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For Clergy and Congregations
We in the LC-I know that many
congregations and clergy are concerned
over developments in Lutheranism today,
especially in the USA and Canada. The
LC-I offers a home for those who have
found their current church body to have
drifted away from from them.
To assist you in the discernment
process, please check out our online
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There are currently 84 rostered leaders
(teachers, deaconnesses, deacons, pastors,
bishops) serving in the LC-I.
There are communities of faith in the USA,
Canada, Venezuela, Spain, Ghana, Kenya,
Singapore, and Myanmar. New congregations
are being started or joining the LC-I every
Founded in 1967 from strong Swedish roots as
a fellowship of pastors, the LC-I has grown to
become a full denomination, with services and
support for congregations, foreign and
domestic missionaries, chaplaincies, schools,
and much more.
The headquarters of the LC-I is located in
Springfield, Illinois, and the Office of the
Secretary is in Baltimore, Maryland.
Congregations and communities of faith
maintain title to all property. In the event a
community wishes to depart from the LC-I, the
process is simple and straightforward, and
conducted in a spirit of true Christian
love..Neither the church headquarters nor any
diocese will ever attempt to seize assets of a
Please see our other statements on marriage,
apostolic succession, interpretation of
Scriptures, and the Lutheran Confessions.
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