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Tenth Biennial Convention of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
July 21 - 25, 2005
Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Participation

The Tenth Biennial Convention reversed the recent decline in convention registration across the church. Congregations sent more delegates and more visitors attended than in any convention since 1993. The tables below provide some comparisons with previous attendance figures.


Convention Attendance 1987 - 2005

   Year

          Lay

     Delegates

       Ordained

      Delegates

       Total

      Voting

      Visitors      All
2005*
245
169
414
198
612
2003
183
155
338
142
480
2001*
190
175
365
188
553
1999
189
160
349
188
537
1997*
204
175
379
130
509
1995
217
161
378
157
535
1993*
246
172
418
218
636
1991
244
192
436
226
662
1989*
277
193
470
195
665
1987
276
192
468
169
637

Figures from Convention Minutes 1986 - 2005
* indicates conventions at which a bishop was elected.

Convention Attendance 1987–2005
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