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Ecological Notes to the Common Worship Lectionary (Principal Service Readings)
– by Keith Innes

NOTE:  Advent 2020: 1 December 2021 – is Year B in the three year lectionary cycle.
Advent 2021: 1 December 2022 – is Year C in 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:

  1. Rev. Ruth Newton’s Greening the Lectionary
  2. The Minnesota Episcopal Environmental Stewardship Commission’s Lectionary Reflections
  3. Sustainable Preaching – Various European organisations and authors