January Readings

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Sunday, January 2

Second Sunday of Christmas

Readings and Psalm

  • Jeremiah 31:7-14
    Joy at the gathering of God’s scattered flock
  • Sirach 24:1-12 (alternate)
    Wisdom lives among God’s people
  • Psalm 147:12-20
    Worship 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 1:3-14
    The will of God made known in Christ
  • John 1:[1-9] 10-18

Sunday, January 9

Baptism of Our Lord / Lectionary 1

Readings and Psalm

  • Isaiah 43:1-7
    When you pass through the waters, do not fear, for I am with you
  • Psalm 29
    The voice of the Lord is upon the waters. (Ps. 29:3)
  • Acts 8:14-17
    Prayer and laying on of hands for the Holy Spirit
  • Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
    The baptism of Jesus with the descent of the Holy Spirit

Sunday, January 16

Second Sunday after Epiphany 

Readings and Psalm

  • Isaiah 62:1-5
    As bridegroom and bride rejoice, so shall God rejoice over you
  • Psalm 36:5-10
    We feast upon the abundance of your house, O Lord. (Ps. 36:8)
  • 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
    There are a variety of gifts but the same Spirit
  • John 2:1-11
    The wedding at Cana

Sunday, January 23

Third Sunday after Epiphany 

Readings and Psalm

  • Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10
    Ezra reads the law of Moses before the people
  • Psalm 19
    The teaching of the Lord revives the soul. (Ps. 19:7)
  • 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a
    You are the body of Christ
  • Luke 4:14-21
    Jesus reads from the scroll of the prophet Isaiah

Sunday, January 30

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany 

Readings and Psalm

  • Jeremiah 1:4-10
    I appointed you a prophet to the nations
  • Psalm 71:1-6
    From my mother’s womb you have been my strength. (Ps. 71:6)
  • 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
    If I speak without love, I am a noisy gong
  • Luke 4:21-30
    Jesus says a prophet is not accepted in his hometown

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