Year A

worship year aLectionary Year A 2013/2014

 

In Year A, the gospel focuses on Matthew. During the Time after Pentecost, the semicontinuous Old Testament readings focus on major Genesis narratives, the covenant with Moses, and the establishment of Israel in the Promised Land. The second, New Testament, readings are from Romans, Philippians, and 1 Thessalonians. (Download 'Year A' PDF PDF Document)


Advent
Dec. 1, 2013 - Dec. 23, 2013


Christmas
Dec. 24, 2013 - Jan. 1, 2014


Time after Epiphany
Jan. 6, 2014 - Mar. 2, 2014


Lent
Mar. 5, 2014 - Apr. 16, 2014


The Three Days
Apr. 17, 2014 - Apr. 19, 2014


Easter
Apr. 20, 2014 - June 8, 2014


Time after Pentecost
June 15, 2014 - Nov. 23, 2014




            YEAR A 2013/2014 – Advent 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006).

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.
The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse in parentheses.

Day and Date

First Reading

 

Second Reading

 

Psalm

Thu, November 28

Daniel 9:15-19

 

James 4:1-10

 

Psalm 122

Fri - November 29

Genesis 6:1-10

 

Hebrews 11:1-7

 

Psalm 122

Sat - November 30

Genesis 6:11-22

 

Matthew 24:1-22

 

Psalm 122

or

Saturday November 30:

Andrew, Apostle

Readings

Ezekiel 3:16-21

Psalm 19:1-6 (4)

Romans 10:10-18

John 1:35-42

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you gave your apostle Andrew the grace to obey the call of your Son and to bring his brother to Jesus. Give us also, who are called by your holy word, grace to follow Jesus without delay and to bring into his presence those who are near to us, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea | and Samaria,

and to the ends | of the earth. Alleluia. (Acts 1:8)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Sunday December 1 - First Sunday of Advent

 

Readings

Isaiah 2:1-5

Psalm 122 (1)

Romans 13:11-14

Matthew 24:36-44

 

Prayer of the Day

Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. By your merciful protection save us from the threatening dangers of our sins, and enlighten our walk in the way of your salvation, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Show us your steadfast | love, O LORD,

and grant us | your salvation. Alleluia. (Ps. 85:7)

 

Color: Blue

Mon – December 2

Genesis 8:1-19

 

Romans 6:1-11

 

Psalm 124

Tue – December 3

Genesis 9:1-17

 

Hebrews 11:32-40

 

Psalm 124

Wed – December 4

Isaiah 54:1-10

 

Matthew 24:23-35

 

Psalm 124

Thu - December 5

Isaiah 4:2-6

 

Acts 1:12-17, 21-26

 

Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Fri - December 6

Isaiah 30:19-26

 

Acts 13:16-25

 

Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Sat - December 7

Isaiah 40:1-11

 

John 1:19-28

 

Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Sunday December 8 - Second Sunday of Advent

 

Readings

Isaiah 11:1-10

Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 (7)

Romans 15:4-13

Matthew 3:1-12

 

Prayer of the Day

Stir up our hearts, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. By his coming nurture our growth as people of repentance and peace; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Prepare the way | of the Lord.

All flesh shall see the salva- | tion of God. Alleluia. (Luke 3:4, 6)

 

Color: Blue

Mon - December 9

Isaiah 24:1-16a

 

1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

 

Psalm 21

Tue - December 10

Isaiah 41:14-20

 

Romans 15:14-21

 

Psalm 21

Wed - December 11

Genesis 15:1-18

 

Matthew 12:33-37

 

Psalm 21

Thu - December 12

Ruth 1:6-18

 

2 Peter 3:1-10

 

Psalm 146:5-10

Fri - December 13

Ruth 4:13-17

 

2 Peter 3:11-18

 

Psalm 146:5-10

Sat - December 14

1 Samuel 2:1-8

 

Luke 3:1-18

 

Psalm 146:5-10

Sunday December 15 - Third Sunday of Advent

 

Readings

Isaiah 35:1-10

Psalm 146:5-10 (8) or Luke 1:46b-55 (47)

James 5:7-10

Matthew 11:2-11

 

Prayer of the Day

Stir up the wills of all who look to you, Lord God, and strengthen our faith in your coming, that, transformed by grace, we may walk in your way; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. I am sending my messen- | ger before you,

who will prepare your | way before you. Alleluia. (Matt. 11:10)

 

Color: Blue

Mon - December 16

Isaiah 29:17-24

 

Acts 5:12-16

 

Psalm 42

Tue - December 17

Ezekiel 47:1-12

 

Jude 17-25

 

Psalm 42

Wed - December 18

Zechariah 8:1-17

 

Matthew 8:14-17, 28-34

 

Psalm 42

Thu - December 19

2 Samuel 7:1-17

 

Galatians 3:23-29

 

Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

Fri - December 20

2 Samuel 7:18-22

 

Galatians 4:1-7

 

Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

Sat - December 21

2 Samuel 7:23-29

 

John 3:31-36

 

Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

Sunday December 22 – Fourth Sunday of Advent

 

Readings

Isaiah 7:10-16

Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 (7)

Romans 1:1-7

Matthew 1:18-25

 

Prayer of the Day

Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. With your abundant grace and might, free us from the sin that hinders our faith, that eagerly we may receive your promises, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. The virgin shall conceive and | bear a son,

and they shall name | him Emmanuel. Alleluia. (Matt. 1:23)

 

Color: Blue

Mon – December 23

2 Samuel 7:18, 23-29

 

Galatians 3:6-14

 

Luke 1:46b-55










 

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                      YEAR A 2013/2014 – Christmas

 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006).

 

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.
The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse in parentheses.

 

 

Day and Date

First Reading

 

Second Reading

 

Psalm

Tuesday December 24 – Nativity of Our Lord

Set I – Christmas Eve

 

Readings

Isaiah 9:2-7

Psalm 96 (11)

Titus 2:11-14

Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you made this holy night shine with the brightness of the true Light. Grant that here on earth we may walk in the light of Jesus' presence and in the last day wake to the brightness of his glory; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. I am bringing you good news of great joy for | all the people:

to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messi- | ah, the Lord. Alleluia. (Luke 2:10-11)

 

Color: White

Wednesday December 25 – Nativity of Our Lord

Set II – Christmas Day

 

Readings

Isaiah 62:6-12

Psalm 97 (11)

Titus 3:4-7

Luke 2:(1-7) 8-20

 

Prayer of the Day

All-powerful and unseen God, the coming of your light into our world has brightened weary hearts with peace. Call us out of darkness, and empower us to proclaim the birth of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. A holy day has dawned upon us. Come, you nations, and a- | dore the Lord.

For today a great light has come up- | on the earth. Alleluia.

 

Color: White

Wednesday December 25 – Nativity of Our Lord

Set III – Christmas Day

 

Readings

Isaiah 52:7-10

Psalm 98 (3)

Hebrews 1:1-4 (5-12)

John 1:1-14

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you gave us your only Son to take on our human nature and to illumine the world with your light. By your grace adopt us as your children and enlighten us with your Spirit, through Jesus Christ, our Redeemer and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. I am bringing you good news of great joy for | all the people:

to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messi- | ah, the Lord. Alleluia. (Luke 2:10-11)

   or

Alleluia. A holy day has dawned upon us. Come, you nations, and a- | dore the Lord.

For today a great light has come up- | on the earth. Alleluia.

 

Color: White

Thu – December 26

Wisdom 4:7-15

 

Acts 7:59—8:8

 

Psalm 148

or

 

Thursday December 26

Stephen, Deacon and Martyr

 

Readings

2 Chronicles 24:17-22

Psalm 17:1-9, 15 (6)

Acts 6:8—7:2a, 51-60

Matthew 23:34-39

 

Prayer of the Day

We give you thanks, O Lord of glory, for the example of Stephen the first martyr, who looked to heaven and prayed for his persecutors. Grant that we also may pray for our enemies and seek forgiveness for those who hurt us, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righ- | teousness' sake,

for theirs is the king- | dom of heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 5:10)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Fri – December 27

Proverbs 8:22-31

 

1 John 5:1-12

 

Psalm 148

or

 

Friday December 27

John, Apostle and Evangelist

 

Readings

Genesis 1:1-5, 26-31

Psalm 116:12-19 (15)

1 John 1:1—2:2

John 21:20-25

 

Prayer of the Day

Merciful God, through John the apostle and evangelist you have revealed the mysteries of your Word made flesh. Let the brightness of your light shine on your church, so that all your people, instructed in the holy gospel, may walk in the light of your truth and attain eternal life, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. The Word became flesh and | lived among us,

and we have be- | held his glory. Alleluia. (John 1:14)

 

Color: White

Sat – December 28

Isaiah 49:13-23

 

Matthew 18:1-14

 

Psalm 148

or

 

Saturday December 28

The Holy Innocents, Martyrs

 

Readings

Jeremiah 31:15-17

Psalm 124 (7)

1 Peter 4:12-19

Matthew 2:13-18

 

Prayer of the Day

We remember today, O God, the slaughter of the innocent children of Bethlehem by order of King Herod. Receive into the arms of your mercy all innocent victims. By your great might frustrate the designs of evil tyrants and establish your rule of justice, love, and peace, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righ- | teousness' sake,

for theirs is the king- | dom of heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 5:10)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Sunday December 29 – First Sunday of Christmas

 

Readings

Isaiah 63:7-9

Psalm 148 (13)

Hebrews 2:10-18

Matthew 2:13-23

 

Prayer of the Day

O Lord God, you know that we cannot place our trust in our own powers. As you protected the infant Jesus, so defend us and all the needy from harm and adversity, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Let the peace of Christ rule | in your hearts,

and let the word of Christ dwell | in you richly. Alleluia. (Col. 3:15, 16)

 

Color: White

Mon –  December 30

Isaiah 26:1-9

 

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

 

Psalm 20

Tue –  December 31

1 Kings 3:5-14

 

John 8:12-19

 

Psalm 20

or

 

Tuesday December 31, 2013

New Year’s Eve

 

Readings

Ecclesiastes 3:1-13

Psalm 8 (1)

Revelation 21:1-6a

Matthew 25:31-46

 

Prayer of the Day

Eternal God, you have placed us in a world of space and time, and through the events of our lives you bless us with your love. Grant that in the new year we may know your presence, see your love at work, and live in the light of the event that gives us joy forever — the coming of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. O God, you have | been our refuge*

from one generation | to another. Alleluia. (Ps. 90:1)

 

Color: White

Wednesday January 1, 2014 – Name of Jesus

 

Readings

Numbers 6:22-27

Psalm 8 (1)

