Scripture Readings from Worship

SEASON

DATE

FESTIVAL

1ST Reading

PSALM

EPISTLE

GOSPEL

ADVENT

Dec. 3

2017

First S. in Advent

Is. 64:1–9

Psalm 80:

1–7

1 Cor. 1:3–9

Mark 11:1–10 or Mark 13:24–37

 

Dec. 10

Second S. in Advent

Is. 40:1–11

Psalm 85

2 Peter 3:8–14

Mark 1:1–8

 

Dec. 17

Third S. in Advent

Is. 61:1–4, 8–11

Psalm 126

1 Thess. 5:

16–24

John 1:6–8,

19–28

 

Dec. 24

Fourth S. in Advent

2 Sam. 7:1–11, 16

Psalm 89:1–5 (19–29)

Rom. 16:25–27

Luke 1:26–38

CHRISTMAS

Dec. 24

Eve

The Nativity of Our Lord

Is. 7:10–14

Psalm 110:

1–4

1 John 4:7–16

Matt. 1:18–25

 

Dec. 24

Midnight

The Nativity of Our Lord

Is. 9:2–7

Psalm 96

Titus 2:11–14

Luke 2:1–14

(15–20)

 

Dec. 25

Dawn

The Nativity of Our Lord

Is. 62:10–12

Psalm 98

Titus 3:4–7

Luke 2:(1–14) 15–20

 

Dec. 25

Day

The Nativity of Our Lord

Is. 52:7–10

Psalm 2

Heb. 1:1–6

(7–12)

John 1:1–14

(15–18)

 

Dec. 31

Christmas 1

Is. 61:10—62:3

Psalm 111

Gal. 4:4–7

Luke 2:22–40

 

Dec. 31

Eve of the Circ. and Name of Jesus

(New Year’s Eve)

Is. 30:(8–14) 15–17

Psalm 90:

1–12

Rom. 8:31b–39

Luke 12:35–40

 

Jan. 1

2018

Circumcision and Name of Jesus

Num. 6:22–27

Psalm 8

Gal. 3:23–29

Luke 2:21

EPIPHANY

Jan. 6

Epiphany

Is. 60:1–6

Psalm 72:1–11 (12–15)

Eph. 3:1–12

Matt. 2:1–12

 

Jan. 7

The Baptism of Our Lord

Gen. 1:1–5

Psalm 29

Rom. 6:1–11

Mark 1:4–11

 

Jan. 14

Second S. a. the Epiphany

1 Sam. 3:1–10 (11–20)

Psalm 139:1–10

1 Cor. 6:12–20

John 1:43–51

 

Jan. 21

Third S. a. the Epiphany

Jonah 3:1–5, 10

Psalm 62

1 Cor. 7:29–31 (32–35)

Mark 1:14–20

 

Jan. 28

Fourth S. a. the Epiphany

Deut. 18:15–20

Psalm 111

1 Cor. 8:1–13

Mark 1:21–28

 

Feb. 4

Fifth S. a. the Epiphany

Is. 40:21–31

Psalm 147:1–11

1 Cor. 9:16–27

Mark 1:29–39

 

Feb. 11

The Transfiguration of Our Lord

2 Kings 2:1–12 or Ex. 34:29–35

Psalm 50:

1–6

2 Cor. 3:12–13 (14–18); 4:1–6

Mark 9:2–9

ASH WEDNESDAY

Feb. 14

Ash Wednesday

Joel 2:12–19

Psalm 51:1–13 (14–19)

2 Cor. 5:20b—6:10

Matt. 6:1–6,

16–21

LENT

Feb. 18

First S. in Lent

Gen. 22:1–18

Psalm 25:

1–10

James 1:12–18

Mark 1:9–15

 

Feb. 25

Second S. in Lent

Gen. 17:1–7, 15–16

Psalm 22:

23–31

Rom. 5:1–11

Mark 8:27–38

 

Mar. 4

Third S. in Lent

Ex. 20:1–17

Psalm 19

1 Cor. 1:18–31

John 2:13–22 (23–25)

 

Mar. 11

Fourth S. in Lent

Num. 21:4–9

Psalm 107:

