Good Preaching Changes Lives

A resource for the whole church from Luther Seminary.

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2023-24 Narrative Lectionary Readings (Year 2 – Mark) (rev. 2/6/24)

2023-24 Worship Resources (rev. 2/6/24)

2024-25 Narrative Lectionary Readings (Year 3 – Luke) (rev. 8/28/2023)

What is the Narrative Lectionary?

The Narrative Lectionary is a 4-year cycle of readings. Read More.

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