The LCMS suggests 2017 Lenten Midweek Propers, which pair selections from Isaiah’s Servant Songs with the Passion reading from St. Matthew.
LCMS Worship suggests the following Advent devotions for use at home. Family members may take turns reading the prophesy for each day from Nov. 27 to Christmas Eve.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod offers the following prayer for all those who suffer in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Pastors may use the prayer in congregations, and all are invited to include these victims in personal prayers.
LCMS Worship has compiled excerpts from sermons preached by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther. Congregations may use the sermon selections in weekly bulletins during the 2016-17 church year in preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2016 midweek Advent services.
LCMS Worship provides hymn suggestions for the One-Year Series during the 2016-17 church year.
LCMS Worship offers the following prayers for flood victims in Louisiana and wildfire victims in Southern California. Pastors may use these prayers in congregations, and all are invited to include these victims in personal prayers.
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.”