Barbara Lyon 2017-2018 Calendar

Church Year

The Christian year begins on the first week of Advent and follows the pattern of the life of Christ. This orientation towards time allows Christians to follow Jesus through His life, death, and resurrection. The rhythms of this story define the Christian life.

Calendars

Online Worldwide Liturgical Calendar (Daily or Weekly)

Christian Liturgical Calendar from Wikimedia Commons                B&W | Color 

The Christian Seasons Calendar from the University Hill Congregation in Canada

Download a Liturgical Calendar for RCL Year B (2017-2018) by San Fransisco artist Barbara Lyon

An Anglican-inspired Liturgical Year Poster (2017/2018) or Liturgical Year Calendar (2017/2018) from Modern Liturgic

The 2018 Liturgical Calendar for the Roman Catholic Diocese of the United States with Scripture readings. Download the PDF.

Download a one-page overview of the 2017-2018 Protestant liturgical calendar (with key dates and colors) from The Reformed Church in America

Download an overview of RLC 2018 – Sunday’s & Special Days (Advent & Christmas Year C) from the Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church

Articles and Books

The Christian Year: Marking Time by Jesus by Christ Church East Bay (Presbyterian)

“Worshipping with the Christian Year: A Primer” – by Howard Vanderwell (Reformed)

“Telling Time Differently as Christ Followers: Understanding and Practicing the Church Year” – by Corey Widmer (Anglican)

“The Pattern of the Christian Year” – Bible study by Howard Vanderwell and Norma de Waal Malefyt (Reformed)

“The Church Year: Climbing the Mountain” –  by Greg Goebel (Anglican)

“The Church’s Year of Grace: History, Traditions, Beauty” – by Sister Joan L. Roccasalvo (Roman Catholic)

Moments and Days: How Our Holy Celebrations Shape Our Faith – by Michelle Van Loon (Evangelical)

Living the Christian Year: Time to Inhabit the Story of God – by Bobby Gross

The Colors of the Church Year

Video

“The Story…as Told Through the Christian Calendar” a video overview of the church calendar by Christ Church (Anglican)

Audio

“A Brief Explanation of the Church Calendar” Audio lecture from Trinity Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, AL.