Patterns for Proclamation: 2016 Forum on Lectionaries

March 17, 2016 4:32 pm Published by 4 Comments

Patterns for Proclamation: A Forum on Lectionaries

Monday, April 25, 2016, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY

Please RSVP  by April 18 at:
All are welcome. A donation of $25 (cash or check to CCT accepted at the door) is requested to defray costs of the event.
Lunch is available in the cafeteria at the Interchurch Center.

The event will feature expert presentations on a variety of lectionaries, followed by a panel discussion.

Forum Speakers

  • The One-Year Lectionary. William Weedon, Chaplain, Director of Worship, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
  • The Lectionary for Mass. Rev. Monsignor Alan F. Detscher, St. Catherine of Siena Church, Riverside, CT
  • The Revised Common Lectionary. Fritz West, Ph.D., United Church of Christ Minister (ret.)
  • The Year D Project. Timothy Matthew Slemmons, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Homiletics and Worship, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
  • The African American Lectionary. Rev. Martha Simmons, Esq., Creator, The African American Lectionary
  • The Narrative Lectionary. Rev. Karoline M. Lewis, Ph.D., Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching, Luther Seminary

This forum is hosted by the Consultation on Common Texts (, the ecumenical body responsible for the Revised Common Lectionary.

View or download a flyer for the event: CCT Forum Flyer 2016

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This post was written by David Gambrell


  • Father Robert Lyons says:

    There is no way I can attend, but is there an option to watch the presentation via streaming or to download later?

  • Eric Elnes says:

    David, did you know that there is another major lectionary in the works that is theme-based rather than scripture based (congregations still make full use of scriptures, of course, but it is the theme that unites congregations over multiple weeks per theme). If you want to know more about it feel free to contact me.

  • Tim TenClay says:

    I’m an American (Reformed Church in American) pastor currently serving in Italy, where protestants often use “Un Giorno Una Parola” (based on the Moravian Losungen

    If you want info, please let me know!

  • David Gambrell says:

    For any who can’t attend in person, but are interested in joining this event by live stream or checking out the archived recording (when available), here’s that information.

    Event Page: Persons may make comments or ask questions (using the Q&A button on the video) in advance or during the event.

    YouTube Page to watch the event live and where it will also be recorded and archived:

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