The Sunday Lectionary, Year A

Advent & Christmas, 2019-20

According to the Episcopal Church, USA

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

 
December 1, First Sunday of Advent

Psalm 122
Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44

 
December 8, Second Sunday of Advent:

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

 
December 15, Third Sunday of Advent

Psalm 146:4-9 or Canticle 3 or Canticle 15
Isaiah 35:1-10James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11

 
December 21, St. Thomas:

Psalm 126;
Habakkuk 2:1-4; Hebrews 10:35-11:1; John 20:24-29

 
December 22, Fourth Sunday of Advent

Psalm 80: 1-7, 16-18
Isaiah 7:10-16Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25

 
December 25, Christmas Day I

Psalm 96
Isaiah 9: 2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14(15-20)  

 
Christmas Day II

Psalm 97
Isaiah 62:6-12; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:(1-7) 8-20  

 
Christmas Day III

Psalm 98
Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-4.(5-12); John 1:1-14 

 
December 26, St. Stephen:

Psalm 31 or 31:1-5;
Jeremiah 26:1-9,12-15; Acts 6:8--7:2a,51c-60; Matthew 23:34-39

 
December 27, St. John the Evangelist:

Psalm 92 or 92:1-4,11-14;
Exodus 33:18-23; 1 John 1:1-9; John 21:9b-24  

 
December 28, Holy Innocents:

Psalm 124;
Jeremiah 31:15-17; Revelation 21:1-7; Matthew 2:13-18

 
December 29, First Sunday after Christmas

Psalm 147 or 147:13-21
Isaiah 61:10— 62:3Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7; John 1:1-18

 
January 1, 2020, Holy Name:

Psalm 8
Numbers 6:22-27; Galatians 4:4-7 or Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 2:15-21

 
January 5, Second Sunday after Christmas:

Psalm 84 or 84:1-8;
Jeremiah 31:7-14; Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a; Matthew 2:13-15,19-23 or Luke 2:41-52 or Matthew 2:1-12

 

 

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