Coronavirus Resources

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry in the Coronavirus Epicenter — Update’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dien Ashley Taylor presents a free webinar on “Ministry in the Coronavirus Epicenter — Update.”

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: October 2020 newsletter

The Rural and Small Town Mission newsletter discusses how congregations can fulfill their mission joyfully and shift out of “survival mode.”

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: September 2020 newsletter

The Rural and Small Town Mission newsletter discusses how congregations can fulfill their mission joyfully and shift out of “survival mode.”

Bible study series for COVID-19

New Bible studies address the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, reminding the church of God’s Word and promises for difficult times.

New ‘Making Disciples for Life’ Bible studies to address wide range of topics

The Bible studies are particularly suited to the difficulties of COVID-19.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Ministry’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Dr. Kim Schave presents a free webinar titled “Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Ministry.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”

Quick reference guide available for times of disaster

The easy-to-use guide offers advice on what to do before, during and after a tragedy or disaster.

Grants assist church workers impacted by pandemic

As of April 30, $321,452 had been distributed in 229 grants to workers across the Synod.

Ways to show your gratitude and support for church workers

Suggestions for ways to show your gratitude and support for your pastors, teachers, church musicians, deaconesses and other church workers.

CPH offers free resources amid COVID-19 shutdown

Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.

Video: How to do family devotions

Pastor Sean Daenzer, director of Worship for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and chaplain for the LCMS International Center, shares how to do family devotions at home.

Video: ‘Caring for Pastors’

In this video presentation, Chaplain (Army Lt. Col.) Steven C. Hokana shares a word of encouragement for pastors who are struggling through the current coronavirus pandemic. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod loves you and cares deeply about you.

Collects for the Present Pandemic

In the rapidly changing circumstances of this global pandemic, pastors will know best how to adjust, compose and extemporize prayers for the needs of services, broadcasts and other occasions.

Prayers to use during the pandemic — Palm Sunday and Holy Week

LCMS Worship provides updated prayers of the church for Series A and One-Year Series that congregations may use on Palm Sunday and during Holy Week.

Devotional booklets to use during crisis situations

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod provides four devotional booklets to bring God’s comfort and peace during the coronavirus pandemic and other crisis situations.