Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy & Worship by Brett Provance defines more than 600 terms, including categories such as practices, rites, symbols, gestures, vestments, musical terms, observances, and architectural features.
Celebrations & Observances of the Church Year by Gary Waller “provides a practical way to introduce people to the annual rhythm of celebration and memory.” The included Advent Family Worship Guide is designed to help families celebrate Advent in their homes.
Each book in the The Ancient Practices Series focuses on a particular aspect of the Christian life and helps readers reconnect with some of the traditional aspects of faith in community. Phyllis Tickle is the general editor for the series and has written a foreword for each one. Available volumes are Fasting by Scot McKnight, The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister, Sabbath by Dan Allender, and The Sacred Meal by Nora Gallagher.