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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Resources

Please check back frequently for changes and updates as this situation continues to develop.





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Advent Message from Chaplain Sean Daenzer

The Rev. Sean Daenzer, director of LCMS Worship, introduces the Advent resources on lcms.org/advent that are available for pastors, musicians, and families.



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Featured Resources


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COVID-19: Resources from DOXOLOGY
DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, offers resources for pastors and congregations. Their goal is to support faithful pastors in their vital service to the dear souls committed to their care.
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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.
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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.
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Congregations and Schools


Resources for worship

These resources are intended to help pastors plan and lead worship services.

Resources for study

Reaching people outside of your church, especially during a time of social restriction, can be incredibly difficult. See how you can learn and teach remotely with these Christian educator resources.

Resources for congregations and church workers

Find Bible studies and more resources to navigate these times.

Resources for livestreaming

Concordia Publishing House is offering access to its Lutheran Service Builder software and related licenses at no charge until the end of sheltering in place.

The Lord’s Supper

“The sole purpose of this response is to promote and encourage the proper practice of the Lord’s Supper in faithfulness to the teaching and example of Christ.”

LCMS Youth Ministry and School Ministry

During the COVID-19 pandemic, LCMS Youth Ministry and LCMS School Ministry are providing encouragement and new resources for your ministry.

CDC Guidance for Community and Faith-Based Organizations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website offers practical guidance for churches as they reopen.

Resources from DOXOLOGY

DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, offers resources for pastors and congregations. Their goal is to support faithful pastors in their vital service to the dear souls committed to their care. Visit doxology.us/ministry-in-plague-time-covid-19/

 


Families and Individuals


Resources for home

Christ’s love and message can be overshadowed amidst nervousness, uncertainty and distress. Show families how they can draw closer to Him during these times with devotional material to re-center on Christ while at home.

Financial relief

Soldiers of the Cross Amplified grants support those who work for LCMS churches, schools or organizations.

Resources for distance learning

Gospel-centered resources to assist your home education.

Supporting your congregation

For our congregations to survive — and thrive — our worship offerings must continue as much as possible.

 

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Resources from our partners in ministry


These key partners have collected resources to support physical, emotional and financial health during these challenging times. LCMS ministries, workers and members are encouraged to access and make use of these resources as applicable.

 

Explore these resources by clicking each logo below:

 


Concordia Plan Services


LCEF

Concordia Publishing House


LCMS Foundation



 

*Visit these sites frequently for new and updated information!

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News and Articles


Reporter

Coronavirus News – Reporter
Campus clips – CUS schools report enrollment growth, COVID adjustments
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:37:48 PM

Pandemic communion practice focus of COP meeting
Monday, November 9, 2020 1:37:48 PM

COVID-19: Resources from DOXOLOGY
Friday, November 6, 2020 1:19:50 PM

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LCMS International Mission

Coronavirus – LCMS International Mission
Reaching Those Affected by the Pandemic in Cambodia
Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:14:38 AM

It’s Summertime. Where Are the Missionaries?
Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:31:19 AM

Keeping Connected During COVID-19
Friday, May 29, 2020 4:13:50 PM

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KFUO Radio


coronavirus – KFUO Radio
Let’s Talk! The Rev. Wayne Lawrence Is In: Worship at Home During Covid-19 (Rebroadcast)
Friday, November 27, 2020 3:00:25 PM

Let’s Talk! The Rev. Wayne Lawrence Is In: Worship at Home During Covid-19
Friday, November 20, 2020 3:00:58 PM

Let’s Talk! The Rev. Kirk Clayton Is In: Friday the 13th
Friday, November 13, 2020 3:00:39 PM

The Coffee Hour – The Epidemic of Fear
Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:30:47 AM

Law and Gospel — Rumination Thursday: Keeping the Lights On
Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:00:42 AM

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Commentaries


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