2015-2016 CHURCH YEAR CALENDAR -- SERIES C
SEASON DATE FESTIVAL PSALM FIRST READING EPISTLE GOSPEL
ADVENT Nov. 29 First S. in Advent Ps. 25:1-10 Jer. 33:14-16 1 Thess. 3:9-13 Luke 19:28-40/Luke 21:25-36
Dec. 6 Second S. in Advent Ps. 66:1-12 Mal. 3:1-7b Phil. 1:2-11 Luke 3:1-14 (15-20)
Dec. 13 Third S. in Advent Ps. 85 Zeph. 3:14-20 Phil. 4:4-7 Luke 7:18-28 (29-35)
Dec. 20 Fourth S. in Advent Ps. 80:1-7 Micah 5:2-5a Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:39-45 (46-56)
CHRISTMAS Dec. 24 The Nativity of Our Lord
Christmas Eve
Ps. 110:1-4 Is. 7:10-14 1 John 4:7-16 Matthew 1:18-25
Dec. 25 The Nativity of Our Lord
Christmas Day
Ps. 2 Is. 52:7-10 Hebrews 1:1-6 (7-12) John 1:1-14 (15-18)
Dec. 27 First S. after Christmas Ps. 111 Ex. 13:1-3a, 11-15 Col. 3:12-17 Luke 2:22-40
Dec. 31 New Year's Eve Ps. 90:1-12 Is. 30:(8-14) 15-17 Eph. 3:1-12 Matt. 2:1-12
Jan. 3 Second S. after Christmas Ps. 119:97-104 1 Kgs. 3:4-15 Eph. 1:3-14 Luke 2:40-52
EPIPHANY Jan. 6 The Epiphany of Our Lord Ps. 72:1-15 Is. 60:1-6 Eph. 3:1-12 Matt. 2:1-12
Jan. 10 The Baptism of Our Lord Ps. 29 Is. 43:1-7 Rom. 6:1-11 Luke 3:15-22
EPIPHANY Jan. 17 2nd S. after the Epiphany Ps. 128 Is. 62:1-5 1 Cor. 12:1-11 John 2:1-11
Jan. 24 3rd S. after the Epiphany Ps. 19:(1-6) 7-14 Neh. 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 1 Cor. 12:12-31a Luke 4:16-30
Jan. 31 4th S. after the Epiphany Ps. 71:1-6 (7-11) Jer. 1:4-10 (17-19) 1 Cor. 12:31b-13:13 Luke 4:31-44
EPIPHANY Feb. 7 Transfiguration of Our Lord Ps. 99 Deut. 34:1-12 Heb. 3:1-6 Luke 9:28-36
ASH WEDNESDAY Feb. 10 Ash Wednesday Ps. 51:1-13 (14-19) Joel 2:12-19 2 Cor. 5:20b-6:2 Matt. 6:1-6, 16-21
LENT Feb. 14 First S. in Lent Ps. 91:1-13 Deut. 26:1-11 Rom. 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13
Feb. 21 Second S. in Lent Ps. 4 Jer. 26:8-15 Phil. 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35
Feb. 28 Third S. in Lent Ps. 85 Ezek. 33:7-20 1 Cor. 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9
Mar. 6 Fourth S. in Lent Ps. 32 Is. 12:1-6 2 Cor. 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11-32
Mar. 13 Fifth S. in Lent Ps. 126 Is. 43:16-21 Phil. 3:(4b-7) 8-14 Luke 20:9-20
HOLY WEEK Mar. 20 Palm Sunday
Sunday of the Passion
Ps. 118:19-29 or Ps. 31:9-16 Deut. 32:36-39 Phil. 2:5-11 Luke 22:1-23:56
or Luke 23:1-56
or John 12:20-43
Mar. 24 Maundy Thursday Ps. 116:12-19 Jer. 31:31-34 Heb. 10:15-25 Luke 22:7-20
GOOD FRIDAY Mar. 25 Good Friday Ps. 22 or Ps. 31 Is. 52:13-53:12 Heb. 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42
or John 19:17-30
EASTER Mar. 27 The Resurrection of Our Lord
Easter Day
Ps. 16 Is. 65:17-25 1 Cor. 15:19-26 Luke 24:1-12
Apr. 3 Second S. of Easter Ps. 148 Acts 5:12-20 (21-32) Rev. 1:4-18 John 20:19-31
Apr. 10 Third S. of Easter Ps. 30 Acts 9:1-22 Rev. 5:(1-7) 8-14 John 21:1-14 (15-19)
Apr. 17 Fourth S. of Easter Ps. 23 Acts 20:17-35 Rev. 7:9-17 John 10:22-30
Apr. 24 Fifth S. of Easter Ps. 148 Acts 11:1-18 Rev. 21:1-7 John 16:12-22
or John 13:31-35
May 1 Sixth S. of Easter Ps. 67 Acts 16:9-15 Rev. 21:9-14, 21-27 John 16:23-33
or John 5:1-9
May 5 The Ascension of Our Lord Ps. 47 Acts 1:1-11 Eph. 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53
