"For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

Which thou hast prepared

before the face of all people."

Luke 2:30,31

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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!

Upcoming Events

Mar 19, 2020

2020 LLC Phoenix Winter Services

Location: Desert Mountain Middle School Lodging Contact: Levi & Lea Waaraniemi Phone: 480-468-7175 (Levi) Send Email Wednesday, M..

Jul 02, 2020

2020 LLC Summer Services

Location: Superior Dome, Northern Michigan University Food Service Contact: Aleta Honkala (906-250-8937) Send Email Meals and concessions w..

News & Notes

February 2020 Update

February, 2020

One of the many joys in working at the LLC office is reflecting on how God has blessed the work from year to year and given willing hearts to serve. In making plans for yet another year we rejoice how God continues t..

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January 2020 Update

January, 2020

Happy New Year! As we turn our calendars to a new year, we reflect on the happenings of the previous year. Though there may have been sorrows and trials, we can still see God’s blessings. God has guided us through th..

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December 2019 Update

December, 2019

An angel came from God above / to tell of Jesus’ birth. / The fearful shepherds saw the light / that shone from heaven to earth. The angels said: “Be not afraid, / there’s joyful news for men. / The promised Sa..

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Featured Articles

Rockford’s Ninth Graders Teach Sunday School for a Day

February, 2020

“Can we do it again next week?” the ninth-grader enthusiastically replied when I asked him how his teaching session went. Since kids often learn best when engaged in interactive activities, what better way to get a hands-on experience than to have our ninth-grade students teach kindergartne ..

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Life in Faith

February, 2020

Installment 12 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) Faith is not a human work but rather a gift from God. At its core, it is trust in God’s Word and a source of  ..

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Unity and Fellowship

February, 2020

At our wedding sixteen years ago, we started a guest book. In preparing to write this article, we looked through it. Smiles came to our faces as we remembered the fellowship and visits we have had with so many loved ones and friends. As we read each entry, it was almost as if each person materia ..

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