The Martin Luther Lutheran Church is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America resulted from a fusion of three North
American Lutheran church bodies.
The American Lutheran Church, the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches and the Lutheran Church in America. Martin Luther Lutheran Church belongs to the Metropolitan Chicago Synod.
Metropolitan Chicago Synod is one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church inAmerica (ELCA).
The synod as 217 congregations in four counties in Illinois Cook, Dupage, Kane and Lake. The synod is further divided into eight conferences.
The baptized membership of congregations in the synod in 2004 was 16,003. The synod also supports ELCA related and partnered institutions.