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“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

February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Purple Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1–17 (UMH 785);

2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16–21

February 18, 2018 1st Sunday in Lent Purple

Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10 (UMH 756);

1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15

February 25, 2018 2rd Sunday in Lent Purple

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Ps 22:23-31 (UMH 752); March 2: World Day of Prayer

Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38 March is Women’s History Month

March 4, 2018 3rd Sunday in Lent Purple Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19 (UMH 750); 2 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22
March 11, 2018 4th Sunday in Lent UMCOR Sunday Purple

Num 21:4-9; Ps 107:1-3, 17-22 (UMH 830); March 17 St. Patrick’s Day

Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21 (Begin Daylight Saving Time 2 a.m.)

March 18, 2018 5th Sunday in Lent Purple

Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-12 (UMH 785);

Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33

March 25, 2018 Passion/Palm Sunday 6th Sun. in Lent Purple or Red

Liturgy of the Palms: Mark 11:1–11; Psalm 118:1–2, 19–29 (UMH 839)

Liturgy of the Passion: Isaiah 50:4–9a; Psalm 31:9–16 (UMH 764);

Philippians 2:5–11; Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 (40-47)

March 26, 2018 Monday of Holy Week (A,B,C) Purple or Red

Isaiah 42:1–9; Psalm 36:5–11 (UMH 771);

Hebrews 9:11–15; John 12:1–11

March 27, 2018 Tuesday of Holy Week Purple or Red

Isaiah 49:1–7; Psalm 71:1–14 (UMH 794);

1 Corinthians 1:18–31; John 12:20–36

March 28, 2018 Wednesday of Holy Week Purple or Red

Isaiah 50:4–9a; Psalm 70 (UMH 793);

Hebrews 12:1–3; John 13:21–32

March 29, 2018 Holy Thursday Purple or Red

Exodus 12:1–4, (5–10), 11–14; Ps 116:1–4, 12–19 (UMH 837); 1 Corinthians 11:23–26; John 13:1–17, 31b-35

March 30, 2018 Good Friday No Color

Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22 (UMH 752);

Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42

April 1, 2018 Easter Day White or Gold

Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1–2, 14–24 (UMH 839); I Corinthians 15:1-11; John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8

April 8, 2018 2nd Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133 (UMH 850);

1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31

April 15, 2018 3rd Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 3:12-19; Ps 4 (UMH 741); Native American Ministries Sunday 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48

April 22, 2018 4th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 4:5-12; Psalm 23 (UMH 754 or 137); 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18 Festival of God’s Creation

April 29, 2018 5th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 22:25-31 (UMH 752); 1 John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8

May 6, 2018 6th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 10:44-48; Ps 98 (UMH 818); 1 John 5:

May 6, 2018 6th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 10:44-48; Ps 98 (UMH 818); 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17;

May 7-13: Christian Family Week May: Asian Pacific American Heritage month

May 10, 2018 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 13, 2018 7th Sunday of Easter White or Gold

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1 (UMH 738);

1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19 Mother’s Day (USA)

May 20, 2018 Day of Pentecost Red

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

Romans 8:22-27; John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 Heritage Sunday

May 27, 2018 Trinity Sunday 1st Sunday after Pentecost White

Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29 (UMH 761);

Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17 Peace With Justice Sunday

June 3, 2018 2nd Sunday after Pentecost Green

1 Sam 3:1-20; Ps 139:1-6, 13-18 (UMH 854);

2 Cor 4:5-12; Mark 2:23-3:6

June 10, 2018 3rd Sunday after Pentecost Green 1 Samuel 8:4-20 (11:14-15); Psalm 138 (UMH 853);

2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-35

June 17, 2018 4th Sunday after Pentecost Green

1 Samuel15:34-16:13; Psalm 20 or Psalm 72 (UMH 795);

2 Cor 5:6-10 (11-13), 14-17; Mark 4:26-34 Father’s Day (USA)

June 24, 2018 5th Sunday after Pentecost Green

1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23) 32-49; Psalm 9:9-20 (UMH 744);

2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41 John Wesley born June 28,1703

July 1, 2018 6th Sunday after Pentecost Green

2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27; Psalm 130 (UMH 848);

2 Corinthians 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43

July 8, 2018 7th Sunday after Pentecost Green

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10; Psalm 48 (UMH 782);

2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13

July 15, 2018 8th Sunday after Pentecost Green

2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19; Psalm 24 (UMH 755);

Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29