The United Church generally follows the Revised Common Lectionary, which includes the Daily Revised Common Lectionary. Daily and weekly lectionary readings are available to download from the website of the Consultation on Common Text.*
Gathering is a grassroots worship resource for all who plan and lead worship in the United Church. Each issue includes a downloadable Sunday by Sunday lectionary section.
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Sunday Lectionary Readings
A printable chart that lists the corresponding United Church bulletin for each week.
Gathering Index: 1997 to 2006
This index is arranged according to church seasons, hymns, drama, prayers and liturgical materials, book reviews, etc.
- Anglican Church of Canada (Montreal)*
- Commentaries on the Revised Common Lectionary.
- Daily Lectionary*
- The Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ offers PDFs of each month's daily readings.
- Daily Revised Common Lectionary*
- Read today's scripture and find previous and future readings on the Presbyterian Church USA website.
- General Board of Discipleship, United Methodist Church*
- Lectionary-based worship planning resources for worship and music planners: readings, preaching helps, hymn suggestions, and more.
- Holy Textures*
- A wonderful blog created by David Ewart, Capilano United's minister, of his musings on the Revised Common Lectionary readings. Includes links to David's sermon and worship resources, his other blogs, and other great websites.
- Liturgies Online*
- Maintained by Rev. Dr. Moira Laidlaw, a retired minister in the Uniting Church in Australia.
- Process & Faith*
- Lectionary commentary from the Center for Process Studies, a faculty centre of Claremont School of Theology.
- Scripture and Mission: A United Church of Christ Electronic Library (USA), designed for use with the Revised Common Lectionary.
- Soul in a Bowl*
- An engaging weekly devotional/Bible study for individuals and small groups created by the Rev. Bruce Sweet.* Bruce also hosts the Social Justice Lectionary site.*
- The Revised Common Lectionary*
- Week-by-week scripture readings from the Vanderbilt Divinity Library.
- The Text This Week*
- Presents the week's lectionary reading and provides other worship resources.
- Uniting Church in Australia*
- Introduction to and notes on the RCL.
- The Voice*
- Indexes and commentaries from the Christian Resource Institute.