Sunday, Holy Days & Commemoration Lectionary

Approved for use in the Anglican Church in North America

 

The following readings are those selected to be read at St. Andrew’s.

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Advent

Second Sunday in Advent, Dec. 8

First Reading: Isaiah 11:1-10 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) Romans 15:1-13

(11:15 a.m)

Psalm 72:1-15 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Romans 15:1-13 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Matthew 3:1-12

First Sunday in Advent, Dec. 1

First Reading: Isaiah 2:1-5  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) Romans 13:8-14 (11:15 a.m)

Psalm 122 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Romans 13:8-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Matthew 24:29-44

Pentecost

Twenty-fourth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 29),
Feast of Christ the King, Nov. 24

First Reading: Jeremiah 23:1-6

  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) Colossians 1:11-20 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 46  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Colossians 1:11-20  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 23:35-43

Twenty-third Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 28), Nov. 17

First Reading: Malachi 3:13-4:6

  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) 2 Thessalonians 3:6-16  (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 98 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-16  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 21:5-19

Twenty-second Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 27), Nov. 10

First Reading: Job 19:23-27a

  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 2 Thessalonians 2:13—3:5

  (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 17 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 2 Thessalonians 2:13—3:5

  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 20:27-38

Twenty-first Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 26),
Nov. 3

First Reading: Isaiah 1:10-20

  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12

  (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 149 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Thessalonians 1:1-12  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 19:1-10

 

Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 25), Oct. 27

First Reading: Jeremiah 14:1-10,19-22  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 2 Timothy 4:6-18  (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 84  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 2 Timothy 4:6-18  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 18:9-14

 

Nineteenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 24), Oct. 20

First Reading: Genesis 32:3-8,22-30  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5  (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 122  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 18:1-8

Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 23), Oct. 13

First Reading: Ruth 1:1-19a (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 2 Timothy 2:1-15 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 113  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 2 Timothy 2:1-15  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 17:11-19

Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 22), Oct. 6

First Reading: Habakkuk 1:1-13, 2:1-4 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 2 Timothy 1:1-14 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 37:1-17 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 2 Timothy 1:1-14  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 17:5-10

Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 21), Sept. 29

First Reading: Amos 6:1-7 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 1 Timothy 6:11-19 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 146 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 1 Timothy 6:11-19  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 16:19-31

Fifteenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 20), Sept. 22

First Reading: Amos 8:4-12 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) 1 Timothy 2:1-15 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 138 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-15 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 16:1-13

Fourteenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 19), Sept. 15

First Reading: Exodus 32:1,7-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & 1 Timothy 1:12-17 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 51:1-17 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: 1 Timothy 1:12-17  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 15:1-10

Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 18), Sept. 8

First Reading: Deuteronomy 30:15-20  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Philemon 1-25 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 1  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Philemon 1-25  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 14:25-33

Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 17), Sept. 1

First Reading: Ecclesiasticus 10:7-18 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Hebrews 13:1-8 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 112  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Hebrews 13:1-8  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 14:1,7-14

Eleventh Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 16), August 25

First Reading: Isaiah 28:14-22 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Hebrews 12:15-29 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 46  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Hebrews 12:15-29 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 13:22-30

Tenth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 15), August 18

First Reading: Jeremiah 23:23-29 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Hebrews 12:1-14 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 82  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Hebrews 12:1-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 12:49-56

Ninth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 14), August 11

First Reading: Genesis 15:1-6 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Hebrews 11:1-16 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 33:10-21 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Hebrews 11:1-16 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 12:32-40

Eighth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 13), August 4

First Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:12–2:11 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Colossians 3:5-17 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 49:1-12 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Colossians 3:5-17 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 12:13-21

Seventh Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 12), July 28

First Reading: Genesis 18:20-33 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Colossians 2:6-15 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 138 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Colossians 2:6-15

Gospel: Luke 11:1-13

Sixth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 11), July 21

First Reading: Genesis 18:1-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Colossians 1:21-29 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 15 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Colossians 1:21-29 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 10:38-42

Fifth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 10), July 14

First Reading: Deuteronomy 30:9-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Colossians 1:1-14 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 25:1-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Second Reading: Colossians 1:1-14 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 10:25-37

Fourth Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 9), July 7

First Reading: Isaiah 66:10-16 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.) & Galatians 6:1-18 (11:15 a.m.)

Second Reading: Galatians 6:1-18 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 10:1-20

Third Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 8), June 30

First Reading: 1 Kings 19:15-21 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.); Galatians 5:1,13-25 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 16

Second Reading: Galatians 5:1,13-25 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 9:51-62

Second Sunday of Pentecost (Proper 7), June 23

First Reading: Zechariah 12:8-10,13:1(5 p.m. & 9 a.m.);
Galatians 3:23-29 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 63

Second Reading: Galatians 3:23-29 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: Luke 9:18-24

Trinity Sunday, June 16

First Reading: Isaiah 6:1-7 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.);
Revelation 4:1-11 (11:15 a.m.)

Psalm 29

Second Reading: Revelation 4:1-11 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: John 16:5-15

The Day of Pentecost, June 9

First Reading: Acts 2:1-21)  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.);
1 Corinthians 12:4-13 (11:15 a.m.)

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:4-13 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Gospel: John 14:8-17

Easter

Seventh Sunday of Easter, June 2

First Reading: Acts 16:16-34  (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.); Revelation 22:10-21  (11:15 a.m.)

Second Reading: Revelation 22:10-21 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Psalm 47

Gospel: John 17:20-26

Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 26

First Reading: Acts 14:8-18 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.); Revelation 21:1-4,22-22:5 (11:15 a.m.)

