Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville, IL, has in its pew racks a laminated explanation of the liturgy. The Brothers of John the Steadfast has arranged with Bethany to make this resource more widely available. It’s posted here, and my understanding is that anyone can download and print it freely.
I’ve reproduced it after the jump. Those of you interested in or curious about Lutheran worship–there have been questions at this blog about what the “divine service” entails–can get a good sense of what it is and why it is. [Read more...]