3 Year Lectionary Series B for 2020–2021

Advent through the last Sunday of the church year.


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Based on LCMS

Nov. 29, 2020First S. in AdventIs. 64:1–9Psalm 80:1–71 Cor. 1:3–9Mark 11:1–10 orMark 13:24–37
Dec. 6Second S. in AdventIs. 40:1–11Psalm 852 Peter 3:8–14Mark 1:1–8
Dec. 13Third S. in AdventIs. 61:1–4, 8–11Psalm 1261 Thess. 5:16–24John 1:6–8,19–28
Dec. 20Fourth S. in Advent2 Sam. 7:1–11, 16Psalm 89:1–5 (19–29)Rom. 16:25–27Luke 1:26–38
Dec. 24 EveThe Nativity ofOur Lord(Christmas Eve)Is. 7:10–14Psalm 110:1–41 John 4:7–16Matt. 1:18–25
Dec. 25 MidnightThe Nativity ofOur Lord(Christmas Midnight)Is. 9:2–7Psalm 96Titus 2:11–14Luke 2:1–14(15–20)
Dec. 25 DawnThe Nativity ofOur Lord(Christmas Dawn)Is. 62:10–12Psalm 98Titus 3:4–7Luke 2:(1–14)15–20
Dec. 25DayThe Nativity ofOur Lord(Christmas Day)Is. 52:7–10Psalm 2Heb. 1:1–6 (7–12)John 1:1–14(15–18)
Dec. 27First Sunday a. ChristmasIs. 61:10β€”62:3Psalm 111Gal. 4:4–7Luke 2:22–40
orSt. John, Apostleand EvangelistRev. 1:1–6Psalm 111 John 1:1β€”2:2John 21:20–25
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. 12021Circumcision andName of JesusNum. 6:22–27Psalm 8Gal. 3:23–29Luke 2:21
Jan. 3Second Sunday a. Christmas1 Kings 3:4–15Psalm 119:97–104Eph. 1:3–14Luke 2:40–52
Jan. 6EpiphanyIs. 60:1–6Psalm 72:1–11 (12–15)Eph. 3:1–12Matt. 2:1–12
Jan. 10The Baptism ofOur LordGen. 1:1–5Psalm 29Rom. 6:1–11Mark 1:4–11
Jan. 17Second S. a. the Epiphany1 Sam. 3:1–10(11–20)Psalm 139:1–101 Cor. 6:12–20John 1:43–51
Jan. 24Third S. a. theEpiphanyJonah 3:1–5, 10Psalm 621 Cor. 7:29–31 (32–35)Mark 1:14–20
orSt. Timothy,Pastor and ConfessorActs 16:1–5Psalm 71:15–241 Tim. 6:11–16Matt. 24:42–47
Jan. 31Fourth S. a. the EpiphanyDeut. 18:15–20Psalm 1111 Cor. 8:1–13Mark 1:21–28
Feb. 7Fifth S. a. theEpiphanyIs. 40:21–31Psalm 147:1–111 Cor. 9:16–27Mark 1:29–39
Feb. 14The Transfigurationof Our Lord2 Kings 2:1–12 or Ex. 34:29–35Psalm 50:1–62 Cor. 3:12–13 (14–18); 4:1–6Mark 9:2–9
Feb. 17Ash WednesdayJoel 2:12–19Psalm 51:1–13 (14–19)2 Cor. 5:20bβ€”6:10Matt. 6:1–6,16–21
Feb. 21First S. in LentGen. 22:1–18Psalm 25:1–10James 1:12–18Mark 1:9–15
Feb. 28Second S. in LentGen. 17:1–7,15–16Psalm 22:23–31Rom. 5:1–11Mark 8:27–38
Mar. 7Third S. in LentEx. 20:1–17Psalm 191 Cor. 1:18–31John 2:13–22 (23–25)
Mar. 14Fourth S. in LentNum. 21:4–9Psalm 107:1–9Eph. 2:1–10John 3:14–21
Mar. 21Fifth S. in LentJer. 31:31–34Psalm 119:9–16Heb. 5:1–10Mark 10:(32–34)35–45
Mar. 28Palm Sunday /Sunday of the PassionZech. 9:9–12Psalm 118:19–29 orPs. 31:9–16Phil. 2:5–11Mark 14:1β€”15:47 or Mark 15:1–47 or  John 12:20–43
Apr. 1Holy (Maundy) ThursdayEx. 24:3–11Psalm 116:12–191 Cor. 10:16–17Mark 14:12–26
Apr. 2Good FridayIs. 52:13β€”53:12Psalm 22 or Psalm 31Heb. 4:14–16;5:7–9John 18:1β€”19:42 or John 19:17–30
Apr. 4The Resurrection ofOur LordEaster SunriseEx. 15:1–11Psalm 118:15–291 Cor. 5:6b–8John 20:1–18
Apr. 4The Resurrection ofOur Lord Easter DayIs. 25:6–9Psalm 161 Cor. 15:1–11Mark 16:1–8
Apr. 11Second S. of EasterActs 4:32–35Psalm 1481 John 1:1β€”2:2John 20:19–31
Apr. 18Third S. of EasterActs 3:11–21Psalm 41 John 3:1–7Luke 24:36–49
Apr. 25Fourth S. of EasterActs 4:1–12Psalm 231 John 3:16–24John 10:11–18
orSt. Mark, EvangelistIs. 52:7–10Psalm 1462 Tim. 4:5–18Mark 16:14–20
