Your Father in heaven

gives good things

to them that ask him.

Matt. 7:11






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The Laestadian Lutheran Church (LLC) is the central organization of Laestadian Lutheran churches in North America. The website provides information about our faith, mission, organization, and activities. Here you will find an overview of our publications and links to member congregations. Welcome to our website and welcome to our services!

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News & Notes

November 2020 Update

November 01, 2020

The cold winds of winter are starting to bite in the upper Midwest. An early snow reminds us that another year is coming to a close; what a year it has been! Despite the challenges that the worldwide pandemic ha..

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October 2020 Update

October 01, 2020

As summer fades to fall, we are reminded again how our life is in God’s hands. We understand that all people suffer and feel the effects and trials of life, but the believer can rejoice knowing that he or she faces t..

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September 2020 Update

September 01, 2020

Due to the worldwide pandemic, many things will be different than normal as we begin a new school year. Typically, as fall approaches, students excitedly anticipate and prepare for their upcoming studies. Some t..

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Featured Articles

The History of Conservative Laestadianism

November, 2020

Installment 20 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) In my article, I briefly examine the history of Conservative Laestadianism. I aim to paint a general picture  ..

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Digital Leap in LLC Mission Work in Ecuador

November, 2020

In recent years, professional life has been attempting to take a so-called digital leap towards greater use of digital technology: for distance working, online meetings, video conference calls and conference gatherings online. Yet some people have been somewhat hesitant to take this digital ..

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Unity of the Spirit

November, 2020

In the world today we hear many calls for unity – from educators, politicians and leaders of all sorts. Unity and agreement are needed to accomplish goals and mutual efforts. In God’s kingdom we speak of unity of the Spirit. The Third Article of the Creed clarifies what the Holy Spirit affec ..

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