Again, the Kingdom of Heaven

Is Like unto Treasure

Hid in a Field.

Matt. 13:44

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the LLC

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

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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August 2020 Update

August 01, 2020

The motto chosen for the 2020 LLC Online Summer Services, “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God” (Isa. 40:1), promises that God will always care for His own. Although we were unable to gather at Summer Se..

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Statement on HLC & SLC Youth Camps, Pre-Confirmation Camps

July 07, 2020

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. Per membership request the primary focus ha..

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Featured Articles

A Visit with Believers in The Gambia

September, 2020

My trip to Africa was an enjoyable experience. I traveled there on a January 2020 mission trip with Brian Johnson and his son Richard. We were picked up by hosts who made the experience of meeting the believers in The Gambia relaxing. A nice surprise was that the believers understood and spoke E ..

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Teach Them Diligently

September, 2020

Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt  ..

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Thoughts on Ethics and Morals

September, 2020

Installment 18 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) Questions pertaining to ethics and morals have arisen with increasing frequency in public discussion. As I wri ..

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