Galatians 4:4-7 or Philippians 2:5-11

Luke 2:15-21

 

Prayer of the Day

Eternal Father, you gave your incarnate Son the holy name of Jesus to be a sign of our salvation. Plant in every heart the love of the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. At the name of Jesus every | knee should bend,

in heaven and on earth and un- | der the earth. Alleluia. (Phil. 2:10)

 

Color: White

Thu – January 2

Genesis 12:1-7

 

Hebrews 11:1-12

 

Psalm 72

Fri – January 3

Genesis 28:10-22

 

Hebrews 11:13-22

 

Psalm 72

Sat – January 4

Exodus 3:1-5

 

Hebrews 11:23-31

 

Psalm 72

Sunday January 5 - Second Sunday of Christmas

 

Readings

Jeremiah 31:7-14 or Sirach 24:1-12

Psalm 147:12-20 (12) or Wisdom 10:15-21 (20)

Ephesians 1:3-14

John 1:[1-9], 10-18

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you have filled all the earth with the light of your incarnate Word.  By your grace empower us to reflect your light in all that we do, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. All the ends | of the earth*

 have seen the victory | of our God. Alleluia. (Ps. 98:3)

 

Color: White

Monday January 6 – Epiphany of Our Lord

 

Readings

Isaiah 60:1-6

Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 (11)

Ephesians 3:1-12

Matthew 2:1-12

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, on this day you revealed your Son to the nations by the leading of a star. Lead us now by faith to know your presence in our lives, and bring us at last to the full vision of your glory, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

Almighty and ever-living God, you revealed the incarnation of your Son by the brilliant shining of a star. Shine the light of your justice always in our hearts and over all lands, and accept our lives as the treasure we offer in your praise and for your service, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

Everlasting God, the radiance of all faithful people, you brought the nations to the brightness of your rising. Fill the world with your glory, and show yourself to all the world through him who is the true light and the bright morning star, your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. We have observed his star | at its rising,

and have come to | worship him. Alleluia. (Matt. 2:2)

 

Color: White

Tue – January 7

1 Kings 10:1-13

 

Ephesians 3:14-21

 

Psalm 72

Wed – January 8

1 Kings 10:14-25

 

Ephesians 4:7, 11-16

 

Psalm 72

 

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YEAR A 2013/2014 – Time After Epiphany

 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006).

 

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.
The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse in parentheses.

 

 

 

Day and Date

First Reading

 

Second Reading

 

Psalm

 

Thu – January 9

1 Samuel 3:1-9

 

Acts 9:1-9

 

Psalm 29

 

Fri – January 10

1 Samuel 3:10--4:1a

 

Acts 9:10-19a

 

Psalm 29

 

Sat – January 11

1 Samuel 7:3-17

 

Acts 9:19b-31

 

Psalm 29

 

Sunday January 12 – Baptism of Our Lord

 

Readings

Isaiah 42:1-9

Psalm 29 (3)

Acts 10:34-43

Matthew 3:13-17

 

Prayer of the Day

O God our Father, at the baptism of Jesus you proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit. Make all who are baptized into Christ faithful to their calling to be your daughters and sons, and empower us all with your Spirit, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. A voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, | the Beloved,

with whom I | am well pleased." Alleluia. (Matt. 3:17)

 

Color: White

 

Mon – January 13

Genesis 35:1-15

 

Acts 10:44-48

 

Psalm 89: 5-37

 

Tue – January 14

Jeremiah 1:4-10

 

Acts 8:4-13

 

Psalm 89: 5-37

 

Wed – January 15

Isaiah 51:1-16

 

Matthew 12:15-21

 

Psalm 89: 5-37

 

Thu – January 16

Isaiah 22:15-25

 

Galatians 1:6-12

 

Psalm 40:1-11

 

Fri – January 17

Genesis 27:30-38

 

Acts 1:1-5

 

Psalm 40:1-11

 

Sat – January 18

1 Kings 19:19-21

 

Luke 5:1-11

 

Psalm 40:1-11

 

or

Saturday January 18

Confession of Peter

 

Readings

Acts 4:8-13

Psalm 18:1-6, 16-19 (2)

1 Corinthians 10:1-5

Matthew 16:13-19

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you inspired Simon Peter to confess Jesus as the Messiah and Son of the living God. Keep your church firm on the rock of this faith, so that in unity and peace it may proclaim one truth and follow one Lord, your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea | and Samaria,

and to the ends | of the earth. Alleluia. (Acts 1:8)

 

Color: White

 

Sunday January 19 – Second Sunday After Epiphany

 

Readings

Isaiah 49:1-7

Psalm 40:1-11 (8)

1 Corinthians 1:1-9

John 1:29-42

 

Prayer of the Day

Holy God, our strength and our redeemer, by your Spirit hold us forever, that through your grace we may worship you and faithfully serve you, follow you and joyfully find you, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. In the | Word was life,

and the life was the light | of all people. Alleluia. (John 1:4)

 

Color: Green

 

Mon – January 20

Exodus 12:1-13, 21-28

 

Acts 8:26-40

 

Psalm 40:6-17

Tue – January 21

Isaiah 53:1-12

 

Hebrews 10:1-4

 

Psalm 40:6-17

Wed – January 22

Isaiah 48:12-21

 

Matthew 9:14-17

 

Psalm 40:6-17

Thu – January 23

1 Samuel 1:1-20

 

Galatians 1:11-24

 

Psalm 27:1-6

Fri – January 24

1 Samuel 9:27—10:8

 

Galatians 2:1-10

 

Psalm 27:1-6

Sat – January 25

1 Samuel 15:34-16:13

 

Luke 5:27-32

 

Psalm 27:1-6

or

Saturday January 25

Conversion of Paul

 

Readings

Acts 9:1-22

Psalm 67 (3)

Galatians 1:11-24

Luke 21:10-19

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, by the preaching of your apostle Paul you have caused the light of the gospel to shine throughout the world. Grant that we may follow his example and be witnesses to the truth of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This Jesus | God raised up,

and of that all of | us are witnesses. Alleluia. (Acts 2:32)

 

Color: White

 

Sunday January 26 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

 

Readings

Isaiah 9:1-4

Psalm 27:1, 4-9 (1)

1 Corinthians 1:10-18

Matthew 4:12-23

 

Prayer of the Day

Lord God, your loving kindness always goes before us and follows after us. Summon us into your light, and direct our steps in the ways of goodness that come through the cross of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus preached the good news | of the kingdom

and cured every sickness a-| mong the people. Alleluia. (Matt. 4:23)

 

Color: Green

 

Mon – January 27

Judges 6:11-24

 

Ephesians 5:6-14

 

Psalm 27:7-14

 

Tue – January 28

Judges 7:12-22

 

Philippians 2:12-18

 

Psalm 27:7-14

 

Wed – January 29

Genesis 49:1-2, 8-13, 21-26

 

Luke 1:67-79

 

Psalm 27:7-14

 

Thu – January 30

Deuteronomy 16:18-20

 

1 Peter 3:8-12

 

Psalm 15

 

Fri – January 31

Deuteronomy 24:17-25:4

 

1 Timothy 5:17-24

 

Psalm 15

 

Sat – February 1

Micah 3:1-4

 

John 13:31-35

 

Psalm 15

 

Sunday February 2 – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

 

Readings

Micah 6:1-8

Psalm 15 (1)

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

Matthew 5:1-12

 

Prayer of the Day

Holy God, you confound the world's wisdom in giving your kingdom to the lowly and the pure in heart. Give us such a hunger and thirst for justice, and perseverance in striving for peace, that in our words and deeds the world may see the life of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Rejoice | and be glad,

for your reward is |  great in heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 5:12)

 

Color: Green

 

or

 

Sunday February 2

Presentation of Our Lord

 

Readings

Malachi 3:1-4

Psalm 84 (1) or Psalm 24:7-10 (7)

Hebrews 2:14-18

Luke 2:22-40

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and ever-living God, your only-begotten Son was presented this day in the temple. May we be presented to you with clean and pure hearts by the same Jesus Christ, our great high priest, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. My eyes have seen | your salvation,

which you have prepared in the presence | of all peoples. Alleluia. (Luke 2:30-31)

 

Color: White

 

Mon – February 3

Ruth 1:1-18

 

Philemon 1-25

 

Psalm 37:1-17

 

Tue – February 4

Ruth 2:1-16

 

James 5:1-6

 

Psalm 37:1-17

 

Wed – February 5

Ruth 3:1-13; 4:13-22

 

Luke 6:17-26

 

Psalm 37:1-17

 

Thu – February 6

Deuteronomy 4:1-14

 

1 John 5:1-5

 

Psalm 112:1-9[10]

 

Fri – February 7

Isaiah 29:1-12

 

James 3:13-18

 

Psalm 112:1-9[10]

 

Sat – February 8

Isaiah 29:13-16

 

Mark 7:1-8

 

Psalm 112:1-9[10]

 

Sunday February 9 – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

 

Readings

Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12]

Psalm 112:1-9 [10] (4)

1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16]

Matthew 5:13-20

 

Prayer of the Day

Lord God, with endless mercy you receive the prayers of all who call upon you.  By your Spirit show us the things we ought to do, and give us the grace and power to do them, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus says, I am the light | of the world;

whoever follows me will have the | light of life. Alleluia. (John 8:12)

 

Color: Green

 

Mon – February 10

2 Kings 22:3-20

 

Romans 11:2-10

 

Psalm 119:105-112

 

Tue – February 11

2 Kings 23:1-8, 21-25

 

2 Corinthians 4:1-12

 

Psalm 119:105-112

 

Wed – February 12

Proverbs 6:6-23

 

John 8:12-30

 

Psalm 119:105-112

 

Thu – February 13

Genesis 26:1-5

 

James 1:12-16

 

Psalm 119:1-8

 

Fri – February 14

Leviticus 26:34-46

 

1 John 2:7-17

 

Psalm 119:1-8

 

Sat – February 15

Deuteronomy 30:1-9a

 

Matthew 15:1-9

 

Psalm 119:1-8

 

Sunday February 16 – Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

 

Readings

Deuteronomy 30:15-20 or Sirach 15:15-20

Psalm 119:1-8 (1)

1 Corinthians 3:1-9

Matthew 5:21-37

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, strength of all who hope in you, because we are weak mortals we accomplish nothing good without you. Help us to see and understand the things we ought to do, and give us grace and power to do them, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You are the light | of the world.

