Worship Revised Common Lectionary Year A 2016/2017

November 27, 2016 [Purple or Blue]
First Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Isaiah 2:1-5
Psalm 122

Romans 13:11-14
Matthew 24:36-44


December 4, 2016 [Purple or Blue]
Second Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Isaiah 11:1-10
Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19
Romans 15:4-13
Matthew 3:1-12


December 11, 2016 [Purple]
Third Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Isaiah 35:1-10

Psalm 146:5-10
James 5:7-12

Matthew 11:2-11


December 18, 2016 [Purple]
Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Isaiah 7:10-16
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

Romans 1:1-7

Matthew 1:18-25


December 24, 2013 (White or Gold)
Christmas Eve (Early) (A, B, and C)

Isaiah 9:2-7
Psalm 96
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-20


December 24, 2016 (Late)

December 25, 2016 [White or Gold]
Christmas Eve & Day (A, B, and C)

Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 98
Hebrews 1:1-12
John 1:1-14


(not observed in 2017) (Year A) [White or Gold]
First Sunday After Christmas Day

Isaiah 63:7-9
Psalm 148
Hebrews 2:10-18
Matthew 2:13-23




January 1, 2017
New Year’s Day [White] (A, B and C)
Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
Psalm 8
Revelation 21:1-6a
Matthew 25:31-46

The Holy Name of Jesus (A, B and C)

(Not observed in 2017)
Numbers 6:22-27
Psalm 8
Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 2:15-21

January 6, 2017 [White]
Epiphany of the Lord

(Not observed in 2017)
Isaiah 60:1-6
Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12


(Not observed in 2017)[White]
Second Sunday after Christmas

Jeremiah 31:7-14
Psalm 147:12-20
Ephesians 1:3-14
John 1:1-18

January 8, 2017 [White]
Baptism of the Lord
First Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 42:1-9
Psalm 29
Acts 10:34-43
Matthew 3:13-17

January 15, 2017 [Green]
Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 49:1-7
Psalm 40:1-11
1 Corinthians 1:1-9

John 1:29-42


January 22, 2017 [Green]
Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 9:1-7
Psalm 27:1, 4-9
1 Corinthians 1:10-18
Matthew 4:12-23



January 29, 2017 [Green]
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Micah 6:1-8
Psalm 15
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Matthew 5:1-12


February 2, 2017 [White]
The Presentation of the Lord

Malachi 3:1-5

Psalm 84

Hebrews 2:14-18

Luke 2:22-40


February 5, 2017 [Green]
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 58:1-12
Psalm 112:1-10
1 Corinthians 2:1-16
Matthew 5:13-20


February 12, 2017 [Green]

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

Deuteronomy 30:15-20

Psalm 119:1-8

1 Corinthians 3:1-9

Matthew 5:21-37


February 19, 2017 [Green]

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

Leviticus 19:1-18

Psalm 119:33-40

1 Corinthians 3:10-23

Matthew 5:38-48


(Not observed in 2017) [Green]

Eighth Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaiah 49:8-16

Psalm 131

1 Corinthians 4:1-5

Matthew 6:24-34


February 26, 2017 [White]
Transfiguration Sunday

Exodus 24:12-18
Psalm 2
2 Peter 1:16-21
Matthew 17:1-9





March 1, 2017 [Purple]
Ash Wednesday

Isaiah 58:1-12
Psalm 51:1-17
2 Corinthians 5:20– 6:10
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21


March 5, 2017 [Purple]
First Sunday in Lent

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7
Psalm 32
Romans 5:12-19
Matthew 4:1-11


March 12, 2017 [Purple]
Second Sunday in Lent

Genesis 12:1-4
Psalm 121
Romans 4:1-17
John 3:1-17


March 19, 2017 [Purple]

Third Sunday in Lent

Exodus 17:1-7

Psalm 95

Romans 5:1-11

John 4:5-42


March 26, 2017 [Purple]
Fourth Sunday in Lent

1 Samuel 16:1-13
Psalm 23
Ephesians 5:8-14
John 9:1-41


April 2, 2017 [Purple]
Fifth Sunday in Lent

Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm 130
Romans 8:6-11
John 11:1-45

April 9, 2017
Palm/Passion Sunday [Red or Purple]

Liturgy of the Palms
Matthew 21:1-11
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29


Liturgy of the Passion
Isaiah 50:4-9
Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Matthew 26:14-27:66

April 10, 2017 [Red or Purple]
Monday of Holy Week

(Not observed in 2017)
Isaiah 42:1-9
Psalm 36:5-11
Hebrews 9:11-15
John 12:1-11


April 11, 2017 [Red or Purple]
Tuesday of Holy Week

(Not observed in 2017)
Isaiah 49:1-7
Psalm 71:1-14
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
John 12:20-36


April 12, 2017 [Red or Purple]
Wednesday of Holy Week

(Not observed in 2017)
Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 70
Hebrews 12:1-3
John 13:21-32


April 13, 2017 [Red or Purple]
Holy Thursday

Exodus 12:1-14
Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19
1 Corinthians 11:23-26
John 13:1-17, 31-35


