Swedish-American church books from Colorado are now online

We have exciting news! We have just added newly photographed images of Swedish-American church books from Colorado. These records were photographed this summer. This new collection includes records from the following churches:


  1. Augustana Lutheran Church, Denver
  2. Bethany Lutheran Church, Denver
  3. Bethesda Lutheran Church, Boulder
  4. First Lutheran Church, Boulder
  5. Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Boulder
  6. Swedish Evangelical Free Church, Denver
  7. Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Golden

We have photographed many types of documents, everything from congregation books, birth, marriage and death books to protocols, church accounts and much more.

denver augustana lutheran churchCongregation record from Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver for Lars Olsson (formerly Lars Olausson) born the 14th of December 1863 in Uddevalla and his family. 

You can find these church books by:

  1. Access app.arkivdigital.se
  2. Select Archive search
  3. Select Country – United States
  4. Select State – Colorado

We wish to give special thanks to the members of the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado especially Ron Floberg and Beverly Harbourt for contacting these churches, securing agreements and coordinating the photographing schedule.

Filming ColoradoPhotograhing Swedish-American church books at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver, Colorado.


September 2019 Events in North America


During September, ArkivDigital will be visiting Colorado, Illinois and Kansas. There will be presentations about ArkivDigital at all three events.

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado
Kathy Meade will be the presenter at the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado’s monthly meeting on Saturday, September 7th in Denver, Colorado.

The title of the presentation is “What’s New in ArkivDigital””. The presentation will focus on new indexes and archives added in the last two years within ArkivDigital. The presentation will be at the Denver Public Library. If you happen to be in the Denver area, this will be a great opportunity to learn more about the rich resources within ArkivDigital.

Click here for more information.

Des Plaines, Illinois Public Library
Kathy Meade will give a presentation and demonstration of ArkivDigital at the Des Plaines Public library in Des Plaines, Illinois on Monday, September 16th. Come and learn about the vast number of records in ArkivDigital and how to access the service which is available at the library.

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Genealogy Workshop Using ArkivDigital will be held in Lindsborg, Kansas
Attend our popular ArkivDigital workshop in “Little Sweden USA” on September 28-29 in Lindsborg Kansas. The workshop offers participants two days filled with presentations and hands-on training using ArkivDigital.

Discover your Swedish roots as well as meet other participants from across Swedish-America and together celebrate your Swedish heritage. Explore and enjoy the Swedish community of Lindsborg and its small-town charm.

Click here for program information.

Click here to register.