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 March 2019
  • 03 Mar
    Perthutho ­ Beginning of Great Lent -Lent: Time of Redemption-C.H. 347
    Lessons
    Isa 58:1-14
    Rom 2:1-10
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 5:16-21
    John 2:1-11
    Evening Reading
    Exod 17:1-6
    Gal 5:16-24
  • 04 Mar
    Shubkono ­-Service of Reconciliation C.H. 349
    Lessons
    Isa 29:15-24
    2Cor 5:14-21
    Epistle Gospel
    1John 4:11-21
    Matt 5:21-27
  • 10 Mar
    Christ’s Presence with the outcast-C.H. 96
    Lessons
    Esth 4:1-17
    Acts 15:6-21
    Epistle Gospel
    Rom 15:7-13
    Mark 1:40-45
    Evening Reading
    Gen 16:7-16
    1John 1:5-10
  • 17 Mar
    Release from the Burden of Sin -C.H. 251
    Lessons
    2Sam 12:1-14
    Acts 8:9-17
    Epistle Gospel
    Gal 3:10-14
    Mark 2:1-12
    Evening Reading
    2Kgs 4:1-7
    Acts 5:12-16
  • 24 Mar
    Faith expression of the Marginalised- C.H. 215
    Lessons
    Isa 45:1-8
    Acts 10:24-33
    Epistle Gospel
    1Cor 1:20-25
    Matt 15:21-28
    Evening Reading
    Neh 1:1-11
    John 4:19-26
  • 25 Mar
    Suboro: Annunciation to Virgin Mary- C.H. 225
    Lessons
    Isa 7:10-14
    1Cor 3:1-12
    Epistle Gospel
    Gal 4:1-7
    Luke 1:26-38
  • 27 Mar
    Mid­Lent-The inevitability of the Cross- C.H. 180
    Lessons
    Num 21:1-9
    1Cor 1:18-31
    Epistle Gospel
    Gal 6:11-16
    Mark 10:32-34
  • 31 Mar
    Transforming the oppressive structures -C.H. 425
    Lessons
    Nah 1:1-5
    Acts 16:25-34
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 4:32-37
    Luke 13:10-17
    Evening Reading
    Josh 3:1-17
    Rom 8:31-39
Verses for April 2019
  • 07 Apr
    Cross a Model to Discipleship C.H. 172
    Lessons
    Gen 26:12-33
    2Chr 11:20-31
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 1:3-11
    Mark 10:46-52
    Evening Reading
    Dan 3:14-25
    2Cor 4:1-12
  • 12 Apr
    40 th Friday ­ Lord Jesus who triumphed Temptation C.H. 247
    Lessons
    Num 21:1-9
    Heb 12:1-13
  • 14 Apr
    Hosana: Lord Save Us (Palm Sunday) ­ Theological Seminary Day C.H. 134,135
    Lessons
    Zech 9:1-12
    1Tim 4:6-16
    Epistle Gospel
    Heb 5:5-10
    Luke 19:28-30
    Evening Reading
    Isa 56:1-8
    2Cor 6:11-17
  • 15 Apr
    Passion Week
    Lessons
    Isa 63:7-19
    Heb 2:1-18
    Epistle Gospel
    Matt 22:15-23
  • 16 Apr
    Passion Week
    Lessons
    Matt
    Epistle Gospel
    Matt 24:1-28
    Evening Reading
    Num 21:1-16
    Eph 2:1-10
  • 17 Apr
    Passion Week
    Lessons
    Lev
    Epistle Gospel
    John 6:60-70
    Evening Reading
    Lev 16:1-28
    1John 4:7-20
  • 18 Apr
    Passover ­ Eucharist: Fellowship in the Suffering of Christ C.H. 316
    Lessons
    Exod 12:1-17
    Heb 9:1-15
    Epistle Gospel
    Matt 26:1-16
    Evening Reading
    Gen 22:1-14
    Heb 5:1-14
    1Cor 11:23-34
    Matt 26:31-46
  • 19 Apr
    Kemta: Easter ­ Celebration of Resurrection C.H. 154, 158
    Lessons
    Gen 23:1-19
    Col 3:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    1Thess 4:13-18
    Matt 28:1-10
    Evening Reading
    Isa 12:1-6
    John 20:1-18
  • 20 Apr
    Holy Saturday C.H. 149
    Lessons
    Ezek 37:1-14
    1Pet 3:17-22
    Epistle Gospel
    Rom 6:1-11
    Matt 27:62-66
  • 21 Apr
    Kemta: Easter ­ Celebration of Resurrection C.H. 154, C.H. 158
    Lessons
    Gen 23:1-19
    Col 3:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    1Thess 4:13-18
    Matt 28:1-10
    Evening Reading
    Isa 12:1-6
    John 20:1-18
  • 28 Apr
    New Sunday ‘Proclamation of the Faith of the Church’ C.H. 214
    Lessons
    Gen 28:10-22
    Acts 20:7-12
    Epistle Gospel
    1Thess 1:2-10
    John 20:24-29
    Evening Reading
    Ps 40:1-17
    Rev 1:1-8
Verses for May 2019
  • 01 May
    May Day C.H. 307
    Lessons
    Gen 1:26-31, 2:1-3
    Jas 5:1-6
    Epistle Gospel
    2Thess 3:6-16
