December Readings

Sunday, December 5 Second Sunday of Advent, Readings and Psalm Malachi 3:1-4My messenger is a refiner and purifier Baruch 5:1-9 (alternate)The return of scattered Israel Luke 1:68-79In the tender compassion of our God the dawn from on high shall break upon us. (Lk. 1:78) Philippians 1:3-11A harvest of righteousness on the day of Jesus Christ Luke 3:1-6Prepare the…

November Readings

Sunday, November 7 Lectionary 32, Year B 24th Sunday after Pentecost or All Saints Sunday Readings and Psalm 1 Kings 17:8-16God feeds Elijah and the widow at Zarephath Psalm 146The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down. (Ps. 146:8) Hebrews 9:24-28The once for all sacrifice of Christ Mark 12:38-44A widow’s generosity reveals the hypocrisy of the scribes Semicontinuous First…

October Readings

Sunday, October 3 Lectionary 27, Year B 19th Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Genesis 2:18-24Created for relationship Psalm 8You crown us with glory and honor. (Ps. 8:5) Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12God has spoken by a Son Mark 10:2-16Teaching on marriage Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm Job 1:1-1; 2:1-10Job’s integrity in the face of suffering Psalm 26Your steadfast…

September Readings

Sunday, September 5 Lectionary 23, Year B 15th Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Isaiah 35:4-7aLike streams in the desert, God comes with healing Psalm 146I will praise the Lord as long as I live. (Ps. 146:2) James 2:1-10 [11-13] 14-17Faith without works is dead Mark 7:24-37Christ healing a little girl and a deaf man Semicontinuous First Reading and…

August Readings

Sunday, August 1 Lectionary 18, Year B 10th Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15The Lord gives manna in the wilderness Psalm 78:23-29God rained down manna from heaven; so mortals ate the bread of angels. (Ps. 78:24, 25) Ephesians 4:1-16Maintain the unity of the faith John 6:24-35Christ the bread of life Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm 2…

July Readings

Sunday, July 4 Lectionary 14, Year B 6th Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Ezekiel 2:1-5The call of Ezekiel Psalm 123Our eyes look to you, O God, until you show us your mercy. (Ps. 123:2) 2 Corinthians 12:2-10God’s power made perfect in weakness Mark 6:1-13Sending of the Twelve to preach and heal Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm…

June Readings

Sunday, June 6 Lectionary 10, Year B 2nd Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Genesis 3:8-15God confronts Adam and Eve in the garden Psalm 130Wait for the Lord, for with the Lord there is steadfast love. (Ps. 130:7) 2 Corinthians 4:13–5:1Renewed in the inner nature Mark 3:20-35Doing the work of God as brothers and sisters of Christ Semicontinuous First Reading…

May Readings

Readings and Psalm May 2 Acts 8:26-40Philip teaches and baptizes an Ethiopian Psalm 22:25-31All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord. (Ps. 22:27) 1 John 4:7-21God’s love perfected in love for one another John 15:1-8Christ the vine Readings and Psalm May 9 Acts 10:44-48The Spirit poured out on the Gentiles Psalm 98Shout with…

April Readings

Readings and Psalm April 2 – Good Friday Isaiah 52:13–53:12The suffering servant Psalm 22My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? (Ps. 22:1) Hebrews 10:16-25The way to God is opened by Jesus’ death Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 (alternate)Jesus is our merciful high priest John 18:1–19:42The passion and death of Christ Readings and Psalm April 4 – Easter Sunday…

March Readings

March 7 – Readings and Psalm Exodus 20:1-17The commandments are given at Sinai Psalm 19The commandment of the Lord gives light to the eyes. (Ps. 19:8) 1 Corinthians 1:18-25Christ crucified, the wisdom of God John 2:13-22The cleansing of the temple March 14 – Readings and Psalm Numbers 21:4-9The lifting up of the serpent Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22You deliver your people…