Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR)

History:
The history of Lutheranism among the Ingrian people dates back to 1611. The Communist Revolution led to a period of persecution for Lutherans in Russia. Following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the ELCIR officially received state recognition in 1992.

Contact Information: Profile:
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia
P.O. Box 189
Lappeenranta 53101
Finland
Phone: 7-812-312-8289
Email: church@elci.ru
Website: http://www.elci.ru
Baptized Members: 18,000
Bishop: Rev. Arri Kugappi

Seminary- view

  • The Theological Institute of ELCIR