    Matt 11:28-30
  • 05 May
    Resurrection Experience that Gives Hope, ­ Metropolitan Fund- C.H. 99
    Lessons
    Lev 25:1-17
    Acts 7:54-60
    Epistle Gospel
    Gal 4:1-7
    Matt 28:16-20
    Evening Reading
    Gen 1:26-31, 2:1-3
    Jas 5:1-6
  • 08 May
    St. John the Apostle’s Day C.H. 96
    Lessons
    Isa 4:1-14
    Rev 1:1-20
    Epistle Gospel
    1John 5:1-12
    John 21:20-25
  • 12 May
    Restoring Lord -C.H. 222
    Lessons
    Ezek 36:24-36
    Rom 8:12-17
    Epistle Gospel
    Acts 1:12-14
    John 21:1-14
    Evening Reading
    Ps 34:1-22
    Acts 1:15-26
  • 19 May
    Commission by the Risen Lord-C.H. 177
    Lessons
    Jer 1:1-10
    1Tim 4:6-16
    Epistle Gospel
    2Tim 2:1-8
    John 21:15-19
    Evening Reading
    Isa 65:17-25
    Acts 23:1-10
  • 26 May
    Lord Worthy of Adoration- DSMC Sunday-C.H. 109
    Lessons
    Exod 15:1-18
    Rev 7:9-12
    Epistle Gospel
    Phil 2:1-11
    Luke 10:21-24
    Evening Reading
    Ps 81:1-16
    Rev 5:1-14
  • 30 May
    Feast of Ascension (Suloko) Glorified Lord-C.H. 161
    Lessons
    Dan 7:9-14
    Acts 1:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Eph 4:1-10
    Luke 24:50-53
Verses for June 2019
  • 02 Jun
    ‘Students’ Sunday ­ Grown in the wisdom of God C.H. 203
    Lessons
    1Kgs 3:3-14
    1Cor 1:18-25
    Epistle Gospel
    1John 5:18-21
    Luke 2:41-52
    Evening Reading
    Prov 1:1-7
    Mark 6:1-6
  • 09 Jun
    Feast of Pentecost­“Come Holy Spirit Transform the Creation” – Environmental SundayC.H. 187
    Lessons
    Isa 61:1-11
    Acts 2:1-13
    Epistle Gospel
    Rom 8:26-30
    John 16:6-16
    Evening Reading
    Joel 2:28-32
    Rom 8:31-39
  • 16 Jun
    Trinity Sunday ­ Beginning of the Fast of the Apostles-Calling and Commissioning of the Apostles C.H. 27
    Lessons
    Jer 1:1-12
    Heb 10:32-39
    Epistle Gospel
    1Cor 12:27-31
    Matt 28:16-20
    Evening Reading
    Ps 101:1-8
    Phil 3:1-21
  • 23 Jun
    ‘Apostolic Church’ C.H. 408
    Lessons
    1Kgs 19:15-21
    Rom 15:22-29
    Epistle Gospel
    Rom 12:3-8
    Matt 16:13-20
    Evening Reading
    Gen 12:1-9
    John 1:35-42
  • 29 Jun
    End of the Fast of the Apostles ­ St. Peter’s and St. Paul C.H. 242
    Lessons
    Jer 16:16-21
    Gal 2:1-20
    Epistle Gospel
    2Pet 3:14-18
    Matt 19:23-30
  • 30 Jun
    ‘People of God ­ Flock of Christ- C.H. 64
    Lessons
    Gen 35:1-7
    1Pet 5:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    1John 4:1-6
    John 10:1-6
    Evening Reading
    Ps 8:1-9
    John 21:15-25
Verses for July 2019
  • 03 Jul
    St. Thomas the Apostle’s Day ­ Faith that has to be enriched-C.H. 24
    Lessons
    Isa 52:7-15
    1Thess 1:2-9
    Epistle Gospel
    2Tim 3:10-17
    John 20-24-29
  • 07 Jul
    “Giving without Counting the Cost” ­ (Tithe Offering Sunday) C.H. 245
    Lessons
    Mal 3:7-12
    Phil 4:10-20
    Epistle Gospel
    Heb 2:1-4
    Luke 21:1-4
    Evening Reading
    2Kgs 12:1-6
    2Cor 8:1-15
  • 14 Jul
    “Priests: Called to face shame for Christ’s sake” C.H. 380
    Lessons
    Exod 29:1-21
    Eph 5:1-14
    Epistle Gospel
    2Cor 11:23-31
    Luke 10:1-11
    Evening Reading
    Lev 10:16-20
    2Cor 6:11-18
  • 21 Jul
    Theological Education that forms the Faith Community C.H. 385
    Lessons
    Josh 4:1-9
    1Cor 10:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    1Tim 6:11-16
    Matt 13:1-9
    Evening Reading
    Josh 24:1-14
    Heb 11:1-40
  • 25 Jul
    St. James the Apostle’s Day C.H. 186
    Lessons
    Mic 2:1-16
    Acts 8:1-11
    Epistle Gospel
    Jas 1:12-18
    Matt 10:16-33
  • 28 Jul
    Holy Matrimony: To be established in Faithfullness C.H. 321
    Lessons
    Hos 2:16-23
    Eph 5:20-33
    Epistle Gospel
    Heb 13:1-6
    Matt 19:1-6
    Evening Reading
    Song 4:9-16
    1Cor 13:1-13, 14:1
Verses for August 2019
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