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General Planning Resources

Here you will find additional planning helps, plus special seasonal features such as the "Seaon of Creation" and the "Season of Saints."

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November 15, 2016

2017 Revised Common Lectionary—Sundays & Special Days Only

The Rev. Cynthia T. Hinson, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Conroe, TX, offers this 2-page listing of Revised Common Lectionary […]

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November 19, 2014

2015 Revised Common Lectionary—Sundays & Special Days Only

The Rev. Cynthia T. Hinson, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Conroe, TX, offers this 2-page listing of Revised Common Lectionary […]

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March 16, 2011

United Methodist Book of Worship Scripture Readings Listed According to the Books of the Bible

The following list (in two formats) was developed in response to requests for a list of the RCL texts in […]

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August 20, 2019

2020 Revised Common Lectionary – Sundays & Special Days Only

This two-page listing of Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) readings and liturgical colors is one of Discipleship Ministries’ most popular […]

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February 20, 2019

Liturgical Resources for 2019 General Conference

The 2019 Special Session of the General Conference takes place Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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November 28, 2018

2019 Revised Common Lectionary - Sundays & Special Days Only

​One of our most popular worship planning resources, this two-page listing of Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) readings and liturgical colors […]

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January 1, 2018

2018 Worship and Music Planning Calendar

Calendar with lectionary readings for each Sunday in 2018, as well as special days and times throughout the year. For pastors, […]

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January 1, 2018

2018 Revised Common Lectionary—Sundays & Special Days Only

One of our most popular worship planning resources, this 2-page listing of Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) readings and liturgical colors […]

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March 2, 2017

The Meaning of Baptism in the United Methodist Church

The Meaning of Baptism in The United Methodist Church is a new companion booklet to By Water and […]

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November 27, 2016

Three Ways to Celebrate Advent and Christmas Season Fully

By Taylor Burton-Edwards

We all know there is much competition for attention between Advent and Christmas Season (Advent 1 through Epiphany, January 6) and the […]

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November 18, 2016

Services for the Ordering of Ministry in The United Methodist Church, 2017-2020

By Taylor Burton Edwards

This edition of Services for the Ordering of Ministry in The United Methodist Church marks a significant evolution in […]

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