Tag: Christmas

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 27th, 2020–First Sunday of Christmas

Worship Resources for December 27th, 2020—First Sunday of Christmas Revised Common Lectionary First Sunday after Christmas Day: Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40 New Year’s Day: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Psalm 8; Revelation 21:1-6a; Matthew 25:31-46 Narrative Lectionary: Simeon and Anna, Luke 2:21-38 (Psalm 131) The Revised Common Lectionary begins the readings for the first […]