Resources for the Lectionary
The Church Year begins with Advent in November/December.
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The Lectionary as a tool for preaching and teaching in the Church.
A complete listing of Sunday Bible readings for the three year cycle of the Revised Common Lectionary readings, arranged in order by season of the church year beginning with Advent, without specific dates.
Theological Commentary on one or more of the Sunday Lectionary texts including exegesis of the text and Preaching Paths, organized by Year and Sunday, with dates for each Sunday.
This listing of biblical readings provides a quick reference to determine when any particular biblical passages is used in the three year cycle of Revised Common Lectionary readings. It is color coded to distinguish between different types of readings.
Lists biblical passages that are the main topic of an article in the CRI/Voice web, including Lectionary Commentaries, organized by biblical book.
The major dates of the current Christian Church Year, beginning with Advent.
Links to Other Lectionary Resources [external links]
One of the best indexes to other lectionary and sermon preparation resources, including a short summary of each site.
An index of resources with links to a variety of commentary and background information on the RCL readings, as well as related articles; contains an excellent index of biblical passages with links.
Information on the cycle of church seasons that comprise the Christian Church calendar, including links to specific seasons and related articles, such as Colors of the Church Year.
Menu page of a variety of resources relating to the seasons of the Church Year, including information about each season of the Christian calendar.
Selection of articles dealing with various aspects of worship and theology of worship, including a collection of prayers to be used in public worship.
These are short articles providing summary information on the books of the Old and New Testaments. Some of these are only content outlines, while others give brief information about the biblical books. In some cases, there will be links to more detailed articles and information.
Selection of sermons and homilies related to services of worship and resources for public Christian worship, including lectionary resources and the observance of the church year.
The Lectionary texts for Sunday readings are adapted from the Revised Common Lectionary, copyright © 1992 by the Consultation on Common Texts, Nashville: Abingdon Press. Unless otherwise attributed, Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA.