Prepare! 2021-2022 NRSV Edition

An Ecumenical Music & Worship Planner

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Prepare! 2021-2022 NRSV Edition
Spiral bound ISBN: 9781791012007
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E-Book ISBN: 9781791012014
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Published April 2021

An all-in-one resource that helps both the music director and pastor plan the worship services for each Sunday and holy day of the church year, the 2021-2022 edition Prepare! is lectionary based and places everything at your fingertips:

  • New theme index! Includes themes like: assurance, doubt, family, justice, prayer, temptation, and many more.
  • Scripture Index.
  • Calendar format that helps you plan the entire choir year, from September through August.
  • Eight or more suggested hymns for each service keyed to 16 hymnals from at least 7 different denominations, including: Africana HymnalThe Baptist HymnalChalice Hymnal (Disciples of Christ), The Faith We SingGlory to God: The Presbyterian HymnalThe Hymnal 1982 (Episcopal), Hymns for the Family of GodLutheran Book of WorshipThe Presbyterian HymnalThe New Century Hymnal (United Church of Christ), Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended WorshipSongs for Praise and Worship Singalong EditionThe United Methodist HymnalVoices UnitedWorship & Song, and Worship III (Roman Catholic).
  • Complete lectionary text of the Old Testament, Psalm, Epistle, and Gospel readings, using the New Revised Standard Version Bible translation.
  • Reproducible worship planning forms.
  • Resources for holidays and special days.
  • Suggestions for prayers, solos, anthems, visuals, and much more.

About the Authors

David L. Bone

David L. Bone is Executive Director of The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mary Scifres

Mary Scifres is a United Methodist pastor, teacher, and consultant who inspires and equips twenty-first-century leaders in creative worship, church growth, visioning, and strategic planning. She is co-author of The United Methodist Music and Worship Planner and its ecumenical counterpart, Prepare!, and author of the worship evangelism book Searching for Seekers. A graduate of Boston University, she holds both the Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Music degrees. Mary lives in Laguna Beach, California.