Advent Worship Resources

Advent Worship Resources

Worship Ministry   •   The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

Helpful resources for LCMS pastors, congregations, schools and individuals to recognize and celebrate Advent and Christmas.


Advent Message

“Dear Christian friends, look up. … Lift up your eyes away from your screen and yourself, and look toward Christ Jesus in these last months of 2021,” says Chaplain Sean Daenzer, director of Worship for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. “When we look at Christ, we look forward to the resurrection of the dead at His appearing.”


Advent/Christmas Media Kits for Congregational Use

The items in these kits may be personalized with the local parish’s information.

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2021 Advent/Christmas Resources



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Additional Resources


Resources from Concordia Publishing House

  • Symbols of Salvation — Devotions
    Spend family or personal time with Jesus Christ, following Old Testament prophecies as they point to Christmas day with these devotions.


Resources from our Seminaries


Resources from Lutheran Hour Ministries

  • Child of Promise — Devotions
    The birth of the Savior is celebrated again this year in Child of Promise, a joyful look at the miracle of Jesus’ birth. From the beginning, foretold in Genesis and proclaimed throughout the Old Testament, God announced the coming Messiah to a wayward world. In Jesus Christ, that promise was fulfilled.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Worship Ministry is devoted to providing resources for worship. Reproduction for individual, church or school use does not require permission.

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