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United Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South

The United Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South (1863-1886) originally organized as the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Confederate States of America in 1863 as the General Synod split over the issue of slavery, changed its name to the Evangelical Lutheran Synod in North America in 1866 following the Civil War, and finally to the Evangelical Lutheran General Synod South in 1876.


10.1     Book of Worship, Published by Order of the Evangelical Lutheran General Synod in North America. Columbia, S. C.: Duffie and Chapman, Bookseller. 1867 [1867].

Preface, Order of Divine Service and Festivals, Order of Ministerial Acts, Scripture Lessons. Confessions of the Church, 465 hymns and 13 doxologies, indexes, Prayers, Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Constitution of the General Synod.

To peruse online, go to hymnary.org; click on “hymnals”; under “search” in the “hymnal, number” box type in BW1867 and click on “search”.


10.2     Book of Worship,  Published by Order of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran General Synod in North America. Columbia, S. C.: W. J. Duffie, Bookseller. 1878 [1867].

Order of Divine Service, 465 hymns and 13 doxologies, indexes, Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Constitution of the General Synod.


10.3     The Book of Worship for the Use of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South. Columbia, S. C.: W. J. Duffie, 1888.

Includes the Common Service plus additional liturgical materials, 465 hymns plus 21 doxologies, indexes.


10.4     The Book of Worship for the Use of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South. Columbia, S. C.: W. J. Duffie, 1889 [1888].

Includes the Common Service plus additional liturgical materials, 465 hymns plus 21 doxologies, indexes.


10.5     The Book of Worship for the Use of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South. Columbia, S. C.: W. J. Duffie, 1891 [1888].

In two small volumes, the first containing the Common Service plus additional liturgical materials, the second containing 465 hymns plus 21 doxologies, indexes.


10.6     The Book of Worship for the Use of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South. Charleston, S. C.: Committee of United Synod on Common Book of Worship. 1912 [1888].

Includes the Common Service plus additional liturgical materials, 547 hymns plus 28 doxologies, indexes.