Including the O Antiphons during Advent

By Peter Frank on Dec 14, 2018 5:00:00 PM

We've recently received several requests from our customers about including The Great O Antiphons of Advent in Lutheran Service Builder. Knowing that they start on December 17th, our team hustled and added them just in time.

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Inserting a Rite into a Service

By Rev. Daniel Ross on Nov 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Lutheran Service Builder 2.0 and the new, online version of Lutheran Service Builder have both made it easy to place a rite within a worship setting. Now, for users of the online Lutheran Service Builder, this task has gotten even easier!

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Adding LetUsPray Prayers in Lutheran Service Builder

By Rev. Daniel Ross on Nov 21, 2018 3:30:00 PM

LetUsPray is a weekly prayer litany published by the LCMS for both the three-year lectionary series and one-year lectionary series. Written to be used during the Prayer of the Church in the Divine Service, LetUsPray assists the congregation in its worship life. The prayers not only add variety through their use as a Proper, but also bring the worshiper back to the assigned readings for the day.

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New Feature: Export Presentations to MediaShout 6

By Peter Frank on Oct 1, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Projecting a slide deck during a worship service is not an easy thing to do. The slides need to have the right information, the timing of the presenter has to be spot on, and the design needs to be attractive and readable. For the times when a PowerPoint just isn’t enough, you can now export your service presentation to MediaShout 6 from the new, online Lutheran Service Builder.

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Creating Custom Templates for Worship Elements

By Peter Frank on Aug 24, 2018 2:00:00 PM

My Templates is a list of templates that can be applied to readings, psalms, prayers, and other elements in the bulletin and presentation views to change the responsorials and various speaking parts. The templates allow you to save the responsorials’ formats for future use.

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How to Use the New Service Plan View

By Peter Frank on Aug 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Planning a service typically doesn’t start with creating a bulletin or a presentation slide deck. In most congregations, it starts with the lectionary, and the plan expands from there. The new Lutheran Service Builder introduces the concept of service plans, a high-level view of a service that can be determined days, weeks, or months in advance.

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At Concordia Publishing House, we’re committed to helping churches easily plan and hold their worship services. Here, you’ll find information on innovative new features, the latest updates, and upcoming training opportunities for Lutheran Service Builder.