Item Type: Books

Books filtered by category: Worship and Preaching

Ritva H Williams The Minister’s Annual Manual 2004-2005 – Revised Common Lectionary (Selected Entries)., Inver Grove Heights, MN: Logos Publications Inc 2004

Entries for April 24, May 1, 5, 8. A set of four sermon starters for the relevant lectionary texts.

Ramshaw, Gail and Gordon Lathrop, eds. Readings for the Assembly, Year A., Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress 1995

Based on the NRSV and incorporating inclusive language for God, this volume mirrors Lectionary for Worship in format. Principles for revision are conservative and poetic in nature, carefully respecting the meaning and imagery of the original biblical text while attending to the sound of the readings in public proclamation.

Gail Ramshaw Every Day and Sunday, Too., Minneapolis: Augsburg 1996

Young children, ages 3-7, will be drawn to the many illustrations depicting their experiences of daily life and, at the same time, they’ll learn the basic pattern and meaning of Sunday worship. Educators can explain Christian worship in a new light.

Gail Ramshaw Between Sundays: Daily Bible Readings Based on the Revised Common Lectionary., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 1997

Beginning with the appointed readings for Sunday, each day of the week suggests a biblical reading selected to relate to the Sunday readings. A brief summary phrase for each reading enables the reader to see the connections between all of the week readings and the Sunday readings.

Gail Ramshaw Treasures Old and New: Images in the Lectionary., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2002

Illuminates forty primary images from the three-year lectionary. With each of the images she considers related terms, exploring a total of nearly two hundred words and phrases in light of biblical history, typological relationships, poetic nuances, metaphoric meanings, and liturgical year connections.

Elaine Ramshaw Sponsors and Baptism: A Worship Handbook., 2002

This handbook helps sponsors take a fresh look at how they can support and nurture the newly baptized, whether child or adult.

Gail Ramshaw Sing the Faith: Hymns to the Creator., Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress 2003

In this five-session Bible study, the focus is on God as creator of the world and considers nature as a pattern of our lives, expressed in five traditional hymns, and their connection to the faith life of all believers.

Gail Ramshaw A Three Year Banquet: The Lectionary for the Assembly., Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress 2004

Invites the entire worshipping assembly, lay and clergy, to understand and delight in the three-year lectionary. The study guide explains how the Revised Common Lectionary was developed and how the gospels, the first readings and the epistles are assigned. Further chapters describe many ways that the three readings affect the assembly’s worship and the assembly itself.

Gail Ramshaw The Three Day Feast: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter., Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress 2004

Recent decades have witnessed the revival of the ancient liturgies of the Three Days — Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil. In this book Ramshaw gives both history and many suggestions about how these services can enrich the worship life of your entire assembly.

Gail Ramshaw 40 Days and 40 Nights: Devotional for Lent., Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress 2006

Enjoy enriching reflections on ashes, treasure, mountain, outsider, clothing, battle, water, and many more. Each day’s devotion includes a biblical citation, meditation, prayer, Bible reading, and hymn text.