LCMS Worship resources

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod produces monthly worship planning resources, including Three-Year Series prayers, One-Year Series prayers, lectionary summaries, hymn suggestions and more.

Lent and Easter

2024 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music

July 9-12 at Concordia University, Nebraska

Stewardship Resources

Prayers of the Church

Three-Year Series B — 2023–24

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod provides prayers for congregations to use in worship services. Both responsive and ektene prayer forms are provided for most days.

One-Year Series — 2023–24

Church Year

Lectionary Series

Scripture readings are arranged according to the church’s calendar and are intended to be read at weekly gatherings of God’s people.

Lectionary Summaries

Synopses of Three-Year Series and One-Year Series readings are designed for worshipers to read in weekly Divine Service bulletins.

Lectionary Dates & Season Colors

The Church Year calendar is organized into three sections: Sundays and seasons, feasts and festivals, and commemorations. The seasons of the Church Year are marked by certain liturgical colors.


Worship Planning

Bulletin & Newsletter Items

Bible Studies

LCMS Worship