"Again, the kingdom of heaven

is like unto treasure

hid in a field."

Matthew 13:44




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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

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!

Upcoming Events

Jul 02, 2020

2020 LLC Summer Services

2020 LLC Summer Services 2020 LLC Summer Services will be online services July 2-5, 2020 “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.” (Is..

News & Notes

Statement on LLC Camp Activities, LLC Confirmation Schools

May 21, 2020

LLC Camp Activities We continue to monitor how the COVID-19 pandemic affects LLC activities. States and provinces have differing schedules and parameters as they reopen for various activities. Camp boards will contin..

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The Impact of COVID-19

May 11, 2020

The situation that we are experiencing in our countries, and throughout the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic is something that we have never previously experienced. It is also new to those in positions of leadershi..

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May 2020 Update

May 01, 2020

Motherhood is a labor of love and a gift to each of us. It may seem that mother’s work goes unnoticed and is unappreciated. This Mother’s Day – and all days of the year – we can take time to celebrate and remember ou..

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Featured Articles

The Christian Congregation and the Kingdom of God

May, 2020

Installment 15 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 Visible and Invisible Congregation The New Testament congregation means the congregation of G ..

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Courtship Prepares for Marriage

May, 2020

Courtship has a clear purpose and goal. It aims toward the upcoming marriage of the two that are courting. Courtship is wonderful, but it is also a serious matter. The time of courtship is meant to be a time when the future spouses get to know each other’s background, personality, values an ..

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Tender Care and Commitment

May, 2020

Marriages don’t survive on their own; even long marriages require care, tending and commitment. We cannot place love into another person’s heart, but we can tend to the love that we hold for one another. After many years of married life, it’s apparent to me that love in marriage is  ..

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