Book of Common Prayer (ECUSA)/The Lectionary/Year C

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The Episcopal Church
The Lectionary: Year C

Year C

  Psalm Lessons
First Sunday
of Advent
25:1-9 Jeremiah 33:14-16
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
Luke 21:25-36
Second Sunday
of Advent
Canticle 4 or 16 Baruch 5:1-9
or Malachi 3:1-4
Philippians 1:3-11
Luke 3:1-6
Third Sunday
of Advent
Canticle 9 Zephaniah 3:14-20
Philippians 4:4-7
Luke 3:7-18
Fourth Sunday
of Advent
Canticle 3 or 15
or Psalm 80:1-7
Micah 5:2-5a
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-45,(46-55)
Christmas Day I 96 Isaiah 9:2-7
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-14(15-20)
Christmas Day II 97 Isaiah 62:6-12
Titus 3:4-7
Luke 2:(1-7)8-20
Christmas Day III 98 Isaiah 52:7-10
Hebrews 1:1-4,(5-12)
John 1:1-14
First Sunday
after Christmas
147
or 147:13-21
Isaiah 61:10—62:3
Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7
John 1:1-18
Holy Name
January 1
8 Numbers 6:22-27
Galatians 4:4-7
or Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 2:15-21
Second Sunday
after Christmas
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
The Epiphany
January 6
72:1-7,10-14 Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12
Season of Epiphany (Ordinary Time)
First Sunday
after Epiphany
29 Isaiah 43:1-7
Acts 8:14-17
Luke 3:15-17,21-22
Second Sunday
after Epiphany
36:5-10 Isaiah 62:1-5
1 Corinthians 12:1-11
John 2:1-11
Third Sunday
after Epiphany
19 Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-6,8-10
1 Corinthians 12:12-31a
Luke 4:14-21
Fourth Sunday
after Epiphany
71:1-6 Jeremiah 1:4-10
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Luke 4:21-30
Fifth Sunday
after Epiphany
138 Isaiah 6:1-8,(9-13)
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Luke 5:1-11
Sixth Sunday
after Epiphany
1 Jeremiah 17:5-10
1 Corinthians 15:12-20
Luke 6:17-26
Seventh Sunday
after Epiphany
37:1-12,41-42 Genesis 45:3-11,15
1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50
Luke 6:27-38
Eighth Sunday
after Epiphany
92:1-4,11-14 Sirach 27:4-7
or Isaiah 55:10-13
1 Corinthians 15:51-58
Luke 6:39-49
Last Sunday
after Epiphany
99 Exodus 34:29-35
2 Corinthians 3:12—4:2
Luke 9:28-36,(37-43a)
Ash Wednesday 103
or 103:8-14
Joel 2:1-2,12-17
or Isaiah 58:1-12
2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10
Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
First Sunday
in Lent
91:1-2,9-16 Deuteronomy 26:1-11
Romans 10:8b-13
Luke 4:1-13
Second Sunday
in Lent
27 Genesis 15:1-12,17-18
Philippians 3:17—4:1
Luke 13:31-35
Third Sunday
in Lent
63:1-8 Exodus 3:1-15
1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Luke 13:1-9
Fourth Sunday
in Lent
32 Joshua 5:9-12
2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Luke 15:1-3,11b-32
Fifth Sunday
in Lent
126 Isaiah 43:16-21
Philippians 3:4b-14
John 12:1-8
Palm Sunday
Liturgy of
the Palms
118:1-2,19-29 Luke 19:28-40
Liturgy of
the Word
31:9-16 Isaiah 50:4-9a
Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 22:14—23:56
or Luke 23:1-49
Monday in
Holy Week
36:5-11 Isaiah 42:1-9
Hebrews 9:11-15
John 12:1-11
Tuesday in
Holy Week
71:1-14 Isaiah 49:1-7
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
John 12:20-36
Wednesday in
Holy Week
70 Isaiah 50:4-9a
Hebrews 12:1-3
John 13:21-32
Maundy Thursday 116:1,10-17 Exodus 12:1-4,(5-10),11-14
1 Corinthians 11:23-26
John 13:1-17,31b-35
Good Friday 22 Isaiah 52:13—53:12
Hebrews 10:16-25
or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
John 18:1—19:42
Holy Saturday 31:1-4,15-16 Job 14:1-14
or Lamentations 3:1-9,19-24
1 Peter 4:1-8
Matthew 27:57-66
or John 19:38-42
Easter Day
The Great Vigil See page 893.
Principal Service 118:1-2,14-24 Acts 10:34-43
or Isaiah 65:17-25
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
or Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
or Luke 24:1-12
114 Isaiah 25:6-9
1 Corinthians 5:6b-8
Luke 24:13-49
Monday in
Easter Week
16:8-11
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:14,22b-32
Matthew 28:9-15
Tuesday in
Easter Week
33:18-22
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:36-41
John 20:11-18
Wednesday in
Easter Week
105:1-8
or 118:19-24
Acts 3:1-10
Luke 24:13-35
Thursday in
Easter Week
8
or 114
or 118:19-24
Acts 3:11-26
Luke 24:36b-48
Friday in
Easter Week
116:1-8
or 118:19-24
Acts 4:1-12
John 21:1-14
Saturday in
Easter Week
118:14-18
or 118:19-24
Acts 4:13-21
Mark 16:9-15,20
Second Sunday
of Easter
118:14-29
or 150
Acts 5:27-32
Revelation 1:4-8
John 20:19-31
Third Sunday
of Easter
30 Acts 9:1-6,(7-20)
Revelation 5:11-14
John 21:1-19
Fourth Sunday
of Easter
23 Acts 9:36-43
Revelation 7:9-17
John 10:22-30
Fifth Sunday
of Easter
148 Acts 11:1-18
Revelation 21:1-6
John 13:31-35
Sixth Sunday
of Easter
67 Acts 16:9-15
Revelation 21:10,22—22:5
John 14:23-29
or John 5:1-9
Ascension Day 47
or 93
Acts 1:1-11
Ephesians 1:15-23
Luke 24:44-53
Seventh Sunday
of Easter
97 Acts 16:16-34
Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17,20-21
John 17:20-26
Day of Pentecost
Early or Vigil Service 33:12-22
Canticle 2 or 13
130
Canticle 9
104:25-37
Genesis 11:1-9
or Exodus 19:1-9a,16-20a; 20:18-20
or Ezekiel 37:1-14
or Joel 2:28-32
Acts 2:1-11
or Romans 8:14-17,22-27
John 7:37-39a
Principal Service 104:25-35,37 Acts 2:1-21
or Genesis 11:1-9
Romans 8:14-17
or Acts 2:1-21
John 14:8-17,(25-27)
On the weekdays which follow, the numbered Proper which corresponds most closely to the date of Pentecost in that year is used. See page 158.
Trinity Sunday 8
or Canticle 2 or 13
Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31
Romans 5:1-5
John 16:12-15
On the weekdays which follow, the numbered Proper which corresponds most closely to the date of Trinity Sunday in that year is used.

