God’s work never stops. Churchwide office staff are still hard at work – from our homes. Hours and lines of communication remain the same.

Archives

The Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America preserve, protect and make accessible the records of the ELCA, its predecessor church bodies, inter-Lutheran agencies and prominent leaders of the church.

The resources listed below provide basic information to our much larger collection.

The Archives catalog contains aids for finding processed collections, as well as brief records for unprocessed materials. For information on congregational microfilm, please contact the Archives directly. Many of those records are now indexed and available online through a partnership with www.archives.com.



Helpful information about ELCA Archives.

Brief Guide for Archives of Congregations

Brief Guide for Archives of Congregations

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Collection Development Statement

Collection Development Statement

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ELCA Family Tree

ELCA Family Tree

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ELCA Regional Archives

ELCA Regional Archives

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The section includes PDF scans of the ELCA yearbooks dating back to 1988.

2017 ELCA Yearbook

2017 ELCA Yearbook

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2016 ELCA Yearbook

2016 ELCA Yearbook

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2015 ELCA Yearbook

2015 ELCA Yearbook

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2014 ELCA Yearbook

2014 ELCA Yearbook

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2013 ELCA Yearbook

2013 ELCA Yearbook

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2012 ELCA Yearbook

2012 ELCA Yearbook

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2011 ELCA Yearbook

2011 ELCA Yearbook

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2010 ELCA Yearbook

2010 ELCA Yearbook

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2009 ELCA Yearbook

2009 ELCA Yearbook

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2008 ELCA Yearbook

2008 ELCA Yearbook

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2007 ELCA Yearbook

2007 ELCA Yearbook

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2006 ELCA Yearbook

2006 ELCA Yearbook

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2005 ELCA Yearbook

2005 ELCA Yearbook

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2004 ELCA Yearbook

2004 ELCA Yearbook

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2003 ELCA Yearbook

2003 ELCA Yearbook

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2002 ELCA Yearbook

2002 ELCA Yearbook

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2001 ELCA Yearbook

2001 ELCA Yearbook

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2000 ELCA Yearbook

2000 ELCA Yearbook

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1999 ELCA Yearbook

1999 ELCA Yearbook

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1998 ELCA Yearbook

1998 ELCA Yearbook

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1997 ELCA Yearbook

1997 ELCA Yearbook

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1996 ELCA Yearbook

1996 ELCA Yearbook

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1995 ELCA Yearbook

1995 ELCA Yearbook

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1994 ELCA Yearbook

1994 ELCA Yearbook

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1993 ELCA Yearbook

1993 ELCA Yearbook

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1992 ELCA Yearbook

1992 ELCA Yearbook

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1991 ELCA Yearbook

1991 ELCA Yearbook

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1990 ELCA Yearbook

1990 ELCA Yearbook

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1989 ELCA Yearbook

1989 ELCA Yearbook

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1988 ELCA Yearbook

1988 ELCA Yearbook

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