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.

2024 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music

Concordia University, Nebraska, Seward, Neb.

Registration is closed. Limited walk-in registration is available on July 9. Services at the Institute will be livestreamed July 9–12.

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

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.

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.



Worship Planning & Bible Studies

Bulletin & Newsletter Items

LCMS Worship