A city set upon a hill can | not be hid. Alleluia. (Matt. 4:14)

 

Color: Green

 

Mon – February 17

Exodus 20:1-21

 

James 1:2-8

 

Psalm 119:9-16

 

Tue – February 18

Deuteronomy 23:21—24:4, 10-15

 

James 2:1-13

 

Psalm 119:9-16

 

Wed – February 19

Proverbs 2:1-15

 

Matthew 19:1-12

 

Psalm 119:9-16

 

Thu – February 20

Exodus 22:21-27

 

1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1

 

Psalm 119:33-40

 

Fri – February 21

Leviticus 6:1-7

 

Galatians 5:2-6

 

Psalm 119:33-40

 

Sat – February 22

Leviticus 24:10-23

 

Matthew 7:1-12

 

Psalm 119:33-40

 

Sunday February 23 – Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

 

Readings

Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18

Psalm 119:33-40 (33)

1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23

Matthew 5:38-48

 

Prayer of the Day

Holy God of compassion, you invite us into your way of forgiveness and peace. Lead us to love our enemies, and transform our words and deeds to be like his through whom we pray, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. In those who obey the | word of Christ,

the love of God has | reached perfection. Alleluia. (1 John 2:5)

 

Color: Green

 

Mon – February 24

Proverbs 25:11-22

 

Romans 12:9-21

 

Psalm 119:57-64

 

Tue – February 25

Genesis 31:1-3, 17-50

 

Hebrews 12:14-16

 

Psalm 119:57-64

 

Wed – February 26

Proverbs 3:27-35

 

Luke 18:18-30

 

Psalm 119:57-64

 

Thu – February 27

Exodus 6:2-9

 

Hebrews 8:1-7

 

Psalm 2

 

Fri – February 28

Exodus 19:9b-25

 

Hebrews 11:23-28

 

Psalm 2

 

Sat – March 1

1 Kings 21:20-29

 

Mark 9:9-13

 

Psalm 2

 

Sunday March 2 – Transfiguration of Our Lord

Last Sunday after Epiphany

 

Readings

Exodus 24:12-18

Psalm 2 (7) or Psalm 99 (9)

2 Peter 1:16-21

Matthew 17:1-9

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, in the transfiguration of your Son you confirmed the mysteries of the faith by the witness of Moses and Elijah, and in the voice from the bright cloud declaring Jesus your beloved Son, you foreshadowed our adoption as your children. Make us heirs with Christ of your glory, and bring us to enjoy its fullness, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This is my | Son, my Chosen,

lis- | ten to him! Alleluia. (Luke 9:35)

 

Color: White

 

Mon – March 3

Exodus 33:7-23

 

Acts 7:30-34

 

Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55

 

Tue – March 4

1 Kings 19:9-18

 

Romans 11:1-6

 

Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55

 
























 

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YEAR A 2013/2014 – Lent

 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006). This version includes additional readings for a number of festivals and occasions, as well as the church year calendar and terminology from Evangelical Lutheran Worship.

 

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.
The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse in parentheses.

 

Day and Date

First Reading

 

Second Reading

 

Psalm

Wednesday March 5 – Ash Wednesday

 

Readings

Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12

Psalm 51:1-17 (1)

2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and ever-living God, you hate nothing you have made, and you forgive the sins of all who are penitent. Create in us new and honest hearts, so that, truly repenting of our sins, we may receive from you, the God of all mercy, full pardon and forgiveness through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

Gracious God, out of your love and mercy you breathed into dust the breath of life, creating us to serve you and our neighbors. Call forth our prayers and acts of kindness, and strengthen us to face our mortality with confidence in the mercy of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Return to the | LORD, your God,

who is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in | steadfast love. (Joel 2:13)

 

Color: Purple

Thu – March 6

Jonah 3:1-10

 

Romans 1:1-7

 

Psalm 51

Fri – March 7

Jonah 4:1-11

 

Romans 1:8-17

 

Psalm 51

Sat – March 8

Isaiah 58:1-12

 

Matthew 18:1-7

 

Psalm 51

Sunday March 9 - First Sunday in Lent

 

Readings

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7

Psalm 32 (10)

Romans 5:12-19

Matthew 4:1-11

 

Prayer of the Day

Lord God, our strength, the struggle between good and evil rages within and around us, and the devil and all the forces that defy you tempt us with empty promises. Keep us steadfast in your word, and when we fall, raise us again and restore us through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

One does not live by | bread alone,

but by every word that comes from the | mouth of God. (Matt. 4:4)

 

Color: Purple

Mon – March 10

1 Kings 19:1-8

 

Hebrews 2:10-18

 

Psalm 32

Tue – March 11

Genesis 4:1-16

 

Hebrews 4:14—5:10

 

Psalm 32

Wed – March 12

Exodus 34:1-9, 27-28

 

Matthew 18:10-14

 

Psalm 32

Thu – March 13

Isaiah 51:1-3

 

2 Timothy 1:3-7

 

Psalm 121

Fri – March 14

Micah 7:18-20

 

Romans 3:21-31

 

Psalm 121

Sat – March 15

Isaiah 51:4-8

 

Luke 7:1-10

 

Psalm 121

Sunday March 16 – Second Sunday in Lent

 

Readings

Genesis 12:1-4a

Psalm 121 (1,2)

Romans 4:1-5, 13-17

John 3:1-17

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, our leader and guide, in the waters of baptism you bring us to new birth to live as your children. Strengthen our faith in your promises, that by your Spirit we may lift up your life to all the world through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

The Son of Man must be | lifted up,

that whoever believes in him may have e- | ternal life. (John 3:14-15)

 

Color: Purple

Mon – March 17

Numbers 21:4-9

 

Hebrews 3:1-6

 

Psalm 128

Tue – March 18

Isaiah 65:17-25

 

Romans 4:6-13

 

Psalm 128

Wed – March 19

Ezekiel 36:22-32

 

John 7:53—8:11

 

Psalm 128

or

Wednesday March 19

Joseph, Guardian of Jesus

 

Readings

2 Samuel 7:4, 8-16

Psalm 89:1-29 (2)

Romans 4:13-18

Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24a

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, from the family of your servant David you raised up Joseph to be the guardian of your incarnate Son and the husband of his blessed mother. Give us grace to imitate his uprightness of life and his obedience to your commands, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

We have a building from God, a house not | made with hands,

eternal | in the heavens. (2 Cor. 5:1)

 

Color: White

Thu – March 20

Exodus 16:1-8

 

Colossians 1:15-23

 

Psalm 95

Fri – March 21

Exodus 16:9-21

 

Ephesians 2:11-22

 

Psalm 95

Sat – March 22

Exodus 16:27-35

 

John 4:1-6

 

Psalm 95

Sunday March 23 – Third Sunday in Lent

 

Readings

Exodus 17:1-7

Psalm 95 (1)

Romans 5:1-11

John 4:5-42

 

Prayer of the Day

Merciful God, the fountain of living water, you quench our thirst and wash away our sin. Give us this water always. Bring us to drink from the well that flows with the beauty of your truth through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Lord, you are truly the Savior | of the world;

give me this living water that I may never | thirst again. (John 4:42, 15)

 

Color: Purple

Mon – March 24

Genesis 24:1-17

 

2 John 1-13

 

Psalm 81

Tue – March 25

Genesis 29:1-14

 

1 Corinthians 10:1-4

 

Psalm 81

or

 

Tuesday March 25

Annunciation of Our Lord

 

Readings

Isaiah 7:10-14

Psalm 45 (17) or Psalm 40:5-10 (8)

Hebrews 10:4-10

Luke 1:26-38

 

Prayer of the Day

Pour your grace into our hearts, O God, that we who have known the incarnation of your Son, Jesus Christ, announced by an angel, may by his cross and passion be brought to the glory of his resurrection; for he lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

[Alleluia.] Greetings, O favored one! The | Lord is with you.

The Holy Spirit will | come upon you. [Alleluia.] (Luke 1:28, 35)

 

Color: White

Wed- March 26

Jeremiah 2:4-13

 

John 7:14-31, 37-39

 

Psalm 81

Thu – March 27

1 Samuel 15:10-21

 

Ephesians 4:25-32

 

Psalm 23

Fri – March 28

1 Samuel 15:22-31

 

Ephesians 5:1-9

 

Psalm 23

Sat – March 29

1 Samuel 15:32-34

 

John 1:1-9

 

Psalm 23

Sunday March 30 – Fourth Sunday in Lent

 

Readings

1 Samuel 16:1-13

Psalm 23 (5)

Ephesians 5:8-14

John 9:1-41

 

Prayer of the Day

Bend your ear to our prayers, Lord Christ, and come among us. By your gracious life and death for us, bring light into the darkness of our hearts, and anoint us with your Spirit, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Jesus says, I am the light | of the world;

whoever follows me will have the | light of life. (John 8:12)

 

Color: Purple

Mon – March 31

Isaiah 59:9-19

 

Acts 9:1-20

 

Psalm 146

Tue – April 1

Isaiah 42:14-21

 

Colossians 1:9-14

 

Psalm 146

Wed – April 2

Isaiah 60:17-22

 

Matthew 9:27-34

 

Psalm 146

Thu – April 3

Ezekiel 1:1-3, 2:8—3:3

 

Revelation 10:1-11

 

Psalm 130

Fri – April 4

Ezekiel 33:10-16

 

Revelation 11:15-19

 

Psalm 130

Sat – April 5

Ezekiel 36:8-15

 

Luke 24:44-53

 

Psalm 130

Sunday April 6 – Fifth Sunday in Lent

 

Readings

Ezekiel 37:1-14

Psalm 130 (5)

Romans 8:6-11

John 11:1-45

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your Son came into the world to free us all from sin and death. Breathe upon us the power of your Spirit, that we may be raised to new life in Christ and serve you in righteousness all our days, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

I am the resurrection | and the life;

whoever believes in me will | never die. (John 11:25, 26)

 

Color: Purple

Mon – April 7

1 Kings 17:17-24

 

Acts 20:7-12

 

Psalm 143

Tue – April 8

2 Kings 4:18-37

 

Ephesians 2:1-10

 

Psalm 143

Wed – April 9

Jeremiah 32:1-9,

36-41

 

Matthew 22:23-33

 

Psalm 143

Thu – April 10

1 Samuel 16:11-13

 

Philippians 1:1-11

 

Psalm 31:9-16

Fri – April 11

Job 13:13-19

 

Philippians 1:21-30

 

Psalm 31:9-16

Sat – April 12

Lamentations 3:55-66

 

Mark 10:32-34

 

Psalm 31:9-16

Sunday April 13 – Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday

 

Readings

Matthew 21:1-11 Procession with Palms

Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm 31:9-16 (5)

Philippians 2:5-11

Matthew 26:14—27:66 or Matthew 27:11-54

 

Prayer of the Day

Everlasting God, in your endless love for the human race you sent our Lord Jesus Christ to take on our nature and to suffer death on the cross. In your mercy enable us to share in his obedience to your will and in the glorious victory of his resurrection, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

Sovereign God, you have established your rule in the human heart through the servanthood of Jesus Christ. By your Spirit, keep us in the joyful procession of those who with their tongues confess Jesus as Lord and with their lives praise him as Savior, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

O God of mercy and might, in the mystery of the passion of your Son you offer your infinite life to the world. Gather us around the cross of Christ, and preserve us until the resurrection, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Christ humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death — even death | on a cross.

Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above | ev'ry

name. (Phil. 2:8-9)

 

Color: Purple/Scarlet

Monday April 14 – Monday in Holy Week

 

Readings

Isaiah 42:1-9

Psalm 36:5-11 (7)

Hebrews 9:11-15

John 12:1-11

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, your Son chose the path that led to pain before joy and to the cross before glory. Plant his cross in our hearts, so that in its power and love we may come at last to joy and glory, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

May I never boast of | anything

except the cross of our Lord | Jesus Christ. (Gal. 6:14)

 

Color: Purple/Scarlet

Tuesday April 15 – Tuesday in Holy Week

 

Readings

Isaiah 49:1-7

Psalm 71:1-14 (6)

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

John 12:20-36

 

Prayer of the Day

Lord Jesus, you have called us to follow you. Grant that our love may not grow cold in your service, and that we may not fail or deny you in the time of trial, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

May I never boast of | anything

except the cross of our Lord | Jesus Christ. (Gal. 6:14)

 

Color: Purple/Scarlet

Wednesday April 16 – Wednesday in Holy Week

 

Readings

Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm 70 (1)

Hebrews 12:1-3

John 13:21-32

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your Son our Savior suffered at human hands and endured the shame of the cross. Grant that we may walk in the way of his cross and find it the way of life and peace, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

May I never boast of | anything

except the cross of our Lord | Jesus Christ. (Gal. 6:14)

 

Color: Purple/Scarlet

 

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       YEAR A 2013/2014 – The Three Days

 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006).

 

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.
The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse in parentheses.

 

 

 

Thursday April 17 – Maundy Thursday

 

Readings

Exodus 12:1-4 (5-10) 11-14

Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 (13)

1 Corinthians 11:23-26

John 13:1-17, 31b-35

 

Prayer of the Day

Holy God, source of all love, on the night of his betrayal, Jesus gave us a new commandment, to love one another as he loves us. Write this commandment in our hearts, and give us the will to serve others as he was the servant of all, your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

Eternal God, in the sharing of a meal your Son established a new covenant for all people, and in the washing of feet he showed us the dignity of service. Grant that by the power of your Holy Spirit these signs of our life in faith may speak again to our hearts, feed our spirits, and refresh our bodies, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

I give you a | new commandment,

that you love one another just as I | have loved you. (John 13:34)

 

Color: Scarlet/White

Friday April 18 – Good Friday

 

Readings

Isaiah 52:13—53:12

Psalm 22 (1)

Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9

John 18:1—19:42

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, look with loving mercy on your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, to be given over to the hands of sinners, and to suffer death on the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever.

or

Merciful God, your Son was lifted up on the cross to draw all people to himself. Grant that we who have been born out of his wounded side may at all times find mercy in him, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Look to Jesus, who for the sake of the joy that was set before him endured the cross,

disregard- | ing its shame,

and has taken his seat at the right hand of the | throne of God. (Heb. 12:2)

 

Color: None

Saturday April 19 – Resurrection of Our Lord

Vigil of Easter

 

Readings

Creation

First Reading: Genesis 1:1–2:4a

Response: Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26 (1)

 

Flood

Second Reading: Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18, 8:6-18, 9:8-13

Response: Psalm 46 (7)

 

Testing of Abraham

Third Reading: Genesis 22:1-18

Response: Psalm 16 (11)

 

Deliverance at the Red Sea

Fourth Reading: Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21

Response: Exodus 15:1b-13, 17-18 (1)

 

Salvation Freely Offered to All

Fifth Reading: Isaiah 55:1-11

Response: Isaiah 12:2-6 (3)

 

The Wisdom of God

Sixth Reading: Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21; 9:4b-6 or Baruch 3:9-15, 32–4:4

Response: Psalm 19 (8)

 

A New Heart and a New Spirit

Seventh Reading: Ezekiel 36:24-28

Response: Psalms 42 and 43 (42:2)

 

Valley of the Dry Bones

Eighth Reading: Ezekiel 37:1-14

Response: Psalm 143 (11)

 

Gathering of God's People

Ninth Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-20

Response: Psalm 98 (4)

 

Deliverance of Jonah

Tenth Reading: Jonah 1:1–2:1

Response: Jonah 2:2-3 [4-6] 7-9 (9)

 

Clothed in the Garments of Salvation

Eleventh Reading: Isaiah 61:1-4, 9-11

Response: Deuteronomy 32:1-4, 7, 36a, 43a (3-4)

 

Deliverance from the Fiery Furnace

Twelfth Reading: Daniel 3:1-29

Response: Song of the Three Young Men 35-65 (35)

 

New Testament Reading

Romans 6:3-11

 

Gospel

John 20:1-18

 

Prayer of the Day

Eternal giver of life and light, this holy night shines with the radiance of the risen Christ. Renew your church with the Spirit given us in baptism, that we may worship you in sincerity and truth and may shine as a light in the world, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

O God, you are the creator of the world, the liberator of your people, and the wisdom of the earth. By the resurrection of your Son free us from our fears, restore us in your image, and ignite us with your light, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Let us sing to the LORD, who has | triumphed gloriously;

our strength and our might, who has become | our salvation. Alleluia. (Exod. 15:1-2)

 

Color: White/Gold

 

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YEAR A 2013/2014 – Easter

 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006).

 

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.
The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse in parentheses.

 

 

 

Day and Date

First Reading

 

Second Reading

 

Psalm

Sunday April 20 – Resurrection of Our Lord

Easter Day

 

Readings

Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6

Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 (24)

Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43

Matthew 28:1-10 or John 20:1-18

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, you gave your only Son to suffer death on the cross for our redemption, and by his glorious resurrection you delivered us from the power of death. Make us die every day to sin, that we may live with him forever in the joy of the resurrection, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

God of mercy, we no longer look for Jesus among the dead, for he is alive and has become the Lord of life. Increase in our minds and hearts the risen life we share with Christ, and help us to grow as your people toward the fullness of eternal life with you, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Christ, our paschal lamb, | has been sacrificed.

Therefore, let us | keep the feast. Alleluia. (1 Cor. 5:7, 8)

 

Color: White/Gold

Sunday April 20 – Resurrection of Our Lord

Easter Evening

 

Readings

Isaiah 25:6-9

Psalm 114 (7)

1 Corinthians 5:6b-8

Luke 24:13-49

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread, open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Our hearts | burn within us

while you open to | us the scriptures. Alleluia. (Luke 24:27)

 

Color: White/Gold

Mon – April 21

Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21

 

Colossians 3:5-11

 

Psalm 118: 1-2,

14-24

Monday April 21 – Resurrection of Our Lord

Easter Monday

These propers may be used for a service on Easter Monday or on another day during the week after Easter Day.

Readings

Daniel 12:1-3

Psalm 16:8-11 (9)

Acts 2:14, 22b-32

Matthew 28:9-15a

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you give us the joy of celebrating our Lord's resurrection. Give us also the joys of life in your service, and bring us at last to the full joy of life eternal, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. God raised up Jesus, having freed | him from death,

because it was impossible for him to be held | in its power. Alleluia. (Acts 2:24)

 

Color: White/Gold

Tue – April 22

Exodus 15:1-18

 

Colossians 3:12-17

 

Psalm 118: 1-2,

14-24

Wed – April 23

Joshua 3:1-17

 

Matthew 28:1-10

 

Psalm 118: 1-2,

14-24

Thu – April 24

Song of Solomon

 2:8-15

 

Colossians 4:2-5

 

Psalm 16

Fri – April 25

Song of Solomon

 5:9—6:3

 

1 Corinthians 15:1-11

 

Psalm 16

or

 

Friday April 25

Mark, Evangelist

 

Readings

Isaiah 52:7-10

Psalm 57 (9)

2 Timothy 4:6-11, 18

Mark 1:1-15

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you have enriched your church with Mark's proclamation of the gospel. Give us grace to believe firmly in the good news of salvation and to walk daily in accord with it, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This Jesus | God raised up,

and of that all of | us are witnesses. Alleluia. (Acts 2:32)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Sat – April 26

Song of Solomon

 8:6-7

 

John 20:11-20

 

Psalm 16

Sunday April 27 - Second Sunday of Easter

 

Readings

Acts 2:14a, 22-32

Psalm 16 (11)

1 Peter 1:3-9

John 20:19-31

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and eternal God, the strength of those who believe and the hope of those who doubt, may we, who have not seen, have faith in you and receive the fullness of Christ's blessing, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Blessed are those who | have not seen

and yet have come | to believe. Alleluia. (John 20:29)

 

Color: White

Mon – April 28

Judges 6:36-40

 

1 Corinthians 15:12-20

 

Psalm 114

Tue – April 29

Jonah 1:1-17

 

1 Corinthians 15:19-28

 

Psalm 114

Wed – April 30

Jonah 2:1-10

 

Matthew 12:38-42

 

Psalm 114

Thu – May 1

Isaiah 25:1-5

 

1 Peter 1:8b-12

 

Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19

or

 

Thursday May 1

Philip and James, Apostles

 

Readings

Isaiah 30:18-21

Psalm 44:1-3, 20-26 (26)

2 Corinthians 4:1-6

John 14:8-14

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you gave to your apostles Philip and James grace and strength to bear witness to your Son. Grant that we, remembering their victory of faith, may glorify in life and death the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea | and Samaria,

and to the ends | of the earth. Alleluia. (Acts 1:8)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Fri – May 2

Isaiah 26:1-4

 

1 Peter 1:13-16

 

Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19

Sat – May 3

Isaiah 25:6-9

 

Luke 14:12-14

 

Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19

Sunday May 4 - Third Sunday of Easter

 

Readings

Acts 2:14a, 36-41

Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 (13)

1 Peter 1:17-23

Luke 24:13-35

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, your Son makes himself known to all his disciples in the breaking of bread. Open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in his redeeming work, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Our hearts | burn within us

while you open to | us the scriptures. Alleluia. (Luke 24:32)

 

Color: White

Mon – May 5

Genesis 18:1-14

 

1 Peter 1:23-25

 

Psalm 134

Tue – May 6

Proverbs 8:32—9:6

 

1 Peter 2:1-3

 

Psalm 134

Wed – May 7

Exodus 24:1-11

 

John 21:1-14

 

Psalm 134

Thu – May 8

Exodus 2:15b-25

 

1 Peter 2:9-12

 

Psalm 23

Fri – May 9

Exodus 3:16-22;

 4:18-20

 

1 Peter 2:13-17

 

Psalm 23

Sat – May 10

Ezekiel 34:1-16

 

Luke 15:1-7

 

Psalm 23

Sunday May 11 – Fourth Sunday of Easter

 

Readings

Acts 2:42-47

Psalm 23 (1)

1 Peter 2:19-25

John 10:1-10

 

Prayer of the Day

O God our shepherd, you know your sheep by name and lead us to safety through the valleys of death. Guide us by your voice that we may walk in certainty and security to the joyous feast prepared in your house, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus says, I am | the good shepherd.

