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Two settings of Luther’s Divine Service premiere at LCMS Worship Institute

Two new musical arrangements of Divine Service, Setting Five (Luther’s Divine Service) premiered at the 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching, and Church Music held July 25-28 at Concordia University, Chicago, in River Forest, Ill.

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The National Lutheran Choir performs under the direction of David Cherwien during the Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music in River Forest, Ill. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

LCMS Worship Institute draws 350-plus to study, pray, sing God’s Word

Attendees ponder the theme “The Just Live by Faith” at the 2017 LCMS Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music.

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Children participate in worship at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Loveland, Colo. (LCMS /Erik M. Lunsford)

New ‘Kids in the Divine Service’ released for families

A series of bulletin inserts in PDF format, largely organized by seasons of the church year — is free from the LCMS website.

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Choir members and musicians perform during the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. LCMS/Michael Schuermann

Daily worship unites convention delegates around God’s Word

Months of planning for convention worship involve many worship leaders and musicians.

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Pastoral Care from the Pulpit

Preaching is just one of those things that pastors do, right? Two pastors — a younger pastor and a well-seasoned one — discuss why preaching is so vital for the hearers of the Word.

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Synod Chaplain Wears Several Hats

Rev. William Weedon is the director of LCMS Worship and International Center chaplain. In addition to ensuring the roughly 300 people working in the IC have the privilege of daily worship and also pastoral care when needed, his myriad other duties extend well beyond the walls of the Synod’s headquarters.

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