC
** Shiloh Lutheran Church, Hickory NALC
** Center Grove Lutheran,  Kannapolis LCMS
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Landis  NALC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Lincolnton   NALC
** St. Luke Lutheran Church, Lincolnton
** St. Martin Lutheran Church, Maiden  NALC
** St. James Lutheran Church, Newton NALC
** St. Luke Lutheran Church, Monroe LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Newton NALC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rockwell NALC
** Christiana Lutheran Church, Salisbury  NALC
** Organ Lutheran Church, Salisbury NALC
** St. Matthew’s Lutheran, Salisbury  NALC
** St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Salisbury NALC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Salisbury  LCMC
** Salem Lutheran Church, Salisbury NALC
** Union Lutheran Church, Salisbury  NALC
** Mt. Hermon Lutheran, Statesville  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Statesville NALC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran, Troutman  NALC
** Spirit of Joy Lutheran, Weddington  LCMC
**Lutheran Church Atonement, Wilkesboro NALC
NORTH DAKOTA   12**
** Writing Rock Lutheran Church, Alkabo
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Devil’s Lake NALC
** Our Redeemer Lutheran, Edgeley LCMC
** Anselm Trinity Luth,(Sheldon) Enderlin LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Hatton LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Hazen  LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Linton LCMC
** Our Savior Lutheran Church, Nelson
** Aurdal Lutheran Church, Portland  LCMC
** Mabel Lutheran Church, Sutton LCMC
** First Lutheran, Washburn  LCMC
OHIO  56** 2*
** Israel Lutheran Church, Amanda
** St. Michael Lutheran Church, Ashland LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Ashland NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Barberton  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Bolivar NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Bucyrus NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Cardington LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Celina NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Chattanooga NALC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Cincinnati  LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church , Clyde NALC 
** Puritas Lutheran Church, Cleveland  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Columbus NALC
** Upper Arlington Lutheran, Columbus NALC
** Zion Lutheran, Columbus (Obetz) NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Crestline  LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Eaton NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Fairport Harbor LCMC
** New Life Lutheran Church, Gallipolis
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Graytown
** Greenford Lutheran Church, Greenford  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Greenville  NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Greenville  LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Grove City  NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Groveport NALC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Jackson Center NALC
*   Trinity Lutheran Church, Jeromesville  NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster
** First Lutheran Church, Leipsic NALC
*   Christ Lutheran Church, Lexington NALC
** Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Lucas NALC
** First English Lutheran, Mansfield LCMC  NALC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran, Mansfield NALC
** Oakland Lutheran Church, Mansfield NALC
** First English Lutheran, Marysville  NALC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Maumee LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Millersburg NALC
** St. John Lutheran, (Groton Twp) Monroeville NALC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Monroeville NALC 
** St. John Lutheran Church, Montpelier  NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Montpelier LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, North Woodbury NALC
** St. James Lutheran Church, Payne NALC
** Resurrection Lutheran, Port Clinton  NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Rockford
** Zion Lutheran Church, St Marys NALC
** Faith in Christ Lutheran, Springfield NALC
** Grace Evan. Lutheran, Springfield  NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Springfield NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Springfield NALC
** Salem Evans Lutheran, Stone Creek NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Stone Creek NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran, Sulphur Springs NALC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Troy NALC
** Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Vickery NALC
** Good Hope (Boardman)Youngstown NALC
OKLAHOMA  1**
** Peace Lutheran Church, Edmond  NALC
OREGON  4**  
** First Lutheran Church, Baker City NALC
** Good Shepherd Lutheran, Boardman LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Hermiston  LCMC
** Our Savior Lutheran Church, Salem NALC
PENNSYLVANIA  46**  1*
** Christ Lutheran (Bellegrove) Annville  NALC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Adrian NALC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Abington  NALC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Arona
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Butler, PA  NALC
