Pentecost Eve The Lord be with you Those who come from the “free church” tradition often view those of us who come from a “liturgical” tradition askance. They can see things like liturgy, traditional church calendars, and the like, as relics of the past which bind those who use them
Friday after Easter 7, 2016 The Lord be with you The internet has become more and more useful. For example, it is now possible to read many excellent articles from journals that were published in the past and normally not available to those who are not living near a quality
Thursday in the Week of Easter 7 May 12, 2016 The Lord be with you There are no particular feast, festival or commemoration on our liturgical calendar in the LC-MS today so it seems to be a grand opportunity to post something about Pentecost Season, Trinity Season and Ordinary Time.
Commemoration of Cyril and Methodius, Missionaries to the Slavs May 11 The Lord be with you The Lutheran Service Book, following the lead of the Eastern Orthodox Church, sets aside May 11 to remember the two brothers Cyril and Methodius. The full name of the day is the “Commemoration of
Commemoration of C.F.W. Walther, Theologian May 7 The Lord be with you Today is the Commemoration of C.F.W. Walther, Theologian. Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther (October 25, 1811 – May 7, 1887) is sometimes called the “Father of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.” He was ordained in 1837, and soon
Commemoration of Frederick the Wise, Christian Ruler May 5 The Lord be with you Aside from being the Festival of the Ascension of our Lord today, it is also the Commemoration of Frederick the Wise, Christian Ruler. I posted something about the Ascension earlier today. This post is about Frederick.
Commemoration of Friedrich Wyneken, Pastor and Missionary May 4 The Lord be with you Friedrich Conrad Dietrich Wyneken (May 13, 1810 – May 4, 1876) is one of the founding fathers of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, along with C.F.W. Walther (commemorated May 7) and Wilhelm Sihler. (Sihler, for whatever reason,