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Historical comparison
of new congregation starts

by Tim Huffman

January 9, 2003

Tim Huffman thinks and teaches about the advance of the Kingdom as a professor at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio.

New congregation starts:

Three Year Period New Starts
Predecessor Denominations (LCA, ALC, AELC)
1962-64 324
1965-67 296
1968-70 151
1971-73 124
1974-76 120
1977-79 147
1980-82 139
1983-85 150
1986-88 140
ELCA
1989-91 92
1992-94 78
1995-97 52