The Sunday Lectionary, Year A

2017

According to the Episcopal Church, USA

Clicking on one of the readings below will bring up that Bible reading in the RSV translation.

Easter Day

April 16

The Great Vigil:

The story of Creation: Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26
The Flood: Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13; Psalm 46
Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac: Genesis 22:1-18; Psalm 16
Israel's deliverance at the Red Sea: Exodus 14:10-31, 15:20-21; Canticle 8, The Song of Moses
Salvation offered freely to all: Isaiah 55:1-11; Canticle 9, The First Song of Isaiah
Praise of Wisdom: Baruch 3:9-15, 32—4:4 or Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21, 9:4b-6; Psalm 19
A new heart and a new spirit: Ezekiel 36:24-28; Psalm 42 & 43
The valley of dry bones: Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 143
The gathering of God's people: Zephaniah 3:14-20; Psalm 98

Early Service: Use one of the Old Testament Lessons from the Vigil with

Psalm 114;
Romans 6:3-11; Matthew 28:1-10

Principal Service:

Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24;
Acts 10:34-43 or Jermiah 31:1-6 ; Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43;
John 20:1-18) or Matthew 28:1-10

Evening Service:

Psalm 114;
Isaiah 25:6-9; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Luke 24:13-49

Easter Week

April 17, Monday in Easter Week:

Psalm 16:8-11 or 118:19-24;
Acts 2:14, 22b-32; Matthew 28:9-15

  
April 18, Tuesday in Easter Week:

Psalm 33:18-22 or 118:19-24;
Acts 2:36-41; John 20:11-18

  
April 19, Wednesday in Easter Week:

Psalm 105:1-8 or 118:19-24;
Acts 3:1-10; Luke 24:13-35

  
April 20, Thursday in Easter Week:

Psalm 8 or 114 or 118:19-24;
Acts 3:11-26; Luke 24:36b-48

  
April 21, Friday in Easter Week:

Psalm 116:1-8 or 118:19-24;
Acts 4:1-12; John 21:1-14

  
April 22, Saturday in Easter Week:

Psalm 118:14-18 or 118:19-24;
Acts 4:13-21; Mark 16:9-15, 20

The Sundays of Easter

 

April 23, Second Sunday of Easter:

Psalm 16
Acts 2:14a, 22-32; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31

 
April 25, St. Mark:

Psalm 2 or 2:7-10;
Isaiah 52:7-10; Ephesians 4:7-8,11-16; Mark 1:1-15 or Mark 16:15-20

  
April 30, Third Sunday in Easter:

Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17;
Acts 2:14a,36-41; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35

  
May 1, St. Philip & St. James:

Psalm 119:33-40;
Isaiah 30:18-21; 2 Corinthians 4:1-6; John 14:6-14

  
May 7, Fourth Sunday of Easter:

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

  
May 14, Fifth Sunday of Easter:

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 ;
Acts 7:55-60; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14

  
May 21, Sixth Sunday of Easter:

Psalm 66:7-18 ;
Acts 17:22-31; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21

  
May 25, Ascension Day:

Psalm 47 or 93;
Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53

  
May 28, Seventh Sunday of Easter:

Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36;
Acts 1:6-14; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11; John 17:1-11
 

May 31, The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary:

Psalm 113 or Canticle 9;
Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 1:39-4


 

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