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Tag: Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Installation of a New Pastor

The installation of a new pastor within a church is a time for celebration. Our church recently experienced the joy of installing a new pastor, and I had the privilege of making a new pastoral stole as a gift to mark the occasion of the installation within our Church District. The pastors are all gathered after the installation service waiting for the official photograph to be taken.  Within the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, red is the traditional liturgical color to be worn for an installation service.  And look at… Read more Installation of a New Pastor

Historical Use of Chasubles and History of Vestment

As the New Year begins, so too must new Ecclesiastical Projects.  Epiphany will be here in a few short days, and then it is only a few weeks until Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten Season. In preparing for Ash Wednesday, the black vestment set was reviewed.  The altar and pulpit hangings are complete, and set awaits the completion of the chalice veil, burse, stole, chasuble and maniple to finish the low mass set. Although it would be wonderful to use the black chasuble on Ash Wednesday, that vestment… Read more Historical Use of Chasubles and History of Vestment