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Lectionary Readings, Year C
Sundays After Pentecost

Scripture Readings from the Revised Common Lectionary

The Church Year begins with Advent in November/December.
We are presently in YEAR A of readings in the Revised Common Lectionary.
Year A:  2010-2011, 2013-2014, 2016-2017
Year B:  2011-2012, 2014-2015, 2017-2018
Year C:  2012-2013, 2015-2016, 2018-2019

The Propers are readings for Ordinary Time following Epiphany and Pentecost, numbered to help establish a seven day range of dates on which they can occur.  Propers numbering in the Revised Common Lectionary begins with the Sixth Sunday in Epiphany, excludes Sundays in Lent through Pentecost and Trinity Sunday, and resumes the Second Sunday after Pentecost (the first Sunday after Pentecost is Trinity Sunday), usually with Proper 4.  In some years in which Easter falls early, the after-Pentecost readings begin with Proper 3, also used for Epiphany 8. Since the date of Easter is variable between March 22 and April 25, some Propers are not used in certain years. The dates given here are the range of dates on which the Sundays can fall.

Season Readings
Trinity Sunday
1st Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm: Psalm 8
Old Testament: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31
Gospel: John 16:12-15
Epistle: Romans 5:1-5
Proper 3
May 25-28
if after Trinity Sunday
(Readings from Epiphany 8, Proper 3 are used this Sunday)
Psalm: Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15
Old Testament: Isaiah 55:10-13
Gospel: Luke 6:39-49
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15:51-58
Proper 4
May 29-June 4
if after Trinity Sunday
Psalm: Psalm 96 or Psalm 96:1-9
Old Testament: 1 Kings 18:20-21, 22-29, 30-39
  or 1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43
Gospel: Luke 7:1-10
Epistle: Galatians 1:1-12
Proper 5
June 5-11
if after Trinity Sunday
Psalm: Psalm 146 or Psalm 30
Old Testament: 1 Kings 17:8-16, (17-24) or 1 Kings 17:17-24
Gospel: Luke 7:11-17
Epistle: Galatians 1:11-24
Proper 6
June 12-18
if after Trinity Sunday
Psalm: Psalm 5:1-8 or Psalm 32
Old Testament: 1 Kings 21:1-10, 11-14, 15-21a
  or 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15
Gospel: Luke 7:36-8:3
Epistle: Galatians 2:15-21
Proper 7
June 19-25
if after Trinity Sunday
Psalm: Psalm 42 and 43 or Psalm 22:19-28
Old Testament: 1 Kings 19:1-4, 5-7, 8-15a
  or Isaiah 65:1-9
Gospel: Luke 8:26-39
Epistle: Galatians 3:23-29
Proper 8
June 26-July 2
Psalm: Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 or Psalm 16
Old Testament: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14
  or 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21
Gospel: Luke 9:51-62
Epistle: Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Proper 9
July 3-9
Psalm: Psalm 30 or Psalm 66:1-9
Old Testament: 2 Kings 5:1-14
  or Isaiah 66:10-14
Gospel: Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
Epistle: Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16
Proper 10
July 10-16
Psalm: Psalm 82 or Psalm 25:1-10
Old Testament: Amos 7:7-17
  or Deuteronomy 30:9-14
Gospel: Luke 10:25-37
Epistle: Colossians 1:1-14
Proper 11
July 17-23
Psalm: Psalm 52 or Psalm 15
Old Testament: Amos 8:1-12
  or Genesis 18:1-10a
Gospel: Luke 10:38-42
Epistle: Colossians 1:15-28
Proper 12
July 24-30
Psalm: Psalm 85 or Psalm 138
Old Testament: Hosea 1:2-10
  or Genesis 18:20-32
Gospel: Luke 11:1-13
Epistle: Colossians 2:6-15, 16-19
Proper 13
July 31-Aug 6
Psalm: Psalm 107:1-9, 43 or Psalm 49:1-12
Old Testament: Hosea 11:1-11
  or Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14, 2:18-23
Gospel: Luke 12:13-21
Epistle: Colossians 3:1-11
Proper 14
Aug 7-13
Psalm: Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23 or Psalm 33:12-22
Old Testament: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20
