Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

The Cathedral of Turku is considered the national shrine of Finland

Classification

Protestant

Orientation

Lutheranism

Polity

Episcopal

Associations

Lutheran World Federation,

World Council of Churches,

Conference of European Churches,

Porvoo Communion

Geographical area

Finland

Origin

1809

Branched from

Church of Sweden

Members

Approx. 4.3 million

Official Website

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland Official Website

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland (Finnish: Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko; Swedish: Evangelisk-lutherska kyrkan i Finland) is the Lutheran national church and the largest church of Finland. The church professes the Lutheran branch of Christianity, and is a member of the Porvoo Communion.

From: Wikipedia



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