Worship

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.

Brief Advent Table Devotions: 2016

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.

Hymn Suggestions: Series A (2016-17)

LCMS Worship provides Series A hymn suggestions for the 2016-17 church year.

Prayer for all who suffer after Hurricane Matthew

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.

Luther Sermon Excerpts

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.

Advent Midweek Suggestions (2016)

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2016 midweek Advent services.

Hymn Suggestions: One-Year Series (2016-17)

LCMS Worship provides hymn suggestions for the One-Year Series during the 2016-17 church year.

Prayers for flood, wildfire victims

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.

Convention remembers, honors 664 church workers called to glory in triennium

The LCMS convention pauses July 13 to honor and remember those church workers called to glory in this past triennium (2013-16).

Daily worship unites convention delegates around God’s Word

Months of planning for convention worship involve many worship leaders and musicians.

Convention opening service unites delegates from every corner of Synod

Some 3,000 worshipers attend the July 9 opening service for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s 66th Regular Convention in Milwaukee.

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ, According to Luke

LCMS Worship provides a script of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ, according to Luke 22-23.

Table Prayers for the Season of Easter

LCMS Worship offers brief table devotions during the Easter season.

Prisoner’s Reflections: Meditations for Prisoners

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.

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.”