The Season after Pentecost (Ordinary Time)

  Old Testament
Lessons and Psalms
New Testament
Lessons
Directions for the Propers which follow are on page 896.
Proper 1
Closest to
May 11
Jeremiah 17:5-10
Ps. 1
1 Corinthians 15:12-20
Luke 6:17-26
Proper 2
Closest to
May 18
Genesis 45:3-11,15
Ps. 37:1-12,41-42
1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50
Luke 6:27-38
'Proper 3
Closest to
May 25
Sirach 27:4-7
or Isaiah 55:10-13
Ps. 92:1-4,11-14
1 Corinthians 15:51-58
Luke 6:39-49
Proper 4
Closest to
June 1
1 Kings 18:20-21 (22-29),30-39
Ps. 96
or 1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43
Ps. 96:1-9
Galatians 1:1-12
Luke 7:1-10
Proper 5
Closest to
June 8
1 Kings 17:8-16(17-24)
Ps. 146
or 1 Kings 17:17-24
Ps. 30
Galatians 1:11-24
Luke 7:11-17
Proper 6
Closest to
June 15
1 Kings 21:1-10, (11-14),15-21a
Ps. 5:1-8
or 2 Samuel 11:26—12:10,13-15
Ps.32
Galatians 2:15-21
Luke 7:36—8:3
Proper 7
Closest to
June 22
1 Kings 19:1-4,(5-7), 8-15a
Ps. 42 and 43
or Isaiah 65:1-9
Ps. 22:18-27
Galatians 3:23-29
Luke 8:26-39
Proper 8
Closest to
June 29
2 Kings 2:1-2,6-14
Ps. 77:1-2,11-20
or 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21
Ps. 16
Galatians 5:1,13-25
Luke 9:51-62
Proper 9
Closest to
July 6
2 Kings 5:1-14
Ps. 30
or Isaiah 66:10-14
Ps. 66:1-8
Galatians 6:(1-6),7-16
Luke 10:1-11,16-20
Proper 10
Closest to
July 13
Amos 7:7-17
or Deuteronomy 30:9-14

