ELCT Press Release
Date: May 20, 2012
Press release No. 001/05/2012

ELCT releases new membership figures

The Membership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) by January 2012 was 5,825,312 compared to 5,601,271 members in 2010 having registered 224,041 new members, according to figures released by the Secretary General of the ELCT, Mr. Brighton Killewa.

He said the figures show an increase of 4 per cent from the previous year. The figures for the past five years are as follows: In 2007 there were 4,632,480 members; 2008 (4,956,731 members); 2009 (5,303,727 members); 2010 (5,601,217 members) and in January 2011 there were 5,825,312 members.

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

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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