May 2Fifth S. of EasterActs 8:26–40Psalm 1501 John 4:1–11(12–21)John 15:1–8
May 9Sixth S. of EasterActs 10:34–48Psalm 981 John 5:1–8John 15:9–17
May 13The Ascension ofOur LordActs 1:1–11Psalm 47Eph. 1:15–23Luke 24:44–53
May 16Seventh S. of EasterActs 1:12–26Psalm 11 John 5:9–15John 17:11b–19
May 23The Day of PentecostEzek. 37:1–14Psalm 139:1–12 (13–16)Acts 2:1–21John 15:26–27; 16:4b–15
May 30The Holy TrinityIs. 6:1–8Psalm 29Acts 2:14a, 22–36John 3:1–17
June 6(Prop. 5)Second S. a. PentecostGen. 3:8–15Ps. 1302 Cor. 4:13β€”5:1Mark 3:20–35
June 13 (Prop. 6)Third S. a. PentecostEzek. 17:22–24Psalm 12 Cor. 5:1–10(11–17)Mark 4:26–34
June 20(Prop. 7)Fourth S. a. PentecostJob 38:1–11Psalm 1242 Cor. 6:1–13Mark 4:35–41
June 27(Prop. 8)Fifth S. a. PentecostLam. 3:22–33Psalm 302 Cor. 8:1–9,13–15Mark 5:21–43
July 4 (Prop. 9)Sixth S. a. PentecostEzek. 2:1–5Psalm 1232 Cor. 12:1–10Mark 6:1–13
July 11 (Prop. 10)Seventh S. a. PentecostAmos 7:7–15Psalm 85:(1–7) 8–13Eph. 1:3–14Mark 6:14–29
July 18 (Prop. 11)Eighth S. a. PentecostJer. 23:1–6Psalm 23Eph. 2:11–22Mark 6:30–44
July 25 (Prop. 12)Ninth S. a. PentecostGen. 9:8–17Psalm 136:1–9Eph. 3:14–21Mark 6:45–56
orSt. James the Elder, ApostleActs 11:27β€”12:5Psalm 56Rom. 8:28–39Mark 10:35–45
Aug. 1 (Prop. 13)Tenth S. a. PentecostEx. 16:2–15Psalm 145:10–21Eph. 4:1–16John 6:22–35
Aug. 8 (Prop. 14)Eleventh S. a. Pentecost1 Kings 19:1–8Psalm 34:1–8Eph. 4:17β€”5:2John 6:35–51
Aug. 15 (Prop. 15)Twelfth S. a. PentecostProv. 9:1–10 or Josh. 24:1–2a,14–18Psalm 34:12–22Eph. 5:6–21John 6:51–69
orSt. Mary, Mother ofOur LordIs. 61:7–11Psalm 45:10–17Gal. 4:4–7Luke 1:(39–45) 46–55
Aug. 22 (Prop. 16)Thirteenth S. a. PentecostIs. 29:11–19Psalm 14Eph. 5:22–33Mark 7:1–13
Aug. 29 (Prop. 17)Fourteenth S. a. PentecostDeut. 4:1–2, 6–9Psalm 119:129–136Eph. 6:10–20Mark 7:14–23
orThe Martyrdom ofSt. John the BaptistRev. 6:9–11Psalm 71: 1–8Rom. 6:1–5Mark 6:14–29
Sept. 5 (Prop. 18)Fifteenth S. a.PentecostIs. 35:4–7aPsalm 146James 2:1–10,14–18Mark 7:(24–30)31–37
Sept. 12 (Prop. 19)Sixteenth S. a. PentecostIs. 50:4–10Psalm 116:1–9James 3:1–12Mark 9:14–29
Sept. 19 (Prop. 20)Seventeenth S. a. PentecostJer. 11:18–20Psalm 54James 3:13β€”4:10Mark 9:30–37
Sept. 26 (Prop. 21)Eighteenth S. a. PentecostNum. 11:4–6,10–16, 24–29Psalm 104:27–35James 5:(1–12) 13–20Mark 9:38–50
Oct. 3 (Prop. 22)Nineteenth S. a. PentecostGen. 2:18–25Psalm 128Heb. 2:1–13(14–18)Mark 10:2–16
Oct. 10 (Prop. 23)Twentieth S. a. PentecostAmos 5:6–7,10–15Psalm 90:12–17Heb. 3:12–19Mark 10:17–22
Oct. 17 (Prop. 24)Twenty-first S. a. PentecostEccl. 5:10–20Psalm 119:9–16Heb. 4:1–13(14–16)Mark 10:23–31
Oct. 24(Proper 25)Twenty-second S. a. PentecostJer. 31:7–9Psalm 126Heb. 7:23–28Mark 10:46–52
Oct. 31Reformation DayRev. 14:6–7Psalm 46Rom. 3:19–28John 8:31–36 orMatt. 11:12–19
Nov. 7(observed)All Saints’ Day(Nov. 1)Rev. 7:(2–8) 9–17Psalm 1491 John 3:1–3Matt. 5:1–12
or(Prop. 27)Twenty-fourth S. a. Pentecost1 Kings 17:8–16Psalm 146Heb. 9:24–28Mark 12:38–44
Nov. 14 (Prop. 28)Twenty–fifth S. a. PentecostDan. 12:1–3Psalm 16Heb. 10:11–25Mark 13:1–13
Nov. 21 (Prop. 29)Last S. of theChurch YearIs. 51:4–6 orDan. 7:9–10,13–14Psalm 93Jude 20–25 or Rev. 1:4b–8Mark 13:24–37 or John 18:33–37
Nov. 25Thanksgiving DayDeut. 8:1–10Psalm 67Phil. 4:6–20 or
1 Tim. 2:1–4
Luke 17:11–19

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