Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Luther League of America, The

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search

LUTHER LEAGUE OF AMERICA, THE. A union of the young people of the Lutheran churches, founded at Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1895. Its creed is that of the Lutheran church, viz. the Augsburg Confession, and it will receive any society that subscribes to that basis. It holds its conventions every other year and has an executive committee and corresponding secretary. It publishes “The Luther League Review” monthly in New York. The Luther League has a membership in the United States of about 50,000 and is organized in 19 States. The Luther Leagues of Canada and Porto Rico are members of the League in the United States.