Ps. 25:1-9
Ps. 82

Colossians 1:1-14
Luke 10:25-37
Proper 11
Closest to
July 20
Amos 8:1-12
Ps. 52
or Genesis 18:1-10a
Ps. 15
Colossians 1:15-28
Luke 10:38-42
Proper 12
Closest to
July 27
Hosea 1:2-10
Ps. 85
or Genesis 18:20-32
Ps. 138
Colossians 2:6-15,(16-19)
Luke 11:1-13
Proper 13
Closest to
August 3
Hosea 11:1-11
Ps. 107:1-9,43
or Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23
Ps. 49:1-11
Colossians 3:1-11
Luke 12:13-21
Proper 14
Closest to
August 10
Isaiah 1:1,10-20
Ps. 50:1-8,23-24
or Genesis 15:1-6
Ps. 33:12-22
Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16
Luke 12:32-40
Proper 15
Closest to
August 17
Isaiah 5:1-7
Ps. 80:1-2,8-18
or Jeremiah 23:23-29
Ps. 82
Hebrews 11:29—12:2
Luke 12:49-56
Proper 16
Closest to
August 24
Jeremiah 1:4-10
Ps. 71:1-6
or Isaiah 58:9b-14
Ps. 103:1-8
Hebrews 12:18-29
Luke 13:10-17
Proper 17
Closest to
August 31
Jeremiah 2:4-13
Ps. 81:1,10-16
or Sirach 10:12-18
or Proverbs 25:6-7
Ps. 112
Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16
Luke 14:1,7-14
Proper 18
Closest to
September 7
Jeremiah 18:1-11
Ps. 139:1-5,12-17
or Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Ps. 1
Philemon 1-21
Luke 14:25-33
Proper 19
Closest to
September 14
Jeremiah 4:11-12,22-28
Ps. 14
or Exodus 32:7-14
Ps. 51:1-11
1 Timothy 1:12-17
Luke 15:1-10
Proper 20
Closest to
September 21
Jeremiah 8:18—9:1
Ps. 79:1-9
or Amos 8:4-7
Ps. 113
1 Timothy 2:1-7
Luke 16:1-13
Proper 21
Closest to
September 28
Jeremiah 32:1-3a,6-15
Ps. 91:1-6,14-16
or Amos 6:1a,4-7
Ps. 146
1 Timothy 6:6-19
Luke 16:19-31
Proper 22
Closest to
October 5
Lamentations 1:1-6
Lamentations 3:19-26[1]
or Ps. 137
or Habakkuk 1:1-4,2:1-4
Ps. 37:1-10
Luke 17:5-10
2 Timothy 1:1-14
Proper 23
Closest to
October 12
Jeremiah 29:1,4-7
Ps. 66:1-11
or 2 Kings 5:1-3,7-15c
Ps. 111
2 Timothy 2:8-15
Luke 17:11-19
Proper 24
Closest to
October 19
Jeremiah 31:27-34
Ps. 119:97-104
or Genesis 32:22-31
Ps. 121
2 Timothy 3:14—4:5
Luke 18:1-8
Proper 25
Closest to
October 26
Joel 2:23-32
Ps. 65
or Sirach 35:12-17
or Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22
Ps. 84:1-6
2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18
Luke 18:9-14
Proper 26
Closest to
November 2
Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 2
Ps. 119:137-144
or Isaiah 1:10-18
Ps. 32:1-8
Thessalonians 1:1-4,11-12
Luke 19:1-10
Proper 27
Closest to
November 9
Haggai 1:15b—2:9
Ps. 145:1-5,18-22
or 98
or Job 19:23-27a
Ps. 17:1-9
2 Thessalonians 2:1-5,13-17
Luke 20:27-38
Proper 28
Closest to
November 16
Isaiah 65:17-25
Canticle 9
or Malachi 4:1-2a
Ps. 98
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Luke 21:5-19
Proper 29
Christ the King

Closest to
November 23
Jeremiah 23:1-6
Canticle 4 or 16
or Jeremiah 23:1-6
Ps. 46
Colossians 1:11-20
Luke 23:33-43

  1. As a Canticle