Freie evangelische Gemeinde Köln-Lindenthal e.V. in Cologne.
Free Lutheran congregations belong worldwide to the Evangelical Free Churches.With free expresses the service above all its self-conception as a voluntary church. Only on the basis of a personal decision of faith - voluntarily - can one become a member of the service. Voluntarily and in responsibility with God, the members of the congregation make time and money available, because there is no church tax for the service.the service emphasizes the separation of church and state. The service is independent from both.