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    Schedule of Variations
to the Common Worship
Second and Third Service Lectionaries
    when the Book of Common Prayer Eucharistic Lectionary is used as the Principal Service Lectionary.
         
  Second Service Lectionary
         
  Years A, B and C
         
    Epiphany
    Psalms 72 and 98  
         
    Monday in Holy Week
    2nd reading: John 12.1-11  
         
    Tuesday in Holy Week
    2nd reading:John 12.20-36  
         
    Wednesday in Holy Week
    2nd reading:John 13.21-32  
         
    Maundy Thursday
    2nd reading:John 13.1-17, 31b-35  
         
    Good Friday
    2nd reading: John 18 in morning
John 19.38-end in evening
 
         
  Year A    
         
    Advent II
    2nd reading:Matthew 3.1-12  
         
    Whitsunday
    1st reading: Numbers 11.24-30  
         
    Trinity Sunday
    1st reading: Isaiah 40.12-17, 27-31  
         
    Sunday between 19-25 June
    2nd reading: Luke 14.1-14  
         
    Sunday between 10-16 July
    2nd reading:Luke 20.1-8  
         
    Sunday between 4-10 September
    2nd reading:Mark 7.24-30  
         
  Year B    
         
    Advent I
    Psalm 9
2nd reading: Mark 13.24-37
 
         
    Advent II
    2nd reading: 2 Peter 3.8-15a  
         
    Advent III
    2nd reading: Matthew 14.1-12  
         
    Christmas I
    2nd reading: 1 John 1.1-7  
         
    Easter Day
    1st reading: Isaiah 25.6-9  
         
    Trinity Sunday
    2nd reading: Mark 1.1-13  
         
    Sunday between 10-16 July
    2nd reading: Luke 10.21-24  
         
    Sunday between 16-22 October
    Psalm 142  
         
    Sunday between 6-12 November
    Psalm 144  
         
    Sunday next before Advent
    2nd reading: Revelation 1.4b-8  
         
  Year C    
         
    Advent II
    1st reading: Malachi 3.1-4  
         
    Advent III
    Psalm 62
1st reading: Zephaniah 3.14-20
 
         
    Christmas I
    2nd reading: Luke 2.15-21  
         
    Trinity Sunday
    2nd reading: Matthew 28.16-20  
         
    Sunday between 24-30 July
    2nd reading: 1 Corinthians 9.16-end  
         
    Sunday between 6-12 November
    2nd reading: Luke 20.27-38  
         
    Omit all provision for 'if a gospel is needed'.  
         

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