Worship and Prayer

The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is July 9-14, 2016, in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center.

Worship and prayer resources are offered for delegates and attendees to The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod on July 9-14, 2016, in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center.

 

Bible Study

A special Bible study that relates to the convention theme, “Upon This Rock,” is available. The study’s six lessons are:

  • On this Rock
  • The Rock at Work
  • Living Stones
  • Built to Repent
  • Built to Confess
  • Built to Rejoice
     

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Convention Essayists

Four essayists are scheduled to address convention attendees Sunday through Wednesday. Presentation times will be announced as they become available.

Sunday, July 10

10:30 a.m.Upon This Rock: Repent, Confess, Rejoice

Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. — President, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. - View video

 

Monday, July 11

10:20 a.m.Upon This Rock: Repent

Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray Jr. — Director, LCMS Black Ministry - View video

 

Tuesday, July 12

10:05 a.m.Upon This Rock: Confess

Rev. Daniel Preus — LCMS Third Vice President, Central Region - View video

 

Wednesday, July 13

9:55 a.m.Upon this Rock: Rejoice

Rev. Dr. Berhanu Ofgaa — General Secretary, Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus - View video

 

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Convention Preachers

Pastors from across the Synod are scheduled to lead worship and preach during the convention.

Sunday, July 10

8 to 8:45 a.m. — Matins (LSB 219)

Reading: Col. 1:1–14

Preacher: Rev. Christopher Esget

Sermon Title: “Saints and Faithful Brothers”

 

1:30 to 1:55 p.m. — Midday Prayer (LSB 296)

Reading: Lev. 19:15–18

Preacher: Rev. Nabil Nour

Sermon Title: “It’s All About LOVE!”

 

5:30 to 6 p.m. — Evening Prayer (LSB 243)

Reading: Luke 10:25-37

Liturgist: Rev. Will Weedon

 

Monday, July 11 — REPENT!

8 to 8:25 a.m. — Service of Confession and Absolution

Reading: 1 John 1:8–2:2

Preacher: Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller

Sermon Title: “Saying What God Says”

 

1:30 to 1:55 p.m. — Responsive Prayer (LSB 285)

Reading: Luke 15:11–32

Preacher: Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz

Sermon Title: “Repentance, Life and Death? No, Death to Life!”

 

5:45 to 6 p.m. — Closing Worship

Reading: Luke 24:44-48

Liturgist: Rev. Will Weedon

 

Tuesday, July 12 — CONFESS!

8 to 8:25 a.m. — Matins (LSB 219)

Reading: Matt. 10:24-33

Preacher: Rev. Kou Seying

Sermon Title: “Fear Not: Confess Christ Boldly”

 

1:30 to 1:55 p.m. — Responsive Prayer (LSB 282)

Reading: Heb. 10:19-25

Preacher: Rev. Dr. John Wohlrabe

Sermon Title: “Held Fast to Hold Fast” (based on Heb. 10:23)

 

5:45 to 6 p.m. — Closing Worship

Reading: Jude 20-25

Liturgist: Rev. Will Weedon

 

Wednesday, July 13 — REJOICE!

8 to 8:25 a.m. — Matins (LSB 219)

Reading: Phil. 4:4-7

Preacher: Rev. Allan Buss

Sermon Title: "Joy Has Found Us!"

 

1:30 to 2 p.m. — Commemoration of the Faithful Departed

Reading: Is. 25:6-9

Preacher: Rev. Dr. John Wille

Sermon Title: “The Lord Has Spoken: Death is Swallowed Up”

 

5:45 to 6 p.m. — Closing Worship

Reading: Rev. 5:6–14

Liturgist: Rev. Peter Bender

 

Thursday, July 14

8 to 8:25 a.m. — Matins (LSB 219)

Reading: 1 John 1:1–4

Preacher: Rev. Dr. Scott Murray

Sermon Title: “Joy in Jesus”

 

11:50 a.m. to Noon — Itinerarium

Reading: Gen. 28:10–17

Liturgist: Rev. Will Weedon

 

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Convention Chaplains

    • Rev. William Weedon — Chaplain
       
    • Rev. Peter Bender — Assistant Chaplain
       

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