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.)

 

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

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

 

10th February, 4th Sunday Before Lent (Proper 1) - Green

Isaiah 6: 1-8, 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11, Luke 5: 1-11, (Psalm 138).

 

17th February, 3rd Sunday Before Lent (Proper 2) – Green

Jeremiah 17: 5-10, 1 Corinthians 15: 12-20, Luke 6: 17-26, (Psalm 1).

 

24th February, Matthias the Apostle - Red

1 Samuel 2: 27-35, Acts 1: 15-end, Matthew 11: 25-end, (Psalm 16: 1-7).

 

3rd March, The Sunday Next Before Lent - Green

Exodus 34: 29-end, 2 Corinthians 3: 12 – 4: 2, Luke 9: 28-36, (Psalm 99).

 

6th March (Wednesday), ASH WEDNESDAY - Purple

Joel 2: 1-2, 12-17, 2 Cor 5: 20b - 6: 10, Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21, (Psalm 51: 1-18).

10th March, 1st Sunday of Lent - Purple

Deuteronomy 26: 1-11, Romans 10: 8b-13, Luke 4: 1-13, (Psalm 91: 1-11).

 

17th March, 2nd Sunday of Lent - Purple

Genesis 15: 1-12, 17-18, Philippians 3: 17 – 4: 1 , Luke 13: 31-end, (Psalm 27).

24th March, 3rd Sunday of Lent - Purple

Isaiah 55: 1-9, 1 Corinthians 10: 1-13, Luke 13: 1-9, (Psalm 63: 1-9).

 

25th March (Monday), The ANNUNCIATION – White/Gold (With Incense)

Isaiah 7: 10-14, Hebrews 10: 4-10, Luke 1: 26-38, (Psalm 40: 5-11).

 

31st March, 4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday) – Rose / Purple

Joshua 5: 9-12, 2 Corinthians 5: 16-end, Luke 15: 1-3, 11b-end, (Psalm 32).

OR

31st March, Mothering Sunday (Laetare Sunday) – Rose / Purple

1 Samuel 1: 20-end, Colossians 3: 12-17, John 19: 25b-27, (Psalm 127; 1-4).

 

7th April, 5th Sunday of Lent (Passiontide) - Purple

Isaiah 43: 16-21, Philippians 3: 4b-14, John 12: 1-8, (Psalm 126).