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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod provides resources to assist your congregation as you navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Congregational Planning for Pandemics

It’s important for every congregation to have a plan in place in the event of an emergency. There may be factors unique to your community that this resource can’t foresee, but it will help you in making basic preparations for communication, worship, pastoral care, leadership and community outreach.

Download Planning Guide

Bulletin Insert

A downloadable bulletin insert is available for sharing Worship insights and preparedness tips with your congregation.

Download Bulletin Insert


Download Spanish Bulletin Insert

Worship Resource

The following propers are offered for use in cases of pandemic, quarantine or other widespread illness, especially if it should prove deadly. This resource includes readings, a collect and more as we ask for God’s grace in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Download Propers in Time of Pestilence

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