3 Year Lectionary Series A for 2019-2020

Advent through the last Sunday of the church year.


previous liturgical years | future liturgical years

Based on LCMS

Dec. 1, 20191st Sunday in AdventIs. 2:1–5Psalm 122Rom. 13:(8–10) 11–14Matt. 21:1–11 orMatt. 24:36–44
Dec. 82nd Sunday in AdventIs. 11:1–10Psalm 72:1–7Rom. 15:4–13Matt. 3:1–12
Dec. 153rd Sunday in AdventIs. 35:1–10Psalm 146James 5:7–11Matt. 11:2–15
Dec. 224th Sunday in AdventIs. 7:10–17Psalm 24Rom. 1:1–7Matt. 1:18–25
Dec. 24The Nativity of Our Lord
(Christmas Eve)
Is. 7:10–14Psalm 110:1–41 John 4:7–16Matt. 1:18–25
Dec. 25
The Nativity of Our Lord
(Christmas Midnight)
Is. 9:2–7Psalm 96Titus 2:11–14Luke 2:1–14(15–20)
Dec. 25The Nativity of Our LordIs. 52:7–10Psalm 2Heb.1:1–6(7–12)John 1:1–14(15–18)
Dec. 291st Sunday after ChristmasIs. 63:7–14Psalm 111Gal. 4:4–7Matt. 2:13–23
Dec. 31Eve of the Circ. and Name of Jesus
(New Year’s Eve)
Is. 30:(8–14)15–17Psalm 90:1–12Rom. 8:31b–39Luke 12:35–40
Jan. 1, 2020Circumcision and Name of JesusNum. 6:22–27Psalm 8Gal. 3:23–29Luke 2:21
Jan. 5Second Sunday after Christmas1 Kings 3:4–15Psalm 119:97–104Eph. 1:3–14Luke 2:40–52
Jan. 6The Epiphany of Our LordIs. 60:1–6Psalm 72:1–11 (12–15)Eph. 3:1–12Matt. 2:1–12
Jan. 12The Baptism of Our Lord / 1st Sunday after the EpiphanyIs. 42:1–9Psalm 29Rom. 6:1–11Matt. 3:13–17
Jan. 192nd Sunday after the EpiphanyIs. 49:1–7Psalm 40:1–111 Cor. 1:1–9John 1:29–42a
Jan. 263rd Sunday after the EpiphanyIs. 9:1–4Psalm 27:1–9 (10–14)1 Cor. 1:10–18Matt. 4:12–25
Feb. 2The Purification of Mary and The Presentation of Our Lord1 Sam. 1:21–28Psalm 84Heb. 2:14–18Luke 2:22–32 (33–40)
Feb. 95th Sunday after the EpiphanyIs. 58:3–9aPsalm 112:1–91 Cor. 2:1–12(13–16)Matt. 5:13–20
Feb. 166th Sunday after the EpiphanyDeut. 30:15–20Psalm 119:1–81 Cor. 3:1–9Matt. 5:21–37
Feb. 23The Transfiguration of Our LordEx. 24:8–18Psalm 2:6–122 Peter 1:16–21Matt. 17:1–9
Feb. 26Ash WednesdayJoel 2:12–19Psalm 51:1–13 (14–19)2 Cor. 5:20bβ€”6:10Matt. 6:1–6,16–21
Mar. 11st Sunday in LentGen. 3:1–21Psalm 32:1–7Rom. 5:12–19Matt. 4:1–11
Mar. 82nd Sunday in LentGen. 12:1–9Psalm 121Rom. 4:1–8,13–17John 3:1–17
Mar. 153rd Sunday in LentEx.17:1–7Psalm 95:1–9Rom. 5:1–8John 4:5–26(27–30, 39–42)
Mar. 224th Sunday in LentIs. 42:14–21Psalm 142Eph. 5:8–14John 9:1–41 or John 9:1–7,13–17, 34–39
Mar. 295th Sunday in LentEzek. 37:1–14Psalm 130Rom. 8:1–11John 11:1–45 (46–53) or John 11:17–27, 38–53
Apr. 5Palm SundayΒ (Sunday of the Passion)Β Is. 50:4–9aPsalm 118:19–29 or 31:9–16Phil. 2:5–11John 12:12–19 (Palm Sunday Procession) and Matt. 26:1β€”27:66 or Matt.27:11–66 or John 12:20–43
Apr. 9Holy (Maundy) ThursdayEx. 24:3–11 or Exodus 12:1–14 Psalm 116:12–19Heb. 9:11–22 or 1 Cor. 11:23–32Matt. 26:17–30 or John 13:1–17, 31b–35
Apr. 10Good FridayIs. 52:13β€”53:12Psalm 22 or Psalm 31Heb. 4:14–16; 5:7–9John 18:1β€”19:42 or John 19:17–30
Holy (Silent) Saturday readings can be found in the Daily Lectionary: Exodus 13:17–14:9 & Hebrews 7:1–22
Apr. 12The Resurrection of Our Lord
(Easter Sunrise)
Ex. 14:10β€”15:1Psalm 118:15–29 or The Song of Moses and Israel1 Cor. 15:1–11John 20:1–18
Apr. 12The Resurrection of Our Lord
(Easter Day)
Acts 10:34–43 or Jer. 31:1–6Psalm 16Col. 3:1–4Matt. 28:1–10
