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Lectionary

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Eastertide - a Single Joyful Feast

No matter which translation we read, as a worldwide church we celebrate God's love for us at Easter.

  • Greater love than this hath no man, when any man bestoweth his life for his friends. — 1599 Geneva Bible
  • This is the very best way to love. Put your life on the line for your friends. — The Message
  • Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. — English Standard Version Anglicised
  • And here is how to measure it—the greatest love is shown when a person lays down his life for his friends; — Living Bible

Easter services at St. Peter's Church info

Eastertide is the period of fifty days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday.

It is celebrated as a single joyful feast, indeed as the "great Lord's Day". Each Sunday of the season is treated as a Sunday of Easter, and, after the Sunday of the Resurrection, they are named Second Sunday of Easter, Third Sunday of Easter, etc. up to the Seventh Sunday of Easter, while the whole fifty-day period concludes with Pentecost Sunday.

Readings

Easter
Year B

Easter
Year C
First readingPsalmSecond readingGospel
Easter Vigil
April 21, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
Old Testament Readings and Psalms
  • Genesis 1:1-2:4a and Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26
  • Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13 and Psalm 46
  • Genesis 22:1-18 and Psalm 16
  • Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21 and Exodus 15:1b-13, 17-18
  • Isaiah 55:1-11 and Isaiah 12:2-6
  • Baruch 3:9-15, 3:32-4:4 or Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21; 9:4b-6 and Psalm 19
  • Ezekiel 36:24-28 and Psalm 42, 43
  • Ezekiel 37:1-14 and Psalm 143
  • Zephaniah 3:14-20 and Psalm 98
New Testament Reading and Psalm
  • Romans 6:3-11 and Psalm 114
Gospel
  • Luke 24:1-12
Resurrection of the Lord
April 21, 2019
Easter Day
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 10:34-43
or
Isaiah 65:17-25
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:19-26
or
Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
or
Luke 24:1-12
Easter Evening
April 21, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 114 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 Luke 24:13-49
Second Sunday of Easter
April 28, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29
or
Psalm 150
Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
Third Sunday of Easter
May 5, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 9:1-6, (7-20) Psalm 30 Revelation 5:11-14 John 21:1-19
Fourth Sunday of Easter
May 12, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30
Fifth Sunday of Easter
May 19, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 11:1-18 Psalm 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35
Sixth Sunday of Easter
May 26, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 16:9-15 Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 John 14:23-29
or
John 5:1-9
Ascension of the Lord
May 30, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47
or
Psalm 93
Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53
Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth
May 31, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*1 Samuel 2:1-10 Psalm 113 Romans 12:9-16b Luke 1:39-57
Seventh Sunday of Easter
June 2, 2019
(If Ascension not observed here)
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 16:16-34 Psalm 97 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21 John 17:20-26
Day of Pentecost
June 9, 2019
ART -- PRAYER
*Acts 2:1-21
or
Genesis 11:1-9
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:14-17
or
Acts 2:1-21
John 14:8-17, (25-27)
  Italicized readings, complementary to the standard reading, may be used with, or in place of it.

* During Eastertide a reading from Acts is often substituted for the lesson from the Hebrew Bible. On the Day of Pentecost, if the Old Testament passage from Genesis is chosen for the first reading, the passage from Acts is used as the second reading.

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