Before the Enlightenment, imagery abounded in every sphere of life to instruct, to prompt memory, and to inspire the community to action. John Skillen

Art and the Church

Art and the Church - Materials for Use in Churches

Materials based on the Christian calendar are divided in three categories, see below. Added to this are an Old Testament and a New Testament section. The meditations for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, Ascension and Pentecost stand in the Christian calendar sections and not again in the Old and New Testament sections.


       -   Advent through Epiphany

       -   Lent through Pentecost

       -   Trinity Sunday till Advent

       -   Old Testament

       -   New Testament


Underneath you find a number of introductory articles about the Christian calendar:

Beth Bevis: Living the Church Year
Bobby Gross: Living the Christian Year
Calvin ICW - The Pattern of the Christian Calendar
G. Pennoyer & G. Wolfe: God With Us
John Witvliet - Introduction to the Christian Year
Laurel Gasque: The Christian Calendar