Readings for the Principal Services

of the day, Year B

The First three Readings are used at services of Holy Communion, only the twoshown in bold are used at other services.

(The Psalm may be used at any service at the discretion of the minister leading the service.)

 

2nd December, Advent Sunday - Purple

Jeremiah 33: 14-16, 1 Thessalonians 3: 9-13, Luke 21: 25-36,

(Psalm 25: 1-10).

 

9th December, Advent 2 - Purple

Malachi 3: 1-4, Philippians 1: 3-11, Luke 3: 1-6, (No Psalm Set). 

 

16th December, Advent 3 (Gaudette Sunday) – Purple or Rose

Zephaniah 3: 14-20, Philippians 4: 4-7, Luke 3: 7-18, (Psalm 146: 4 – end).

 

23rd December, Advent 4 - Purple

Micah 5:2-5a, Hebrews 10: 5-10, Luke 1: 39-55, (Psalm 80: 1-8).

 

24th December, Christmas Eve (Midnight Mass) – Gold or White

Isaiah 9: 2-7, Titus 2: 11-14, Luke 2: 1-20, (Psalm 96).

 

25th December, Christmas Day – Gold or White

Isaiah 52: 7-10, Hebrews 1: 1-4, John 1: 1-14, (Psalm 98).

 

30th December, Christmas 1 – White

1 Samuel 2: 18-20, 26, Colossians 3: 12-17, Luke 2: 41-52, (Psalm 148).

 

6th January, The Epiphany – Gold or White

Isaiah 60: 1-6, Ephesians 3: 1-12, Matthew 2: 1-12, (Psalm 72: 1-9).

 

13th January, Baptism of Christ – White

Isaiah 43: 1-7, Acts 8: 14-17, Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22, (Psalm 29).

 

20th January, Epiphany 2 – White

Isaiah 62: 1-5, 1 Corinthians 12: 1-11, John 2: 1-11, (Psalm 36: 5-10).

 

27th January, Epiphany 3 – White

Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10, 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31a, Luke 4: 14-21,

(Psalm 19).

 

3rd February, The Presentation of Christ (Candlemas) – Gold or White

Malachi 3: 1-5, Hebrews 2: 14-18, Luke 2: 22-40, (Psalm 24: 1-10).