I know my own and my | own know me. Alleluia. (John 10:14)

 

Color: White

Mon – May 12

Ezekiel 34:17-23

 

1 Peter 5:1-5

 

Psalm 100

Tue – May 13

Ezekiel 34:23-31

 

Hebrews 13:20-21

 

Psalm 100

Wed – May 14

Jeremiah 23:1-8

 

Matthew 20:17-28

 

Psalm 100

or

 

Thursday May 14

Matthias, Apostle

 

Readings

Isaiah 66:1-2

Psalm 56 (12)

Acts 1:15-26

Luke 6:12-16

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, you chose your faithful servant Matthias to be numbered among the twelve. Grant that your church may always be taught and guided by faithful and true pastors, through Jesus Christ our shepherd, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea | and Samaria,

and to the ends | of the earth. Alleluia. (John 12:26)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Thu – May 15

Genesis 12:1-3

 

Acts 6:8-15

 

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

Fri – May 16

Exodus 3:1-12

 

Acts 7:1-16

 

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

Sat – May 17

Jeremiah 26:20-24

 

John 8:48-59

 

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

Sunday May 18 – Fifth Sunday of Easter

 

Readings

Acts 7:55-60

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 (5)

1 Peter 2:2-10

John 14:1-14

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your Son Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life. Give us grace to love one another, to follow in the way of his commandments, and to share his risen life with all the world, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. I am the way, the truth, | and the life.

No one comes to the Father ex- | cept through me. Alleluia. (John 14:6)

 

Color: White

Mon – May 19

Exodus 13:17-22

 

Acts 7:17-40

 

Psalm 102:1-17

Tue – May 20

Proverbs 3:5-12

 

Acts 7:44-56

 

Psalm 102:1-17

Wed – May 21

Proverbs 3:13-18

 

John 8:31-38

 

Psalm 102:1-17

Thu – May 22

Genesis 6:5-22

 

Acts 27:1-12

 

Psalm 66:8-20

Fri – May 23

Genesis 7:1-24

 

Acts 27:13-38

 

Psalm 66:8-20

Sat – May 24

Genesis 8:13-19

 

John 14:27-29

 

Psalm 66:8-20

Sunday May 25 – Sixth Sunday of Easter

 

Readings

Acts 17:22-31

Psalm 66:8-20 (8)

1 Peter 3:13-22

John 14:15-21

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and ever-living God, you hold together all things in heaven and on earth. In your great mercy receive the prayers of all your children, and give to all the world the Spirit of your truth and peace, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Those who love me will keep my word, and my Fa-| ther will love them,

and we will come to them and make our | home with them. Alleluia. (John 14:23)

 

Color: White

Mon – May 26

Genesis 9:8-17

 

Acts 27:39-44

 

Psalm 93

Tue – May 27

Deuteronomy 5:22-33

 

1 Peter 3:8-12

 

Psalm 93

Wed – May 28

Deuteronomy31:1-13

 

John 16:16-24

 

Psalm 93

Thursday May 29 – Ascension of Our Lord

 

Readings

Acts 1:1-11

Psalm 47 (5) or Psalm 93 (2)

Ephesians 1:15-23

Luke 24:44-53

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your only Son was taken into the heavens and in your presence intercedes for us. Receive us and our prayers for all the world, and in the end bring everything into your glory, through Jesus Christ, our Sovereign and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

Almighty God, your blessed Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, ascended far above all heavens that he might fill all things. Mercifully give us faith to trust that, as he promised, he abides with us on earth to the end of time, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Go and make disciples of all nations, | says the Lord;

I am with you always, to the end | of the age. Alleluia. (Matt. 28:19, 20)

 

Color: White

Fri – May 30

2 Kings 2:1-12

 

Ephesians 2:1-7

 

Psalm 93

Sat – May 31

2 Kings 2:13-15

 

John 8:21-30

 

Psalm 93

Thursday May 31 – Visit of Mary to Elizabeth

 

Readings

1 Samuel 2:1-10

Psalm 113 (2)

Romans 12:9-16b

Luke 1:39-57

 

Prayer of the Day

Mighty God, by whose grace Elizabeth rejoiced with Mary and greeted her as the mother of the Lord: look with favor on your lowly servants that, with Mary, we may magnify your holy name and rejoice to acclaim her Son as our Savior, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. My soul magni- | fies the Lord,

and my spirit rejoices in | God my Savior. Alleluia. (Luke 1:47)

 

Color: White

Sunday June 1 – Seventh Sunday of Easter

 

Readings

Acts 1:6-14

Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 (4)

1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11

John 17:1-11

 

Prayer of the Day

O God of glory, your Son Jesus Christ suffered for us and ascended to your right hand. Unite us with Christ and each other in suffering and in joy, that all the world may be drawn into your bountiful presence, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. I will not leave you orphaned, | says the Lord.

I am com- | ing to you. Alleluia. (John 14:18)

 

Color: White

Mon – June 2

Leviticus 9:1-11,

  22-24

 

1 Peter 4:1-6

 

Psalm 99

Tue – June 3

Numbers 16:41-50

 

1 Peter 4:7-11

 

Psalm 99

Wed –June 4

1 Kings 8:54-65

 

John 3:31-36

 

Psalm 99

Thu – June 5

Exodus 19:1-9a

 

Acts 2:1-11

 

Psalm 33:12-22

Fri – June 6

Exodus 19:16-25

 

Romans 8:14-17

 

Psalm 33:12-22

Sat – June 7

Exodus 20:1-21

 

Matthew 5:1-12

 

Psalm 33:12-22

or

 

Saturday June 7

Vigil of Pentecost

 

Readings

Exodus 19:1-9 or Acts 2:1-11

Psalm 33:12-22 (20) or Psalm 130 (4)

Romans 8:14-17, 22-27

John 7:37-39

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and ever-living God, you fulfilled the promise of Easter by sending the gift of your Holy Spirit. Look upon your people gathered in prayer, open to receive the Spirit's flame. May it come to rest in our hearts and heal the divisions of word and tongue, that with one voice and one song we may praise your name in joy and thanksgiving; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts | of your faithful,

and kindle in us the fire | of your love. Alleluia.

 

Color: Red

Sunday June 8 – Day of Pentecost

 

Readings

Acts 2:1-21 or Numbers 11:24-30

Psalm 104:24-34 (30)

1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 or Acts 2:1-21

John 20:19-23 or John 7:37-39

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, on this day you open the hearts of your faithful people by sending into us your Holy Spirit. Direct us by the light of that Spirit, that we may have a right judgment in all things and rejoice at all times in your peace, through Jesus Christ, your Son and our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts | of your faithful,

And kindle in us the fire | of your love. Alleluia.

 

Color: Red

Mon – June 9

Joel 2:18-29

 

Romans 8:18-24

 

Psalm 104:24-34,35b

Tue – June 10

Ezekiel 39:7-8, 21-29

 

Romans 8:26-27

 

Psalm 104:24-34,35b

Wed – June 11

Numbers 11:24-30

 

John 7:37-39

 

Psalm 104:24-34,35B

or

 

Saturday June 11

Barnabas, Apostle

 

Readings

Isaiah 42:5-12

Psalm 112 (1)

Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3

Matthew 10:7-16

 

Prayer of the Day

We praise you, O God, for the life of your faithful servant Barnabas, who, seeking not his own renown but the well-being of your church, gave generously of his life and possessions for the relief of the poor and the spread of the gospel. Grant that we may follow his example and by our actions give glory to you, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This Jesus | God raised up,

and of that all of | us are witnesses. Alleluia. (Acts 2:32)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red










 

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YEAR A 2013/2014 – Time After Pentecost

 

This Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary uses the Revised Common Lectionary as it appears in Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006).

 

Two series of readings are provided for the Time after Pentecost.

  • The Complementary series provides Old Testament readings and psalms chosen for their relationship to the gospels.
  • The Semicontinuous series provides Old Testament readings and psalms that, while not as explicitly connected to the gospels, explore many of the books and stories not covered by the Complementary series.

 

Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version

of the Bible.

The appointed psalm refrain for Sundays and festivals is from the verse

in parentheses.

 

 

Day and Date

First Reading

 

Second Reading

 

Psalm

Thu – June 12

Job 28:1-11

 

2 Timothy 1:8-12a

 

Psalm 8

Fri – June 13

Job 38:12-21

 

2 Timothy 1:12b-14

 

Psalm 8

Sat – June 14

Job 38:22-38

 

John 14:15-17

 

Psalm 8

Sunday June 15 – The Holy Trinity

First Sunday After Pentecost

 

Readings

Genesis 1:1—2:4a

Psalm 8 (1)

2 Corinthians 13:11-13

Matthew 28:16-20

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty Creator and ever-living God: we worship your glory, eternal Three-in-One, and we praise your power, majestic One-in-Three. Keep us steadfast in this faith, defend us in all adversity, and bring us at last into your presence, where you live in endless joy and love, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

or

God of heaven and earth, before the foundation of the universe and the beginning of time you are the triune God: Author of creation, eternal Word of salvation, life-giving Spirit of wisdom. Guide us to all truth by your Spirit, that we may proclaim all that Christ has revealed and rejoice in the glory he shares with us. Glory and praise to you, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Holy, holy, holy is the | Lord of hosts;

God's glory fills | the whole earth. Alleluia. (Isa. 6:3)

 

Color: White

Mon – June 16

Job 38:39—39:12

 

1 Corinthians 12:1-3

 

Psalm 29

Tue – June 17

Job 39:13-25

 

1 Corinthians 12:4-13

 

Psalm 29

Wed – June 18

Job 39:26—40:5

 

John 14:25-26

 

Psalm 29

Thu – June 19

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 18:12-17

 

 

Hebrews 2:5-9

 