** St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Camp Hill NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Chicora
** Christ Lutheran Church, Dallastown   LCMC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Export NALC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Fredricksburg NALC
** St. Jacob Lutheran Church  Glenville NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Harrisburg ELCM
** St. Thomas Lutheran, Hooversville NALC
** Emmanuel Lutheran, Hunter Station LCMC
** Dunmyer Lutheran Church, Johnstown NALC
** Pleasant Union Lutheran, Kittanning NALC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Kittanning  NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran,  (Trauger) Latrobe NALC
** Messiah Lutheran Church, Lebanon NALC
** Zoar Lutheran Church, Lebanon NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Monroeville NALC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Millersburg  LCMC
 
** St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Muncy  LCMC
** St. Mark Lutheran (Lairdsville) Muncy
** Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Nazareth LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, New Staunton
** Old Zion Lutheran Church, Philadelphia
** St. James Lutheran Church, Philadelphia LCMC
** Brighton Heights Lutheran, Pittsburgh  NALC
**St.Stephen Lutheran Scott Twp Pittsburgh NALC
*  Grace Lutheran Church, (Troy Hill) Pittsburgh  NALC
** Zion Lutheran, Pittsburgh (Brentwood) NALC
** St. Peter Lutheran (Dornsife) Red Cross LCMC
** Vinemont Lutheran Church, Reinholds NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Rural Valley NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sarver NALC
** St. Luke Lutheran Church, Saxonburg
**  St. Paul (Zeigler’s) Seven Valleys NALC
**Zion (Shaffers) Lutheran,  Seven Valleys LCMC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Shelocta  NALC
** Mt. Union Lutheran Church, Shelocta NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Washington  NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran West Manchester York  LCMC
** Springdale Lutheran Church, West Sunbury
** Kissinger Lutheran Church, Wyomissing AFLC
** St. Paul Lutheran, McConnellsburg   ELCM
** St. Paul Lutheran , Big Cove Tannery  ELCM
** Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Little Cove  ELCM
SOUTH CAROLINA  10**  1*
*   St. Mark Lutheran Church, Blythewood LCMC
** St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin NALC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Chapin  NALC
** Christ the Servant Lutheran, Conway LCMC
** St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Goose Creek NALC
** Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, Fort Mill  LCMC
** St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Lexington NALC 
** Holy Trinity Lutheran, Little Mountain NALC
** Mayer Memorial Lutheran, Newberry NALC
** Advent Lutheran Church, N. Charleston NALC
** Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, York LCMC
SOUTH DAKOTA  35**   1*
** Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Aberdeen LCMC
** East Lake Andes Lutheran, Armour  LCMC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Armour  AFLC
** Badger Lutheran Church, Badger  NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Britton  LCMC
** Lake City Lutheran Church, Britton LCMC
** Pleasant Valley Lutheran, Britton LCM
** American Lutheran Church, Castlewood  NALC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Delmont  AFLC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Freeman
** New Hope Lutheran Church, Hayti  NALC
** Hayti Lutheran Church, Hayti  NALC
** Lands Lutheran Church, Hudson  LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Hudson  LCMC
** Calvary Lutheran Church, Irene
** Ladner Lutheran Church, Ladner  LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Lake Norden NALC
** Shepherd of the Hills, Lead   LCMC
** St. James Lutheran Church, Leola
*   First English Lutheran Church, Lennox NALC
** Salem Emmanuel Lutheran, Long Lake LCMC
** Our Savior Lutheran, Long Valley LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Menno NALC
** Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Menno
** Deep Creek Lutheran Church, Midland LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Midland  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Philip  NALC
** Bethlehem Lutheran, Pierpont   LCMC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Platt   LCMC
** Fron Lutheran Church, Roslyn
** St. John Lutheran Church, Selby NALC
** First American Lutheran, Tripp AFLC
** Vale Lutheran Church, Vale
** Immanuel Lutheran, Whitewood  NALC
** Christ the King Lutheran, Yankton NALC
TENNESSEE  1**
** Lord of Life Lutheran, Memphis  NALC
TEXAS  53**   1*  
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Alice LCMC
** All Saints Lutheran Church, Arlington NALC
** St. John’s Lutheran, Boerne LCMC  NALC
** Our Redeemer Lutheran, Brackettville  LCMC
** St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Brenham NALC
** Salem Lutheran, (Welcome) Brenham NALC
** Zion Lutheran, Castroville LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Cedar Hill  NALC
** Our Savior Lutheran Church, Dallas
*   Danevang Lutheran Church, Danevang
** St. John Lutheran Church, Dime Box  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, El Campo LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Ennis  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Floresville NALC
** Holy Ghost Lutheran, Fredricksburg  NALC
** St. Peter Lutheran-Walburg, Georgetown LCMC
** Martin Luther Lutheran, Giddings LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Goliad NALC
** Living Word Lutheran, Grapevine LCMC
** St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hallettsville NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Haskell  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Houston  NALC
** St. John Lutheran, Hubbard Lake NALC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Inez  LCMC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Knippa
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, La Vernia  NALC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Meyersville NALC
