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Lutheran - Evangelical Church in Germany
The Evangelical Church in
Germany (German: Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, abbreviated EKD) is a
federation of 22 Lutheran, Reformed (Calvinist) and United (Lutheran plus
Calvinist) Protestant regional church bodies in Germany ...
Then in 1922 the 28 territorially defined Protestant churches founded the German Evangelical Church Union (Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchenbund). At the time, the federation was the largest Protestant church union in Europe with around 40 million members. Because it was a union of independent bodies, the Church Union's work was limited to foreign missions and relations with Protestant churches outside Germany, especially German Protestants in other countries ...