Verses for special occasion
  • Assuming New Responsibilities
    Reading
    Josh 1:1-18
    Exod 3:1-16
  • Beginning of a New Academic year
    Reading
    Deut 6:1-9
    1John 2:1-16
    Luke 2:42-52
  • Bereavement
    Reading
    1Thess 4:13-18
    1Thess 5:1-22
    2Cor 5:1-10
    Col 3:1-10
    Rev 21:1-7
  • Bereavement
    Reading
    Gen 50:1-26
    Ps 90:1-17
    Ps 91:1-16
    Matt 25:1-46
    John 11:1-57
    John 14:1-31
    John 15:1-27
    John 16:1-33
    Rom 5:1-21
    1Cor 15:1-58
    2Cor 5:1-10
    1Thess 4:13-18
    1Thess 5:1-22
    Heb 11:1-40
    Heb 12:1-29
    Col 3:1-10
    Rev 21:1-7
  • Birthday
    Reading
    Gen 47:1-10
    Ps 103:1-12
    Matt 6:19-44
  • Dedication of a Church Building
    Reading
    Acts 7:44-54
    Heb 8:1-9
  • Funeral
    Reading
    John 14:1-6
    Ps 103:8-17
    Rom 8:31-39
  • Harvest Festival
    Reading
    Deut 26:1-11
    2Cor 9:1-9
    Phil 4:10-20
    Matt 7:7-12
  • House Blessings
    Reading
    Ps 91:10-12
    2Sam 7:28-29
    Ps 127:1-5
  • Journey
    Reading
    Ps 121:1-8
    Ps 141:1-10
    Ps 144:1-15
    Mark 6:7-13
  • Laying Foundation Stone for a Church Building
    Reading
    Gen 28:10-22
    1Pet 2:1-10
    Eph 2:11-22
  • Ordination
    Reading
    Gen 12:1-8
    Lev 3:28-32
    Acts 2:16-21
    1Tim 3:8-16
    John 12:24-36
    John 14:1-13
  • Parish Day
    Reading
    Isa 60:1-22
    Phil 2:1-18
    Acts 17:10-17
    Luke 13:1-9
  • Senior Citizen’s Day
    Reading
    Gen 32:22-32
    2Tim 4:1-8
    Rom 3:26-30
    Matt 6:16-25
  • Wedding Anniversary
    Reading
    John 2:1-11
    Matt 19:5-12
    Eph 5:22-23
    Luke 24:27-49
    Luke 1:5-6
    Luke 1:24-25
  • Year Ending
    Reading
    1Sam 7:5-11
    Heb 2:1-18
    1Thess 5:1-11
    Luke 13:1-19
Verses for February 2018
  • 02 Feb
    Mayaltho – Entry of our Lord in the Temple C.H. 335
    Lessons
    Lev 12:1-8
    Heb 10:1-7
    Epistle Gospel
    2John 1-13
    Luke 2:21-32
  • 04 Feb
    The Holistic Healing that Christ gives (Medical Mission Sunday) C.H. 43
    Lessons
    Job 42:1-12
    Rev 22:1-5
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 12:1-10
    John 5:1-16
    Evening Reading
    Isa 42:1-9
    Jas 5:13-18
  • 11 Feb
    Pethurtha: Beginning of the Great Lent – Lent: Transformation of Creation C.H. 211 (123 rd Maramon Convention Begins)
    Lessons
    Gen 45:1-15
    Eph 2:11-22
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 5:16-21
    John 2:1-11
    Evening Reading
    Gen 26:22-32
    1Cor 1:10-17
  • 12 Feb
    Shubkono: Service of Reconciliation During Great Lent C.H. 213
    Lessons
    Isa 29:15-24
    2Cor 5:14-21
    Epistle Gospel
    1John 4:11-20
    Matt 5:21-27
  • 18 Feb
    ‘Touching the Untouchable’ – 2nd Sunday in Lent C.H. 222, 123rd Maramon Convention Ends
    Lessons
    2Kgs 5:1-15
    Heb 13:7-17
    Epistle Gospel
    Phlm 8-18
    Matt 8:1-4
    Evening Reading
    Gen 16:7-16
    1John 1:5-10
  • 25 Feb
    Life Restoring Faith – 3rd Sunday in Lent C.H. 168
    Lessons
    2Kgs 4:1-7
    Acts 5:12-16
    Epistle Gospel
    Heb 11:1-12
    Luke 5:17-26
    Evening Reading
    Gen 22:1-14
    Heb 1:1-11
Verses for March 2018
  • 04 Mar
    Persistence in Prayer that leads to Healing C.H. 376 (4th Sunday in Lent
    Lessons
    2Kgs 20:1-10
    1Thess 5:12-22
    Epistle Gospel
    Jude 1:17-23
    Mark 7:24-30
    Evening Reading
    Neh 1:1-11
    John 4:19-26
  • 07 Mar
    Mid Lent – Inevitability of the Cross C.H. 150
    Lessons
    Num 21:1-9
    1Cor 1:18-31
    Epistle Gospel
    Gal 6:11-16
    Mark 10:32-34
  • 11 Mar
