CHICAGO — The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) saw a slight drop in membership in 2006, continuing a trend of decline of more than a decade. The total of baptized members at the end of 2006 was 4,774,203, a 1.6 percent decrease from the 2005 total of 4,850,776, denomination officials said. The denomination has lost about 466,000 baptized members…
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