About Concordia

Evangelical Lutheran Synod

In 1917 when the majority of Norwegian Lutheran synods joined together in the Norwegian Lutheran Synod of America, a small group of dissenters formed the “little Norwegian synod”).

In 1957 it changed its name to the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. In 1996 it produced its only hymnal: the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary.    


41.1     Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary. Prepared by the Worship Committee of The Evangelical Lutheran Synod, Mankato, Minnesota. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers: St. Louis, Missouri. 1996.

Table of Contents, four musical settings of The Divine Servie, Matins, Vespers, Compline, and additional liturgical materials, 602 hymns, indexes.

To peruse online go to hymnary.org; click on “hymnals”; under “search” in the “hymnal, number” box type in ELH1996 and click on “search”.