January Readings

Readings and Psalms Sunday, January 3 Jeremiah 31:7-14Joy at the gathering of God’s scattered flock Sirach 24:1-12 (alternate)Wisdom lives among God’s people Psalm 147:12-20Worship the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion. (Ps. 147:12) Wisdom of Solomon 10:15-21 (alternate)We sing, O Lord, to your holy name. (Ws. 10:20) Ephesians 1:3-14The will of God made known in Christ John 1:[1-9] 10-18God with…

December Readings

Sunday, December 6 Readings and Psalm Isaiah 40:1-11Good news of God’s coming to a people in exile Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13Righteousness shall prepare a pathway for God. (Ps. 85:13) 2 Peter 3:8-15aWaiting for and hastening the day of God Mark 1:1-8John appears from the wilderness Sunday, December 13 Readings and Psalm Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11Righteousness and praise flourish like…

November Readings

November 1 Readings and Psalm Micah 3:5-12Judgment upon corrupt rulers Psalm 43Send out your light and truth, that they may lead me. (Ps. 43:3) 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13The apostle’s teaching accepted as God’s word Matthew 23:1-12All who humble themselves will be exalted Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm Joshua 3:7-17Israel crosses the Jordan into the land of promise Psalm…

October Readings

Sunday, October 4 Lectionary 27, Year A 18th Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Isaiah 5:1-7 The song of the vineyard Psalm 80:7-15 Look down from heaven, O God; behold and tend this vine. (Ps. 80:14, 15) Philippians 3:4b-14 Nothing surpasses the value of knowing Christ Matthew 21:33-46 The parable of the vineyard owner’s son Semicontinuous First…