WORLD – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, many member churches of the International Lutheran Council (ILC) are providing resources for Christians in the midst of this crisis.
The following churches and associated agencies have set-up dedicated webpages with free resources for churches, families, and individuals affected by the pandemic. Additional resources in other languages may be available directly from other member churches of the ILC.
Readers may also wish to read Martin Luther’s open letter “Whether One May Flee from a Deadly Plague” available in English here. You may also read a letter from ILC Chairman Hans-Jörg Voigt here.
- Lutheran Church of Australia – Includes worship resources, home devotional resources, and more.
- Lutheran Church-Canada – Includes a Guide to Home Devotions, pastoral letters, sermons, and more.
- The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod – Includes a tutorial for setting up livestream worship services, resources for worship, resources for the home, resources for schools, and more.
- Concordia Publishing House – Includes resources for worship, for study, and for home.
- Lutheran Hour Ministries – Includes devotions, the Lutheran Hour program, free courses, and more.
- Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland – Includes devotionals, worship resources, sermons, and more.
- Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK) in Germany – Includes resources for home worship.
- Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil (IELB) – Includes links to livestreamed services, radio and podcasts, home worship resources, and more.