Below is a map of all the lodges in the Vasa Order of America. The local lodges of District Lodge Lake Michigan No. 8 are located around Lake Michigan in the states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.
There are nearly three hundred lodges in the Vasa Order, governed by 19 District lodges in the United States, Sweden and Canada. The most popular monthly meeting nights are Friday and Wednesday. While you may apply for membership to any of our lodges, if you were to join the closest one to your home you would find it easier to participate in meetings and activities.
Local Lodges of District Lodge Lake Michigan No. 8
134- SILJAN-MORA-TUNA (Instituted 2/4/1908)
3rd Sunday, 2:00PM Calvary Lutheran Church,
11249 South Spaulding Ave, Chicago IL 60655.
147- THOR (Instituted 10/3/1908)
2nd Sat., 2:00 PM. Channahon Methodist Church,
153- LINNE (Instituted 9/20/1909)
1st Sun., 2:00 PM, Gloria Dei Church-Fellowship Hall,
225 Haney Ave., South Bend, IN, 46614.
179- KRONAN (Instituted 9/6/1910)
4th Sun., 1:00 PM, Svithiod Hall,
5516 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago.
203- BESSEMER (Instituted 10/16/1911)
1st Saturday 11:00am,Trinity Evan. Covenant Church,
9230 S. Pulaski Road, Oak Lawn IL 60453.
245- BRAHE (Instituted 1/30/1913)
3rd Sun., 2:00 PM, Vasa Park Hall,
6616 42nd St., Rockford, IL.
253- SVEA (Instituted 5/29/1913)
1st Sun., 2:00 PM, Latvian Community Center,
1008 West 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN.
288- NOBEL (Instituted 2/22/1914)
1st Thurs., 7:00 PM, Community Christian Church,
4330 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265
349- VILJAN (Instituted 10/17/1916)
4th Thu., 7:00 PM, Bethany Lutheran Church,
8 S. Lincoln Ave., Batavia, IL 60510
466- AUSTIN (Instituted 4/8/1925)
2nd Sat., 2:00 PM, Svithiod Hall,
5516 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL.
492- LINDE (Instituted 6/6/1927)
1st weekend each month., except July & Aug,
Meets at various places, contact Chair for location and time.
534- JOE-HARBOR (Instituted 5/4/1929)
3rd Tuesday of every month, 3:30 pm, Saron Lutheran Church,
510 Main St., St. Joseph, MI
661- SATELLITE (Instituted 4/22/1961)
Sunday Jan-May, Sep-Nov at 2:30PM Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church,
504 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo MI
683- BISHOP HILL (Instituted 3/24/1968)
4th Fri., 7:00 PM, Vasa Archives, Bishop Hill, IL.
721- HAGAR (Instituted 11/12/1977)
2nd Fri., 7:30 PM (except July & August) Forest River Hall,
207 Lee St., Mt. Prospect, IL.
730- VIKING (Instituted 5/15/1981)
2nd Sunday of the month at 2:00 PM Holy Spirit Lutheran Church,
7234 Fenton Road, Grand Blanc MI
754- LINDGREN (Instituted 10/14/1995)
1st Tue., 7:00 PM (except July), Senior Center,
300 S. Adams, Green Bay, WI
755- JUBILEUM (Instituted 11/17/1996)
2nd Sun, 1:30 PM, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church,
5701 Raymond Rd., Madison WI
761- NORDIK FOLK (Instituted 01/29/2006)
3rd Mon. 6:30 PM, Ridge United Methodist Church,
8607 Columbia Ave, Munster, Indiana
District Lodge Lake Michigan No. 8 Children’s Club
208 – Nordikids – Meets weekly during the school year.