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Basic Liturgical Texts
This page has a listing of the basic public domain liturgical texts (creeds, prayers, benediction, etc.) in a 'plaintext' format for those who want to cut-and-paste without having to retype each word.

Additional Bulletin Cover Graphics
All of the Scripture graphics from the Sola Devotions/Lessons in the Lutheran Confessions are indexed here. You may use them as an additional resource for bulletin cover art. 

Bulletin Templates

Weekly Templates

These document templates are presented as simplified orders of service, including basic spoken prayers for a traditional order of worship. (These templates do not contain copyrighted material.)

Basic Communion Bulletin Template
Following the traditional order of weekly worship, this Service of Holy Communion can be used with any book of hymns and songs. The spoken elements of the liturgy are printed in the bulletin itself.

Basic Non-Communion Bulletin Template
Following the traditional order of weekly worship, this can be used with any book of hymns and songs on occasions when Holy Communion is not included in the service. The spoken elements of the liturgy are printed in the bulletin itself.

 

Seasonal Templates

Ash Wednesday Bulletin Template
This editable service template uses LBW Setting 1 and hymns, and incorporates Sola's rite for Confession and the Imposition of Ashes, found on the Liturgy & Service page (download here).

Midweek Lent Bulletin Template
This editable service template uses components from Vespers (Evening Prayer) adapted from the 1930 American Lutheran Hymnal.

Maundy Thursday Bulletin Template
This service focuses on the theme of Holy Communion, with liturgical langusge drawn from Luther's catechisms. It provides a place for the recognition of First Communion candidates (optional), and closes with the Stripping of the Altar.

Good Friday Bulletin Template
This Good Friday Tenebrae "service of darkness" incorporates the passion narrative from the Gospel of John, with traditional hymns from the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). As each section of the passion story is read a candle is extinguished, until all that remains is the Paschal Candle.

Holy Cross Setting

These document templates are presented as simplified orders of service, including basic spoken prayers and the lyrics-only of liturgical music. These do contain copyrighted material; but permission is granted to active Sola Worship Site subscribers to reproduce this material for local congregational use. A static pdf document of this Communion setting (including congregational music parts) can be found on the Liturgy and Music page (or downloaded here). 

HC Informal Communion Bulletin Template 
HC Informal Non-Communion Bulletin Template

(Go here to purchase the music/accompaniment book for this informal worship setting.)

Click here for Sola's Copyright and Usage Guide.

For Specific Hymnals

These document templates are presented as simple outlines of the order of service, with appropriate page citations. They can be modified for local congregational use. (These templates do not contain copyrighted material.)

Lutheran Book of Worship

(produced by Augsburg-Fortress Publishers)



ReClaim Hymnal for Church & Home

(produced by ReClaim Resources)


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