Psalm 69:7-10

  [11-15] 16-18

Semicontinuous

Exodus 12:43-49

 

 

 

Psalm 86:1-10

Fri – June 20

Complementary

 

Jeremiah  18:18-23

 

 

Acts 5:17-26

 

Psalm 69:7-10

  [11-15] 16-18

Semicontinuous

Genesis 35:1-4

 

 

 

Psalm 86:1-10

Sat – June 21

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 20:1-6

 

 

Luke 11:53—12:3

 

Psalm 69:7-10

  [11-15] 16-18

Semicontinuous

Ezekiel 29:3-7

 

 

 

Psalm 86:1-10

Sunday June 22 - Second Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Jeremiah 20:7-13

Psalm 69:7-10 [11-15] 16-18 (16)

Romans 6:1b-11

Matthew 10:24-39

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 21:8-21

Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 (16)

 

Prayer of the Day

Teach us, good Lord God, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor and not to ask for reward, except that of knowing that we do your will, through Jesus Crist, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus says, The Spirit of the Lord will testify on | my behalf,

and you also | are to testify. Alleluia. (John 15:26, 27)

 

Color: Green

Mon – June 23

Complementary

 

Micah 7:1-7

 

 

Revelation 2:1-7

 

 

Psalm 6

Semicontinuous

Genesis 16:1-5

 

 

 

Psalm 86:11-17

Tue – June 24

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 26:1-2

 

 

Revelation 2:8-11

 

 

Psalm 6

Semicontinuous

Genesis 25:12-18

 

 

 

Psalm 86:11-17

or

 

Tuesday June 24

John, the Baptist

 

Readings

Malachi 3:1-4

Psalm 141 (8)

Acts 13:13-26

Luke 1:57-67 (68-80)

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, by your gracious providence your servant John the Baptist was born to Elizabeth and Zechariah. Grant to your people the wisdom to see your purpose and the openness to hear your will, that the light of Christ may increase in us, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righ- | teousness' sake,

for theirs is the king- | dom of heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 5:10)

 

Color: White

Wed – June 25

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 38:1-3

 

 

Matthew 10:5-23

 

 

Psalm 6

Semicontinuous

Jeremiah 42:18-22

 

 

 

Psalm 86:11-17

Thu – June 26

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 25:1-7

 

 

Galatians 5:2-6

 

 

Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18

Semicontinuous

Micah 7:18-20

 

 

 

Psalm 13

Fri – June 27

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 25:8-14

 

 

Galatians 5:7-12

 

 

Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18

Semicontinuous

2 Chronicles 20:5-12

 

 

 

Psalm 13

Sat – June 28

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 28:1-4

 

 

Luke 17:1-4

 

 

Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18

Semicontinuous

Genesis 26:23-25

 

 

 

Psalm 13

Sunday June 29 - Third Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Jeremiah 28:5-9

Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18 (1)

Romans 6:12-23

Matthew 10:40-42

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 22:1-14

Psalm 13 (5)

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, you direct our lives by your grace, and your words of justice and mercy reshape the world. Mold us into a people who welcome your word and serve one another, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a | holy nation,

in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of the one who called you out of darkness into

his | marvelous light. Alleluia. (1 Peter 2:9)

 

Color: Green

or

 

Sunday June 29

Peter and Paul, Apostles

 

Readings

Acts 12:1-11

Psalm 87:1-3, 5-7 (3)

2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18

John 21:15-19

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, we praise you that your blessed apostles Peter and Paul glorified you by their martyrdoms. Grant that your church throughout the world may always be instructed by their teaching and example, be knit together in unity by your Spirit, and ever stand firm upon the one foundation who is Jesus Christ our Lord, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This Jesus | God raised up,

and of that all of | us are witnesses. Alleluia. (Acts 2:32)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Mon – June 30

Complementary

 

1 Kings 21:1-16

 

 

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

 

 

Psalm 119:161-168

Semicontinuous

Genesis 22:15-18

 

 

 

Psalm 47

Tue – July 1

Complementary

 

1 Kings 21:17-29

 

 

1 John 4:1-6

 

 

Psalm 119:161-168

Semicontinuous

1 Kings 18:36-39

 

 

 

Psalm 47

Wed – July 2

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 18:1-11

 

 

Matthew 11:20-24

 

 

Psalm 119:161-168

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 51:1-3

 

 

 

Psalm 47

Thu – July 3

Complementary

 

Zechariah 1:1-6

 

 

Romans 7:1-6

 

 

Psalm 145:8-14

Semicontinuous

Genesis 25:19-27

 

 

 

Psalm 45:10-17

Fri – July 4

Complementary

 

Zechariah 2:6-13

 

 

Romans 7:7-20

 

 

Psalm 145:8-14

Semicontinuous

Genesis 27:1-17

 

 

 

Psalm 45:10-17

Sat – July 5

Complementary

 

Zechariah 4:1-7

 

 

Luke 10:21-24

 

 

Psalm 145:8-14

Semicontinuous

Genesis 27:18-29

 

 

 

Psalm 45:10-17

Sunday July 6 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Zechariah 9:9-12

Psalm 145:8-14 (8)

Romans 7:15-25a

Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67

Psalm 45:10-17 (7)

 

Prayer of the Day

You are great, O God, and greatly to be praised. You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. Grant that we may believe in you, call upon you, know you, and serve you, through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Blessed are you, Lord of | heav’n and earth;

You have revealed these | things to infants. Alleluia. (Matt. 11:25)

 

Color: Green

Mon – July 7

Complementary

Jeremiah 27:1-11,

  16-22

 

 

Romans 1:18-25

 

 

Psalm 131

Semicontinuous

Genesis 27:30-46

 

 

 

Song of Solomon 2:8-13

Tue – July 8

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 28:10-17

 

 

Romans 3:1-8

 

 

Psalm 131

Semicontinuous

Genesis 29:1-14

 

 

 

Song of Solomon 2:8-13

Wed – July 9

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 13:1-11

 

 

John 13:1-17

 

 

Psalm 131

Semicontinuous

Genesis 29:31-35

 

 

 

Song of Solomon 2:8-13

Thu – July 10

Complementary

 

Isaiah 48:1-5

 

 

Romans 2:12-16

 

 

Psalm 65: [1-8] 9-13

Semicontinuous

Exodus 3:1-6

 

 

 

Psalm 119:105-112

Fri – July 11

Complementary

 

Isaiah 48:6-11

 

 

Romans 15:14-21

 

 

Psalm 65: [1-8] 9-13

Semicontinuous

Deuteronomy 32:1-10

 

 

 

Psalm 119:105-112

Sat – July 12

Complementary

 

Isaiah 52:1-6

 

 

John 12:44-50

 

 

Psalm 65: [1-8] 9-13

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 2:1-4

 

 

 

Psalm 119:105-112

Sunday July 13 – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Isaiah 55:10-13

Psalm 65:[1-8] 9-13 (11)

Romans 8:1-11

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 25:19-34

Psalm 119:105-112 (105)

 

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, we thank you for planting in us the seed of your word. By your Holy Spirit help us to receive it with joy, live according to it, and grow in faith and hope and love, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. The word is very | near to you;

it is in your mouth and | in your heart. Alleluia. (Deut. 30:14)

 

Color: Green

Mon – July 14

Complementary

 

Leviticus 26:3-20

 

 

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

 

 

Psalm 92

Semicontinuous

Micah 1:1-5

 

 

 

Psalm 142

Tue – July 15

Complementary

 

Deuteronomy 28:1-14

 

 

Ephesians 4:17—5:2

 

 

Psalm 92

Semicontinuous

Jeremiah 49:7-11

 

 

 

Psalm 142

Wed – July 16

Complementary

 

Proverbs 11:23-30

 

 

Matthew 13:10-17

 

 

Psalm 92

Semicontinuous

Obadiah 15-21

 

 

 

Psalm 142

Thu – July 17

Complementary

 

Isaiah 41:21-29

 

 

Hebrews 2:1-9

 

 

Psalm 86:11-17

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 44:1-5

 

 

 

 

Psalm 139:1-12,

  23-24

Fri – July 18

Complementary

 

Isaiah 44:9-17

 

 

Hebrews 6:13-20

 

 

Psalm 86:11-17

Semicontinuous

Ezekiel 39:21-29

 

 

 

Psalm 139:1-12,

  23-24

Sat – July 19

Complementary

 

Isaiah 44:18-20

 

 

Matthew 7:15-20

 

 

Psalm 86:11-17

Semicontinuous

Exodus 14:9-25

 

 

 

Psalm 139:1-12,

  23-24

Sunday July 20 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Isaiah 44:6-8 or Wisdom 12:13, 16-19

Psalm 86:11-17 (11)

Romans 8:12-25

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 28:10-19a

Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 (1)

 

Prayer of the Day

Faithful God, most merciful judge, you care for your children with firmness and compassion. By your Spirit nurture us who live in your kingdom, that we may be rooted in the way of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. My word shall accomplish that | which I purpose,

and succeed in the thing for | which I sent it. Alleluia. (Isa. 55:11)

 

Color: Green

Mon – July 21

Complementary

 

Nahum 1:1-13

 

 

Revelation 14:12-20

 

 

Psalm 75

Semicontinuous

Genesis 32:3-21

 

 

 

Psalm 139:13-18

Tue – July 22

Complementary

 

Zephaniah 3:1-13

 

 

Galatians 4:21—5:1

 

 

Psalm 75

Semicontinuous

Genesis 33:1-17

 

 

 

Psalm 139:13-18

or

 

Tuesday July 22

Mary Magdalene, Apostle

 

Readings

Ruth 1:6-18 or Exodus 2:1-10

Psalm 73:23-28 (28)

Acts 13:26-33a

John 20:1-2, 11-18

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your Son first entrusted the apostle Mary Magdalene with the joyful news of his resurrection. Following the example of her witness, may we proclaim Christ as our living Lord and one day see him in glory, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. This Jesus | God raised up,

and of that all of | us are witnesses. Alleluia. (Acts 2:32)

 

Color: White

Wed – July 23

Complementary

 

Daniel 12:1-13

 

 

Matthew 12:15-21

 

 

Psalm 75

Semicontinuous

Genesis 35:16-29

 

 

 

Psalm 139:13-18

Thu – July 24

Complementary

 

1 Kings 1:28-37

 

 

1 Corinthians 4:14-20

 

 

Psalm 119:129-136

Semicontinuous

Genesis 29:1-8

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

Fri – July 25

Complementary

 

1 Kings 1:38-48

 

 

Acts 7:44-53

 

 

Psalm 119:129-136

Semicontinuous

Genesis 29:9-14

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

or

 

Friday July 25

James, Apostle

 

