We use the Revised Common Lectionary, a list of Bible readings used by many churches and denominations around the world.

The specific readings, the reflection that begins our worship, and a guiding question for this season are below.

2020 Jubilee Lectionary: Witnesses to God With Us


That is what Jesus did: he did not return the negative energy directed at him—not during his life nor when he hung on the cross. He held it inside and made it into something much better. That is how “he took away the sin of the world.” He refused to pass it on!

Richard Rohr, “Transforming Our Pain,”
at https://cac.org/transforming-our-pain-2020-09-18/


Where have you encountered witnesses to God in these turbulent times?


October 25
Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46
November 15
Judges 4:1-7
Psalm 123
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Matthew 25:14-30
November 1
All Saints Day
Revelation 7:9-17
Psalm 34:1-10, 20
1 John 13:1-3
Matthew 5:1-12
November 22
Reign of Christ
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
Psalm 100
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46
November 8
Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25
Psalm 78:1-7
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13
November 29
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-37


Click for a printable copy  of the 2020 Jubilee Lectionary

Readings are available on the internet at https://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu//