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2005–2006 Horizons Bible study

For Everything,
A Season

A Study of
the Liturgical Calendar

Kathleen Long Bostrom
Suggestions for Leaders
Elizabeth F. Caldwell

PDS# HZN-05-100; $6 each (plus shipping and handling)

Kathleen Long


Elizabeth F.






Rev. Dr. Kathleen Long Bostrom is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). She and her husband serve as copastors of the Wildwood Presbyterian Church near Chicago. Kathy is the author of more than a dozen books for children and currently serves as president of the Presbyterian Writers Guild. She earned a Master of Arts and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from McCormick Theological Seminary.

Elizabeth (Lib) Francis Caldwell is the Harold Blake Walker Professor of pastoral theology at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago where she has served as a member of the faculty since 1984, teaching courses in the area of religious education. Lib is the author of three books that explore nurturing faith in families. She has a bachelor of arts (B.A.) and a doctor of divinity (D.D.) from Rhodes College, a master of education (M.Ed.) from Vanderbilt University and a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) from Northwestern University.

Prior to her appointment at McCormick, Lib served as an educational consultant with three Presbyterian churches in northwest Alabama. In 2004, the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators selected Elizabeth Caldwell as its Educator of the Year.

Additional Reading and Study

Order the following resources through online media retailers, such as Barnes & Noble or Amazon, or through your local bookstore.

  • Bass, Dorothy C. Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass, 2000.
  • Chittister, Joan. There Is a Season. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1995.
  • Eberle, Gary. Sacred Time and the Search for Meaning. Boston, Mass.: Shambala, 2003.
  • Lathrop, Gordon W. Holy Things: A Liturgical Theology. Minneapolis, Minn.: Augsburg Fortress, 1993.
  • Stookey, Laurence Hull. Calendar: Christ’s Time for the Church. Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 1996.
  • Thomas J. Talley. The Origins of the Liturgical Year. Liturgical Press, January 1986.
  • Tirabassi, Maren C., and Kathy Wonson Eddy, eds. Gifts of Many Cultures: Resources for the Global Community. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1995.

For Everything, A Season Resources*

  • Large print version with Suggestions for Leaders
  • Audiocassette and compact disc (slightly abridged study book and scriptures read aloud; no leader helps)
  • Worship bulletins (blank inside) with For Everything, A Season cover design
  • Spanish translation (authors to be announced)
  • Korean translation by Kwangae Yoon with Suggestions for Leaders by Hyeyeon Yoon
  • Horizons magazine will include articles, recommended resources, and creative approaches to the 2005–2006 Bible study. Call 800/524–2612 or click here to subscribe.
  • Horizons produces a workshop for introducing the study to circle moderators and other leaders.
  • Presbyteries, synods, conference centers, and seminaries hold training events. Contact one near you for information.
  • The Presbyterian Outlook will include regular helps for the 2005–2006 Horizons Bible study. Write to PO Box 85623, Richmond, VA 23285-5623, or call 800/446-6008 for information.
  • FEAS Banner Patterns

*Subscriptions to Horizons and The Presbyterian Outlook are always accepted. All other resources listed here will be available to order after March 15, 2005

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