Readings

1 Kings 19:9-18

Psalm 7:1-10 (10)

Acts 11:27—12:3a

Mark 10:35-45

 

Prayer of the Day

Gracious God, we remember before you today your servant and apostle James, the first among the twelve to be martyred for the name of Jesus Christ. Pour out on the leaders of your church that spirit of self-denying service which is the true mark of authority among your people, through Jesus Christ our servant, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righ- | teousness' sake,

for theirs is the king- | dom of heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 5:10)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Sat – July 26

Complementary

 

1 Kings 2:1-4

 

 

Matthew 12:38-42

 

 

Psalm 119:129-136

Semicontinuous

Genesis 29:31—30:24

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

Sunday July 27 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

1 Kings 3:5-12

Psalm 119:129-136 (130)

Romans 8:26-39

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 29:15-28

Psalm 105:1-11, 45b (1, 45) or Psalm 128 (1)

 

Prayer of the Day

Beloved and sovereign God, through the death and resurrection of your Son you bring us into your kingdom of justice and mercy. By your Spirit, give us your wisdom, that we may treasure the life that comes from Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Many will come from | east and west

and will eat in the king- | dom of heaven. Alleluia. (Matt. 8:11)

 

Color: Green

Mon – July 28

Complementary

 

1 Kings 3:16-28

 

 

James 3:13-18

 

 

Psalm 119:121-128

Semicontinuous

Genesis 30:25-36

 

 

 

Psalm 65:8-13

Tue – July 29

Complementary

 

1 Kings 4:29-34

 

 

Ephesians 6:10-18

 

 

Psalm 119:121-128

Semicontinuous

Genesis 30:37-43

 

 

 

Psalm 65:8-13

Wed – July 30

Complementary

 

Proverbs 1:1-7, 20-33

 

 

Mark 4:30-34

 

 

Psalm 119:121-128

Semicontinuous

Genesis 46:2—47:12

 

 

 

Psalm 65:8-13

Thu – July 31

Complementary

 

Proverbs 10:1-5

 

 

Philippians 4:10-15

 

 

Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 14:1-2

 

 

 

Psalm 17:1-7, 15

Fri – August 1

Complementary

 

Isaiah 51:17-23

 

 

Romans 9:6-13

 

 

Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 41:8-10

 

 

 

Psalm 17:1-7, 15

Sat – August 2

Complementary

 

Isaiah 44:1-5

 

 

Matthew 7:7-11

 

 

Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21

Semicontinuous

Genesis 31:1-21

 

 

 

Psalm 17:1-7, 15

Sunday August 3 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Isaiah 55:1-5

Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21 (16)

Romans 9:1-5

Matthew 14:13-21

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 32:22-31

Psalm 17:1-7, 15 (15)

 

Prayer of the Day

Glorious God, your generosity waters the world with goodness, and you cover creation with abundance. Awaken in us a hunger for the food that satisfies both body and spirit, and with this food fill all the starving world; through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. One does not live by | bread alone,

but by every word that comes from the | mouth of God. Alleluia. (Matt. 4:4)

 

Color: Green

Mon – August 4

Complementary

 

Deuteronomy 8:1-10

 

 

Romans 1:8-15

 

 

Psalm 78:1-8, 17-29

Semicontinuous

Genesis 31:22-42

 

 

 

Psalm 17:1-7, 15

Tue – August 5

Complementary

 

Deuteronomy 26:1-5

 

 

Acts 2:37-47

 

 

Psalm 78:1-8, 17-29

Semicontinuous

Genesis 32:3-21

 

 

 

Psalm 17:1-7, 15

Wed – August 6

Complementary

 

Exodus 16:2-15, 31-35

 

 

Matthew 15:32-39

 

 

Psalm 78:1-8, 17-29

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 43:1-7

 

 

 

Psalm 17:1-7, 15

Thu – August 7

Complementary

 

1 Kings 18:1-16

 

 

Acts 17:10-15

 

 

Psalm 85:8-13

Semicontinuous

Genesis 35:22b-29

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6,

  16-22, 45b

Fri – August 8

Complementary

 

1 Kings 18:17-19, 30-40

 

 

Acts 18:24-28

 

 

Psalm 85:8-13

Semicontinuous

Genesis 36:1-8

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6,

  16-22, 45b

Sat – August 9

Complementary

 

1 Kings 18:41-46

 

 

Matthew 16:1-4

 

 

Psalm 85:8-13

Semicontinuous

Genesis 37:5-11

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6,

  16-22, 45b

Sunday August 10 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

1 Kings 19:9-18

Psalm 85:8-13 (8)

Romans 10:5-15

Matthew 14:22-33

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b (1, 45)

 

Prayer of the Day

O God our defender, storms rage around and within us and cause us to be afraid. Rescue your people from despair, deliver your sons and daughters from fear, and preserve us in the faith of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. I wait for | you, O LORD;

in your word | is my hope. Alleluia. (Ps. 130:5)

 

Color: Green

Mon – August 11

Complementary

 

Genesis 7:11—8:5

 

 

2 Peter 2:4-10

 

 

Psalm 18:1-19

Semicontinuous

Genesis 37:29-36

 

 

 

Psalm 28

Tue – August 12

Complementary

 

Genesis 19:1-29

 

 

Romans 9:14-29

 

 

Psalm 18:1-19

Semicontinuous

Genesis 39:1-23

 

 

 

Psalm 28

Wed – August 13

Complementary

 

Job 36:24-33; 37:14-24

 

 

Matthew 8:23-27

 

 

Psalm 18:1-19

Semicontinuous

Genesis 40:1-23

 

 

 

Psalm 28

Thu – August 14

Complementary

 

Isaiah 45:20-25

 

 

Revelation 15:1-4

 

 

Psalm 67

Semicontinuous

Genesis 41:14-36

 

 

 

Psalm 133

Fri – August 15

Complementary

 

Isaiah 63:15-19

 

 

Acts 14:19-28

 

 

Psalm 67

Semicontinuous

Genesis 41:37-57

 

 

 

Psalm 133

or

 

Friday August 15

Mary, Mother of Our Lord

 

Readings

Isaiah 61:7-11

Psalm 34:1-9 (3)

Galatians 4:4-7

Luke 1:46-55

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, in choosing the virgin Mary to be the mother of your Son, you made known your gracious regard for the poor, the lowly, and the despised. Grant us grace to receive your word in humility, and so to be made one with your Son, Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Greetings, O favored one! The | Lord is with you.

The Holy Spirit will | come upon you. Alleluia. (Luke 1:28, 35)

 

Color: White

 

Sat – August 16

Complementary

 

Isaiah 56:1-5

 

 

Matthew 14:34-36

 

 

Psalm 67

Semicontinuous

Genesis 42:1-28

 

 

 

Psalm 133

Sunday August 17 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Isaiah 56:1, 6-8

Psalm 67 (3)

Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32

Matthew 15:[10-20] 21-28

 

Semicontinuous Series

Genesis 45:1-15

Psalm 133 (1)

 

Prayer of the Day

God of all peoples, your arms reach out to embrace all those who call upon you. Teach us as disciples of your Son to love the world with compassion and constancy, that your name may be known throughout the earth, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Jesus preached the good news | of the kingdom

and cured every sickness a- | mong the people. Alleluia. (Matt. 4:23)

 

Color: Green

Mon – August 18

Complementary

 

2 Kings 5:1-14

 

 

Acts 15:1-21

 

 

Psalm 87

Semicontinuous

Genesis 43:1-34

 

 

 

Psalm 130

Tue – August 19

Complementary

 

Isaiah 43:8-13

 

 

Romans 11:13-29

 

 

Psalm 87

Semicontinuous

Genesis 44:1-34

 

 

 

Psalm 130

Wed – August 20

Complementary

 

Isaiah 66:18-23

 

 

Matthew 8:1-13

 

 

Psalm 87

Semicontinuous

Genesis 45:16-28

 

 

 

Psalm 130

Thu – August 21

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 28:11-19

 

 

1 Corinthians 6:1-11

 

 

Psalm 138

Semicontinuous

Genesis 49:1-33

 

 

 

Psalm 124

Fri – August 22

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 31:15-18

 

 

2 Corinthians 10:12-18

 

 

Psalm 138

Semicontinuous

Genesis 49:29—50:14

 

 

 

Psalm 124

Sat – August 23

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 36:33-38

 

 

Matthew 16:5-12

 

 

Psalm 138

Semicontinuous

Genesis 50:15-26

 

 

 

Psalm 124

Sunday August 24 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Isaiah 51:1-6

Psalm 138 (8)

Romans 12:1-8

Matthew 16:13-20

 

Semicontinuous Series

Exodus 1:8—2:10

Psalm 124 (7)

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, with all your faithful followers of every age, we praise you, the rock of our life. Be our strong foundation and form us into the body of your Son, that we may gladly minister to all the world, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You are | the Messiah,

the Son of the | living God. Alleluia. (Matt. 16:16)

 

Color: Green

or

 

Sunday August 24

Bartholomew, Apostle

 

Readings

Exodus 19:1-6

Psalm 12 (6)

1 Corinthians 12:27-31a

John 1:43-51

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and everlasting God, you gave to your apostle Bartholomew grace truly to believe and courageously to preach your word. Grant that your church may proclaim the good news to the ends of the earth, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who an- | nounces peace,

who brings good news, who announc- | es salvation. Alleluia. (Isa. 52:7)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Mon – August 25

Complementary

 

1 Samuel 7:3-13

 

 

Romans 2:1-11

 

 

Psalm 18:1-3, 20-32

Semicontinuous

Exodus 1:1-7

 

 

 

Psalm 8

Tue – August 26

Complementary

Deuteronomy 32:18-20, 28-39

 

 

Romans 11:33-36

 

 

Psalm 18:1-3, 20-32

Semicontinuous

Exodus 2:11-15a

 

 

 

Psalm 8

Wed – August 27

Complementary

 

Isaiah 28:14-22

 

 

Matthew 26:6-13

 

 

Psalm 18:1-3, 20-32

Semicontinuous

Exodus 2:15b-22

 

 

 

Psalm 8

Thu – August 28

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 14:13-18

 

 

Ephesians 5:1-6

 

 

Psalm 26:1-8

Semicontinuous

Exodus 22:23-24

 

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6,

  23-26, 45b

Fri – August 29

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 15:1-9

 

 

2 Thessalonians 2:7-12

 

 

Psalm 26:1-8

Semicontinuous

Exodus 3:16-25

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6,

  23-26, 45b

Sat – August 30

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 15:10-14

 

 

Matthew 8:14-17

 

 

Psalm 26:1-8

Semicontinuous

Exodus 4:1-9

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45b

Sunday August 31 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Jeremiah 15:15-21

