Readings for the Principal Services

of the day, Year B

All 3 readings are used at services of Holy Communion, only the two shown in bold

are used at other services.

At Holy Communion

The third reading is introduced

“Hear the Gospel…”

 

 4th March: Lent 3; Purple

Ex. 20: 1-17; 1 Cor. 1 :18-25; John 2: 13-22

11th March: Lent 4 Mothering Sunday; Purple

Num. 21:4-9; Eph. 2:1-10; John 3: 14-21

18th March: Lent 5; Purple

Jer. 31: 31-34; Heb. 5 : 5-10; John 12: 20-33

25th March: Palm Sunday; Red

Communion Services:

Litany of palms: Mark 11:1-11 (read by priest); Is. 50: 4-9a; Phil. 2 :5-11; Mark

14:1- ch 15:15 9 (read by priest)

Evening prayer

Is. 50: 4-9a; Mark 11:1-11

HOLY WEEK

26th and 27th March: Monday and Tuesday services in Holy Week; Red

Readings as set by minister

28th Wednesday of Holy Week; Red

no readings required

29th March: Maundy Thursday; White

Ex. 12:1-4, 11-14; 1 Cor.11:23-26; John 3: 1-7 and 31b -35

30th March: Good Friday; Altars bare

Is. 52:13-end ch 53; Heb. 10:16-25; John 18: 1-end ch 19

1st April: Easter Day; White

Dawn Service (readings by Ministers)

Is. 25: 6-9; Acts 10: 34-43; John 20 :1-8