In the two weeks since our initial request for field testing volunteers, we’ve been happy to receive nearly 150 responses. The map below displays the states in which clergy have signed up to use the temporal lectionary in congregational worship and provide feedback on a regular basis. As you can see, we have congregations inContinue reading “Field Testing Update”
Monthly Archives: October 2022
Two Anglican publications have had a profound effect on the worship of nearly all English-speaking Lutherans: The King James Bible and the Book of Common Prayer (BCP). Nearly every reading, intervenient chant, and collect used in our liturgy today has come to us through one of these sources. The Encyclopaedia Britannica speaks truly when itContinue reading “Calvinistic Corruptions”
Field Testing: Beginning in Advent 2022
One of the questions we hear most frequently is this: “When can we expect the missal to be published?” We understand—you, like each one of us, are anxious to have a completed book in your hands, so that you can set it on your missal stand, open it up, and simply pray the prayers andContinue reading “Field Testing: Beginning in Advent 2022”
Lutheran Missal Presentation
Fr. Stefan and I recently spoke at the St. Michael Liturgical Conference in Detroit. A recording of our presentation was published earlier today. You can find the video along with some additional information by following this link to the Gottesdienst blog.
70,000 Prayers Sorted!
In September of 2021, I put up a short video explaining the task of sorting through the 50,000 prayers we had amassed from about 50 sources. Since that time we expanded our scope by another 25 dioceses from the Holy Roman Empire, the Baltics, Scandinavia, and a few other sources we deemed important. This broughtContinue reading “70,000 Prayers Sorted!”