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
191186 St. Petersburg
Bolshaya Konyushennaya, 8
Russia
Phone: 7-812-312-8339
Email: church@elci.ru
Website: elci.ru
Baptized Members: 15,000
Communicants:  8,000
Pastors/Deacons:  114
Congregations:  81
Bishop: Rev. Ivan Laptev

Seminary- view

  • The Theological Institute of ELCIR