What does it mean if one is a Lutheran?
Lutheran is a specific branch in Christianity. It means they follow the beliefs of the Lutheran church. Generally, it is very close to other branches of Christianity.
I think that there is an Evangelical Lutheran church and a Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. ----- The three largest Lutheran denominations in America are the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS), and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). There are over 100 Lutheran denominations worldwide.
No, to receive communion in a Lutheran church would constitute an acceptance of the Lutheran theology and one can not be both Lutheran and Catholic. Answer Actually, Lutheran churches offer an "open table" to all believers in Jesus Christ. It does not constitute an acceptance of the denomination, rather a belief in Christianity. I do not believe that this is a hard and fast rule any longer for Catholics, but every man has to go…