The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod offers the following worship and educational resources to help plan your congregation’s observance of the Sanctity of Human Life.
‘Worship Resources for Life Ministry’
LCMS Worship and LCMS Life Ministry created Worship Resources for Life Ministry to assist congregations, schools, and families in marking special occasions with an emphasis on the sanctity of human life.
The resource includes:
- Scripture passages, including Psalms
- Collects and prayers
- Hymn suggestions
Sermons and notes
- “For You Before the World was Made”
Text: John 1:43-51. Contributor: Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison
- “In the Beginning, God Created”
Text: John 2:1-11. Contributor: Rev. Christopher S. Esget.
- “A God Who Calls”
Text: Isaiah 49:1-7 / 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 / John 1:29-42a. Contributor: Rev. William Weedon.
- “Sympathy is More Than a Feeling”
Text: 1 Corinthians 12:12-21, 26-27. Contributor: Rev. Dr. Albert B. Collver.
- “God and Sinners Reconciled”
Text: Mark 1:14-20. Contributor: Rev. John Fale.
- “God Gave Himself”
Text: Luke 15:10. Contributor: Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe.
- “And the Word Became Flesh”
Text: Matthew 4:12-23, Isaiah 9:1-4. Contributor: Rev. Peter Cage.
- “Before I Formed You in the Womb”
Text: Jeremiah 1:4.
- “That They May Know You”
Text: John 17:3.
The LCMS Life Library contains a compilation of helpful books, Bible studies, and magazines for both adults and youth that instruct on a variety of life issues such as abortion, adoption, cloning, homosexuality, and family life.