Members of the Church Conference.

Church Conference

The EKD Church Conference is formed of representatives of the governing boards of the member churches. In it, member churches with more than two million members have two votes, while the other member churches have one. In the Church Conference and its work, the regional churches jointly assume direct responsibility for the EKD and influence its activities.

The role of the Church Conference is to discuss the EKD's and its member churches' work. It can submit proposals to the Council and/or the Synod and make suggestions for them to consider. It is actively involved in legislation and in the election of the Council. The Church Conference is always presided over by the chairperson of the Council.

  • Article
    Short history

    Development of the 20 member churches of the Evangelical Church in Germany from the Napoleonic era until today.

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  • The Evangelical Church in Germany is a federation of 20 independent Lutheran, Reformed and United regional churches in the Federal Republic of Germany. The regional churches maintain numerous contacts with other churches in Germany and abroad.

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  • Statistics and data
    Facts and Figures

    These facts and figures reflect the diversity of church life and action in the 20 regional churches in Germany that together form the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD).

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