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Basic Resources for Lectionary Preaching

Online Resources

Lectionary Readings Online at Vanderbilt University Divinity School Library
Lectionary selections from the Revised Common Lectionary are online at this site provided by Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

Lectionary Planning Helps for Sundays from the Discipleship Ministries

Center for Excellence in Preaching (Calvin Theological Seminary)

The Text This Week
A comprehensive survey of online materials, written well in advance, quickly becoming a standard resource

Homiletical Hot Tub (Goodpreacher.com blog)
Nationally known pastors and homiletics professors share daily insights on the week's lectionary readings

Print Resources

Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary
(multiple-volume series from Abingdon Press, 1992-93)

Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary
(multiple-volume series from Westminster Press, 2008/2009)

The Minister's Annual Manual
A standard for more than 70 years from Logos Productions can be used with materials from The Clergy Journal.


Lectionary Homiletics (Online and Print Versions)
Exegesis and sermons based on Revised Common Lectionary readings, both scholarly and practical articles.

Homily Service,an Ecumenical Resource for Sharing the Word
An ecumenical text covering all the lections, both scholarly and practical, published by the Liturgical Conference

Pulpit Resource
Published four times a year, edited by William Willimon, this resources takes both scholarly and timely approaches to the texts.

The resources listed here are but a sampling of the many fine resources available in bookstores and online. We provide these links as a service and urge that you use discernment in checking the quality and adequacy of the content of each site or resource.

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