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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

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.


Bristol County

Evangelical Covenant Church
Attleboro, Massachusetts

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Attleboro, Masachusetts

Elim Baptist Church
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Covenant Congr. Church
North Easton, Massachusetts

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
North Easton, Massachusetts

Essex County

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Lawrence, Massachusetts

First Lutheran Church
Lynn, Massachusetts

Mission Covenant Church
Pigeon Cove, Massachusetts

Franklin County

Bethany Lutheran Church
Greenfield, Massachusetts

Bethany Lutheran Church
Orange, Massachusetts

Mission Covenant Church
Orange, Massachusetts

Swedish Baptist Church
Warwick, Massachusetts

Hampden County

St. Paul Lutheran Church
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Bethesda Lutheran Church
Springfield, Massachusetts

E. Springfield Baptist Church
Springfield, Massachusetts

Evangelical Covenant Church
Springfield, Massachusetts

Middlesex County

St. Paul Lutheran Church
Arlington, Massachusetts

Evangelical Baptist Church
Belmont, Massachusetts

Faith Lutheran Church
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Trinity Lutheran Church
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Everett, Massachusetts

Trinity Covenant Church
Lexington, Massachusetts

First Swedish Baptist Church
Lowell, Massachusetts

Covenant Church
Malden, Massachusetts

First Lutheran Church
Malden, Massachusetts

Christ Lutheran Church
Natick, Massachusetts

First Lutheran Church
Waltham, Massachusetts

The Covenant Congregational Church
Waltham, Massachusetts

The Redeemer Lutheran Church
Woburn, Massachusetts

Norfolk County

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Norwood, Massachusetts

Evangelical Baptist Church
Norwood, Massachusetts

Central Baptist Church
Quincy, Massachusetts

Salem Lutheran Church
Quincy, Massachusetts

St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church
Quincy, Massachusetts

Swedish Baptist Church
Quincy, Massachusetts

Plymouth County

Covenant Congregational Church
Brockton, Massachusetts

First Lutheran Church
Brockton, Massachusetts

Gethesemane Lutheran Church
Brockton, Massachusetts

Trinity Baptist Church
Brockton, Massachusetts

Suffolk County

Covenant Congregational Church
Boston, Massachusetts

Swedish Congregational Church
Boston, Massachusetts

Calvary Baptist Church
Dorchester, Massachusetts

Our Savior Lutheran Church
Dorchester, Massachusetts

Vasa Lutheran Church
Dorchester Massachusetts

Messiah Lutheran Church
Roslindale, Massachusetts

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Roxbury (Boston), Massachusetts

Worcester County

Bethel Lutheran Church
Auburn, Massachusetts

Emanuel Lutheran Church
Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Bethany Baptist Church
Gardner, Massachusetts

First Lutheran Church
Gardner, Massachusetts

Immanuel Lutheran Church - Swede Finn
Gardner, Massachusetts

Scandinavian Lutheran Church
Gardner, Massachusetts

Pilgrim Covenant Church
Lunenburg, Massachusetts

Evangelical Covenant Church
Milford, Massachusetts

2nd Swedish Methodist Church (see Epworth Meth. Episc. Church)
Worcester, Massachusetts

Belmont St. Baptist Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Bethany Lutheran Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Bethlehem Covenant Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Calvary Lutheran Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Emanuel Lutheran Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Epworth Methodist Episcopal Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

First Lutheran Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

First Swedish Methodist Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Grace Baptist Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Quinsigamond United Methodist Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Salem Covenant Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Trinity Lutheran Church
Worcester, Massachusetts

Zion Lutheran Church
Worcester, Massachusetts


Recommended Reading

"Where did the Swedes Go? The Causes of Swedish Immigration and Settlement Patterns in America" by Rickie Lazzerini http://www.kindredtrails.com/Where-Did-The-Swedes-Go-3.html


Newspapers

Swedish American Newspapers in Massachusetts

Title of Newspaper and city of Publication

Argus in Boston
Svenska Nyheter in Boston
Österns Weckoblad in Boston/Worcester/New Britain, CT/New York
Arbetarens Vän in Worcester
Nord-Östern in Worcester
Svea in Worcester
Worcester Veckoblad in Worcester
Skandinavia  in Worcester/Boston/Providence, RI
Nya Fäderneslandet in Worcester/Boston

Availability
Many Swedish-American newspapers are available on microfilms at the Swenson Center at Augustana College and are available to borrow via interlibrary loan throughout the United States. See http://www.augustana.edu/x14666.xml to see specific newspaper and years you would like to view. Contact your local library if you are interested in placing a request. Supply your library with the following information:

  •  Title of newspaper
  •  The specific years you need for your research
  •  Inform your library that the requests can be sent directly via OCLC (“ICY”), fax 309 794-7230, or via mail to Augustana College Library, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296