April 14, 2017 [No Color]
Good Friday

Isaiah 52:13–53:12
Psalm 22
Hebrews 10:16-25
John 18:1– 19:42


April 15, 2017
Holy Saturday [No Color]

Job 14:1–14
Psalm 31:1-4, 15-16
1 Peter 4:1-8
John 19:38-42


Easter Vigil [White]
The number of readings may vary, but Exodus 14 and at least two other readings from the Old Testament should be used in addition



April 16, 2017 [White]
Easter Sunday

Jeremiah 31:1-6
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
Acts 10:34-43
Matthew 28:1-10


April 23, 2017 [White]
Second Sunday of Easter

Acts 2:14, 22-32
Psalm 16
1 Peter 1:3-12
John 20:19-31


April 30, 2017 [White]
Third Sunday of Easter

Acts 2:14a, 32-41
Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19
1 Peter 1:13-25
Luke 24:13-35


May 7, 2017 [White]
Fourth Sunday of Easter

Acts 2:42-47
Psalm 23
1 Peter 2:19-25
John 10:1-10


May 14, 2017 [White]
Fifth Sunday of Easter

Acts 7:55-60

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16
1 Peter 2:2-10
John 14:1-14


May 21, 2017
Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 17:22-31
Psalm 66:8-20
1 Peter 3:13-22
John 14:15-21


May 25, 2017 [White]
Ascension Day

(These readings may also be used Sunday.)
Acts 1:1-11
Psalm 47
Ephesians 1:15-23
Luke 24:44-53



May 28, 2017 [White]
Seventh Sunday of Easter

Acts 1:6-14
Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35
1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11
John 17:1-11


June 4, 2017 [Red]
Day of Pentecost

Numbers 11:24-30
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
Acts 2:1-21
John 7:37-39


June 11, 2017 [White]
Trinity Sunday

Genesis 1:1- 2:4a
Psalm 8
2 Corinthians 13:11-13
Matthew 28:16-20


June 18, 2017 [Green]
Second Sunday After Pentecost

Exodus 19:2-8
Psalm 100
Romans 5:1-8
Matthew 9:35-10:23


June 25, 2017 [Red]

St. Peter & St. Paul, Apostles

Ezekiel 34:11-16

Psalm 87

2 Timothy 4:1-8

Matthew 16:13-19


(Not observed in 2017) [Green]
Third Sunday After Pentecost

Jeremiah 20:7-13
Psalm 69:7-10, (11-15), 16-18
Romans 6:1-11
Matthew 10:24-39


July 2, 2017 [Green]
Fourth Sunday After Pentecost]

Jeremiah 28:5-9
Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18
Romans 6:12-23
Matthew 10:40-42





July 9, 2017 [Green]
Fifth Sunday After Pentecost]

Zechariah 9:9-12
Psalm 145:8-14
Romans 7:15-25
Matthew 11:16-30


July 16, 2017 [Green]

Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
Isaiah 55:10-13
Psalm 65:1-13
Romans 8:1-11
Matthew 13:1-23


July 23, 2017 [Green]
Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 44:6-8
Psalm 86:11-17
Romans 8:12-25
Matthew 13:24-43


July 30, 2017 [Green]
Eighth Sunday After Pentecost

1 Kings 3:5-12
Psalm 119:129-136
Romans 8:26-39
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52


August 6, 2017 [Green]
Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 55:1-5
Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21


August 13, 2017 [Green]
Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

1 Kings 19:9-18
Psalm 85:8-13
Romans 10:5-15
Matthew 14:22-33


August 20, 2017 [Green]
Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 56:1-8
Psalm 67
Romans 11:1-32
Matthew 15:21-28





August 27, 2017 [Green]
Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 51:1-6
Psalm 138
Romans 12:1-8
Matthew 16:13-20


September 3, 2017 [Green]
Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Jeremiah 15:15-21
Psalm 26:1-8
Romans 12:9-21
Matthew 16:21-28


September 10, 2017 [Green]
Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Ezekiel 33:7-11
Psalm 119:33-40
Romans 13:8-14
Matthew 18:15-20


September 14, 2017 [Red]

Holy Cross

Numbers 21:4-9

Psalm 78:1-2, 34-38

1 Corinthians 1:18-24

John 3:13-17


September 17, 2017 [Green]
Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Genesis 50:15-21
Psalm 103:(1-7), 8-13
Romans 14:1-12
Matthew 18:21-35


September 24, 2017 [Green]
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Jonah 3:10- 4:11
Psalm 145:1-8
Philippians 1:21-30
Matthew 20:1-16


October 1, 2014 [Green]
Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
Psalm 25:1-9
Philippians 2:1-13
Matthew 21:23-32





October 8, 2017 [Green, White, or Red] Thanksgiving Day
Deuteronomy 8:7-18
Psalm 92:1-4
2 Corinthians 9:6-15
Luke 17:11-19


(Not observed in 2017) [Green]
Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 5:1-7
Psalm 80:7-15
Philippians 3:4b-14
Matthew 21:33-46


