Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil, or Igreja Evangélica Luterana do Brasil (IELB), was founded in 1904 in Rio Grande do Sul, a southern state in Brazil. The IELB is a conservative, confessional Lutheran Synod that holds the Book of Concord. It started as a mission of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Previously called “the Brazilian District” of the LCMS, the IELB became self-administered in 1980. It has about 233,416 members.

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