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28 Jan 2018: Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Deut 18:15-20
Psalm 111
1 Cor 8:1-13
Mrk 1:21-28

25 Feb 2018: Second Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Gen 17:1-7, 15-16
Psalm 22:23-31
Rom 4:13-25
Mrk 8:31-38; 9:2-9

4 Mar 2018: Third Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Ex 20:1-17
Psalm 19
1 Cor 1:18-25
John 2:13-22

11 Mar 2018: Fourth Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Num 21:4-9
Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22
Eph 2:1-10
John 3:14-21

18 Mar 2018: Fifth Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Jer 31:31-34
Psalm 51:1-12; 119:9-16
Heb 5:5-10
John 12:20-33

25 Mar 2018: Liturgy of the Palms / Sixth Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Mrk 11:1-11
John 12:12-16
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29

29 Mar 2018: Maundy Thursday (Year B)

Bible Readings:

Ex 12:1-14
Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19
1 Cor 11:23-26
John 13:1-17, 31-35

30 Mar 2018: Good Friday (Year B)

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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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