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Lectionary and Scripture Resources

The following is a list of resourceful web sites with quotes, scriptures, references, and lectionary helps to aide in planning your worship services:

  • The Text This Week - Lectionary, scripture study, worship links and resources including scripture, movie and art indexes. This site also offers a blog site, newsletters, calendars for years A, B & C, including festivals, special days, and themes for use in times of war, peace and natural disasters.

  • Princeton UMC Lectionary Readings and Resources - Along with the psalmist, we believe in the importance of reading and hearing Gods Word. As you prepare for worship on Sunday, we invite you to check out the lectionary readings for that Sunday. These will be read during the Worship service.

    What is the Lectionary? The Revised Common Lectionary is a three-year cycle of suggested scripture readings that follows the Christian year. Each Sunday, four passages of scripture are recommended, usually two from the Old Testament and two from the New Testament. Thus, over a three-year period the Bible is covered in a systematic and balanced way.

  • The Hymn Site - Lectionary calendars, featured hymns, as well as a brief list of other lectionary resources on the internet that may be helpful to you. This list is short, but some of these links have many, many more links to follow. God bless you in your study and sharing of the Word.

  • Clergy Resources - For curious clergy, lectionary sermons, prayers, meditations, administration aids with sections for stories, links, liturgies, poems, and worship aides.

  • Consultation on Common Texts (CCT) - CCT offers PDF downloads of many lectionary publications, as well as other topics including praying together, baptism and marriage, some downloads are also available in RTF format, or in the Spanish language.

  • Bible Gateway - Numerous versions and translations of the Bible are available on-line in English as well as many other languages. Information can be found via a topical index, keyword searches, passage lookups, and Bible book lists. Additional resources, reading plans, newsletters, blogs, a general store and digital store are also included.

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