"Blessed is he that cometh

in the name of the Lord;

Hosanna in the highest.”

Matt 21:9

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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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Mar 19, 2020

2020 LLC Phoenix Winter Services

2020 LLC Winter Services March 19-22, 2020 "Watch ye, stand fast in faith..." (1 Cor. 16:13) Location: Desert Mountain Middle School ..

News & Notes

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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Alternating Periods of Struggle and Peace

November, 2019

Editorial from Päivämies issue 43, Oct. 23, 2019 “It is good to discuss these matters listening with a tender ear and trusting in God’s care.” Next Sunday the SRK will release the third volume of its ..

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November 2019 Update

November, 2019

As another calendar year nears its end, many congregations gather around special fall services to pause in thanksgiving for God’s abundant blessings and protection that He alone has granted again this year. N..

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Featured Articles

Angels Among Us

December, 2019

Angels are God’s messengers. There are many examples in the Bible of angels bringing messages to people, such as God’s promise to Abraham, to the virgin Mary, and to the shepherds caring for their flock by night. More than two thousand years ago, the angel Gabriel appeared before Mary, a yo ..

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Prepare the Way for the King

December, 2019

Verily I say unto you, among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent t ..

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Mary Knew

December, 2019

In my living room, the Christmas tree spreads its familiar light. The tree lights are faint, like a distant inkling of those that already shine in that land of eternal joy. Their light brings to mind that light that shone from the manger. In my living room, a star-shaped lamp shines in the w ..

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