Bible Study

Scripture

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18

April 12, 2020 Easter Day White or Gold

Acts 10:34-43; Ps118:1–2, 14–24 (UMH 839);

Col 3:1–4; Jn 20:1–18; or Matthew 28:1–10

Apr. 19, 2020 2nd Sun. of Easter Festival of God’s Creation White or Gold

Acts 2:14a, 22–32; Ps 16 (UMH 748); April 22: Earth Day

1 Peter 1:3–9; John 20:19–31 April 25: World Malaria Day

Apr. 26, 2020 3rd Sun of Easter May 1: Friendship Day White or Gold

Acts 2:14a, 36–41; Ps 116:1–4, 12–19 (UMH 837); Pet 1:17–23; Lk 24:13–35

May 3, 2020 4th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23 (UMH 754 or 137); May 7: National Day of Prayer

1 Peter 2:19–25; John 10:1–10 May is Christian Home Month

May 10, 2020 5th Sunday of Easter Festival of the Christian Home White

Acts 7:55-60; Ps 31:1–5, 15–16 (UMH 764); or Gold

1 Peter 2:2–10; John 14:1–14 Mother’s Day (USA)

May 17, 2020 6th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8–20 (UMH 790);

1 Pet 3:13–22; Jn 14:15–21

May 21, 2020 Ascension of the Lord (A,B,C) White or Gold

Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47 (UMH 781); Ephesians 1:15-23;

Luke 24:44-53 (These readings may also be used on the 7th Sunday of Easter)

May 24, 2020 7th Sunday of Easter Ascension Sunday White or Gold

Acts 1:6-14; Ps 68:1-10, 32-35 (UMH 792); 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11

May 31, 2020 Day of Pentecost Red or White

Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b (UMH 826);

1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 7:37–39

June 7, 2020 Trinity Sunday 1st Sunday after Pentecost White

Genesis 1:1–2:4a; Psalm 8 (UMH 743);

2 Cor 13:11–13; Matthew 28:16–20 Peace with Justice Sunday

June 14, 2020 2nd Sunday after Pentecost Green

Gen 18:1-15; Ps. 116:1-2, 12-19 (UMH 837) Romans 5:1-8;

Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) Father’s Day (USA)

June 21, 2020 3rd Sunday after Pentecost Green

Gen 21:8-21; Ps 86:1-10, 16-17 or Ps 17 (UMH 749);

Romans 6:1b-11, Matthew 10:24-39

June 28, 2020 4th Sunday after Pentecost Green

Genesis 22:1-14; Psalm 13 (UMH 746);

Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42

July 4: Independence Day (USA)

July 5, 2020 5th Sunday after Pentecost Green

Genesis 24:34–38, 42–49,58–67; Psalm 45:10–17 or Psalm 72

(UMH 795); Romans 7:15–25a; Matthew 11:16–19, 25–30

July 12, 2020 6th Sunday after Pentecost Green

Genesis 25:19–34; Psalm 119:105–112 or Psalm 25 (UMH 756);

Romans 8:1–11; Matthew 13:1–9, 18–23

July 19, 2020 7th Sunday after Pentecost Green

Genesis 28:10–19a; Psalm 139:1–12, 23–24 (UMH 854);

Romans 8:12–25; Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43

July 26, 2020 8th Sunday after Pentecost Green

Genesis 29:15–28; Psalm 105:1–11, 45b (UMH 828);

Romans 8:26–39; Matthew 13:31–33, 44–52

August 2, 2020 9th Sunday after Pentecost Green

Gen. 32:22-31; Psalm 17:1-7, 15 (UMC 749); Romans 9:1-5;

Mt 14:13-21 Great Day of Singing: any Sunday in August or during the year.

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