Sunday by Sunday is the RSCM’s quarterly resource for church musicians, clergy and all who plan and lead worship. At its core is a week-by-week guide for every Sunday and major festival of the Church’s year.
Sunday by Sunday also includes feature articles, helpful training material and printed music reviews.
The full version of Sunday by Sunday is available only in print, to subscribing Individual and Affiliate Members of the RSCM, but some seasonal listings and music suggestions for special services from Sunday by Sunday are available free.
Sunday by Sunday is an worship planning resource which follows the readings in the Common Worship lectionary, Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) and Roman Lectionary (RL).
The readings are presented with a brief summary and a commentary on the Gospel reading to provoke reflection on the theme of the day. When the lectionaries differ we provide for that too.
Sunday by Sunday lists suggested music for each Sunday and festival, in accordance with the themes and moods of the readings:
For each piece you will find composers, details of sources and publishers, suggestions for liturgical use, and difficulty levels for organ and choral pieces.
We draw on the music and spirituality of a wide range of traditions, making Sunday by Sunday a genuinely ecumenical resources.
To supplement the weekly pages of the planner, each issue includes general worship planning resources (often related to the season), printed music reviews, and training articles for musicians and worship leaders.
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