1–9

Eph. 2:1–10

John 3:14–21

 

Mar. 18

Fifth S. in Lent

Jer. 31:31–34

Psalm 119:

9–16

Heb. 5:1–10

Mark 10:(32–34) 35–45

HOLY WEEK

Mar. 25

Palm Sunday /Sunday of the Passion

Zech. 9:9–12

Psalm 118:

19–29 or Ps. 31:9–16

Phil. 2:5–11

Mark 14:1—15:47 or Mark 15:1–47 or John 12:20–43

 

Mar. 29

Holy (Maundy) Thursday

Ex. 24:3–11

Psalm 116:12–19

1 Cor. 10:16–17

Mark 14:12–26

 

Mar. 30

Good Friday

Is. 52:13—53:12

Psalm 22 or Psalm 31

Heb. 4:14–16; 5:7–9

John 18:1—19:42 or John 19:17–30

EASTER

Apr. 1

The Resurrection of Our Lord Easter Sunrise

Ex. 15:1–11

Psalm 118:

15–29

1 Cor. 5:6b–8

John 20:1–18

 

Apr. 1

The Resurrection of Our Lord Easter Day

Is. 25:6–9

Psalm 16

1 Cor. 15:1–11

Mark 16:1–8

 

Apr. 8

Second S. of Easter

Acts 4:32–35

Psalm 148

1 John 1:1—2:2

John 20:19–31

 

Apr. 15

Third S. of Easter

Acts 3:11–21

Psalm 4

1 John 3:1–7

Luke 24:36–49

 

Apr. 22

Fourth S. of Easter

Acts 4:1–12

Psalm 23

1 John 3:16–24

John 10:11–18

 

Apr. 29

Fifth S. of Easter

Acts 8:26–40

Psalm 150

1 John 4:1–11 (12–21)

John 15:1–8

 

May 6

Sixth S. of Easter

Acts 10:34–48

Psalm 98

1 John 5:1–8

John 15:9–17

 

May 10

The Ascension of Our Lord

Acts 1:1–11

Psalm 47

Eph. 1:15–23

Luke 24:44–53

 

May 13

Seventh S. of Easter

Acts 1:12–26

Psalm 1

1 John 5:9–15

John 17:11b–19

PENTECOST

May 20

The Day of Pentecost

Ezek. 37:1–14

Psalm 139:1–12 (13–16)

Acts 2:1–21

John 15:26–27; 16:4b–15

 

May 27

The Holy Trinity

Is. 6:1–8

Psalm 29

Acts 2:14a,

22–36

John 3:1–17

 

June 3

(Prop. 4)

Second S. a. Pentecost

Deut. 5:12–15

Psalm 81:110

2 Cor. 4:5–12

Mark 2:23–28 (3:1–6)

 

June 10

(Prop. 5)

Third S. a. Pentecost

Gen. 3:8–15

Ps. 130

2 Cor. 4:13—5:1

Mark 3:20–35

 

June 17 (Prop. 6)

Fourth S. a. Pentecost

Ezek. 17:22–24

Psalm 1

2 Cor. 5:1–10 (11–17)

Mark 4:26–34

 

June 24

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Is. 40:1–5

Ps. 85:(16) 713

Acts 13:13–26

Luke 1:57–80

 

June 24

(Prop. 7)

Fifth S. a. Pentecost

Job 38:1–11

Psalm 124

2 Cor. 6:1–13

Mark 4:35–41

 

July 1

(Prop. 8)

Sixth S. a. Pentecost

Lam. 3:22–33

Psalm 30

2 Cor. 8:1–9, 13–15

Mark 5:21–43

 

July 8 (Prop. 9)

Seventh S. a. Pentecost

Ezek. 2:1–5

Psalm 123

2 Cor. 12:1–10

Mark 6:1–13

 

July 15 (Prop. 10)

Eighth S. a. Pentecost

Amos 7:7–15

Psalm 85:

(1–7) 8–13

Eph. 1:3–14

Mark 6:14–29

 

July 22 (Prop. 11)

