Also included are all the details on this year's not-to-be-missed lunar events: _ "Supermoon" on May 5 _ Annular Eclipse of the Sun (by the Moon) on May 20 _ Partial Eclipse on June 4 _ Blue Moon on August 31 _ Penumbral Eclipse on November 28
And as an added bonus, "a pullout Moon Calendar Card" with an at-a-glance image of the Moon's phase for every day in 2012--perfect for amateur astronomers, hunters, fishers, gardeners, students, and sky watchers young and old who keep an eye on the Moon.
Kim Long is the creator of the award-winning Moon Calendar. His American Forecaster Almanac was published in 22 annual editions between 1984 and 2006. He is the author or coauthor of many other books, including The Moon Book. He lives in Denver, Colorado.
During times of the year when two different tracks of Old Testament texts are offered by the Revised Common Lectionary, this resource offers an entire set of materials for both tracks. Also, a CD-ROM is included with each volume that enables planners to easily cut and paste relevant readings, prayers, and questions into worship bulletins.
Liturgy writers include:Kimberly L. Clayton, Director of Contextual Education, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia; Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)David Gambrell, Associate for Worship in the Office of Theology and Worship, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, Kentucky; Presbyterian Church(U.S.A.)Daniel M. Geslin, Pastor, Union Congregational Church of Hancock, Hancock, Maine; United Church of ChristKimberly Bracken Long, Associate Professor of Worship, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia; Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)L. Edward Phillips, Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology, Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia; United Methodist ChurchMelinda Quivik, Liturgical Scholar, Houghton, Michigan; Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCarol L. Wade, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, Kentucky; Episcopal Church