The scope of the Lutheran World Federation in Africa is broad and spans the continent. Across Africa, more than 20 million Lutherans are committed to not only developing and sustaining their churches but extending their reach to support the long-term development of the communities in which they live.

Africa is served by 31 Lutheran churches, which together form the African communion of the LWF. The church in Africa is a vibrant, growing and relevant body proclaiming the love of Christ in 23 countries.

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Globally, our churches represent some 72 million Lutherans.


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