The Lectionary

 

 

 

 

Year A    
  Psalm Lessons
     
First Sunday
of Advent
122 Isaiah 2:1-5
Romans 13:8-14
Matthew 24:37-44
     
Second Sunday
of Advent
72
or 72:1-8
Isaiah 11:1-10
Romans 15:4-13
Matthew 3:1-12
     
Third Sunday
of Advent
146
or 146:4-9
Isaiah 35:1-10
James 5:7-10
Matthew 11:2-11
     
Fourth Sunday
of Advent
24
or 24:1-7
Isaiah 7:10-17
Romans 1:1-7
Matthew 1:18-25
     
Christmas Day I 96
or 96:1-4,11-12
Isaiah 9:2-4,6-7
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-14(15-20)
     
Christmas Day II 97
or 97:1-4,11-12
Isaiah 62:6-7,10-12
Titus 3:4-7
Luke 2:(1-14)15-20

 

Lectionary A     889


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Christmas Day III 98
or 98:1-6
Isaiah 52:7-10
Hebrews 1:1-12
John 1:1-14
     
First Sunday
after Christmas
147
or 147:13-21
Isaiah 61:10---62:3
Galatians 3:23-25:   4:4-7
John 1:1-18
     
Holy Name
January 1
8 Exodus 34:1-8
Romans 1:1-7
or Philippians 2:9-13
Luke 2:15-21
     
Second Sunday
after Christmas
84
or 84:1-8
Jeremiah 31:7-14
Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a
Matthew 2:13-15,19-23
or Luke 2:41-52
or Matthew 2:1-12
     
The Epiphany
January 6
72
or 72:1-2,10-17
Isaiah 60:1-6,9
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12
     
First Sunday
after Epiphany
89:1-29
or 89:20-29
Isaiah 42:1-9
Acts 10:34-38
Matthew 3:13-17
     
Second Sunday
after Epiphany
40:1-10 Isaiah 49:1-7
1 Corinthians 1:1-9
John 1:29-41
     
Third Sunday
after Epiphany
139:1-17
or 139:1-11
Amos 3:1-8
1 Corinthians 1:10-17
Matthew 4:12-23

 

890    Lectionary A


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Fourth Sunday
after Epiphany
37:1-18
or 37:1-6
Micah 6:1-8
1 Corinthians 1:(18-25)26-31
Matthew 5:1-12
     
Fifth Sunday
after Epiphany
27
or 27:1-7
Habakkuk 3:2-6,17-19
1 Corinthians 2:1-11
Matthew 5:13-20
     
Sixth Sunday
after Epiphany
119:1-16
or 119:9-16
Ecclesiasticus 15:11-20
1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Matthew 5:21-24,27-30,33-37
     
Seventh Sunday
after Epiphany
71
or 71:16-24
Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18
1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23
Matthew 5:38-48
     
Eighth Sunday
after Epiphany
62
or 62:6-14
Isaiah 49:8-18
1 Corinthians 4:1-5(6-7)8-13
Matthew 6:24-34
     
Last Sunday
after Epiphany
99 Exodus 24:12(13-14)15-18
Philippians 3:7-14
Matthew 17:1-9
     
Ash Wednesday 103
or 103:8-14
Joel 2:1-2,12-17
or Isaiah 58:1-12
2 Corinthians 5:20b---6:10
Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
     
First Sunday
in Lent
51
or 51:1-13
Genesis 2:4b-9,15-17,25---3:7
Romans 5:12-19(20-21)
Matthew 4:1-11
     
Second Sunday
in Lent
33:12-22 Genesis 12:1-8
Romans 4:1-5(6-12)13-17
John 3:1-17

 

Lectionary A     891


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Third Sunday
in Lent
95
or 95:6-11
Exodus 17:1-7
Romans 5:1-11
John 4:5-26(27-38)39-42
     
Fourth Sunday
in Lent
23 1 Samuel 16:1-13
Ephesians 5:(1-7)8-14
John 9:1-13(14-27)28-38
     
Fifth Sunday
in Lent
130 Ezekiel 37:1-3(4-10)11-14
Romans 6:16-23
John 11:(1-17)18-44
     
Palm Sunday    
     
Liturgy of
the Palms
118:19-29 Matthew 21:1-11
     
Liturgy of
the Word
22:1-21
or 22:1-11
Isaiah 45:21-25
or
Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Philippians 2:5-11
Matthew (26:36-75)
                27:1-54(55-66)
     
Monday in
Holy Week
36:5-10 Isaiah 42:1-9
Hebrews 11:39--12:3
John 12:1-11
or Mark 14:3-9
     
Tuesday in
Holy Week
71:1-12 Isaiah 49:1-6
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
John 12:37-38,42-50
or Mark 11:15-19
     
