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The Lectionary (part 3)

As promised, this post will provide links to some of the best online resources connected to the lectionary.
The first post gave the history of the lectionary. The second post highlighted advantages of using the lectionary.
One of the huge advantages is that the lectionary has such a wealth of supporting resources. This post will highlight some of these.

The Text this week Amazing collection of resources linked to RCL – new each week. The best starting point.

Revised Common Lectionary comments from Montreal Anglican Diocese

Sarah Laughed A wonderful lectionary blog – not currently being added to, but you can search for earlier reflections.

United Methodist Church Wonderful collection of worship resources
includes hymn and song suggestions

Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary (a subscription list)

SAMUEL from the United Church of Christ.

Creating Worship with Deep Soul developed by Marcia McFee.

Strong Center Open Doors is a new worship planning website by Dan Benedict

Worship Tricks a collection of resources by Jonny Baker, pastor of an emerging congregation in the UK

Sacredise (pronounced “say’-cred-ize”) a South African Methodist worship resource by John Van de Laar

Laughing Bird an Australian lectionary-based liturgical worship resource

HymnSite.com is an online source for Free Hymn Texts, Tunes, and Sheet Music; Lectionary and Psalter Resources; Audio and Data CDs; Free Downloads;

Buildingworship.com Worship Resources including Worship Backgrounds Powerpoint Images and Planning Materials

The Painted Prayerbook is a lectionary commentary with weekly art

Hermanoleon clip art based on the lectionary (you will have seen their art on this site)

Churchpowerpoint.com PowerPoint backgrounds and other slides based on the lectionary

The Work of the People video and stills for lectionary-based worship

Vanderbilt Divinity Library texts, prayers, comments, art for the lectionary

The Reflectionary art, object lessons, craft projects, and commentary on RCL

I am sure this is only skimming the surface of what is available to enrich lectionary-based worship – online and generally free. A larger collection of links is provided in my worship and lectionary links section of this site. If you have a site related to spirituality and worship and have linked to this site – please let me know. If appropriate I link back to provide as good as possible list of resources for visitors to this site.

If you have or know of an online lectionary-based resource, please add it to the comments section below.

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11 thoughts on “The Lectionary (part 3)”

  1. I’ve used the text this week whether I preach from the lectionary or not. esermons.com is a good source with many sermons based on the common lectionary. Thanks for your helpful list.

    1. Wow, Fay! From the quick look I’m delighted to have been pointed to your site. Even the title is awesome! I hope you’ll also consider adding a link to this website on yours. Easter Season Blessings.

      1. Very happy to swap links with you. Would you consider putting The Reflectionary in the main article (my traffic has been suffering while The Text This Week has been down)?

        1. I’ve done that, Fay. What is your traffic (usually and currently)? Blessings on you and what you provide.

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