May 8 Seventh S. of Easter Ps. 133 Acts 1:12-26 Rev. 22:1-6 (7-11) 12-20 John 17:20-26
PENTECOST May 15 The Day of Pentecost Ps. 143 Gen. 11:1-9 Acts 2:1-21 John 14:23-31
TRINITY May 22 The Holy Trinity
First S. after Pentecost
Ps. 8 Prov. 8:1-4,22-31 Acts 2:14a, 22-36 John 8:48-59
PENTECOST May 29 (Prop. 4) 2nd S. after Pentecost Ps. 96:1-9 1 Kings 8:22-24,27-29,41-43 Gal. 1:1-12 Luke 7:1-10
June 5 (Prop. 5) 3rd S. after Pentecost Ps. 30 1 Kings 17:17-24 Gal. 1:11-24 Luke 7:11-17
June 12 (Prop. 6) 4th S. after Pentecost Ps. 32:1-7 2 Sam. 11:26-12:10, 13-14 Gal. 2:15-21; 3:10-14 Luke 7:36-8:3
June 19 (Prop. 7) 5th S. after Pentecost Ps. 3 Is. 65:1-9 Gal. 3:23-4:7 Luke 8:26-39
June 26 (Prop. 8) 6th S. after Pentecost Ps. 16 1 Kings 19:9b-21 Gal. 5:1, 13-25 Luke 9:51-62
July 3 (Prop. 9) 7th S. after Pentecost Ps. 66:1-7 Is. 66:10-14 Gal. 6:1-10, 14-18 Luke 10:1-20
July 10 (Prop. 10) 8th S. after Pentecost Ps. 41 Lev. (18:1-5) 19:9-18 Col. 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37
July 17 (Prop. 11) 9th S. after Pentecost Ps. 27:(1-6) 7-14 Gen. 18:1:10a (10b-14) Col. 1:21-29 Luke 10:38-42
July 24 (Prop. 12) 10th S. after Pentecost Ps. 138 Gen. 18:(17-19) 20-33 Col. 2:6-15 (16-19) Luke 11:1-13
Jul. 31 (Prop. 13) 11th S. after Pentecost Ps. 100 Eccl. 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-26 Col. 3:1-11 Luke 12:13-21
Aug. 7 (Prop. 14) 12th S. after Pentecost Ps. 33:12-22 Gen. 15:1-6 Heb. 11:1-16 Luke 12:22-34 (35-40)
Aug. 14 (Prop. 15) 13th S. after Pentecost Ps. 119:81-88 Jer. 23:16-29 Heb. 11:17-31 (32-40); 12:1-3 Luke 12:49-53 (54-56)
Aug. 21 (Prop. 16) 14th S. after Pentecost Ps. 50:1-15 Is. 66:18-23 Heb. 12:4-24 (25-29) Luke 13:22-30
Aug. 28 (Prop. 17) 15th S. after Pentecost Ps. 131 Prov. 25:2-10 Heb. 13:1-17 Luke 14:1-14
Sep. 4 (Prop. 18) 16th S. after Pentecost Ps. 1 Deut. 30:15-20 Philemon 1-21 Luke 14:25-35
Sep. 11 (Prop. 19) 17th S. after Pentecost Ps. 119:169-176 Ezek. 34:11-24 1 Tim. 1:(5-11) 12-17 Luke 15:1-10
Sep. 18 (Prop. 20) 18th S. after Pentecost Ps. 113 Amos 8:4-7 1 Tim. 2:1-15 Luke 16:1-15
Sep. 19 (Prop. 21) 19th S. after Pentecost Ps. 146 Amos 6:1-7 1 Tim. 3:1-13 or 1 Tim. 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31
Oct. 2 (Prop. 22) 20th S. after Pentecost Ps. 62 Hab. 1:1-4; 2:1-4 2 Tim. 1:1-14 Luke 17:1-10
Oct. 9 (Prop. 23) 21st S. after Pentecost Ps. 111 Ruth 1:1-19a 2 Tim. 2:1-13 Luke 17:11-19
Oct. 16 (Prop. 24) 22nd S. after Pentecost Ps. 121 Gen. 32:22-30 2 Tim. 3:14-4:5 Luke 18:1-8
Oct. 23 (Prop. 25) 23rd S. after Pentecost Ps. 5 Gen. 4:1-15 2 Tim. 4:6-8, 16-18 Luke 18:9-17
REFORMATION Oct. 30* Reformation Day Ps. 46 Rev. 14:6-7 Rom. 3:19-28 John 8:31-36 or Matt. 11:12-19
ALL SAINTS' DAY Nov. 6* All Saints' Day (Nov. 1) Ps. 149 Rev. 7:(2-8) 9-17 1 John 3:1-3 Matt. 5:1-12
PENTECOST Nov. 13 (Prop. 28) 26th S. after Pentecost Ps. 98 Mal. 4:1-6 2 Thess. 3:(1-5) 6-13 Luke 21:5-28 (29-36)
Nov. 20 (Prop. 29) Last Sunday of the Church Year Ps. 46 Mal. 3:13-18 Col. 1:13-20 Luke 23:27-43
THANKSGIVING Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Day Ps. 67 Deut. 8:1-10 Phil. 4:6-20 or 1 Tim. 2:1-4 Luke 17:11-19
2016-2017 CHURCH YEAR CALENDAR -- SERIES C
ADVENT Dec. 1 First S. in Advent Ps. 122 Is. 2:1-5 Rom. 13:(8-10) 11-14 Matt. 24:36-44 or Matt. 21:1-11