The Practice Of The Christian Year

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Christian Year Among The Churches

As this section makes clear, Christians differ significantly on the need for observing the Christian year. Nevertheless, there are signs that even those denominations that have traditionally resisted following a Christian calendar are taking a second look at this ancient practice. More traditional churches are also discovering how observing the cycle of Christian seasons contributes to worship renewal.

  1. Adventist Churches
  2. African Methodist—episcopal Zion Churches
  3. American Baptist Churches In The Usa
  4. Anglican/episcopal Churches
  5. Assemblies Of God Churches
  6. Baptist (evangelical Denominations And Independent Baptist Churches)
  7. Baptist General Conference
  8. Brethren (plymouth) Assemblies
  9. Charismatic Churches
  10. Christian Church (disciples Of Christ)
  11. Christian Churches And Churches Of Christ
  12. Christian And Missionary Alliance Churches
  13. Christian Reformed Churches
  14. Church Of God, Cleveland, Tennessee
  15. Church Of The Brethren
  16. Church Of The Nazarene
  17. Churches Of Christ
  18. Congregational Churches
  19. Eastern Orthodox Churches
  20. Evangelical Covenant Churches
  21. Evangelical Free Churches
  22. Evangelical Lutheran Church In America
  23. Friends (quakers)
  24. Independent Fundamentalist And Evangelical Churches
  25. International Church Of The Foursquare Gospel
  26. Lutheran Church—missouri Synod
  27. Mennonite Churches
  28. Messianic Synagogue
  29. National Baptist Convention, Usa
  30. National Baptist Convention Of America
  31. Presbyterian Church (usa)
  32. Presbyterian Church In America
  33. Progressive National Baptist Convention
  34. Reformed Church In America
  35. Reformed Episcopal Churches
  36. Roman Catholic Churches
  37. Salvation Army
  38. Southern Baptist Convention Churches
  39. United Church Of Christ
  40. United Methodist Churches
  41. Vineyard
  42. Wesleyan Churches
  43. Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
  44. Women’s Aglow Fellowship
  45. Alternative Practice Of The Christian Year In Liturgical Churches
  46. Alternative Practice Of The Christian Year In The Free-church Tradition
  47. Alternative Practice Of The Christian Year In Pentecostal/charismatic Churches
  48. Alternative Practice Of The Christian Year In Seekers’ Service/believers’ Worship