Assembly History

  • LWF First Assembly 1947
    LWF's First Assembly took place in Lund, Sweden. Step back in time in learn more about LWF's Assembly history and how it all began.
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  • LWF Second Assembly 1952
    Out of the ruins of War World II, the Second Assembly took place in Hanover, Germany. A look back at The LWF's Second Assembly.
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  • LWF Third Assembly 1957
    Also marking the tenth anniversary of the LWF, step back in time and learn about the key decisions of LWF's Third Assembly.
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  • LWF Fourth Assembly 1963
    Southern hemisphere participation and the doctrine of justification were highlights of LWF's Fourth Assembly in Helsinki. A look A look back at is significance.
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  • LWF Fifth Assembly 1970
    Global Lutheran youth take center stage at the LWF's Fifth Assembly. Take a look back at the historic events of this gathering in Evian, France.
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  • LWF Sixth Assembly 1977
    LWF's Sixth Assembly took place in Tanzania. A look back at the first Assembly in a developing country on the African continent.
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  • LWF Seventh Assembly 1984
    Highlights of LWF's Seventh Assembly included promoting human rights. A look back at the first Assembly to be organized behind "The Iron Curtain".
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  • LWF Eighth Assembly 1990
    A look back at the first Assembly where care for the environment takes center stage at LWF's Eighth Assembly in Curitiba, Brazil.
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  • LWF Ninth Assembly 1997
    A look back at the first Assembly when male and female representation reached parity at LWF's Ninth Assembly in Hong Kong.
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  • LWF Eleventh Assembly 2010
    The second global Lutheran event to be held in the land of the Reformation, a look back at LWF's Eleventh Assembly in Stuttgart.
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