Lectionary

October 1 – Pentecost 17 / World
Communion Sunday
Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
Psalm 25:1-9
Philippians 2:1-13 (11)
Matthew 21:23-32

October 8 – Pentecost 18
Isaiah 5:1-7
Psalm 80:7-15
Philippians 3:4b-14
Matthew 21:33-46 (43)

October 15 – Pentecost 19 / Bethany Sunday
Isaiah 25:1-9 (6)
Psalm 23
Philippians 4:1-9
Matthew 22:1-14

October 16 – World Food Day

October 22 – Pentecost 20
Isaiah 45:1-7
Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13) (1)
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Matthew 22:15-22

October 29 – Pentecost 21
Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18
Psalm 1
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46 (37)

November 1 – All Saints Day

November 5 – Pentecost 22 / All Saints
Sunday / National Junior High Sunday
Micah 3:5-12
Psalm 43
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Matthew 23:1-12
or
All Saints (if celebrated)
Revelation 7:9-17 (9)
Psalm 34:1-10, 22
1 John 3:1-3
Matthew 5:1-12

November 12 – Pentecost 23
Amos 5:18-24
Psalm 70
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 (18)
Matthew 25:1-13

November 19 – Pentecost 24
Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18
Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 (8)
Matthew 25:14-30

November 23 – Thanksgiving Day

November 26 – Christ the King Sunday
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 (16)
Psalm 95:1-7a
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46

December 1 – World AIDS Day

December 3 – Advent 1
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-37

December 10 – Advent 2 / On Earth Peace
Sunday / Human Rights Day
Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13
2 Peter 3:8-15a (14)
Mark 1:1-8

December 17 – Advent 3
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Psalm 126 (6) or Luke 1:47-55
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28

December 24 – Advent 4
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Luke 1:47-55 or Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 (24)
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38

December 24 / 25 – Christmas Eve / Day
Isaiah 9:2-7
Psalm 96
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-14, (15-20)
or
Isaiah 62:6-12
Psalm 97
Titus 3:4-7
Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20
or
Isaiah 52:7-10 (7)
Psalm 98
Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12)
John 1:1-14

December 31 – First Sunday after Christmas
Isaiah 61:10–62:3
Psalm 148
Galatians 4:4-7
Luke 2:22-40 (32)
or
Epiphany (if celebrated)
Isaiah 60:1-6
Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12

January 6, 2018 – Epiphany

January 7 – Baptism of the Lord
Genesis 1:1-5
Psalm 29
Acts 19:1-7 (5)
Mark 1:4-11

January 14 – Epiphany 2
1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20)
Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 (1)
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
John 1:43-51

January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18-25 – Week of Prayer for
Christian Unity

January 21 – Epiphany 3
Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Psalm 62:5-12 (8)
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20

January 28 – Epiphany 4
Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Psalm 111 (1)
1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Mark 1:21-28

February 4 – Epiphany 5 / Service Sunday
Isaiah 40:21-31
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 (17)
Mark 1:29-39

February 11 – Last Sunday of Epiphany
2 Kings 5:1-14
Psalm 30
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Mark 1:40-45
or
Transfiguration (if celebrated)
2 Kings 2:1-12
Psalm 50:1-6
2 Corinthians 4:3-6 (6)
Mark 9:2-9

February 14 – Ash Wednesday
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February 18 – Lent 1
Genesis 9:8-17 (17)
Psalm 25:1-10
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:9-15

February 25 – Lent 2
Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
Psalm 22:23-31
Romans 4:13-25 (16)
Mark 8:31-38 or Mark 9:2-9

March 2 – World Day of Prayer

March 4 – Lent 3
Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm 19 (7)
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
John 2:13-22

March 11 – Lent 4
Numbers 21:4-9
Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22
Ephesians 2:1-10 (8)
John 3:14-21

March 18 – Lent 5
Jeremiah 31:31-34
Psalm 51:1-12 (10) or Psalm 119:9-16
Hebrews 5:5-10
John 12:20-33

March 25 – Palm Sunday
Liturgy of the Palms
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Mark 11:1-11 (9) or John 12:12-16

Liturgy of the Passion (if celebrated)
Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Mark 14:1–15:47 or Mark 15:1-39, (40-47)

March 29 – Maundy Thursday / Love Feast
Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14
Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 (24)
John 13:1-17, 31b-35

April 1 – Easter Sunday
Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 (17)
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8

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