Evangelical Church of Anhalt
The Evangelical Church of Anhalt (Evangelische Landeskirche Anhalts) is a United Protestant member church of the Evangelical Church in Germany. Its seat is in Dessau-Roßlau in Saxony-Anhalt, in the former duchy of Anhalt.
The Evangelical Church of Anhalt is affiliated with 214 churches in approximately 150 parishes in central Saxony-Anhalt. In December 2008, the church had 47,277 members, making its membership the smallest among the member churches of the Evangelical Church in Germany. In 1922, by contrast, the church counted 315,000 parishioners; at the time, it was the twelfth-smallest of Germany's 28 regional Landeskirche. The ordination of women has been allowed.
- Statistik (PDF). EKD.de (in German). Retrieved 2 December 2011.
- Sebastian Müller-Rolli in collaboration with Reiner Anselm (1999). Evangelische Schulpolitik in Deutschland 1918–1958: Dokumente und Darstellung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (Eine Veröffentlichung des Comenius-Instituts Münster). p. 30. ISBN 3-525-61362-8.
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