Worship Planning Resources

Unwrapping the Gifts is a publication of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod devoted to providing resources for worship. Everyone involved in planning worship is encouraged to subscribe to the “Unwrapping the Gifts” RSS feed.


Hymn of the Day Studies

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for the Lutheran Service Book to use with the Three-Year Lectionary and One-Year Lectionary.

The series will feature seasons of the church year — Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter and Pentecost. Resources will be added throughout the year.

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Articles & Resources

Unwrapping the Gifts – Reporter
Prayer petition for those affected by California wildfires
LCMS Worship provides “A Petition for the California Wildfires” for congregations to use in worship services this weekend to pray for those affected by the California wildfires.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10:12:18 AM

LCMS Worship: 2018-19 Series C hymn suggestions
LCMS Worship provides hymn suggestions for Series C to use during the 2018-19 church year. Unless otherwise indicated, hymns are from Lutheran Service Book.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 11:24:10 AM

LCMS Worship – A Brief Advent Table Grace: 2018
LCMS Worship suggests the following Advent devotions for use at home. Family members may take turns reading the prophecy for each day from Dec. 2 to Christmas Eve.
Monday, October 22, 2018 2:00:24 PM

LCMS Worship – Thanksgiving Day Litany and Grace
LCMS Worship suggests the following Thanksgiving Day Litany and Grace for blessing the Thanksgiving table at home.
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 12:27:04 PM


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