A Life Observance Sunday is a wonderful way to promote and celebrate life in your congregation! The materials below are provided to support your efforts in conducting a Celebration of Life event and can be downloaded and printed free of charge.
Christian Life Resources generally recommends that a Life Observance celebration take place on the Sunday closest to March 25 (the Annunciation of our Lord).
Other suggested dates are:
As always, CLR provides additional materials and support to fit your unique plans. We’ll be happy to help – contact us today!
Click here to visit the CLR Store and purchase printed bulletin covers.
Because of worshipping restrictions due to the pandemic, we are also offering a free download of this bulletin cover. Please feel free to use this in your digital bulletin or print at your convenience for in-person services.
Week 1: Life Is a Gift To Be Defended – PDF
Week 1: Life Is a Gift To Be Defended – Microsoft Doc
Week 2: Life Is a Gift To Be Respected – PDF
Week 2: Life Is a Gift To Be Respected – Microsoft Doc
Week 3: Life Is a Gift To Be Used to God’s Glory – PDF
Week 3: Life Is a Gift To Be Used to God’s Glory – Microsoft Doc
To the Tune of “May God the Father of Our Lord” [Christian Worship Hymn 597]
To the Tune of “Lord of Glory, Who Has Bought Us” [Christian Worship Hymn 486]
To the Tune of “Jesus! and Ever Shall I Be” [Christian Worship Hymn 347]
To the Tune of “Crown Him With Many Crowns” [Christian Worship Hymn 341]
Christian Life Resources continues to develop this resource enabling pastors to choose among a variety of original materials to conduct a special Life Observance Sunday in their churches. Materials focus on various beginning-of-life and end-of-life topics, as well as family issues such as:
Pastors from the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) and Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) are invited to submit pro-life Sunday materials to our office so that others may benefit too. As a thank you, we offer honorariums for accepted submissions.
Materials being assembled include (but are not necessarily limited to):
All submissions should be emailed or sent to:
Christian Life Resources
Richfield, WI 53076
Submission of any material grants CLR full rights for publicizing the information in any format provided the honorarium(s) has/have been paid. Limited resources means some submissions may not be accepted. CLR is not obliged to return submissions. For more information, please contact us. Thank you!