November Readings

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Sunday, November 7

Lectionary 32, Year B

24th Sunday after Pentecost

or All Saints Sunday

Readings and Psalm

  • 1 Kings 17:8-16
    God feeds Elijah and the widow at Zarephath
  • Psalm 146
    The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down. (Ps. 146:8)
  • Hebrews 9:24-28
    The once for all sacrifice of Christ
  • Mark 12:38-44
    A widow’s generosity reveals the hypocrisy of the scribes

Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm

  • Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17
    Ruth wins the favor of Boaz
  • Psalm 127
    Children are a heritage from the Lord. (Ps. 127:3)

Sunday, November 14

Lectionary 33, Year B

25th Sunday after Pentecost

Readings and Psalm

  • Daniel 12:1-3
    The deliverance of God’s people at the end
  • Psalm 16
    My heart is glad and my spirit rejoices; my body shall rest in hope. (Ps. 16:9)
  • Hebrews 10:11-14 [15-18] 19-25
    The way to God opened through Christ’s death
  • Mark 13:1-8
    The end and the coming of the Son

Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm

  • 1 Samuel 1:4-20
    Hannah’s prayers for a child answered
  • 1 Samuel 2:1-10
    My heart exults in the Lord; my strength is exalted in my God. (1 Sa. 2:1)

Sunday, November 21

Christ the King

26th Sunday after Pentecost

Readings and Psalm

  • Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14
    The one coming with the clouds rules over all
  • Psalm 93
    Ever since the world began, your throne has been established. (Ps. 93:2)
  • Revelation 1:4b-8
    Glory to the one who made us a kingdom
  • John 18:33-37
    The kingdom of Christ

Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm

  • 2 Samuel 23:1-7
    The just ruler is like the light of morning
  • Psalm 132:1-12 [13-18]
    Let your faithful people sing with joy. (Ps. 132:9)

Sunday, November 28

First Sunday of Advent, Year C

Readings and Psalm

  • Jeremiah 33:14-16
    A righteous branch springing up from David
  • Psalm 25:1-10
    To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. (Ps. 25:1)
  • 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
    Strengthen hearts of holiness for the coming of the Lord
  • Luke 21:25-36
    Be alert for the coming of the Son of Man

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