Psalm 26:1-8 (3)

Romans 12:9-21

Matthew 16:21-28

 

Semicontinuous Series

Exodus 3:1-15

Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45b (1, 45)

 

Prayer of the Day

O God, we thank you for your Son, who chose the path of suffering for the sake of the world. Humble us by his example, point us to the path of obedience, and give us strength to follow your commands, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ enlighten the eyes | of our hearts,

so that we may know the hope to which | God has called us. Alleluia. (Eph. 1:17, 18)

 

Color: Green

Mon – September 1

Complementary

 

2 Samuel 11:2-26

 

 

Revelation 3:1-6

 

 

Psalm 17

Semicontinuous

Exodus 4:10-31

 

 

 

Psalm 83:1-4, 13-18

Tue – September 2

Complementary

2 Samuel 11:27b—12:15

 

 

Revelation 3:7-13

 

 

Psalm 17

Semicontinuous

Exodus 5:1—6:13

 

 

 

Psalm 83:1-4, 13-18

Wed – September 3

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 17:5-18

 

 

Matthew 12:22-32

 

 

Psalm 17

Semicontinuous

Exodus 7:14-25

 

 

 

Psalm 83:1-4, 13-18

Thu – September 4

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 24:1-14

 

 

2 Corinthians 12:11-21

 

 

Psalm 119:33-40

Semicontinuous

Exodus 9:1-7

 

 

 

Psalm 149

Fri – September 5

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 24:15-27

 

 

Romans 10:15b-21

 

 

Psalm 119:33-40

Semicontinuous

Exodus 10:21-29

 

 

 

Psalm 149

Sat – September 6

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 33:1-6

 

 

Matthew 23:29-36

 

 

Psalm 119:33-40

Semicontinuous

Exodus 11:1-10

 

 

 

Psalm 149

Sunday September 7 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Ezekiel 33:7-11

Psalm 119:33-40 (35)

Romans 13:8-14

Matthew 18:15-20

 

Semicontinuous Series

Exodus 12:1-14

Psalm 149 (1)

 

Prayer of the Day

O Lord God, enliven and preserve your church with your perpetual mercy. Without your help, we mortals will fail; remove far from us everything that is harmful, and lead us toward all that gives life and salvation, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. In Christ God was reconciling the world | to himself,

entrusting the message of reconcilia- | tion to us. Alleluia. (2 Cor. 5:19)

 

Color: Green

Mon – September 8

Complementary

Leviticus 4:27-31;   

  5:14-16

 

 

1 Peter 2:11-17

 

 

Psalm 119:65-72

Semicontinuous

Exodus 12:14-28

 

 

 

Psalm 121

Tue – September 9

Complementary

 

Deuteronomy 17:2-13

 

 

Romans 13:1-7

 

 

Psalm 119:65-72

Semicontinuous

Exodus 12:29-42

 

 

 

Psalm 121

Wed – September 10

Complementary

 

Leviticus 16:1-5, 20-28

 

 

Matthew 21:18-22

 

 

Psalm 119:65-72

Semicontinuous

Exodus 13:1-10

 

 

 

Psalm 121

Thu – September 11

Complementary

 

Genesis 37:12-36

 

 

1 John 3:11-16

 

 

Psalm 103:[1-7] 8-13

Semicontinuous

Exodus 13:17-22

 

 

 

Psalm 114

Fri – September 12

Complementary

 

Genesis 41:53—42:17

 

 

Acts 7:9-16

 

 

Psalm 103:[1-7] 8-13

Semicontinuous

Exodus 14:1-18

 

 

 

Psalm 114

Sat – September 13

Complementary

 

Genesis 45:1-20

 

 

Matthew 6:7-15

 

 

Psalm 103:[1-7] 8-13

Semicontinuous

Exodus 15:19-21

 

 

 

Psalm 114

Sunday September 14 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Genesis 50:15-21

Psalm 103:[1-7] 8-13 (8)

Romans 14:1-12

Matthew 18:21-35

 

Semicontinuous Series

Exodus 14:19-31

Psalm 114 (7) or Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21 (1)

 

Prayer of the Day

O Lord God, merciful judge, you are the inexhaustible fountain of forgiveness. Replace our hearts of stone with hearts that love and adore you, that we may delight in doing your will, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. We have an advocate, Jesus | Christ the righteous;

your sins are forgiven on account | of his name. Alleluia. (1 John 2:1, 12)

 

Color: Green

or

 

Sunday September 14

Holy Cross Day

 

Readings

Numbers 21:4b-9

Psalm 98:1-4 (1) or Psalm 78:1-2, 34-38 (35)

1 Corinthians 1:18-24

John 3:13-17

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your Son Jesus Christ was lifted high upon the cross so that he might draw the whole world to himself. To those who look upon the cross, grant your wisdom, healing, and eternal life, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. May I never boast of | anything

except the cross of our Lord | Jesus Christ. Alleluia. (Gal. 6:14)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Mon – September 15

Complementary

 

Genesis 48:8-22

 

 

Hebrews 11:23-29

 

 

Psalm 133

Semicontinuous

Joshua 3:1-17

 

 

 

Psalm 77

Tue – September 16

Complementary

 

Genesis 49:29—50:14

 

 

Romans 14:13—15:2

 

 

Psalm 133

Semicontinuous

Nehemiah 9:9-15

 

 

 

Psalm 77

Wed – September 17

Complementary

 

Genesis 50:22-26

 

 

Mark 11:20-25

 

 

Psalm 133

Semicontinuous

2 Kings 2:1-18

 

 

 

Psalm 77

Thu – September 18

Complementary

 

Nahum 1:1, 14—2:2

 

 

2 Corinthians 13:1-4

 

 

Psalm 145:1-8

Semicontinuous

Exodus 15:22-27

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45

Fri – September 19

Complementary

 

Nahum 2:3-13

 

 

2 Corinthians 13:5-10

 

 

Psalm 145:1-8

Semicontinuous

Exodus 16:1-21

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45

Sat – September 20

Complementary

 

Zephaniah 2:13-15

 

 

Matthew 19:23-30

 

 

Psalm 145:1-8

Semicontinuous

Exodus 16:22-30

 

 

 

Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45

Sunday September 21 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Jonah 3:10—4:11

Psalm 145:1-8 (8)

Philippians 1:21-30

Matthew 20:1-16

 

Semicontinuous Series

Exodus 16:2-15

Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 (1, 45)

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty and eternal God, you show perpetual lovingkindness to us your servants. Because we cannot rely on our own abilities, grant us your merciful judgment, and train us to embody the generosity of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Open our | hearts, O Lord,

to give heed to what is said | by your Son. Alleluia.

 

Color: Green

Mon – September 22

Complementary

 

Genesis 27:1-29

 

 

Romans 16:1-16

 

 

Psalm 106:1-12

Semicontinuous

Exodus 16:31-35

 

 

 

Psalm 119:97-104

or

 

Monday September 22 (transferred)

Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

 

Readings

Ezekiel 2:8—3:11

Psalm 119:33-40 (33)

Ephesians 2:4-10

Matthew 9:9-13

 

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, your Son our Savior called a despised tax collector to become one of his apostles. Help us, like Matthew, to respond to the transforming call of Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea | and Samaria,

and to the ends | of the earth. Alleluia. (Acts 1:8)

 

Color: Scarlet/Red

Tue – September 23

Complementary

 

Genesis 28:10-17

 

 

Romans 16:17-20

 

 

Psalm 106:1-12

Semicontinuous

Numbers 11:1-9

 

 

 

Psalm 119:97-104

Wed – September 24

Complementary

 

Isaiah 41:1-13

 

 

Matthew 18:1-5

 

 

Psalm 106:1-12

Semicontinuous

Numbers 11:18-23,

  31-32

 

 

 

Psalm 119:97-104

Thu – September 25

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 12:17-28

 

 

James 4:11-16

 

 

Psalm 25:1-9

Semicontinuous

Isaiah 48:17-21

 

 

 

Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16

Fri – September 26

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 18:5-18

 

 

Acts 13:32-41

 

 

Psalm 25:1-9

Semicontinuous

Numbers 20:1-13

 

 

 

Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16

Sat – September 27

Complementary

 

Ezekiel 18:19-24

 

 

Mark 11:27-33

 

 

Psalm 25:1-9

Semicontinuous

Numbers 27:12-14

 

 

 

Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16

Sunday September 28 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

Readings

Complementary Series

Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32

Psalm 25:1-9 (6)

Philippians 2:1-13

Matthew 21:23-32

 

Semicontinuous Series

Exodus 17:1-7

Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 (4)

 

Prayer of the Day

God of love, giver of life, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them, keep us from those things that harm us, and guide us in the way of salvation, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. My sheep hear my voice, | says the Lord;

I know them and they | follow me. Alleluia. (John 10:27)

 

Color: Green

Mon – September 29

Complementary

 

Judges 14:1-20

 

 

Philippians 1:3-14

 

 

Psalm 28

Semicontinuous

Exodus 18:1-12

 

 

 

Psalm 42

or

 

Monday September 29

Michael and All Angels

 

Readings

Daniel 10:10-14; 12:1-3

Psalm 103:1-5, 20-22 (20-21)

Revelation 12:7-12

Luke 10:17-20

 

Prayer of the Day

Everlasting God, you have wonderfully established the ministries of angels and mortals. Mercifully grant that as Michael and the angels contend against the cosmic forces of evil, so by your direction they may help and defend us here on earth, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God whom we worship and praise with angels and archangels and all the company of heaven, now and forever.

 

Gospel Acclamation

Alleluia. Bless the | Lord, you angels,

you mighty ones who | do God's bidding. Alleluia. (Ps. 103:20)

 

Color: White

Tue – September 30

Complementary

 

Judges 16:1-22

 

 

Philippians 1:15-21

 

 

Psalm 28

Semicontinuous

Exodus 18:13-27

 

 

 

Psalm 42

Wed – October 1

Complementary

 

Judges 16:23-31

 

 

Matthew 9:2-8

 

 

Psalm 28

Semicontinuous

Exodus 19:9b-25

 

 

 

Psalm 42

Thu – October 2

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 2:14-22

 

 

Colossians 2:16-23

 

 

Psalm 80:7-15

Semicontinuous

Exodus 23:1-9

 

 

 

Psalm 19

Fri – October 3

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 2:23-37

 

Philippians 2:14-18,

  3:1-4a

 

 

Psalm 80:7-15

Semicontinuous

Exodus 23:14-19

 

 

 

Psalm 19

Sat – October 4

Complementary

 

Jeremiah 6:1-10

 

 

John 7:40-52