Common Lectionary Readings for Sundays

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January 2017

January 1
Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
Psalm 8
Revelation 21:1-6a
Matthew 25:31-46

January 8
Isaiah 42:1-9
Psalm 29
Acts 10:34-43
Matthew 3:13-17

January 15
Isaiah 49:1-7
Psalm 40:1-11
1 Corinthians 1:1-9
John 1:29-42

January 22
Isaish 9:1-4
Psalm 27:4-9
1 Corinthians 1:10-18
Matthew 4:12-23

January 29
Micah 6:1-8
Psalm 15
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Matthew 5:1-12

February 2017

February 5
Isaiah 58:1-9a or 1-12
Psalm 112:1-9 or 1-10
1 Corinthians 2:1-12 or 1-16
Matthew 5:13-20

February 12
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Psalm 119:1-8
1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Matthew 5:21-37

February 19
Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18
Psalm 119:33-40
1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23
Matthew 5:38-48

February 26
Exodus 24:12-18
Psalm 2 or Psalm 99
2 Peter 1:16-21
Matthew 17:1-9


March 2017

March 5 (First Sunday in Lent)
Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7
Psalm 32
Romans 5:12-19
Matthew 4:1-11

March 12 (Second Sunday in Lent)
Genesis 12:1-4a
Psalm 121
Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
John 3:1-17 OR Matthew 17:1-9

March 19 (Third Sunday in Lent)
Exodus 17:1-7
Psalm 95
Romans 5:1-11
John 4:5-42

March 26 (Fourth Sunday in Lent)
1 Samuel 16:1-13
Psalm 23
Ephesians 5:8-14
John 9:1-41

April 2017

April 2 (Fifth Sunday in Lent)
Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm 130
Romans 8:6-11
John 11:1-45

April 9 (Palm/ Passion Sunday)
Matthew 21:1-11 AND Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Isaiah 50:4-9a AND Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Matthew 26:14-27:66 OR Matthew 27:11-54

April 16 (Easter)
Acts 10:34-43 OR Jeremiah 31:1-6
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
Colossians 3:1-4 OR Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18 OR Matthew 28:1-10

April 23
Acts 2:14a, 22-32
Psalm 16
1 Peter 1:3-9
John 20:19-31

April 30
Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19
1 Peter 1:17-23
Luke 24:13-35


May 2017

May 7
Acts 2:42-47
Psalm 23
1 Peter 2:19-25
John 10:1-10

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

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

May 28
Acts 1:6-14
Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35
1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11
John 17:1-11

June 2017

June 4 (Pentecost)
Acts 2:1-21 OR Numbers 11:24-30
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 OR Acts 2:1-21
John 20:19-23 OR John 7:37-39

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

June 18
Genesis 18:1-15 (and 21:1-7) AND Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19
OR Exodus 19:2-8a AND Psalm 100
Romans 5:1-8
Matthew 9:35-10:8 or Matthew 9:35-10:23

June 25
Genesis 21:8-21 AND Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17
OR Jeremiah 20:7-13 AND Psalm 69:7-10, 16-18 or 69:7-18
Romans 6:1b-11
Matthew 10:24-39


July 2017

July 2
Genesis 22:1-14 AND Psalm 13
OR Jeremiah 28:5-9 AND Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18
Romans 6:12-23
Matthew10:40-42

July 9
Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 AND Psalm 45:10-17
OR Song of Solomon 2:8-13
OR Zechariah 9:9-12 AND Psalm 145:8-14
Romans 7:15-25a AND Matthew 11:16-19 and 25-30

July 16
Genesis 25:19-34 AND Psalm 119:105-112
OR Isaiah 55:10-13 AND Psalm 65:9-13 or 65:1-13
Romans 8:1-11
Matthew 13:1-9 and 18-23

July 23
Genesis 28:10-19a AND Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24
OR Isaiah 44:6-8 AND Psalm 86:11-17
Romans 8:12-25
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

July 30
Genesis 29:15-28 AND Psalm 105:1-11, 45b
OR 1 Kings 3:5-12 AND Psalm 128 or Psalm 119:129-136
Romans 8:26-39
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

August 2017

August 6
Genesis32:22-31 AND Psalm 17:1-7, 15
OR Isaiah 55:1-5 AND Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21

August 13
Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 AND Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b
OR 1 Kings 19:9-18 AND Psalm 85:8-13
Romans 10:5-15
Matthew 14:22-33

August 20
Genesis 45:1-15 AND Psalm 133
OR Isaiah 56:1, 6-8 AND Psalm 67
Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32
Matthew 15:21-28 or 10-28

August 27
Exodus 1:8-2:10 AND Psalm 124
OR Isaiah 51:1-6 AND Psalm 138
Romans 12:1-8
Matthew 16:13-20


September 2017

September 3
Exodus 3:1-15 AND Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45b
OR Jeremiah 15:15-21 AND Psalm 26:1-8
Romans 12:9-21
Matthew 16:21-28

September 10
Exodus 12:1-14 AND Psalm 149
OR Ezekiel 33:7-11 AND Psalm 119:33-40
Romans 13:8-14
Matthew 18:15-20

September 17
Exodus 14:19-31
Psalm 114 OR Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21
OR Genesis 50:15-21 AND Psalm 103:8-13 or 1-13
Romans 14:1-12
Matthew 18:21-35

September 24
Exodus 16:2-15 AND Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45
OR Jonah 3:10-4:11 AND Psalm 145:1-8
Philippians 1:21-30
Matthew 20:1-16

October 2017

October 1
Exodus 17:1-7 AND Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16
OR Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 AND Psalm 25:1-9
Philippians 2:1-13
Matthew 21:23-32

October 8
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 AND Psalm 19
OR Isaiah 5:1-7 AND Psalm 80:7-15
Philippians 3:4b-14
Matthew 21:33-46

October 15
Exodus 32:1-14 AND Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23
OR Isaiah 25:1-9 AND Psalm 23
Philippians 4:1-9
Matthew 22:1-14

October 22
Exodus 33:12-23 AND Psalm 99
OR Isaiah 45:1-7 AND Psalm 96:1-9 or 1-13
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Matthew 22:15-22

October 29
Deuteronomy 34:1-12 AND Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
OR Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 AND Psalm 1
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46


November 2017

November 5
Joshua 3:7-17 AND Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37
OR Micah 3:5-12 AND Psalm 43
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Matthew 23:1-12

November 12
Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 AND Psalm 78:1-7
OR Amos 5:18-24 AND Psalm 70
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13

November 19
Judges 4:1-7 AND Psalm123
OR Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 AND Psalm 90:1-8, 12 or 1-12
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Matthew 25:14-30

November 26 (Reign of Christ)
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 AND Psalm 100
OR Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 AND Psalm 95:1-7a
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46

December 2017

December 3 (First Sunday of Advent)
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-37

December 10 (Second Sunday of Advent)
Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13
2 Peter 3:8-15a
Mark 1:1-8

December 17 (Third Sunday of Advent)
Isaiah 61:4, 8-11
Psalm 126 OR Luke 1:46b-55
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28

December 24 (Fourth Sunday of Advent)
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Luke 1:46b-55 OR Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38

December 31
Isaiah 61:10-62:3
Psalm 148
Galatians 4:4-7
Luke 2:22-40