Organization Name:
Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Organization Type:

Mission Statement:
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of Christian churches in the Lutheran tradition. Founded in 1947 in Lund, Sweden, the LWF now has 133 member churches in 73 countries, representing 61.7 million of the 65.4 million Lutherans worldwide. LWF member churches confess the triune God, agree in the proclamation of the Word of God, and are united in pulpit and altar fellowship. The LWF confesses one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church and is resolved to serve Christian unity throughout the world. It acts on behalf of its member churches in areas of common interest such as communication, ecumenical relations, human rights, humanitarian assistance, theology, and the various aspects of mission and development.

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
150, route de Ferney
P.O. Box 2100
CH-1211 Geneva 2


Phone Number:
+41/22-791 61 11

Fax Number:
+41/22-791 66 30

Email Address:


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Humanitarian Coordination

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • Cambodia
  • Ethiopia
  • Zambia
  • Other
  • Bangladesh
  • Eritrea
  • Guatemala
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe
  • Angola
  • Malawi
  • El Salvador
  • Rwanda
  • Haiti
  • Liberia
  • Mauritania
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Peru

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