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Lectionary-based suggestions for all Sundays and major Church holidays. 

 

Date Revised Common Lectionary Readings USCCB Readings Suggested Anthems Suggested Handbell

Nov 8

Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

God Is Always Near

Love Divine

Nov 15

Twenty-fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sing to the Lord a New Song Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies

Nov 22

Reign of Christ

The Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Come Be the Light Alleluia! Amen!

Nov 26

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

I Give Thanks

God's Love Is Alive in Us

Thankful

Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

Nov 29

First Sunday of Advent

First Sunday of Advent

O Come, Holy Light

Immanuel Draws Near

Joy to the World

The Holly and the Ivy

Dec 6

Second Sunday of Advent

Second Sunday of Advent

Make Way for the King

Joy to the World

Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful

Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Dec 13

Third Sunday of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent

Love is in the Manger

On A Silent Night, Long, Long Ago

Christmas for Four Ringers

Away in a Manger

Dec 20

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Immanuel Draws Near

Silent Night

A Welsh Folk Tune

Sing We Now of Christmas (Now the Green Blade Rises)

Dec 24

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

O Come, Holy Light

A Christmas Carol Collage

Come, All Ye Shepherds

Redemption

Dec 25

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Cradle Lullaby

Love is in the Manger

Good Christian Friends, Rejoice

He is Born

Redemption

Christmas for Four Ringers

Dec 27

First Sunday After Christmas Day

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

A Time to Sing Praise Praise

Jan 1

Holy Name of Jesus

New Years Day

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Come Be the Light Alleluia! Amen!

Jan 3

Second Sunday After Christmas Day

The Epiphany of the Lord

How A Rose E'er Blooming Spiritus Sanctus

Jan 6

Epiphany of the Lord

Wednesday after Epiphany

God's Love Is Alive in Us Let Everything That Breathes Praise the Lord

Jan 10

Baptism of the Lord

The Baptism of the Lord

God Shall Direct Thy Paths Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken

Jan 17

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

...and fireflies Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley

Jan 24

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Yesu Azali Awa For the Beauty of the Earth

Jan 31

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

God Is Always Near Hymns for Twelve Bells

Feb 2

Presentation of the Lord

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

This Is Who We Are The Church's One Foundation

Feb 7

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Christ Has Broken Down the Wall 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime

Feb 14

Transfiguration Sunday

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sing to the Lord a New Song

Climbin' up the Mountain

Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

Feb 17

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Kyrie

Feb 21

First Sunday in Lent

First Sunday of Lent

Come Be the Light

Dona Nobis Pacem

Love Divine

Feb 28

Second Sunday in Lent

Second Sunday of Lent

Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel

Hymns for Twelve Bells

Mar 7

Third Sunday in Lent

Third Sunday of Lent

What Wondrous Love is This

A Welsh Folk Tune

 Mar 14

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent

God Shall Direct Thy Paths

Land of Rest

Mar 21

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Broken Yet Chosen

Lenten Contemplation

Mar 28

Liturgy of the Palms

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

A Joyful Hosanna

A Festive Hosanna

All Glory, Laud, and Honor

Apr 1

Maundy Thursday

Holy Thursday 

In Dark Gethsemane Dies Irae

Apr 2

Good Friday

Good Friday of the Lord's Passion

Were You There? What Wondrous Love Is This

Apr 3

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross Easter Hymn

Apr 4

Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday

Love Brought Me Back!

Processional Hallelujah

Christ the Lord is Risen Today

Apr 11

Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter

A Jubilant Song

The Lord's My Shepherd

Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies

Apr 18

Third Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter

God Is Here Today Easter Hymn

Apr 25

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter

This Is Who We Are

I Choose Love

Shenandoah

May 2

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Yes, Jesus Loves Me! Alleluia! Amen!

May 9

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter

I Believe

Sharing the Joy!

For the Beauty of the Earth

May 16

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

Ascension Prayer Hymns for Twelve Bells

May 23

Day of Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday

Spirit of God Spiritus Sanctus