About our denomination

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod is a Bible-based, mission-oriented, confessional Christian denomination.

Today, the LCMS has approximately 2 million baptized members and 6,000 congregations. It has 2 seminaries and 8 colleges/universities that operate under the auspices of the LCMS, and its congregations operate the largest Protestant parochial school system in America.

For more information about the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod please visit