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20 Oct 2019: Proper 24, Ordinary/Lectionary 29 (Year C)

27 Oct 2019: Proper 25, Ordinary/Lectionary 30 (Year C)

Bible Readings:

Joel 2:23-32
Psalm 65
2 Tim 4:6-8, 16-18
Luke 18:9-14
Jer 14:7-10, 19-22
Psalm 84:1-7

1 Nov 2019: All Saints' Day (Year C)

3 Nov 2019: Proper 26, Ordinary/Lectionary 31 (Year C)

Bible Readings:

Hab 1:1-4; 2:1-4
Psalm 119:137-144
2 Thess 1:1-4, 11-12
Luke 19:1-10
Isa 1:10-18
Psalm 32:1-7

10 Nov 2019: Proper 27, Ordinary/Lectionary 32 (Year C)

Bible Readings:

Hag 1:15-2:9
Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21; 98
2 Thess 2:1-5, 13-17
Luke 20:27-38
Job 19:23-27
Psalm 17:1-9

17 Nov 2019: Proper 28, Ordinary/Lectionary 33 (Year C)

Bible Readings:

Isa 65:17-25; 12
2 Thess 3:6-13
Luke 21:5-19
Mal 4:1-2
Psalm 98

24 Nov 2019: Reign of Christ / Proper 29, Ordinary/Lectionary 34 (Year C)

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Welcome to AREA 52 - the home of creative worship ideas for every week, relating to the Bible readings of the Revised Common Lectionary. You can browse the upcoming weeks, or search ahead for a specific date or Lectionary week, and then click on links to a growing collection of resources - scripts, poems, PowerPoints, prayers, and more. Feel free to use these in services, small groups and personal worship, and to adapt the ideas to suit your context.

AREA 52 is the brainchild of Bob Hartman - bestselling author and much loved storyteller, who just loves to help people engage with the Bible afresh.

Bob's stories and scripts are here alongside resources from other writers and creators, including the usual team. We would also like to thank the financial donors who have made these resources free for all.

If you are not familiar with the Revised Common Lectionary we have written an article on why and how you might make use of it. But whether your follow the Lectionary closely, dip into it for key points of the church year, or are just exploring it for the first time, we hope and pray these resources will be a blessing to you and your church.

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