Again, the Kingdom of Heaven

Is Like unto Treasure

Hid in a Field.

Matt. 13:44

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News & Notes

September 2019 Update

September, 2019

Another successful camp season is coming to an end. A heartfelt thanks to all who have volunteered their time this year to serve. With nearly 3500 participants registered for camp in 2019 (note that this number does ..

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August 2019 Update

August, 2019

An estimated 6,000 guests gathered at Summer Services held for the first time on LLC property at Silver Springs. Over 20,000 meals were served. Hours of labor went into making the property ready. We hoped for dry wea..

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June/July 2019 Sister Organizations Meet to Discuss Cooperative Work

June, 2019

Consistent with our current practice of holding biennial cooperative work meetings, representatives of the LLC, SFC and SRK met May 3–4, 2019, for the third time. The SFC hosted this year’s meeting at Dalarnas fridsf..

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Featured Articles

Confirmation Is SRK-LLC Mutual Work Area

September, 2019

In late May, Timo Kosola, of Joensuu, Finland, was asked by Juha Luokkala, who is responsible for SRK confirmation schools, to come to America to teach at the HLC Confirmation School in July. The brother previously scheduled to serve was unable to travel so a replacement was needed. Timo, w ..

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God’s Love Calls, Teaches

September, 2019

On my recent LLC mission trip to Ghana and Togo I was joined by a fellow Canadian, Ari Mikkola, now of Haapajärvi, Finland. We both arrived on Good Friday evening in Lomé, Togo and began our visits with the congregations on Saturday morning. At those first services, two services guests  ..

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Jesus Christ – True God and True Man in One Person

September, 2019

Installment 8 of 20, translated from the book Christ Is the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever: Writings on the Basics of Faith and Doctrine. (Ed. Ari-Pekka Palola, SRK, 2018) The branch of theology that pertains to Jesus Christ’s person, nature and role is called Christology. Christos  ..

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