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LCA Collection 199. Lutheran Church in America. Red River Valley Synod. Annual Convention Minutes and Reports of the Red River Valley Synod, 1962-1987: Overview

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Collection Description

Lutheran Church in America.  Red River Valley Synod.  Annual Convention Minutes and Reports of the Red River Valley Synod, 1962-1987.  LCA Collection 199.  2 ½ Hollinger boxes.

The Red River Valley Synod Minutes and Reports collection contains the published minutes and reports from the Synod’s annual conventions.  Included in the minutes books and bulletins of reports are directories, convention agendas and programs, financial reports, elections, reports from various committees, affiliated church bodies, and congregations, and statistics.

Historical Note

The Lutheran Church in America (LCA) was created in 1962 by the merging of the United Lutheran Church in America (ULCA), the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Suomi Synod), the American Evangelical Lutheran Church (AELC), and the Augustana Lutheran Church.  The Red River Valley Conference of the Augustana Lutheran Church then became the Red River Valley Synod of the Lutheran Church in America including districts in northwestern Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.  The Lutheran Church in America existed until 1987 when the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) was created.

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