Second Reading: Revelation 21:1-4,22-22:5 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Psalm 67

Gospel: John 14:21-29

Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 19

First Reading: Acts 13:44-52 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.); Revelation 19:1-9  (11:15 a.m.)

Second Reading: Revelation 19:1-9 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Psalm 145:1-9

Gospel: John 13:31-35

Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 12

First Reading: Acts 13:14b-16, 26-39 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.); Revelation 7:9-17 (11:15)

Second Reading: Revelation 7:9-17 (5 p.m. & 9 a.m.)

Psalm 100 

Gospel: John 21:1-14

Third Sunday of Easter, May 5

First Reading (5:30 Saturday & 9 a.m, Sunday): Acts 9:1-19a

Psalm 33:1-11

Second Reading (5:30 Saturday & 9 a.m, Sunday) & First Reading, 11:15 a. m. Sunday: Ephesians 5:1-2, 21-33

Gospel: John 21:1-14

Second Sunday of Easter, April 28

First Reading (5:30 Saturday & 9 a.m, Sunday): Acts 5:12a, 17-22, 25-29

Second Reading (5:30 Saturday & 9 a.m, Sunday) & First Reading, 11:15 a. m. Sunday: Revelation 1:1-19

Gospel: John 20:19-31

Easter Sunday, April 21

First Reading: Acts 10:34-43

Second Reading: Colossians 3:1-4

Gospel: Luke 24:1-12

 

Lent & Holy Week

Palm Sunday, April 14

Liturgy of the Palms: Luke 19:29-40

First Reading: Isaiah 52:13-53:12

Psalm 22:1-11

Second Reading: Philippians 2:5-11

Gospel: Luke 22:39-23:1-56

Fifth Sunday in Lent, April 7

First Reading: Isaiah 43:6-21

Psalm 126

Second Reading: Philippians 3:7-16

Gospel: Luke 20:9-19

Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 31

First Reading: Joshua 4:19-5:12

Psalm 34:1-8

Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

Gospel: Luke 15:11-32

Third Sunday in Lent, March 24

First Reading: Exodus 3:1-15

Psalm 103:1-12

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13

Gospel: Luke 13:1-17

Second Sunday in Lent, March 17

First Reading: Genesis 15:1-18

Psalm 27:9-17

Second Reading: Philippians 3:17-4:1

Gospel: Luke 13:22-35

 

First Sunday in Lent, March 10

First Reading: Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Psalm 91:9-16

Second Reading: Romans 10:4-13

Gospel: Luke 4:1-13


Ash Wednesday, March 6

First Reading: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17

Psalm 103:8-14

Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:10

Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

 

Epiphany, Year C

The Last Sunday after Epiphany, March 3

First Reading: Exodus 34:29-35

Psalm 99

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13

Gospel: Luke 9:28-36

The Seventh Sunday of Epiphany, Feb. 24

First Reading: Genesis 45:3-11,21-28

Psalm 37:8-17

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:35-49

Gospel: Luke 6:27-38

The Sixth Sunday of Epiphany, Feb. 17

First Reading: Jeremiah 17:5-10

Psalm 1

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:12-20

Gospel: Luke 6:17-26


The Fifth Sunday of Epiphany, Feb. 10

First Reading: Judges 6:11-24

Psalm 85

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Gospel: Luke 5:1-11

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany, Feb. 3

First Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-10

Psalm 71:11-20

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 14:12-25

Gospel: Luke 4:21-32

The Third Sunday of Epiphany, Jan. 27

First Reading: Nehemiah 8:1-12

Psalm 113

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12-27

Gospel: Luke 4:14-21 

The Second Sunday of Epiphany, Jan. 20

First Reading: Isaiah 62:1-5

Psalm 96

Second Reading:1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Gospel :John 2:1-11

The First Sunday of Epiphany
(Feast of the Baptism of our Lord), Jan. 13

First Reading: Isaiah 42:1-9

Psalm 89:20-29

Second Reading: Acts 10:34-38

Gospel: Luke 3:15-22

The Epiphany, Jan. 6

First Reading: Isaiah 60:1-9

Second Reading: Ephesians 3:1-13

Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12

 

Christmas, Year C

First Sunday of Christmas, Dec. 30

First Reading: Isaiah 61:10-62:5

Second Reading: Galatians 3:23-4:7

Gospel: John 1:1-18

 

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24

First Reading: Isaiah 9:1-7

Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14

Gospel: Luke 2:1-20

 

First Sunday of Christmas, Dec. 30

First Reading: Isaiah 61:10-62:5

Second Reading: Galatians 3:23-4:7

Gospel: John 1:1-18

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24

First Reading: Isaiah 9:1-7

Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14

Gospel: Luke 2:1-20

Advent, Year C

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 23
The lessons below are those appointed for the fourth 
Sunday in Advent, which we’ll be using at the 5 p.m. Saturday and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services. The lessons at the 9 a.m. Sunday service will be the traditional readings from “The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols,” which will be read by St. Andrew’s youth. 

First Reading: Micah 5:2-5a

Psalm 80:1-7

Second Reading: Hebrews 10:1-10

Gospel: Luke 1:39-56

Third Sunday of Advent, Dec. 16

First Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-20 

Psalm 85

Second Reading: Philippians 4:4-9

Gospel: Luke 3:7-2

Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 9

First Reading: Malachi 3:1-5

Psalm 126

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 4:1-21

Gospel: Luke 3:1-6

First Sunday of Advent, Dec. 2

First Reading: Zechariah 14:1-9

Psalm 50:1-6

Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Gospel: Luke 21:25-33