The Lutheran Church of Nigeria (LCN)

The origins of the LCN arise out of missions by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod beginning in 1936 among the rural Ibesikpo clan, through the work of the late Rev. Dr. Jonathan Udo Ekong as the pioneering father. It has grown from 16 initial congregations to 339 congregations in 38 districts. We work in 15 states of Nigeria and in a dozen different languages with our unifying language being English.

Contact Information: Profile:
The Lutheran Church of Nigeria
National Headquarters
150 Aka – Ning Udoe Road
P. O. Box 49
Obot Idim Ibesikpo
Via Uyo
Akwa Ibom State
Phone: 001 234 (0)802-492-9189 or 001 234 (0)806-255-6675
Email: or
Congregations: 435
Baptized Members: 81,000
Communicant Members: 50,000
Active Pastors: 255
Evangelists: 94
President: The Most Rev. Dr. Christian Ekong, Archbishop

Seminary- view

  • Jonathan Ekong Memorial Lutheran Seminary

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