October 15, 2017 [Green]
Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 25:1-9
Psalm 23
Philippians 4:1-9
Matthew 22:1-14


October 22, 2017 [Green]
Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 45:1-7
Psalm 96:1-13
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Matthew 22:15-22

October 29, 2017 [Green]

Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost

Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18
Psalm 1
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46


November 1, 2017 [White]
All Saints Day (Not observed in 2017)

Revelation 7:9-17
Psalm 34:1-10,22
1 John 3:1-3
Matthew 5:1-12


November 5, 2017 [Green]
Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost

Micah 3:5-12
Psalm 43
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Matthew 23:1-12




November 12, 2017 [Green]
Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost

Amos 5:18-24
Psalm 70
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13


November 19, 2017 [White or Red]
Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Zephaniah 1:7-18
Psalm 90:1-12
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Matthew 25:14-30


Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

(Not Observed in 2017) [Green]

Haggai 1:14-2:9
Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21
2 Thessalonians 2:1-17
Luke 20:27-38


Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
(Not Observed in 2017) [Green]

Isaiah 65:17-25
Psalm 98
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Luke 21:5-19


November 26, 2017 [White or Gold]
Christ the King/Reign of Christ

Ezekiel 34:11-24
Psalm 95:1-7
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46


HOLY DAYS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR


January 6, 2017 [White]

The Epiphany
Isaiah 60:1-9

Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14

Ephesians 3:1-12

Matthew 2:1-12


January 18, 2017 [White]
The Confession of St. Peter

Acts 4:8-13

Psalm 23

1 Peter 5:1-4

Matthew 16:13-19

January 25, 2017 [White]
Conversion of St. Paul

Jeremiah 1:4-10

Psalm 117

Acts 21:40-22:16

Luke 21:10-19


February 2, 2017 [White]
The Presentation of the Lord

Malachi 3:1-5

Psalm 84

Hebrews 2:14-18

Luke 2:22-40


February 24, 2017 [White]
St. Matthias the Apostle

1 Samuel 2:27-35

Psalm 80:8-11

Acts 1:15-26

John 15:1-11


March 25, 2017 [White]
The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Isaiah 7:10-15

Psalm 131

Galatians 4:4-7

Luke 1:26-38


April 25, 2017 [Red]
St. Mark the Evangelist

Proverbs 15:28-33

Psalm 119:9-16

Ephesians 4:11-16

Mark 13:1-10


May 1, 2017 [Red]
St. Philip & St. James the Apostles

Malachi 3:16-18

Psalm 89:5-8

James 1:1-12

John 14:1-14


June 11, 2017 [Red]
St. Barnabas the Apostle

Job 29:11-16

Psalm 145:8-13

Acts 11:22-26

John 25:12-16



June 24, 2017 [White]
Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Isaiah 40:1-11

Psalm 119:161-168

1 John 1:1-4

Luke 1:57-80


July 22, 2017 [White]
St. Mary Magdalene

Zephaniah 3:14-20

Psalm 30:1-5

Acts 13:27-31

John 20:11-18


July 25, 2017 [Red]
St. James the Apostle

1 Kings 19:9-18

Psalm 149:1-6

Acts 11:27-12:3

Mark 10:32-40


August 6, 2017 [White]
The Transfiguration of the Lord

Exodus 34:29-35

Psalm 84:8-13

2 Peter 1:16-21

Matthew 17:1-9


August 15, 2017 [White]
St. Mary the Virgin

Isaiah 7:10-15

Galatians 4:4-7

Luke 1:46-55

Psalm 132:6-10,13-14


August 24, 2017 [Red]
St. Bartholomew the Apostle

Proverbs 3:1-7

Psalm 97:10-12

Acts 1:10-14

Luke 22:24-30


September 21, 2017 [Red]
St. Matthew the Apostle

Proverbs 30:7-9

Psalm 119:89-96

2 Corinthians 4:1-6

Matthew 9:9-13




September 29, 2017 [White]
St. Michael & All Angels

2 Kings 6:8-17

Psalm 148:1-3

Revelations 12:7-11

Matthew 18:1-10


October 18, 2017 [Red]
St. Luke the Evangelist

Isaiah 35:3-8

Psalm 37:31-32

2 Timothy 4:5-13

Luke 24:44-53


October 28, 2017 [Red]
St. Simon & St. Jude, Apostles

Isaiah 28:9-16

Psalm 45:16-17

Jude 1:1-4

John 14:21-27


November 1, 2017 [White]
All Saints’ Day

Isaiah 66:20-14

Psalm 34:8-10

Revelation 7:9-19

Matthew 5:1-12


November 2, 2017 [Purple]
All Souls Day – Commemoration of the Faithful Departed

Wisdom 3:1-8

Psalm 145:14-17

1 Peter 1:3-9

John 10:22-30


November 30, 2017 [Red]
Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle

Zechariah 8:20-23

Psalm 92:12-15

Romans 10:8b-18

Matthew 4:18-22


December 21, 2017 [Red]
St. Thomas the Apostle

Job 42:1-6

Psalm 30:1-5

Ephesians 2:19-22

John 20:24-29