Lectionary

Date Topic Lesson 1 / 2 Epistle / Gospel
July 5 Stewardship of Resources – Tithe Offering Sunday
  • Exod 18:13-27
  • 1 Tim 6:17-21
  • 2 Cor 8:1-15
  • Matt 25:14-30
July 12 Holy Ordination – Priests: Called for Divine Ministry
  • Ezek 33:1-9
  • 1 Tim 6:6-16
  • Eph 4:7-16
  • Matt 7:24-29
July 19 People of God – Ambassadors of Christ
  • Josh 1:1-9
  • Phil 1:12-21
  • 2 Cor 5:16-21
  • Mark 6:7-13
July 26 Theological Education: Equipping the people of God
  • Deut 6:1-17
  • 2 Tim 2:1-13
  • Eph 3:1-13
  • John 12:20-26

Date Topic Lesson 1 / 2 Epistle / Gospel
August 2 Gospel for all people (Mission Sunday)
  • Isaiah 55:1-5
  • Acts 10:34-43
  • Ephesians 3:1-13
  • Luke 4:16-22
August 9 The Sacrament of Holy Qurbana: ‘Celebration of Salvation’
  • Genesis 14:17-24
  • 1 Corinthians 11:23-34
  • 1 Corinthians 10:15-17
  • Mark 14:12-26
August 16 Reformation Sunday: Faith Community which has to be Reformed by the Word of God
  • 2 Kings 23:1-6
  • Revelation 1:1-9
  • 1 Peter 1:13-25
  • Matthew 7:21-27
August 23 Christian witness among people of other Faiths
  • Daniel 1:1-21
  • Acts 10:9-16
  • 1 Peter 2:1-10
  • Matthew 5:13-16
August 30 The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
  • Exodus 14:15-31
  • Romans 6:1-11
  • Titus 3:3-8
  • John 3:1-8

Date Topic Lesson 1 / 2 Epistle / Gospel
September 6 Education for Liberation
  • Proverbs 8:1-12
  • Acts 8:26-38
  • Colossians 1:24-29
  • Mark 6:34-44
September 13 Women Change Makers: (Sevika Sanghom Day)
  • Numbers 27:1-11
  • Acts 16:11-15
  • Romans 16:1-6
  • John 4:27-30
September 20 Elderly generation: Custodians of Fruitful Life (Senior Citizen Day)
  • Isaiah 40:21-31
  • Ephesians 6:1-9
  • 1 Timothy 5:1-10
  • Luke 2:25-38
September 27 Unity of the Church for the Witness of Life Inauguration Day of the Church of South India (CSI)
  • Ezekiel 37:15-22
  • 1 John 3:1-12
  • Ephesians 4:1-6
  • John 17:20-26

Date Topic Lesson 1 / 2 Epistle / Gospel
October 4 Witnessing Life of the Laity (Voluntary Evangelist’s Day)
  • Amos 7:10-17
  • 1 Peter 2:1-10
  • 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8
  • Luke 10:30-37
October 11 Accepting the Difference of God’s Creation Day for the people with Special Skills
  • Isaiah 42:16-20
  • Acts 3:1-10
  • 2 Corinthians 12:1-10
  • John 5:1-9
October 18 Youth: Life focused on the Word of God (Youth Sunday)
  • Genesis 41:37-43
  • Philippians 3:1-16
  • 1 Timothy 4:7-16
  • Luke 10:25-28
October 25 Family: Place of Faith Formation (Family Dedication Sunday)
  • Joshua 24:14-22
  • Titus 2:1-8
  • Ephesians 3:14-21
  • Luke 19:1-10

Date Topic Lesson 1 / 2 Epistle / Gospel
November 1 Sanctification of the Church: Beginning of the Liturgical Year – Learning and Nurturing of the Faith and Practice (World Sunday School Day) All Saints Day
  • Prov 23:15-26
  • Heb 12:1-13
  • 1 John 2:7-17
  • John 6:1-14
November 8 Renewal of the Church Festival of Unity of the Communion of Churches in India (CCI) CSI-CNI-MTC
  • Mic 6:1-8
  • 2 Corinthians 4:7-15
  • 1 Corinthians 12:12-20
  • Luke 10:1-9
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November 29