German Mass

Martin Luther


German Reformer of Wittenberg

  • Psalm or Hymn
  • Kyrie
  • Collect
  • Epistle
  • German Hymn
  • Gospel
  • Creed
  • Sermon
  • Lord’s Prayer Paraphrase
  • Exhortation
  • Words of Institution
  • Elevation and Distribution (with Agnus Dei or another Hymn)
  • Sanctus Paraphrase or Hymn
  • Thanksgiving
  • Benediction

Dear friends of Christ! As we are assembled here in the name of the Lord to receive his holy testament, I admonish you first to lift up your hearts to God, to pray with me the Lord’s Prayer, as Christ our Lord has taught us, and has given us the comforting promise that we shall be heard.

Prayer between the sermon and the sacrament