December

MAR THOMA SYRIAN CHURCH OF MALABAR
(LECTIONARY)
CHRISTIAN YEAR - 2017

DECEMBER

Date Lessons Epistle-Gospels Evening
1 Friday Beginning of 25 Days Lent

CH. 121

Isa. 2:10-22 Gal. 2:12-20  
  1 Thes. 4:1-12 St.John 1:1-15  
3 Sunday Visitation of Virgin Mary to Elizabeth (Bible Sunday)
CH. 59 Gen. 18:1-16 2 Cor. 1:3-11 Gen. 33:1-17
  1 Pet. 1:8-12 St.Luke. 1:39-45 Ps. 146

10 Sunday

Birth of John the Baptist
CH. 90 Isa. 55:6-13 Gal. 1:11-17 Zech. 1:1-6
  Heb. 4:1-13 St.Luke. 1:57-66 Ps.119:105-112

17 Sunday

Annunciation to Joseph
CH. 62 Zeph. 3:14-20 Phil. 4:4-10 Isa. 35:1-10
  Heb. 1:5-16 St.Mat. 1:18-23 Ps. 43

21 Thursday

Mar Thoma Church Day
CH. 66 Isa. 22:20-24 Phil. 3:12-21 Ps. 100
  1 Cor.1:18-25 St.John 14:1-7 St.Mat16:13-26

24 Sunday

Sunday Before Christmas. Our Lord is Coming
CH. 115 Micah. 4:1-7 Rom. 1:8-17 Neh. 12:27-43
  1 John 4:7-21 St.John 1:1-14 2 Cor.7:1-16

25 Monday

Yaldo - Feast of Nativity - Birth of our Lord (End of 25 Days Lent)
CH. 120 Micah. 5:1-9 Gal. 4:1-7 Isa. 7:10-14
  Col. 1:13-20 St.Luke. 2:1-14 Ps. 128
31 Saturday Year Ending - Watch Night Service ‘God our Helper and Redeemer’
CH. 418 1 Sam. 7:5-17 Heb. 13:7-11 1 Pet. 2:1-10
  1 Pet. 5:6-11 St.Luke. 12:22-34 St.Luke.13:6-9