Tag: Lectionary

Worship Resources for January 30th, 2022—Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

Revised Common Lectionary: Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; 1 Corinthians 13; Luke 4:21-30 Narrative Lectionary: The Woman at the Well, John 4:1-42 (Psalm 42:1-3) Jeremiah described God’s call for him to prophesy when he was only a boy in 1:4-10. God told Jeremiah that God knew him from the time he was conceived to be a […]

Worship Resources for January 23rd, 2022—Third Sunday after Epiphany

Revised Common Lectionary: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21 Narrative Lectionary: Nicodemus, John 3:1-21 (Psalm 139:13-18) Ezra the priest led the community of exiles who returned to Jerusalem in a ceremony of restoring the temple in Nehemiah chapter 8. Ezra read portions of the Torah out loud to the people, […]

Worship Resources for January 16th, 2022—Second Sunday after Epiphany

Revised Common Lectionary: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 Narrative Lectionary: Jesus Cleanses the Temple, John 2:13-25 (Psalm 127:1-2) In this season after Epiphany, we look to signs of Christ revealed to the world. The Hebrew Scripture lesson is again from Isaiah, in the time after the exile. The prophet promises the […]

Worship Resources for January 9th, 2022—Baptism of Christ Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary: Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Narrative Lectionary: Wedding at Cana, John 2:1-11 (Psalm 104:14-16) See last week’s blog post for Epiphany resources. We begin this season after Epiphany with the Baptism of Christ, and the theme through the scriptures is God’s voice. The Hebrew Scripture passage recalls the […]

Worship Resources for January 2nd, 2022—New Year’s Sunday, Second Sunday of Christmas, Epiphany Sunday

Revised Common Lectionary Options New Year’s Sunday: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Psalm 8; Revelation 21:1-6a; Matthew 25:31-46 Second Sunday of Christmas: Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 147:12-20; Ephesians 1:3-14; John 1: (1-9), 10-18 Epiphany Sunday: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 Narrative Lectionary: Jesus Says “Come and See,” John 1:35-51 (Psalm 66:1-5) There are several options […]

Worship Resources for December 26th, 2021—First Sunday after Christmas

Surprise! I’m posting resources a bit early as I know some may be planning ahead. Revised Common Lectionary: 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26; Psalm 148; Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:41-52 Narrative Lectionary: A Voice in the Wilderness, John 1:19-34 (Psalm 32:1-2) The Hebrew scripture lesson for this first Sunday after Christmas contains a few verses about the […]

Worship Resources for December 19th, 2021—Fourth Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary: Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:46b-55 or Psalm 80:1-7; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-45 (46-55) Narrative Lectionary: Word Made Flesh, John 1:1-18 (Psalm 130:5-8) The prophet Micah, who witnessed the devastation by Assyria, knew the empire would attack Jerusalem and Judah. However, Micah hoped that a new king in the line of David would save […]

Worship Resources for December 5th, 2021—Second Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary: Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6 Narrative Lectionary: Ezekiel: Valley of Dry Bone, 37:1-14 (John 11:25-26) The prophet Malachi spoke of a messenger being sent ahead of God in 3:1-4. The prophet was concerned about abuse of temple worship and corruption. Malachi declared the messenger of the covenant was coming. […]

Worship Resources for November 28th, 2021—First Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary: Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36 Narrative Lectionary: Jeremiah’s Letter to the Exiles, 29:1, 4-14 (John 14:27) Happy New Year! We have come full circle and a new year has begun in the Revised Common Lectionary, year C. We begin with the promise of God as told by the […]

Worship Resources for November 21st, 2021—Reign of Christ Sunday, Thanksgiving Sunday (U.S.)

Revised Common Lectionary: Reign of Christ Sunday: 2 Samuel 23:1-7; Psalm 132: 1-12 (13-18); Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37 Thanksgiving Sunday: Joel 2:21-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Matthew 6:25-33 Narrative Lectionary: Isaiah: A Child is Born, 9:1-7 (John 8:12) We have come to the end of this season after Pentecost, […]