ELCT Press Release
Date: January 31, 2011
Press release No. 001/01/2011

ELCT releases new membership figures

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) now has 5,601,271 members having registered 298,544 new members, according to figures released yesterday by the Secretary General of the ELCT, Mr. Brighton Killewa.

The figures show an increase of 5.63 per cent from the 2009 figures which recorded 5.3 million members and were released last year.

The ELCT membership for the past four years is as follows: 2007: 4,632,480 members; 2008: 4,956,731 members; 2009: 5,302,727 members and 2010: 5,601,271 members.

Issued by the:
Secretary General's Office, ELCT.

Eric Adolf
Communication Coordinator,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
Box 3033, ARUSHA, Tanzania.
Phone: +255-27-250-8856/7
FAX: +255-27-254-8858
E-mail: Eric Adolf <erickin@elct.or.tz>

For more information contact:

Eric Adolf
Communication Desk Officer, ELCT
E-mail: erickin@elct.or.tz