Partner WIth Us / Host A Bible Translation Sunday

Unify Your Church Around A Global Mission

Our event toolkit equips your church community with simple, effective resources to organize and host an event that inspires and energizes your community.

What Is Bible Translation Sunday?

In an effort to engage congregations in God’s mission, Lutheran Bible Translators initiated Bible Translation Sunday in September 2019. Coinciding with International Translation Day on September 30th, to honor St. Jerome’s Scripture translation into Latin.

Make an Impact AS a Church

We invite congregations to celebrate Bible Translation Sunday annually at any time of the year. By hosting an event, you join a growing network of partners focused on increased access to God’s Word in this generation – by 2033.


All the event tools are included in our free toolkit.


Inspire your church to partner in God’s mission.


Share a vision for global impact and transformation.

How To Host

The free toolkit has been designed to meet your congregation’s needs.

  • Download the Toolkit
    You will have everything needed to host an engaging service from readings and hymn selections to videos and kids activities.
  • Choose Your Sunday
    We provide the tools-you choose the day. Plan a Bible Translation Sunday that works for your congregation.
  • Celebrate God’s Mission
    Cast a vision for your congregation’s ongoing involvement in global mission.

Get The Toolkit

Download the toolkit to celebrate Bible Translation Sunday.

More Ways To Support

We hope to stay connected with you beyond your celebration date.

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