Wednesday in
Holy Week
69:7-15, 22-23 Isaiah 50:4-9a
Hebrews 9:11-15,24-28
John 13:21-35
or Matthew 26:1-5,14-25

 

892    Lectionary A


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Maundy Thursday 78:14-20,23-25 Exodus 12:1-14a
1 Corinthians 11:23-26(27-32)
John 13:1-15
or Luke 22:14-30
     
Good Friday 22:1-12
or 22:1-11
or 40:1-14
or 69:1-23
Isaiah 52:13--53:12
or Genesis 22:1-18
or Wisdom 2:1,12-24
Hebrews 10:1-25
John (18:1-40)
          19:1-37
     
Holy Saturday 130
or 31:1-5
Job 14:1-14
1 Peter 4:1-8
Matthew 27:57-66
or John 19:38-42
     
Easter Day    
     
The Great Vigil See pages 288-291.  
     
Early Service Use one of the Old Testament Lessons
from the Vigil with
     
  114 Romans 6:3-11
Matthew 28:1-10
     
Principal Service 118:14-29
or 118:14-17,22-24
Acts 10:34-43
or Exodus 14:10-14,21-25;
                  15:20-21
Colossians 3:1-4
or Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-10(11-18)
or Matthew 28:1-10
     
Evening Service 114
or 136
or 118:14-17,22-24
Acts 5:29a,30-32
or Daniel 12:1-3
1 Corinthians 5:6b-8
or Acts 5:29a,30-32
Luke 24:13-35

 

Lectionary A     893


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Monday in
Easter Week
16:8-11
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:14-22-32
Matthew 28:9-15
     
Tuesday in
Easter Week
33:18-22
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:36-41
John 20:11-18
     
Wednesday in
Easter Week
105:1-8
or 118:19-24
Acts 3:1-10
Luke 24:13-35
     
Thursday in
Easter Week
8 or 114
or 118:19-24
Acts 3:11-26
Luke 24:36b-48
     
Friday in
Easter Week
116:1-8
or 118:19-24
Acts 4:1-12
John 21:1-14
     
Saturday in
Easter Week
118:14-18
or 118:19-24
Acts 4:13-21
Mark 16:9-15,20
     
Second Sunday
of Easter
111
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:14a,22-32
or Genesis 8:6-16; 9:8-16
1 Peter 1:3-9
or Acts 2:14a,22-32
John 20:19-31
     
Third Sunday
of Easter
116
or 116:10-17
Acts 2:14a,36-47
or Isaiah 43:1-12
1 Peter 1:17-23
or Acts 2:14a,36-47
Luke 24:13-35

 

894    Lectionary A


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Fourth Sunday
of Easter
23 Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a,51-60
or Nehemiah 9:6-15
1 Peter 2:19-25
or Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a,51-60
John 10:1-10
     
Fifth Sunday
of Easter
66:1-11
or 66:1-8
Acts 17:1-15
or Deuteronomy 6:20-25
1 Peter 2:1-10
or Acts 17:1-15
John 14:1-14
     
Sixth Sunday
of Easter
148
or 148:7-14
Acts 17:22-31
or Isaiah 41:17-20
1 Peter 3:8-18
or Acts 17:22-31
John 15:1-8
     
Ascension Day 47
or 110:1-5
Acts 1:1-11
or Daniel 7:9-14
Ephesians 1:15-23
or Acts 1:1-11
Luke 24:49-53
or
Mark 16:9-15,19-20
     
Seventh Sunday
of Easter
68:1-20
or 47
Acts 1:(1-7)8-14
or Ezekiel 39:21-29
1 Peter 4:12-19
or Acts 1:(1-7)8-14
John 17:1-11

 

Lectionary A     895


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Day of Pentecost    
     
Early or
Vigil Service
33:12-22
Canticle 2 or 13

130
Canticle 9
104:25-32
Genesis 11:1-9
or Exodus 19:1-9,16-20a;
                  20:18-20
or Ezekiel 37:1-14
or Joel 2:28-32
Acts 2:1-11
or Romans 8:14-17,22-27
John 7:37-39a
     
Principal Service 104:25-37
or 104:25-32
or 33:12-15,18-22
Acts 2:1-11
or Ezekiel 11:17-20
1 Corinthians 12:4-13
or Acts 2:1-11
John 20:19-23
or John 14:8-17

On the weekdays which follow, the numbered Proper which corresponds most
closely to the date of Pentecost in that year is used.  See page 158.

Trinity Sunday 150
or Canticle 2
              or 13
Genesis1:1--2:3
2 Corinthians 13:(5-10)11-14
Matthew 28:16-20

On the Weekdays which follow, the numbered Proper which corresponds most
closely to the date of Trinity Sunday is used.