  or Genesis 15:1-6
Gospel: Luke 12:32-40
Epistle: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Proper 15
Aug 14-20
Psalm: Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19 or Psalm 82
Old Testament: Isaiah 5:1-7
  or Jeremiah 23:23-29
Gospel: Luke 12:49-56
Epistle: Hebrews 11:29-12:2
Proper 16
Aug 21-27
Psalm: Psalm 71:1-6 or Psalm 103:1-8
Old Testament: Jeremiah 1:4-10
  or Isaiah 58:9b-14
Gospel: Luke 13:10-17
Epistle: Hebrews 12:18-29
Proper 17
Aug 28-Sept 3
Psalm: Psalm 81:1, 10-16
Old Testament: Jeremiah 2:4-13
  or Proverbs 25:6-7 or Sirach 10:12-18
Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14
Epistle: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Proper 18
Sept 4-10
Psalm: Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 or Psalm 1
Old Testament: Jeremiah 18:1-11
  or Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Gospel: Luke 14:25-33
Epistle: Philemon 1-21
Proper 19
Sept 11-17
Psalm: Psalm 14 or Psalm 51:1-10
Old Testament: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28
  or Exodus 32:7-14
Gospel: Luke 15:1-10
Epistle: 1 Timothy 1:12-17
Proper 20
Sept 18-24
Psalm: Psalm 79:1-9 or Psalm 113
Old Testament: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1
  or Amos 8:4-7
Gospel: Luke 16:1-13
Epistle: 1 Timothy 2:1-7
Proper 21
Sept 25-Oct 1
Psalm: Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 or Psalm 146
Old Testament: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15
  or Amos 6:1a, 4-7
Gospel: Luke 16:19-31
Epistle: 1 Timothy 6:6-19
Proper 22
Oct 2-8
Psalm: Psalm 37:1-9 or Psalm 137
Old Testament: Lamentations 1:1-6
 or Lamentations 3:19-26 or Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4
Gospel: Luke 17:5-10
Epistle: 2 Timothy 1:1-14
Proper 23
Oct 9-15
Psalm: Psalm 66:1-12 or Psalm 111
Old Testament:  Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7
    or 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c
Gospel:  Luke 17:11-19
Epistle:  2 Timothy 2:8-15
Proper 24
Oct 16-22
Psalm:  Psalm 119:97-104 or Psalm 121
Old Testament:  Jeremiah 31:27-34
  or Genesis 32:22-31
Gospel:  Luke 18:1-18
Epistle:  2 Timothy 3:14-4:5
Proper 25
Oct 23-29
Psalm: Psalm 65 or Psalm 84:1-7
Old Testament: Joel 2:23-32 or Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22
  or Sirach 35:12-17
Gospel: Luke 18:9-14
Epistle: 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18
All Saints Day
Nov 1 or 1st Sunday in Nov
Psalm: Psalm 149
Old Testament: Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18
Gospel: Luke 6:20-31
Epistle: Ephesians 1:11-23
Proper 26
Oct 30-Nov 5
Psalm: Psalm 119:137-144 or Psalm 32:1-7
Old Testament: Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4
  or Isaiah 1:10-18
Gospel: Luke 19:1-10
Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12
Proper 27
Nov 6-12
Psalm: Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21 or Psalm 17:1-9
  or Psalm 98
Old Testament: Haggai 1:15b-2:9 or Job 19:23-27a
Gospel: Luke 20:27-38
Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17
Proper 28
Nov 13-19
Psalm: Psalm 98
Old Testament: Isaiah 65:17-25 or Isaiah 12
  or Malachi 4:1-2a
Gospel: Luke 21:5-19
Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Proper 29 Reign of Christ
Nov 20-26
Psalm: Luke 1:68-79 or Psalm 46
Old Testament: Jeremiah 23:1-6
Gospel: Luke 23:33-43
Epistle: Colossians 1:11-20
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in Nov in USA and 2nd Monday in Oct in Canada
Psalm: Psalm 100
Old Testament: Deuteronomy 26:1-11
Gospel: John 6:25-35
Epistle: Philippians 4:4-9

Year C Readings for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany
Year C Readings for Lent and Easter to Pentecost

The Revised Common Lectionary, Copyright © 1992, Consultation on Common Texts, used by permission.

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