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The Lutheran church of Uganda (LCU) is part of the Evangelical Lutheran church worldwide which has its beginnings in 1517 AD when Dr. Martin
Luther publically called for the correction of errors in the Medieval Church.

The Lutheran Church started in 1993 in Jinja, Eastern Uganda. Since then it has spread to all regions of Uganda with over 45,000 Lutherans distributed in 137 congregations.

The LCU shares a common faith with other Traditional Christian denominations. LCU accepts;
• The Bible as the true source of Christian Love, Guidance and Doctrine.
• The Ecumenical Creeds namely; – The Apostles’ Creed, Nicene Creed and Athanasian Creed.

The LCU accepts without reservation the following;
• Justification is by God’s Grace alone, through Faith alone, in Christ alone.
• Sacred Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the written Word of God and the only Rule and Norm of Faith and Practice.