Resources For Worship

Resources, forms, and documents for church worship and music leaders.

ELCA Altar Guild Resources

Explore our Worship FAQs for questions about particular worship furnishings, vessels, elements, linens, and paraments and find resources and handbooks for altar guilds.

Five Gifts of Discipleship This link directs you to several Faith Practices resources that might be useful for your ministry setting as you strive to create followers of Christ who are committed to growing in faith, love and obedience to God’s will.  The “Five Gifts of Discipleship” resources highlight the current Faith Practices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church […]

Leadership Program For Musicians (LPM)

Are you a pastor desiring renewed musical leadership in your congregation, or a musician eager to gain more confidence in your role as a church musician? Then LPM is for you!

Pulpit Supply List

A listing of pastors, associates in ministry, and lay persons who are interested in doing supply preaching in the Northwestern Minnesota Synod. 

The Bishop’s Monthly Study

Our monthly Bible studies for 2016 will focus on the faith practice of fearlessly and lovingly speaking the truth—in the face of all our propensities toward denying reality, sidestepping the obvious, and “stuffing” our feelings. The Scriptures are continually revealing truth and love at the crossroads of our life within the body of Christ.

The Revised Common Lectionary

The Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) provides a three-year plan for Sunday readings starting with the season of Advent, four weeks before Christmas day. For each Sunday and festival, four readings are suggested and include: a Gospel reading, an Old Testament reading, a reading from the Psalms, and a New Testament reading.

Using Multi-Media in Worship

Multimedia incorporates technology and the senses into worship with projected text, graphics, animation, sound, and video.