SUNDAY READINGS        DECEMBER 2017

As each Church usually has only one service on a Sunday these readings are for the principal service. At some services the Psalm is not read or sung.

SUNDAY 3RD DECEMBER ST ANDREW’S DAY

Old Testament                         Isaiah 52 : 7 - 10

Psalm                                      19 : 1 - 6

New Testament                       Romans 10 : 12 - 18

Gospel                                     Matthew 4 : 18 - 22

SUNDAY 10TH DECEMBER SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Old Testament                         Isaiah 40 : 1 - 11

Psalm                                      85 : 1 – 2, 8 - 13

New Testament                       2 Peter 3 : 8 – 15a

Gospel                                     Mark 1 : 1 - 8

SUNDAY 17TH DECEMBER THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Old Testament                         Isaiah 61 : 1 – 4, 8 - 11

Psalm                                      126

New Testament                       1 Thessalonians 5 : 16 - 24

Gospel                                     John 1 : 6 – 8, 19 - 28

SUNDAY 24TH DECEMBER CHRISTMAS EVE

Old Testament                         Isaiah 52 : 7 - 10

Psalm                                      98

New Testament                       Hebrews 1 : 1 - 4

Gospel                                     John 1 : 1 - 14

SUNDAY 31ST DECEMBER FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS

Old Testament                         Isaiah 61 : 10 – 62 : 3

Psalm                                      148

New Testament                       Galatians 4 : 4 - 7

Gospel                                     Luke 2 : 15 - 21

SUNDAY 7TH JANUARY EPIPHANY

Old Testament                         Isaiah 60 : 1 - 6

Psalm                                      72 : 10 - 15

New Testament                       Ephesians 3 : 1 - 12

Gospel                                     Matthew 2 : 1 - 12

SUNDAY READINGS        FEBRUARY 2017

As each Church usually has only one service on a Sunday these readings are for the principal service. At some services the Psalm is not read or sung.

SUNDAY 5TH FEBRUARY FOURTH SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

Old Testament                         Isaiah 58 : 1 – 9

Psalm                                      112

New Testament                       1 Corinthians 2 : 1 - 12

Gospel                                     Matthew 5 : 13 - 20

SUNDAY 12TH FEBRUARY THIRD SUNDAY BEFORE LENT               

Old Testament                         Deuteronomy 30 : 15 - 20

Psalm                                      119 : 1 - 8

New Testament                       1 Corinthians 3 : 1 - 9

Gospel                                     Matthew 5 : 21 - 37

SUNDAY 19TH FEBRUARY SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

Old Testament                         Genesis 1 : 1 – 2 : 3

Psalm                                      136 : 1 – 9, 23 - 36

New Testament                       Romans 8 : 18 - 25

Gospel                                     Matthew 6 : 25 - 34

SUNDAY 26TH FEBRUARY SUNDAY NEXT BEFORE LENT

Old Testament                         Exodus 24 : 12 - 18

Psalm                                      2

New Testament                       2 Peter 1 : 16 - 21

Gospel                                     Matthew 17 : 1 - 9

SUNDAY 5TH MARCH FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT

Old Testament                         Genesis 2 : 15 – 17, 3 : 1 - 7

Psalm                                      32

New Testament                       Romans 5 : 12 - 19

Gospel                                     Matthew 4 : 1 - 11