    True worship that liberates from Bondage C.H. 108 (5th Sunday in Lent)
    Lessons
    Exod 3:11-18
    Rev 14:1-7
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 16:19-34
    Luke 13:10-17
    Evening Reading
    Josh 3:1-17
    Rom 8:31-39
  • 18 Mar
    New Vision of Messianic Age C.H. 235
    Lessons
    Isa 35:1-10
    1Pet 4:12-19
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 1:3-11
    Luke 18:35-43
    Evening Reading
    Dan 3:14-25
    2Cor 4:1-12
  • 23 Mar
    40 th Friday – Jesus who triumphed Temptations C.H. 379
    Lessons
    Num 21:1-9
    Heb 12:1-13
    Epistle Gospel
    1Pet 1:13-22
    1Chr 4:1-11
  • 25 Mar
    Hosanna – Coming of the King Messiah C.H. 134 (Suboro – Annunciation to Virgin Mary) C.H. 135
    Lessons
    Zech 9:9-17
    Rev 4:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Col 1:14-23
    Matt 21:1-11
    Evening Reading
    Isa 56:1-8
    Heb 5:5-10
  • 26 Mar
    Hasha: Passion Week- Monday C.H. 144
    Lessons
    Lev 2:1-16
    Acts 13:26-43
    Matt 21:23-46
    Epistle Gospel
    Matt 22:1-14
    Evening Reading
    Isa 63:7-19
    Heb 2:1-18
    Matt 22:15-23
  • 27 Mar
    Hasha: Passion Week C.H. 164
    Lessons
    Isa 52:1-15
    Acts 13:44-52
    Matt 22:34-46 , 23:1-12
    Epistle Gospel
    Matt 23:13-22
    Evening Reading
    Zech 21:1-16
    Eph 2:1-10
    Matt 24:1-28
  • 28 Mar
    Hasha: Passion Week C.H. 313
    Lessons
    Isa 28:14-29
    Col 1:9-22
    Matt 24:29-51
    Epistle Gospel
    Matt 25:1-13
    Evening Reading
    Lev 16:1-28
    1John 4:7-20
    John 6:60-70
  • 31 Mar
    Holy Saturday – Hope for the New Life C.H. 149
    Lessons
    Ezek 37:1-14
    1Pet 3:17-22
    Epistle Gospel
    Rom 6:1-11
    Matt 27:62-66
Verses for April 2018
  • 01 Apr
    Khemto – Resurrection – Easter: Joy and Celebration of Salvation C.H. 154, 158
    Lessons
    Exod 14:5-31
    Col 3:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    1Thess 4:13-18
    Matt 28:1-10
    Evening Reading
    Isa 12:1-6
    John 20:1-18
  • 08 Apr
    New Sunday – Encounter with the Risen Christ C.H. 380
    Lessons
    Gen 32:22-32
    Acts 9:1-18
    Epistle Gospel
    1Thess 1:3-12
    John 20:24-29
    Evening Reading
    Ps 40:1-17
    Rev 1:1-8
  • 15 Apr
    Identifying Risen Christ in Work Place C.H. 223
    Lessons
    Ruth 2:1-18
    Acts 9:36-43
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 16:6-15
    John 21:1-14
    Evening Reading
    1Kgs 19:19-21
    Jas 2:1-13
  • 22 Apr
    Resurrection experience that leads to witnessing C.H. 171
    Lessons
    Isa 25:1-9
    Acts 4:32-37
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 2:43-47
    Luke 24:13-25
    Evening Reading
    Isa 65:17-25
    Acts 23:1-10
  • 29 Apr
    Fatih living in the Risen Lord C.H. 265
    Lessons
    2Kgs 4:27-37
    Acts 26:12-23
    Epistle Gospel
    1Pet 1:3-12
    Mark 16:14-18
    Evening Reading
    1Kgs 17:17-24
    2Thess 2:1-12
Verses for May 2018
  • 01 May
    May Day
    Lessons
    Gen 1:26-31, 2:1-3
    Jas 5:1-6
    Epistle Gospel
    2Thess 3:6-15
    Matt 11:28-30
  • 06 May
    Christ’s Invitation to participate in Caring C.H. 255
    Lessons
    Ezek 34:15-24
    2Cor 8:1-9
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 4:32-37
    Luke 19:1-10
    Evening Reading
    Ps 47:1-9
    Jas 2:1-13
  • 08 May
    St. John the Apostle’s Day
    Lessons
    Isa 41:1-14
    Rev 1:1-20
    Epistle Gospel
    1John 5:1-12
    John 21:20-25
    Evening Reading
    1Chr
  • 10 May
    Sulokho: Ascension of our Lord – Christ: Lord for All C.H. 160
    Lessons
    Dan 7:9-14
