GREEN POINTERS FOR PREACHERS
Ecological Notes to the Common Worship Lectionary (Principal Service Readings)
– by Keith Innes
NOTE: At the beginning of Advent 2018: 2 December 2018 – we will start Year C of the three year lectionary cycle.
At the beginning of Advent 2019: 1 December 2019 – we will start Year A of the three year lectionary cycle.
The readings for each Sunday have been taken from the Vanderbilt Divinity Library
These are arranged in the following sections:
Lectionary 1: Advent – 3rd Sun in Lent
Lectionary 2: 4th Sun in Lent – June
Lectionary 3: July – November
or to access by month or season:
Advent 1 2 3 4, Christmas, Epiphany/Ordinary Time, Before Lent, Lent 1 2 3 4 5, Palm Sunday,
Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunday, Easter 2 3 4 5 6, Ascension Day, Easter 7, Pentecost, Trinity,
Ordinary Time 8, (June) Ordinary Time 9 10 11 12 13 14, (July) (August) (September) (October)
Special notes have also been prepared on a set of four environment themes for the four Sundays in September: Season of Creation Sundays
The Old Testament Wilderness in Ecological Perspective – by Keith Innes (Nov 2005), based on his thesis for his MPhil. Keith has some paper copies of his thesis, and can obtain others on demand (card cover, spiral binding). Cost £9.50 including UK p & p; outside UK, £8.00 plus p & p.
Do also have a look at:
Rev. Ruth Newton’s Greening the Lectionary
Another website is:
The Minnesota Episcopal Environmental Stewardship Commission’s Lectionary Reflections