Are there different lectionaries?
There are sub-types such as a “gospel lectionary” or evangeliary, and an epistolary with the readings from the New Testament Epistles.
How many lectionaries are there?
The Greek Orthodox Church developed two forms of lectionaries, one (Synaxarion) arranged in accord with the ecclesiastical year and beginning with Pascha (Easter) and the other (Mēnologion) arranged according to the civil year (beginning September 1) and commemorating the festivals of various saints and churches.
Who writes the revised common lectionary?
The Revised Common Lectionary was the product of a collaboration between the North American Consultation on Common Texts (CCT) and the International English Language Liturgical Consultation (ELLC). After a nine-year trial period, it was publicly released in 1994.
Why do churches use the lectionary?
A lectionary is to be more than a means to dole out parcels of Scripture, it is to be a path of understanding, a guide for both pastor and congregation through the whole counsel of God. Guided by the use of a good lectionary our faith is well-nourished and we grow in our faith and in our understanding of our Lord.
Which lectionary Does the Church of England use?
Portions of the Gospel of John are read throughout Eastertide, and are also used for other liturgical seasons including Advent, Christmastide, and Lent where appropriate. Year A begins on the first Sunday of Advent in 2016, 2019, 2022, etc. Year B begins on the first Sunday of Advent in 2017, 2020, 2023, etc.
Does Acna Use Revised Common Lectionary?
The CCT collected feedback on the Common Lectionary and released the Revised Common Lectionary in 1992. The Episcopal Church officially adopted the RCL as its Sunday lectionary in 2006. The ACNA’s Daily Office Lectionary just underwent its latest and (hopefully) final revision in November 2018.
What year is the church in 2021?
2020-2021 is liturgical year B. The feast days of saints celebrated in one country are not necessarily celebrated everywhere.