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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Region 7B -- New England Synod
Bishop Margaret G. Payne, Church Council Liaison
20 Upland St.
Worcester, MA 01607-1624
Phone: (508) 791-1530
Fax: (508) 797-9295


Churches[edit | edit source]

The Swedish American churches listed below have microfilmed records in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at the Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. These microfilms are not available via interlibrary loan but may be searched in person or a search may be requested for a fee. See http://www.augustana.edu/x13917.xml  for years of availability, guidelines, and research request forms.


Aroostook County

Evangelical Covenant Church
New Sweden, Maine

First Baptist Church
New Sweden, Maine

Gustaf Adolph Evangelical Lutheran Church
New Sweden, Maine

First Baptist Church
Stockholm, Maine

Oscar Frederick Evangelical Church
Stockholm, Maine

Cumberland County

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Portland, Maine

Piscataquis County

Zion Lutheran Church
Monson, Maine


Recommended Reading[edit | edit source]

"Where did the Swedes Go? The Causes of Swedish Immigration and Settlement Patterns in America" by Rickie Lazzerini.