The Season after Pentecost

Directions for the use of the Propers which follow are on page 158.

Proper 1
Closest to
May 11
119:1-16
or 119:9-16
Ecclesiasticus 15:11-20
1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Matthew 5:21-24,27-30,33-37

 

896    Lectionary A


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Proper 2
Closest to
May 18
71
or 71:16-24
Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18
1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23
Matthew 5:38-48
     
Proper 3
Closest to
May 25
62
or 62:6-14
Isaiah 49:8-18
1 Corinthians 4:1-5(6-7)8-13
Matthew 6:24-34
     
Proper 4
Closest to
June 1
31
or 31:1-5,19-24
Deuteronomy 11:18-21,26-28
Romans 3:21-25a,28
Matthew 7:21-27
     
Proper 5
Closest to
June 8
50
or 50:7-15
Hosea 5:15--6:6
Romans 4:13-18
Matthew 9:9-13
     
Proper 6
Closest to
June 15
100 Exodus 19:2-8a
Romans 5:6-11
Matthew 9:35---10:8(9-15)
     
Proper 7
Closest to
June 22
69:1-18
or 69:7-10,16-18
Jeremiah 20:7-13
Romans 5:15b-19
Matthew 10:(16-23)24-33
     
Proper 8
Closest to
June 29
89:1-18
or 89:1-4,15-18
Isaiah 2:10-17
Romans 6:3-11
Matthew 10:34-42
     
Proper 9
Closest to
July 6
145
or 145:8-14
Zechariah 9:9-12
Romans 7:21--8:6
Matthew 11:25-30
     
Proper 10
Closest to
July 13
65
or 65:9-14
Isaiah 55:1-5,10-13
Romans 8:9-17
Matthew 13:1-9,18-23

 

Lectionary A     897


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Proper 11
Closest to
July 20
86
or 86:11-17
Wisdom 12:13,16-19
Romans 8:18-25
Matthew 13:24-30,36-43
     
Proper 12
Closest to
July 27
119:121-136
or 119:129-136
1 Kings 3:5-12
Romans 8:26-34
Matthew 13:31-33,44-49a
     
Proper 13
Closest to
August 3
78:1-29
or 78:14-20,23-25
Nehemiah 9:16-20
Romans 8:35-39
Matthew 14:13-21
     
Proper 14
Closest to
August 10
29 Jonah 2:1-9
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:22-33
     
Proper 15
Closest to
August 17
67 Isaiah 56:1(2-5)6-7
Romans 11:13-15,29-32
Matthew 15:21-28
     
Proper 16
Closest to
August 24
138 Isaiah 51:1-6
Romans 11:33-36
Matthew 16:13-20
     
Proper 17
Closest to
August 31
26
or 26:1-8
Jeremiah 15:15-21
Romans 12:1-8
Matthew 16:21-27
     
Proper 18
Closest to
September 7
119:33-48
or 119:33-40
Ezekiel 33:(1-6)7-11
Romans 12:9-21
Matthew 18:15-20
     
Proper 19
Closest to
September 14
103
or 103:8-13
Ecclesiasticus 27:30---28:7
Romans 14:5-12
Matthew 18:21-35

 

898    Lectionary A


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Proper 20
Closest to
September
21
145
or 145:1-8
Jonah 3:10--4:11
Philippians 1:21-27
Matthew 20:1-16
     
Proper 21
Closest to
September
28
25:1-14
or 25:3-9
Ezekiel 18:1-4,25-32
Philippians 2:1-13
Matthew 21:28-32
     
Proper 22
Closest to
October 5
80
or 80:7-14
Isaiah 5:1-7
Philippians 3:14-21
Matthew 21:33-43
     
Proper 23
Closest to
October 12
23 Isaiah 25:1-9
Philippians 4:4-13
Matthew 22:1-14
     
Proper 24
Closest to
October 19
96
or 96:1-9
Isaiah 45:1-7
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Matthew 22:15-22
     
Proper 25
Closest to
October 26
1 Exodus 22:21-27
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46
     
Proper 26
Closest to
November 2
43 Micah 3:5-12
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13,17-20
Matthew 23:1-12
     
Proper 27
Closest to
November 9
70 Amos 5:18-24
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13
     
Proper 28
Closest to
November 16
90
or 90:1-8,12
Zephaniah 1:7,12-18
1 Thessalonians 5:1-10
Matthew 25:14-15,19-29

 

Lectionary A     899


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Proper 29
Closest to
November 23
95:1-7 Ezekiel 34:11-17
1 Corinthians 15:20-28
Matthew 25:31-46

 

900    Lectionary B