Circuit Winkel Bible Studies

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod   •   Bible study

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” - 2 Timothy 2:15

Dear fellow student of God’s Word and servant in His kingdom,

Thank you for your interest in the Circuit Winkel Bible Studies which have been made available through the Office of First Vice-President, and this website, for well over ten years.

With the transition in the Office of First Vice-President, we are taking a one-year hiatus to evaluate the program, reassess priorities, gauge interest and consider new approaches toward the goal of encouraging and supporting quality theological study and discussion among the brothers in the LCMS ministerium, and especially in our circuit conferences.

To help us in this re-evaluation, we would greatly appreciate hearing from you! (Please email

    • To what district and circuit do you belong?
    • How long has your circuit used these Bible studies?
    • Has your circuit generally used these studies throughout the “Winkel year”?
    • How many other circuits are you aware of, in your district, that also use these studies?
    • What suggestions do you have for improvement?
    • What topics would you like to see covered?

Lastly, during this hiatus, we are making available on this website the previously-produced studies from 2014–2019. We hope that one of these may be of use to you during this year.

Thank you again for your interest and understanding. God’s richest blessings on your growth in His Word.

In Christ,
Rev. Peter K. Lange
First Vice-President
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

Circuit Winkel Bible Studies 2018 - 2019 Series

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Circuit Winkel Bible Studies 2017 - 2018 Series

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Circuit Winkel Bible Studies 2016 - 2017 Series

Theme: Still More Words of Life for the Church and for the World

Circuit Winkel Bible Studies 2015 - 2016 Series

Theme: More Words of Life for the Church and for the World

Circuit Winkel Bible Studies 2014 - 2015 Series

Theme: Words of Life for the Church and for the World

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