The LCMS convention pauses July 13 to honor and remember those church workers called to glory in this past triennium (2013-16).
Some 3,000 worshipers attend the July 9 opening service for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s 66th Regular Convention in Milwaukee.
LCMS Worship provides a script of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ, according to Luke 22-23.
Prisoner’s Reflections: Meditations for Prisoners is a collection of devotions written by Thomas Bird. Mr. Bird is a Lutheran Christian who was in prison for many years.
See what’s available from Concordia Publishing House, Lutheran Hour Ministries and the Synod’s Worship ministry.
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.”
LCMS Worship suggests the following Advent Devotion for use at home. Family members may take turns reading the prophesy for each day from Nov. 29 to Christmas Eve.
LCMS Worship suggests the following Thanksgiving Day Litany and Grace for blessing the Thanksgiving table at home. Download the litany and grace below, and you may print a copy for each place setting.
Rev. William Weedon, Director of LCMS Worship, offers a rad idea: Why not do the liturgy in the hymnal with all the Propers this Christmas?
The following list is offered with the intent that the people of God not only hear the Word as proclaimed in the readings and the sermon, but also join in the proclamation of each Sunday or feast.
For pastors looking for propers for midweek Advent services, LCMS Worship suggests the following. It is an Advent series drawn from the table on Page 159 of The Lutheran Hymnal.