small catechism

Will you pray for your pastor?

Will you, by God’s Spirit, resolve to be more diligent in prayer for for your pastor? He needs your prayers, always — and now, more than ever.

Luther’s Small Catechism: A Christmas gift for the whole Church

Here is a book for whole-life discipleship, giving guidance to Christians on how they are to believe and live mercifully for others, telling them about Christ, and offering wisdom for their various vocations.

‘Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey’: new book on the Christian life from CPH

Author Rev. William Weedon is LCMS director of worship and International Center chaplain.

LHF publishes catechism translation for Iranian immigrants

Lutheran Heritage Foundation’s new Farsi translation of “Luther’s Small Catechism” fills a great need for the LCMS partner church in Germany.

Catechism ‘Explanation’ revision ready for review

A first draft of the revised “Explanation” to “Luther’s Small Catechism” is mailed to congregations and rostered church workers for feedback by Oct. 31.

Draft of revised Small Catechism ‘Explanation’ to be mailed

Reviewers will have until Oct. 31 to share their thoughts on the revised work.

Home Is Where the (Learning by) Heart Is

Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.

Catechism survey yields helpful, positive results

The 2015 online survey — about updating the “Explanation” of “Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation,” in keeping with the 2013 Synod convention Resolution 3-13A — is now complete.

Wanted: Feedback on updating Small Catechism Explanation

The update is needed because of “many changes in the understanding of morals, civil law and natural law in church and society,” according to the 2013 Synod convention.

Scattering seed on fields of battle — with catechisms, LSB

LCMS members and congregations give catechisms and hymnals to deployed service members.

Arabic catechism aids sharing Gospel with Arab Americans

The resource can help congregations overcome culture and language barriers in their communities.

Survey begins process of updating ‘Explanation’

Beginning Feb. 10, a survey spread over six months asks rostered LCMS workers for their input regarding the six chief parts of “Luther’s Small Catechism.”