Congregational Resources

God Pause Daily Email Devotions

Looking for spiritual refreshment? Sign up for God Pause Devotions,  daily reflections on the coming Sunday's lessons written by Alumni/ae of Luther Seminary.

Enter the Bible

Are you eager to enter into a deeper understanding of God's Word? Luther Seminary has launched, a free, comprehensive and authoritative resource from Luther Seminary faculty. You'll dig deeper into the Word with summaries, outlines and background on every book of the Bible.

center for stewardship leaders

Browse our  Center for Stewardship Leaders database for resources that help church leaders succeed in stewardship programs, or sign up for our monthly email newsletter, Stewardship for the 21st Century. 

Discerning Mission is an online resource created by Luther Seminary's Center for Missional Leadership. Watch short introductions to the most current research in missional leadership, read brief reflections on elements of missional theology, and connect with other missional congregations.

Lay School of theology

Lay School of Theology is a program of informal, non-credit classes taught by seminary professors for lay persons who want to learn more about matters relating to their Christian faith and life. Select classes are also available as webcasts. Sign up today!

Working preacher is an online preaching resource created by Luther Seminary's Center for Biblical Preaching. Read commentary on daily lectionary readings from leaders in the field of preaching, get viewpoints and commentary on contemporary culture and listen to weekly Sermon Brainwave podcasts by Luther Seminary faculty.

Children, Youth and Family Ministry Resources

Our Children, Youth and Family Ministry program offers a number of helpful resources, such as the children's ministry blog, information on upcoming CYF events and other Web resources for those ministering to children, youth and families.

Advent and Lenten devotionals

During the seasons of Advent and Lent, Luther Seminary produces printable devotional booklets for individual and congregational use. Daily devotions are written by alums of the seminary. You can download PDFs of both devotionals at the following links. Feel free to print as many as is needed for you and your congregation.

daily chapel podcasts and vodcasts

Watch or listen to podcasts and vodcasts of daily chapel services live during the academic year. Most recent daily services are also archived for later MP3, iPod or computer download. Get an upcoming list of scheduled speakers.

Communion Bread Recipe

Luther Seminary's communion bread recipe has been used here for more than 20 years. It is baked by the Luther Seminary dining services staff and served as part of our weekly Holy Communion service in chapel each Wednesday.