Apr. 192nd Sunday of EasterActs 5:29–42Psalm 1481 Peter 1:3–9John 20:19–31
Apr. 263rd Sunday of EasterActs 2:14a,36–41Psalm 116:1–141 Peter 1:17–25 Luke 24:13–35
May 34th Sunday of EasterActs 2:42–47Psalm 231 Peter 2:19–25John 10:1–10
May 105th Sunday of EasterActs 6:1–9;7:2a, 51–60Psalm 1461 Peter 2:2–10John 14:1–14
May 176th Sunday of EasterActs 17:16–31 Psalm 66:8–201 Peter 3:13–22 John 14:15–21
May 21The Ascension of Our LordActs 1:1–11Psalm 47Eph. 1:15–23Luke 24:44–53
May 247th Sunday of EasterActs 1:12–26Psalm 68:1–101 Peter 4:12–19; 5:6–11John 17:1–11
May 31The Day of PentecostNum. 11:24–30Psalm 25:1–15Acts 2:1–21John 7:37–39
June 7The Holy TrinityGen. 1:1β€”2:4a Psalm 8Acts 2:14a, 22–36Matt. 28:16–20
June 14 (Proper 6)Second S. a. PentecostEx. 19:2–8Psalm 100Rom. 5:6–15Matt. 9:35β€”10:8 (9–20)
June 21 (Proper 7)Third S. a. PentecostJer. 20:7–13Psalm 91:1–10 (11–16)Rom. 6:12–23Matt. 10:5a,21–33
June 28 (Proper 8)Fourth S. a. PentecostJer. 28:5–9Psalm 119:153–160Rom. 7:1–13Matt. 10:34–42
July 5 (Proper 9)Fifth S. a. PentecostZech. 9:9–12Psalm145:1–14Rom. 7:14–25aMatt. 11:25–30
July 12 (Proper 10)Sixth S. a. PentecostIs. 55:10–13Psalm 65:(1–8) 9–13Rom. 8:12–17Matt. 13:1–9,18–23
July 19 (Proper 11)Seventh S. a. Pentecost   Is. 44:6–8Psalm 119:57–64Rom. 8:18–27Matt. 13:24–30, 36–43
July 26 (Proper 12)Eighth S. a. PentecostDeut.7:6–9Psalm 125Rom. 8:28–39Matt. 13:44–52
Aug. 2 (Proper 13)Ninth S. a. PentecostIs. 55:1–5Psalm 136:1–9 (23–26)Rom. 9:1–5(6–13)Matt. 14:13–21
Aug. 9 (Proper 14)Tenth S. a. Pentecost  Job 38:4–18Psalm 18:1–9 (7–16)Rom. 10:5–17Matt. 14:22–33
Aug. 16 (Proper 15)Eleventh S. a. Pentecost Is. 56:1, 6–8Psalm 67Rom. 11:1–2a,13–15, 28–32Matt. 15:21–28
Aug. 23 (Proper 16)Twelfth S. a. PentecostIs. 51:1–6Psalm 138Rom. 11:33β€”12:8Matt. 16:13–20
Aug. 30 (Proper 17)Thirteenth S. a. PentecostJer. 15:15–21  Psalm 26Rom. 12:9–21Matt. 16:21–28
Sept. 6 (Proper 18)Fourteenth S. a. PentecostEzek. 33:7–9Psalm 32:1–7Rom. 13:1–10Matt. 18:1–20
Sept. 13 (Proper 19)Fifteenth S. a. PentecostGen. 50:15–21Psalm 103:1–12Rom. 14:1–12Matt. 18:21–35
Sept. 20 (Proper 20)Sixteenth S. a. PentecostIsa. 55:6–9Psalm 27:1–9Phil. 1:12–14,19–30Matt. 20:1–16
Sept. 27 (Proper 21)Seventeenth S. a. PentecostEzek. 18:1–4,25–32Psalm 25:1–10Phil. 2:1–4(5–13) 14–18Matt. 21:23–27 (28–32)
Oct. 4 (Proper 22)Eighteenth S. a. PentecostIs. 5:1–7Psalm 80:7–19Phil. 3:4b–14Matt. 21:33–46
Oct. 11 (Proper 23)Nineteenth S. a. PentecostIs. 25:6–9Psalm 23Phil. 4:4–13Matt. 22:1–14
Oct. 18 (Proper 24)Twentieth S. a. PentecostIs. 45:1–7Psalm 96:1–9 (10–13)1 Thess. 1:1–10Matt. 22:15–22
Oct. 25 (observed)Reformation Day(Oct. 31)Rev. 14:6–7Psalm 46Rom. 3:19–28John 8:31–36 orMatt. 11:12–19
Nov. 1All Saints’ Day(Nov. 1)Rev. 7:(2–8)9–17Psalm 1491 John 3:1–3Matt. 5:1–12
Nov. 8 (Proper 27)Twenty-third S. a. PentecostAmos 5:18–24 Psalm 701 Thess. 4:13–18Matt. 25:1–13
Nov. 15 (Proper 28)Twenty-fourth S. a. PentecostZeph. 1:7–16Psalm 90:1–121 Thess. 5:1–11Matt. 25:14–30
Nov. 22 (Proper 29)Last S. of theChurch YearEzek. 34:11–16, 20–24Psalm 95:1–7aI Cor. 15:20–28Matt. 25:31–46
Nov. 26Thanksgiving DayDeut. 8:1–10Psalm 67Phil. 4:6–20 or1 Tim. 2:1–4Luke 17:11–19

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