Ninth S. a. Pentecost

Jer. 23:1–6

Psalm 23

Eph. 2:11–22

Mark 6:30–44

 

July 29 (Prop. 12)

Tenth S. a. Pentecost

Gen. 9:8–17

Psalm 136:

1–9

Eph. 3:14–21

Mark 6:45–56

 

Aug. 5 (Prop. 13)

Eleventh S. a. Pentecost

Ex. 16:2–15

Psalm 145:

10–21

Eph. 4:1–16

John 6:22–35

 

Aug. 12 (Prop. 14)

Twelfth S. a. Pentecost

1 Kings 19:1–8

Psalm 34:

1–8

Eph. 4:17—5:2

John 6:35–51

 

Aug. 19 (Prop. 15)

Thirteenth S. a. Pentecost

Prov. 9:1–10 or Josh. 24:1–2a, 14–18

Psalm 34:12–22

Eph. 5:6–21

John 6:51–69

 

Aug. 23 (Prop. 16)

Fourteenth S. a. Pentecost

Is. 29:11–19

Psalm 14

Eph. 5:22–33

Mark 7:1–13

 

Sept. 2 (Prop. 17)

Fifteenth S. a. Pentecost

Deut. 4:1–2, 6–9

Psalm 119:

129–136

Eph. 6:10–20

Mark 7:14–23

 

Sept. 9 (Prop. 18)

Sixteenth S. a. Pentecost

Is. 35:4–7a

Psalm 146

James 2:1–10, 14–18

Mark 7:(24–30) 31–37

 

Sept. 16 (Prop. 19)

Seventeenth S. a. Pentecost

Is. 50:4–10

Psalm 116:

1–9

James 3:1–12

Mark 9:14–29

 

Sept. 23 (Prop. 20)

Eighteenth S. a. Pentecost

Jer. 11:18–20

Psalm 54

James 3:13—4:10

Mark 9:30–37

 

Sept. 30 (Prop. 21)

Nineteenth S. a. Pentecost

Num. 11:4–6, 10–16, 24–29

Psalm 104:

27–35

James 5:(1–12) 13–20

Mark 9:38–50

 

Oct. 7 (Prop. 22)

Twentieth S. a. Pentecost

Gen. 2:18–25

Psalm 128

Heb. 2:1–13 (14–18)

Mark 10:2–16

 

Oct. 14 (Prop. 23)

Twenty–first S. a. Pentecost

Amos 5:6–7, 10–15

Psalm 90:

12–17

Heb. 3:12–19

Mark 10:17–22

 

Oct. 21 (Prop. 24)

Twenty–second S. a. Pentecost

Eccl. 5:10–20

Psalm 119:

9–16

Heb. 4:1–13 (14–16)

Mark 10:23–31

 

Oct. 28*

Reformation Day

(Oct. 31)

Rev. 14:6–7

Psalm 46

Rom. 3:19–28

John 8:31–36 or Matt. 11:12–19

 

Nov. 4*

All Saints' Day

Rev. 7:(2–8)

9–17

Psalm 149

1 John 3:1–3

Matt. 5:1–12

 

Nov. 11 (Prop. 27)

Twenty–fifth S. a. Pentecost

1 Kings 17:8–16

Psalm 146

Heb. 9:24–28

Mark 12:38–44

 

Nov. 18 (Prop. 28)

Twenty–sixth S. a. Pentecost

Dan. 12:1–3

Psalm 16

Heb. 10:11–25

Mark 13:1–13

 

Nov. 22

Thanksgiving Day

Deut. 8:1–10

Psalm 67

Phil. 4:6–20 or
1 Tim. 2:1–4

Luke 17:11–19

 

Nov. 25 (Prop. 29)

Last S. of the Church Year

Is. 51:4–6 or Dan. 7:9–10, 13–14

Psalm 93

Jude 20–25 or Rev. 1:4b–8

Mark 13:24–37 or John 18:33–37

New Church Year Starts Here (Series C)

ADVENT 2018

Dec. 2

First S. in Advent

Jer. 33:14–16

Psalm 25:

1–10

1 Thess. 3:9–13

Luke 19:28–40 or Luke 21:25–36