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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.
  Third Service Lectionary
  Years A, B and C
    Palm Sunday
    1st reading: Isaiah 42.1-9  
    Good Friday
    2nd reading:John 18 in morning
John 19.38-end in evening
  Year A    
    Advent I
    1st reading:Isaiah 2.1-5  
    Advent III
    2nd reading:James 5.7-10  
    Sunday between 17-23 July
    2nd reading:1 Peter 3.13-22  
    Sunday between 16-22 October
    Psalm 138  
    Sunday between 23-29 October
    2nd reading:Luke 14.11-24  
  Year B    
    Advent III
    Psalm 62  
    Christmas II
    2nd reading:Ephesians 1.3-14  
    Sunday between 17-23 February
    Psalm 41    
    Lent V
    1st reading:Jeremiah 31.31-24
2nd reading:Hebrews 5.5-10
    Sunday between 17-23 July
    2nd reading:1 Peter 3.13-22  
    Sunday between 7-13 August
    Psalm 89.1-18  
    Sunday between 25 September-1 October
    Psalm 132  
  Year C    
    Advent II
    Psalm 40
2nd reading:Luke 3.1-6
    Advent III
    2nd reading: Luke 3.7-18  
    2nd reading: Luke 9.28-43  
    2 after Easter
    2nd reading: John 21.1-19  
    5 after Easter
    2nd reading: John 5.1-9  
    Trinity Sunday
    1st reading: Proverbs 8.1-4, 22-31
2nd reading: Romans 5.1-5
    Sunday between 19-25 June
    Psalms 52, 53  
    Sunday between 3-9 July
    Psalm 73  
    Sunday between 24-30 July
    Psalm 96  
    Sunday between 4-10 September
    Psalms 123, 133  
    Sunday between 23-29 October
    2nd reading: Luke 14.12-24  
    Sunday between 30 October-5 November
    2nd reading: Luke 19.1-10  
    Whit Monday and Whit Tuesday
    Whit Monday
1st reading:Ezekiel 11.14-20
2nd reading:Acts 2.12-36
1st reading:Exodus 35.30-36.1
2nd reading:Acts 2.37-end
    Whit Tuesday
1st reading:Ezekiel 37.1-14
2nd reading:1 Corinthians 12.1-13
1st reading:2 Samuel 23.1-5
2nd reading:1 Corinthians 12.27-13 end

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