ELCT Press Release
Date: February 28, 2013
Press release No. 005/02/2013

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ELCT releases membership figures for 2013

The Membership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) by January 2012 was 6,139,879 compared to 5,825,312 members in 2011 having registered 314,567 new members, according to figures released by the Secretary General of the ELCT, Mr. Brighton Killewa.

He said the figures show an increase of 5.4 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.

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