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.
LCMS 175th Anniversary Resources
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod was founded on April 26, 1847, and resources are available to help you celebrate the 175th anniversary.
Worship suggestions, a Bible study and a newly commissioned hymn are available now, and other resources will be offered throughout the anniversary year.
Visit lcms.org/175 to view all resources
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 C
- July 3, 2022 — Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
- July 10, 2022 — Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
- July 17, 2022 — Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
- July 24, 2022 — Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
- July 31, 2022 — Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
- July 3, 2022 — Third Sunday after Trinity
- July 10, 2022 — Fourth Sunday after Trinity
- July 17, 2022 — Fifth Sunday after Trinity
- July 24, 2022 — Sixth Sunday after Trinity
- July 31, 2022 — Seventh Sunday after Trinity
Synopses of Three-Year Series and One-Year Series readings are designed for worshipers to read in weekly Divine Service bulletins.
- Three-Year Series C — Nov. 28, 2021, to Nov. 24, 2022: First Sunday in Advent through Thanksgiving Day
- One-Year Series — Combined
- Feasts, Festivals and Occasions — Combined
Scripture readings are arranged according to the church’s calendar and are intended to be read at weekly gatherings of God’s people.
- Hymn suggestions — Series C and One-Year Series
- Service suggestions — Liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects
Bulletin & Newsletter Items
- Memory Verse Challenge
- ‘Pray For Us’ Calendars — Daily prayers for the church’s mission
- ‘Kids in the Divine Service’ — Bulletin insert series features Church Year, liturgy, sanctuary and general information
- ‘The Word in Song’ — Hymn of the Day Bible studies
- Luther’s ‘A Simple Way to Pray’ — Bible study by Rev. Dr. John W. Sias
- Bible study archives