Lent

March ‘Lutheran Witness’ focuses on fasting, temptation

The issue covers topics such as fasting in modern times, avoiding abuses of fasting and the biblical background of fasting.

April ‘Lutheran Witness’ looks to the cross

The Lent/Easter issue features a walk through St. Matthew’s account of the Passion and an in-depth examination of “apologetics under the cross.”

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2019 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2019 midweek Lenten services.

LCMS Worship: A Lenten Prayer

LCMS Worship provides “A Lenten Prayer” for congregations to use in worship services or for families to use during devotions.

Share It! – Observing Lent

Church members and workers answer the question, “In what special ways does your congregation or school observe Lent?”

LCMS Worship: A Lenten Prayer

LCMS Worship provides “A Lenten Prayer” for congregations to use in worship services or for families to use during devotions.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2018 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2018 midweek Lenten services.

Seminaries plan preaching workshops, lecture and music events

The preaching workshops will focus on helping pastors plan and prepare for Lent.

LCMS Worship: Hymn of the Day Studies for Lent – Three-Year & One-Year Lectionary

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Lent for the Three-Year Lectionary and the One-Year Lectionary for the Lutheran Service Book.

Kids in the Divine Service: Lent and Easter

LCMS Worship offers Kids in the Divine Service bulletin inserts for Lent and Easter for the Lutheran Service Book.

Symposia Series, Jan. 17-20, to mark Reformation anniversary

Concordia Theological Seminary presents its annual symposia on exegetical and confessional theology on its campus in Fort Wayne, Ind., and in a live webcast.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2017 midweek Lenten services

The LCMS suggests 2017 Lenten Midweek Propers, which pair selections from Isaiah’s Servant Songs with the Passion reading from St. Matthew.

Resources available for Lent

See what’s available from Concordia Publishing House, Lutheran Hour Ministries and the Synod’s Worship ministry.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2016 midweek Lenten services

It is a worthy practice to devote time during the season of Lent to meditate extensively upon the Passion of our Lord. The following suggestions are framed around the reading of the Passion according to St. Luke, combined with an Old Testament reading emphasis upon God’s vindication of “the innocent sufferer.”

Table Devotions for Lent

LCMS Worship offers the following as brief table devotions during the Lenten season.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2015 midweek Lenten services

These selections can serve for midweek Vespers, Evening Prayer, or Service of Prayer and Preaching during Lent.