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.

Featured Resources

  • Church Year calendar — 2022–23 Three-Year Series A:  Word   •   PDF
  • Church Year calendar — 2022–23 One-Year Series:  Word   •   PDF

Prayers of the Church

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.

Three-Year Series A — 2022–23

One-Year Series — 2022–23

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.


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