Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Saxony

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The Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Saxony (Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche Sachsens) is one of 22 member Churches of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), representing most of the state of Saxony. Its headquarters are in Dresden, and its bishop's residence is Meissen Cathedral.


  • 1922: 4,509,000,[1] then by parishioners by far the biggest Lutheran church in Germany
  • 2012: 764,000
  • 2013: 754,451[2]


  1. ^ Sebastian Müller-Rolli in collaboration with Reiner Anselm, Evangelische Schulpolitik in Deutschland 1918–1958: Dokumente und Darstellung, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999, (=Eine Veröffentlichung des Comenius-Instituts Münster), p. 29. ISBN 3-525-61362-8.
  2. ^ The Lutheran World Federation – 2013 Membership Figures Lutheran World

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