Chapel Talks

The 2021–2022 “Chapel Talks for Lutheran Schools” is centered around Colossians 1:15-20 and explores “In All things” as a reminder that the Christian story encompasses all things. Nothing, and no one, is left out.

It contains resources for individuals tasked with leading weekly chapel services to students of all ages in Lutheran and Christian schools. Bible verses, weekly hymns and speaking points make up only a portion of the great content of this year’s Chapel Talks!

This year’s Chapel Talks is available as a free download and also as a printed resource through

Chapel Talks is produced by the LCMS School Ministry office and permission is granted to reproduce Chapel Talks for use in school and ministry worship services.  For more information about Chapel Talks, contact LCMS School Ministry at 888-THE LCMS (843-5267) or via email at

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About the Author

Rev. Bob Riggert served for 15 years as executive assistant for Education, Youth and Stewardship for the LCMS Iowa District West. He is a former Lutheran school teacher, principal and parish pastor.  He has also written Bible studies for the 2008 and 2011 LCMS National Children’s Ministry conferences, “Living as Children of a Generous God” stewardship resources for the Lutheran Church Extension Fund, the 2014-2021 Chapel Talks, and numerous other Bible studies and children’s ministry resources.  Riggert is a graduate of Concordia University, Nebraska, Seward, Neb., and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.