Daily Lectionary and the Sunday & Festival Propers are found in the
Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW) hymnal and are based on the Revised Common
The daily Bible readings expound further on the Sunday
readings, with the Thursday through Saturday readings preparing for the
upcoming Sunday readings and the Monday through Wednesday readings reflecting
on the readings from the previous Sunday.
Full Year Lectionary
A-Year 2019-2020 Time after Pentecost May 31, 2020
through Nov. 25, 2020
B- Year 2020-2021
Advent: Nov. 29, 2020 through Dec. 24, 2020/ Christmas: Dec.
24, 2020 through Jan. 6, 2021/ Time after Epiphany: Jan. 7, 2021 through Feb.
16, 2021/ Lent: Feb. 17, 2021 through Mar. 31, 2021/ The Three Days: Apr. 1,
2021 through Apr. 3, 2021/ Easter: Apr. 4, 2021 through May 26, 2021/ Time
after Pentecost: May 27, 2021 through Nov. 27, 2021
C- Year 2021-2022 Advent…
A focuses on the Gospel of Matthew. The semi-continuous Old Testament readings focus on major
Genesis narratives, the covenant with Moses, and the establishment of Israel in
the Promised Land. The second, New Testament, readings are from Romans,
Philippians and 1 Thessalonians.
Year B focuses on the Gospel of Mark with more selections from the
Gospel of John than any other year. The semi-continuous readings from the Old
Testament focus on the covenant of David and Wisdom literature. The second, New
Testament, readings are from 1 and 2 Corinthians, Ephesians, James and Hebrews.
Year C focuses on the Gospel of Luke. The semi-continuous Old Testament
readings are of prophetic proclamation chosen in chronological order and
highlighting Jeremiah. The second, New Testament, readings are chosen mainly
from Galatians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Timothy and 2 Thessalonians.
gospel is symbolized by an Angel
gospel is symbolized by a winged-lion
gospel is symbolized by a winged Ox, notice the health symbol associated by St.
Luke, the physician.
Gospel is symbolized by an Eagle:
not get it’s own year because it is not one of the synoptic gospels----However,
it is heavily used every year at various times.