Service folder samples for Sundays in End Time, such as Reformation and Saints Triumphant.
Sample folders for Trinity Sunday.
Sample folders for Pentecost Sunday.
Sample folders for Ascension.
Sample folders for the Easter Season, including Sunrise service, Easter Festival, and Good Shepherd Sunday.
Sample service folders for Good Friday services.
Sample service folders for Maundy Thursday.
Service folder samples for The Triduum. The Triduum refers to the three days of Holy Week – Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.
Service folder samples for Palm Sunday, along with a Palm Sunday Gathering Rite.
Service folder samples and ideas for Lent, particularly Ash Wednesday.
Service folder samples and ideas for the Christmas season.
Find samples of Advent Gathering Rites and an example of a Festival of Lessons and Carols.
The Reformation Psalter is a series of four-part choral arrangements of the psalms in Christian Worship. These arrangements were created by Steven J. Rhode, formerly of Reformation Lutheran Church in San Diego, California.
- Introductory materials are available below.
- Psalms 1-98
- Psalms 100-150
- See also Supplement Psalter and Wittenberg (Formulary) Psalter
(If file and link titles are not visible, select the title Reformation Psalter to view them.)
Articles and resources for church organists and pianists.
This arrangement by Kent Reeder was featured at the 2011 national worship conference. Kent has given permission to share the files for this version: piano, guitar, and more.
– To download songs, right click on “Download”, choose “Save link as”, and save to your computer.
Selected hymns and liturgy arranged for guitar.
Information and articles for choir directors.
The documents below are used to gather information regarding a congregation’s current worship. The results are useful for generating goals and ideas to enrich worship services while working with the consultants at the School of Worship Enrichment.
Please contact the worship office (414-256-3226) with any questions regarding these forms and surveys.
The following articles may be helpful as you look at outreach in your congregation. For further resources and articles by WELS pastors, visit The Institute for Worship and Outreach.
The following articles give valuable insight on various worship aspects.
Information and resources for weekly Sunday service planning, including the Church Year Calendar, the Calendar of Minor Festivals, Lectionary lists, Prayers of the Day and Verses of the Day.
Use the links below to find planning resources and samples for services throughout the festival and non-festival seasons of the church year.
(If the link titles are not visible, select the title Worship Service Planning Resources to view them.)
Article topics include worship planning, sermon reviews, suggestions from organists, and supporting church musicians.
Articles and resources about worship committees and coordinators.
Tools and articles for planning hymns in worship.
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