** St. Paul’s Lutheran,  New Braunfels  LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Orange Grove  LCMC
** St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Paige LCMC
** St. Mark’s Lutheran , Point Comfort   LCMC
** St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Portland  NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Priddy LCMC
** Joy Lutheran Church, Richmond NALC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Rockdale  NALC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Rosenberg  NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rosenberg NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Runge NALC
** Immanuel Lutheran Church, Taylor  LCMC
** Faith Lutheran Church, Seguin LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Snyder
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Taylor  LCMC
** Prince of  Peace Lutheran, Taylor LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Thrall  LCMC
** Our Savior Lutheran, Three Rivers NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Tivoli  LCMC
** Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Tyler  NALC
** First English Lutheran, Victoria NALC
** Zion Lutheran  Mission Valley,Victoria  LCMS
** Christ Lutheran Church, Waco
** St. Andrew’s Lutheran, Weesatche LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Winters  LCMC
** Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Yoakum LCMC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Yorktown  NALC
 
 
UTAH  1** 1*
** Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Roy  LCMC
*   Grace Lutheran Church, Bountiful LCMC
VIRGINIA  6**  
** Apostles Lutheran Church, Chesapeake LCMC
** United Lutheran Church, Crockett LCMC
** Reformation Lutheran Church, Culpeper NALC
** Lebanon Lutheran Church, Lebanon  NALC
** Morning Star Lutheran,  Mt. Jackson ELCM
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Roanoke  LCMC
WASHINGTON  18** 
** Port Madison, Bainbridge Island (NALC)
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Bremerton  AALC
** St. Paul Lutheran of Shorewood, Burien LCMC
** Lutheran Ch of  Redeemer, Chimacum  LCMC
** Prince of Peace Lutheran, Everett   NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Kent LCMC
** Christ the Servant Lutheran, Lacey    LCMC
** Selbu Lutheran Church, LaCrosse LCMC
** Emmanuel Lutheran, Longview LCMC
** Central Lutheran Church, Morton LCMC
** Christ Lutheran Church, Odessa LCMC
** Richland Lutheran Church, Richland  LCMC
** St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Rochester  LCMC
** Denny Park Lutheran Church, Seattle LCMC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Seattle NALC
** Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Spokane Valley
** Our Savior’s Lutheran, Stanwood LCMC
** Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Walla Walla
WEST VIRGINIA  2**
** St. Timothy Lutheran, Charleston  NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Letart NALC
WISCONSIN  39**   1* 
** Immanuel Lutheran, Bailey’s Harbor LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Baldwin
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Birchwood LCMC
** Calvary Lutheran Church, Brookfield  NALC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Caroline  NALC
** Bethany Lutheran Church, Catawba  NALC
** First Lutheran Church, Clear Lake LCMC
** Christus Lutheran, Clintonville   LCMC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Edgar   LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church, Eau Claire LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran Church, Gillett  LCMC
*   Glen Flora Lutheran Church, Glen Flora NALC
** Bethel Lutheran Church, Hawkins  NALC
** Shepherd of Hills (Richfield) Hubertus  LCMC
** Northland Lutheran Church, Iola    LCMC
** Hitterdahl Lutheran Church, Iola    LCMC
** St. Mark Lutheran Church, Jefferson LCMC NALC
** Olivet Lutheran Church, LaCrosse   LCMC
** Hope Lutheran Church, Ladysmith  NALC
** St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Luck   LCMC
** Zion Lutheran Church, Manawa    LCMC
** Bethlehem Lutheran, (Pella) Marion  LCMC
** St.Paul Lutheran (Dupont) Marion LCMC
** St. Peter’s Lutheran (Big Falls) Marion LCMC
** Grace Lutheran Church Oconto Falls   LCMC
** First Lutheran Church, Ogdensburg   LCMC
** St. John’s Lutheran (Nekimi) Oshkosh NALC
** Trinity Lutheran Church, Pell Lake   LCMC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Phillips  NALC
** Stanfold Lutheran Church, Rice Lake   LCMC
** Ascension Lutheran Church, Shiocton NALC
** Peace Lutheran Church, Split Rock NALC
** Living Water Lutheran, Sun Prairie    LCMC
** Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Tomah  LCMC
** Franklin Lutheran (SoldiersGrove)Viroqua LCMC
** North West Prairie Lutheran, Viroqua  LCMC
** South West Prairie Lutheran, Viroqua LCMC
** Immanuel of Lebanon, Watertown NALC
** St. Paul Lutheran Church, Watertown, NALC
** St. John Lutheran Church, Weyouwega LCMC
WYOMING  1**
** Christ the King Lutheran, Newcastle  NALC
PUERTO RICO 1**
** Iglesia Lutheran Resurrection NALC                                                                                    
9/11- 9/12— 41 ELCA congregations closed.
9/10-9/11—31 ELCA congregations closed.
9/09-9/10—41 ELCA congregations closed. 
 
9/11-9/12— 16 ELCA congregations consolidated.
9/10-9/11—12 ELCA congregations consolidated.
9/09-9/10—12 ELCA congregations consolidated. This means at least the same number of congregations ceased to exist.
 
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