The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran National Church of America was a Finnish-American Lutheran church that was organized 1898 at Rock Springs, Wyoming. The church was started by people who had left the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America over concerns of losing congregational freedom and autonomy. In 1946, they changed their name to the National Evangelical Lutheran Church.
The denoimination merged with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod on January 1, 1964, After about 40 years of close fellowship with the LCMS.
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