Congregation and Synod Books

These books contain information and history about individual congregations and the greater church bodies that now make up the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Yearbook for the Lutheran Church in America (1962-1987)

Almost complete set, only Yearbook from 1969 is missing.

Yearbook for the Evangelical Lutheran Church (1917-1960)

The Lutheran World Almanac (1921-1937)

The Lutheran Cyclopedia (1905) edited by Henry Eyster Jacobs

Lutherans in Slovakia by August Skoadek (Sold)

A History of the Wittenberg Synod by Ernsberger

Jordan Lutheran Church 1734-1959

A History of the Lutheran Church in Canada by Carl R. Cronmiller

One Body We: A History of the Central Pennsylvania Synod (1938-1978)

American Lutheranism: Crisis in Historical Consciousness? The Lutheran Historical Conference 1990

Lutheranism... with a Southern Accent. The Lutheran Historical Conference 1994

The Lutheran Church Annual for 1917 from the Joint Synod of Ohio, the General Synod, the General Council and the United Synod in the South

Centennial History of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Maryland 1820-1920 by Wentz

The Mission of a Small Nation 1941 by Vojta Benes: Czech American National Alliance

Lutherans in Virginia Volume I and II from the Virginia Synod -LCA

Thanksgiving and Hope: A collection of essays chronicling 125 years of the people, events, and movements in the antecedent schools that have formed Luther Seminary (Sold)

"The Little Minister" Bagel Gospel, Jelly Roll Ministry by Eddie Spirer

How Church-Related are Church-Related Colleges by Richard W. Solberg and Merton P. Strommen

Lutherans on the Pacific Rim: Lutheran Historical Conference 1988

The Eight Old Swedes' Churches of New Sweden by Rev. Dr. Kim-Eric Williams

The Church's Treasures: A History of the Orphans' Home and Asylum for the Aged and Infirm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, PA by Rev. T. W. Kretschmann

Sermons on the Gospels: Advent to Trinity by Ernst P. Pfatteiecher, Pastor Trinity Church, Reading, PA

The Old Trappe Church

Jubilee Volume: Norristown Conference of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania and Adjacent States (1517-1917)

Two Living Centuries: The Story of Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading, PA (1751-1951) by Gunnar Knudsen

Faith and Community: A History of Peace-Tohickon Evangelical Lutheran Church, Perkasie, PA (1743-1993) by Susan Wombwell Clemens

Quarto-Centennial History of Grace Lutheran Church, Reading, PA (1878-1903) by William H. Myers

A History of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Easton, PA

History of the Wilkes-Barre Conference from the Ministerium of Pennsylvania and Adjacent States, 1898 (copies in German and English)

History of the United Lutheran Synod of New York and New England (1786-1860) by Harry J. Kreider

50 years in New England: A History of the New England Conference (1912-1962) by Luther E. Lindberg

One Hundred Years in Word and Sacrament, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, White Plains, NY (1895-1995)

The Story of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Syracuse, NY by Rev. U.J. Klingensmith

Jubilate Deo Memorial Volume, St. John's Lutheran Church, Easton, PA (1832-1882)

Records of Pastoral Acts at Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg, Berks County, PA, Part 1: Baptisms 1743-1819, translated and edited by Frederick S. Weiser

First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brockton, MA (1867-2017)

St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lafayette Hill, PA (1752-2002)

Swan of Albany: A History of the Oldest Congregation of the Lutheran Church in America, First Lutheran Church, Albany, NY by Henry H. Heins (1976)

The Church of the Lutheran Reformation: A Historical Survey of Lutheranism by Conrad Bergendoff

The Lutheran Church on the Conewago at Hanovertown: A History of Saint Matthew, Hanover, PA

History and Records: Christ Union Church Schoenersville, PA

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kellers Church, PA

A History of Schwarzwald Lutheran Church

A History of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Easton, PA

A History of The Lutheran Church in Pennsylvania volume I by Theodore Emanuel Schmauk (1903)

The Lutheran Church in Berks County

Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministries: North Carolina and Tennessee Synods

Lutheranism in Colonial New York by Harry Julius Kreider

The Susquehanna Synod: A History 1867-1917

History of the Florida Synod of the Lutheran Church in America (1978)

History of the Alleghany Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Press Toward the Mark: A History of the United Lutheran Synod of New York and New England by Robert F. Scholz

The Atlantic District of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States and its Antecedents

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Trinity, Norristown, PA (Sold)

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Barren Hill, PA

The First Century (1855-1955): St. John's Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA

Springfield Church: A brief history of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Springfield Township, Bucks County, PA

The Faithful and the Bold: The Story of the First Service of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oldwick, NJ

Through Two Hundred Years: Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA

The Lutheran Church in Virginia 1717-1962 by William Edward Eisenberg

Biographical Sketches of Lutheran Pastors in Virginia 1820-1987

Centennial History of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Maryland 1820-1920

History of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina

History of the Alleghany Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Story of the Midwest Synod, ULCA 1890-1950

Last on Grant: The History of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in the City of Pittsburgh

History of the Lutheran Church in Virginia and East Tennessee

The Ministerium of Pennsylvania: Oldest Lutheran Synod in America founded in Colony Days (1958) by Helen E. Pfatteicher

A History of the Lutheran Church in South Carolina

History of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of South Carolina

The Lutheran Movement in England during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI and its Literary Monuments by H.E. Jacobs

Jubilee Memorial Volume of the Danville Conference of the Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania nd Adjacent Statees

The Church of the Ascension, Mount Airy, Philadelphia, PA

Seventy Years History and Record: St. Peter's Union Church, Rittersville, PA

History and Parochial Records of the Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA

Mother Church of English Lutheranism in the Northwest: St. John's Lutheran Church, Washburn Park, Minneapolis, MN

St. Andrew's By-The-Sea, Atlantic City, NJ

Biographical Sketches of Lutheran Pastors in Virginia

The Lancaster Conference, Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania

Lutherans in Canada by Vladimar Eylands

Lutheran Church in New York and New Jersey (1722-1760)

The Chicago Synod and its antecedents by Martin L. Wagner

The United Lutheran Church in America, West of the Mississippi (1940) (Sold)

Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministers, North Carolina and Tennessee Synods

The Lutherans of New York by George U. Wenner

History of the Indiana-Kentucky Synod of the Lutheran Church in America by Henry G. Waltmann

History of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of East Pennsylvania

History of Slovak Zion Synod, LCA

Church of the Incarnation, Philadelphia, PA

Lutheranism in Bucks County by Allen Fisher

A Century of Lutherans in Ohio by Willard D. Allbeck

The History of the Allentown Conference of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania by Preston A. Laury