Worship

The Liturgy of Baptism & Daily Prayer Offices

Four interviews with the Rev. William Weedon, director of Worship and International Center chaplain, on “The Liturgy of Holy Baptism” as well as eight interviews on “The Daily Prayer Offices.” These two series delve deeply into the history, practice and theology of the Church’s liturgies of Baptism and Prayer.

Gieschen says ‘the unbaptized are all around’

On the final morning of the 2013 LCMS convention, the Rev. Dr. Charles Gieschen, professor at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., preached on the grace received in Baptism.

Service of Baptismal Remembrance ‘affirms God’s gift of Baptism’

With the Service of Baptismal Remembrance, LCMS convention delegates and attendees close July 24 business in worship.

Delegates pass resolutions on study of licensed lay deacons, Lord’s Supper oversight

In their second appearance at the convention, the Theology and Church Relations Floor Committee presents three resolutions, all of which are adopted.

Delegates debate church-fellowship procedures, theology-related resolutions

In their first convention appearance, the Theology and Church Relations floor committee presents six resolutions — five of which are adopted.

Bidding Prayer

Unwrapping the Gifts is a bimonthly publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Worship Ministry devoted to providing resources for worship.

Life Together

The LCMS Office of National Mission (ONM) works to foster healthy Lutheran congregations that bear witness and have mercy in that same life together.

The Reformation: Questions and Answers

Unwrapping the Gifts is a bimonthly publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Worship Ministry devoted to providing resources for worship. Everyone involved in planning worship is encouraged to subscribe to the Unwrapping the Gifts RSS feed.

Unwrapping LSB: Service of Prayer and Preaching

Unwrapping the Gifts is a bimonthly publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Worship Ministry devoted to providing resources for worship. Everyone involved in planning worship is encouraged to subscribe to the Unwrapping the Gifts RSS feed.

The Care and Keeping of a Substitute Organist

Unwrapping the Gifts is a bimonthly publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Worship Ministry devoted to providing resources for worship. Everyone involved in planning worship is encouraged to subscribe to the Unwrapping the Gifts RSS feed.

A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing…in Canon

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Text, Meet Your Tune!

Unwrapping the Gifts is a bimonthly publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Worship Ministry devoted to providing resources for worship. Everyone involved in planning worship is encouraged to subscribe to the Unwrapping the Gifts RSS feed.

The Lutheran Confessions No. 1: About God and Music

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Random Thoughts on Ringing Bells Randomly

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Where’s the Time Signature? Playing the Rhythmic Chorales

 By Phil Gehring, author of the Service-Playing Resource Book Musicians are accustomed to finding a time signature at the beginning of any piece of music, right after the key signature. However, many hymnals published over the last few decades do…

Unwrapping the Musical Gifts of God…with Instruments!

Unwrapping the Gifts is a bimonthly publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Worship Ministry devoted to providing resources for worship. Everyone involved in planning worship is encouraged to subscribe to the Unwrapping the Gifts RSS feed.