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2016-17 Weekly Bulletin Information


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Weekly Bulletin Features

  • Expressions of Lutheran heritage and thought
  • Themes from the church year
  • Beautiful, full-color photography
  • Inspiring visuals
  • Closely tied to the lectionary

Experience the quality of a bulletin subscription produced for your congregation, with themes to support the three-year Lutheran lectionary*. Year A lectionary readings are for the 2016-17 church year (November 27, 2016, through November 26, 2017). Each bulletin is printed in full color on durable stock--ideal for clear, high-quality reproduction from a photocopier or duplicating system.

* Source: Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal (Northwestern Publishing House, 1993)


Weekly Bulletin Options

  • Choice of two service folder sizes, 8 1/2" x 11" or 8 1/2" x 14"
  • Back covers blank or preprinted with ESV or NIV 2011 Christian Worship lectionary readings.

Weekly Bulletin Subscription Pricing

Bulletin series for 52 weeks a year:

  • 8 1/2" x 11" Bulletins $4.70/50, $6.90/100 (with or without preprinted ESV or NIV 2011 readings at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE)
  • 8 1/2" x 14" Bulletins $5.90/50, $8.15/100 (with or without preprinted ESV or NIV 2011 readings at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE)

Lectionary Inserts

5 1/2" x 8 1/2" inserts printed in black with ESV readings on one side and NIV 2011 readings on the other.

  • Lectionary Inserts $3.20/50, $5.20/100 (Weekly Bulletin subscriber)
  • Lectionary Inserts $3.70/50, $5.70/100 (Insert-only subscriber)


To subscribe to the Weekly Bulletin series or the Lectionary Inserts, e-mail Order Services or call 1-800-662-6022 [in the Milwaukee area, call (414) 475-6600 ext. 5800] between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. CT weekdays.

  • Please order in multiples of 50.
  • Your new subscription order can begin any time.
  • Please give a street address for shipping; delivery will not be made to a box number.
  • Your order is a continuous service subscription; it is not necessary for you to renew your subscription annually.

Subscription Service

Questions or adjustments to your subscription? E-mail Order Services or call 1-800-662-6093 [in the Milwaukee area, call (414) 615-5785] between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. CT weekdays.

  • Once you become a subscriber, it is not necessary for you to renew your subscription order each year.
  • Please notify us 60 days before a segment begins with any adjustments or other changes to your subscription.
  • The Easter bulletin may be ordered in a larger quantity; unless requested, the same quantity will be shipped as for other Sundays.


Weekly Bulletins/Lectionary Inserts are shipped in three segments during the church year:

Shipping dates:

1st quarter (October 5, 2016) - 16 weeks, covers Advent 1 through Lent 2
2nd quarter (February 3, 2017) - 20 weeks, covers Lent 3 through Pentecost 8
3rd quarter (June 5, 2017) - 16 weeks, covers Pentecost 9 through Christ the King

Your shipment will arrive at least three weeks prior to the usage date in strong, sturdy cartons. Bulletins are flat and ready for your imprinting. Changes for the segment 3 shipment must be made by April 6, 2017.


  • For your convenience, billing will follow each of the three shipments.
  • Statements will be prorated through the start of the next segment for orders placed during one of the segments.
  • Shipping and handling costs are added to each invoice.

Special Occasion Bulletins

These bulletins are available for purchase online or by calling 1-800-662-6022. 

Click here to learn about our seasonal and special occasion bulletin categories.

Bulletin Subscriber Exclusive! (For Living Saints Inserts)

Subscribers to the Weekly Bulletin series SAVE 12% on a subscription to For Living Saints Inserts, an exciting insert series designed to nurture members and visitors--the living saints of your congregation. Available in three formats: printed inserts, PDF e-mail file, or RTF (text) e-mail file. The For Living Saints theme for the 2016-17 church year is "WE TRUST HIS WORD ALONE", which features eight brand-new inserts, and is tied directly to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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