The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


20 Largest ELCA congregations in 1988

Mount Olivet, Minneapolis 5,735

Prince Of Peace, Burnsville, Minn. 3,100

North Heights, St. Paul, Minn. * 2,404

Zion, Anoka, Minn. 2,200

Bethel, Madison, Wis. 1,996

Nazareth, Cedar Falls, Iowa 1,884

Calvary, Golden Valley, Minn. * 1,780

Our Savior, Sioux Falls, S.D. 1,507

First, Sioux Falls, S.D. 1,486

Gloria Dei, Huntingdon Valley, Pa. 1,350

First, Fargo, N.D. 1,334

King Of Glory, Tempe, Ariz. * 1,277

Hope, Fargo, N.D. 1,255

St. Andrew, Mahtomedi, Minn. 1,235

Trinity, Moorhead, Minn. 1,200

First, White Bear Lake, Minn. * 1,196

Central, Minneapolis 1,177

Trinity, Stillwater, Minn. 1,100

St. Olaf, Austin, Minn. 1,100

Grace, Eau Claire, Wis. 1,100

The 20 Largest in 2012 >>


Robert Buntrock

Robert Buntrock

Posted at 1:21 pm (U.S. Eastern) 7/31/2013

One wonders what happened to the congregations that are no longer ELCA.  When and why did they leave?

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