The African American Lectionary

The African American Pulpit, 2013.

This website is a key online resource, particularly formed for an African American audience, for clergy that follow the lectionary.


lectionary texts; general worship; cultural resources; Bible commentary; sermon illustrations; context setting; cultural observations; The Dialogue Corner; engaging articles

Best For

clergy and lay leaders



Suggested Uses

  • Discover new content for Sunday worship that is updated continuously.
  • Consider providing a multicultural perspective to your sermon preparation and worship design.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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