    Acts 1:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Eph 4:1-10
    Luke 24:50-53
  • 13 May
    Waiting upon the Holy Spirit C.H. 192
    Lessons
    Isa 40:25-31
    Acts 1:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 1:12-14
    John 14:25-31
    Evening Reading
    Ps 34:1-22
    Acts 1:15-26
  • 20 May
    Feast of Pentecost – ‘Come Holy Spirit Renew Us’ C.H. 187
    Lessons
    Ezek 37:1-14
    Acts 2:1-13
    Epistle Gospel
    Titus 3:5-8
    John 16:5-15
    Evening Reading
    Joel 2:28-32
    Rom 8:12-39
  • 27 May
    Trinity Sunday “We worship the Triune God” C.H. 160, Sacred Music Sunday
    Lessons
    Gen 1:1-28
    1John 1:1-10
    Epistle Gospel
    2Chr 13:11-14
    John 1:1-18
    Evening Reading
    Gen 1:1-15
    Ps 150:1-6
Verses for June 2018
  • 03 Jun
    Students Sunday – ‘Wisdom the Divine Gift’ C.H. 203
    Lessons
    1Kgs 3:16-28
    Jas 1:1-8
    Epistle Gospel
    Phil 4:4-9
    Matt 11:25-30
    Evening Reading
    Prov 3:15-26
    Rom 11:25-36
  • 10 Jun
    Enviornmental Sunday – Creation Proclaims the Glory of God C.H. 75
    Lessons
    Prov 8:22-31
    Rev 21:1-8
    Epistle Gospel
    Col 1:9-20
    Luke 8:22-25
    Evening Reading
    Isa 42:1-25
    Ps 19:1-14
  • 16 Jun
    Beginning of the Fast of the Apostles – ‘Calling and Commissioning of Apostles’. C.H. 27
    Lessons
    Jer 1:1-12
    Heb 10:32-39
    Epistle Gospel
    1Cor 12:27-31
    Luke 6:12-19
    Evening Reading
    Ps 101:1-8
    Phil 3:1-21
  • 17 Jun
    ‘Worship the God in Spirit and Truth’ C.H. 45
    Lessons
    Isa 6:1-8
    1John 5:1-12
    Epistle Gospel
    2Thess 2:13-17
    John 4:13-26
    Evening Reading
    Exod 32:7-14
    Rev 14:1-7
  • 24 Jun
    Cost of Discipleship C.H. 239
    Lessons
    Dan 6:11-23
    Heb 11:23-40
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 6:11-18
    Mark 10:35-45
    Evening Reading
    Jer 38:1-9
    2Cor 11:23-33
  • 29 Jun
    Ends of the Fast of the Apostles- St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s Day
    Lessons
    Jer 16:16-21
    Gal 2:1-20
    Epistle Gospel
    2Pet 3:14-18
    Matt 16:13-20
Verses for July 2018
  • 01 Jul
    Transparency and Faithfulness in Stewardship C.H. 218
    Lessons
    Exod 36:1-7
    Acts 5:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Phil 4:10-20
    Luke 19:11-27
    Evening Reading
    2Kgs 12:1-6
    2Cor 8:1-15
  • 03 Jul
    St. Thomas the Apostle’s Day C.H. 241
    Lessons
    Isa 52:7-15
    1Thess 1:2-9
    Epistle Gospel
    2Tim 3:10-17
    John 20:24-29
  • 08 Jul
    Ordained Ministry: Identifying with the wounds of Christ C.H. 301
    Lessons
    Ezek 33:1-9
    2Tim 2:1-13
    Epistle Gospel
    Gen 6:11-18
    John 21:15-19
    Evening Reading
    Lev 10:16-20
    2Tim 1:1-8
  • 15 Jul
    People of God: Salt to the Earth – Light to the World C.H. 25
    Lessons
    Isa 49:1-11
    Eph 5:1-5
    Epistle Gospel
    Rom 13:11-14
    Matt 5:13-16
    Evening Reading
    Lev 2:11-16
    1Pet 2:1-10
  • 22 Jul
    Life that has to be sanctified C.H. 281
    Lessons
    Isa 1:10-20
    Acts 6:8-15
    Epistle Gospel
    Col 3:11-14
    Luke 19:1-10
    Evening Reading
    1Chr 29:10-19
    Rom 12:1-15
  • 27 Jul
    St. James the Apostle’s Day
    Lessons
    Mic 2:1-16
    Acts 8:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Jas 1:12-18
    Matt 10:16-33
  • 29 Jul
    Theological Education: Knowledge and Experience of Faith C.H. 86
    Lessons
    Exod 3:1-12
    Acts 8:26-40
    Epistle Gospel
    2Thess 1:1-12
    John 12:20-26
    Evening Reading
    Jer 23:23-32
    Gal 3:1-10
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