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.
Online Worldwide Liturgical Calendar (Daily or Weekly)
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
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
Let Us Keep The Feast: Living the Church Year at Home – Edited by Jessica Snell
“The Story…as Told Through the Christian Calendar” a video overview of the church calendar by Christ Church (Anglican)
“A Brief Explanation of the Church Calendar” Audio lecture from Trinity Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, AL.