Evangelical Lutheran Congregations of the Reformation

The ELCR is a small group of Lutheran Congregations, formed in 1966 and dedicated to clinging to the precious truths of the Holy Scriptures
and having them purely taught to souls, by nature lost and condemned, to lead them to eternal salvation.

God’s Word and Luther’s doctrine pure, shall to eternity endure.

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What ELCR stands for

Evangelical Lutheran Congregations of the Reformation

The ELCR is dedicated to clinging to the precious truths of the Holy Scriptures and having them purely taught to souls, by nature lost and condemned, to lead them to eternal salvation.

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Doctrinal Position

What we teach

The Doctrinal Position of the ELCR

A summary drawn up with the assistance of ‘A Brief Statement of the Doctrinal Position of the Missouri Synod’, of 1932, as well as the constitution of the ELCR.

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History

How and why the ELCR was formed

The History of the ELCR

The ELCR was formed in 1966, when a number of sincere Lutherans could not, for conscience reasons, enter the union between the former ELCA and the UELCA into today’s Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA).

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