Year A Lectionary Index Page


The Gospel of Matthew - An introduction for preachers.
Meeting Matthew's Main Themes
Recent Tendencies in Research on the Gospel according to Matthew
Brief Bibliography  (originally for Salt and Light series)
New Group Studies: Meeting Matthew 1-4; 2. Meeting Matthew 5, 7, 12; 3. Meeting Matthew 20, 25
See the Videos Page listing Sessions on Climbing the Sermon on the Mount (4 sessions)
and Light and Shade in Matthew (4 sessions)


Advent 1: 1 December  Matthew 24:36-44
Advent 1: 1 December  Romans 13:11-14
Advent 2  8 December  Matthew 3:1-12
Advent 2: 8 December  Romans 15:4-13
Advent 3: 15 December Matthew 11:2-11
Advent 3: 15 December  James 5:7-10
Advent 4: 22 December Matthew 1:18-25
Advent 4: 22 December  Romans 1:1-7
The White Ficafolia - a Christmas reflection
For Children: Finding the Lost Sheep -also suitable for Christmas
Graham and the Yellow Envelope - a story for Christmas
A Very Special Baby - retelling the Christmas story for my 3 1/2 year old grandson; you need to add your own illustrations! Mine are only indicative.
The Christmas Queue - Reflections on the Journey to the Christ Child.
Christmas Day: 25 December Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20
Christmas Day: 25 December Titus 3:4-7
Christmas Day 2: 25 December  John 1:1-14
Christmas Day 2: 25 December  (alternative) Hebrews 1:1-4 (5-12)
Christmas 1:  29 December  Matthew 2:13-23
Christmas 1:  29 December Hebrews 2:10-18
Christmas 2:  5 January  John 1:(1-9), 10-18
Christmas 2: 5 January  Ephesians 1:3-14
Epiphany:  6 January  Matthew 2:1-12
Epiphany: 6 January  Ephesians 3:1-12
Baptism of Jesus 12 January  Matthew 3:13-17
Baptism of Jesus 12 January  Acts 10:34-43
Epiphany 2  19 January John 1:29-42
Epiphany 2  19 January  1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Epiphany 3:  26 January  Matthew 4:12-23
Epiphany 3:  26 January  1 Corinthians 1:10-18
Epiphany 4: 2 February Matthew 5:1-12
Epiphany 4:  2 February  1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Epiphany 5: 9 February Matthew 5:13-20
Epiphany 5:  9 February  1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16)
Epiphany 6: 16 February Matthew 5:21-37
Epiphany 6:  16 February  1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Transfiguration: 23 February Matthew 17:1-9
Transfiguration:  23 February  2 Peter 1:16-21
Prayer for Transfiguration Sunday
Lent 1: 1 March Matthew 4:1-11
Lent 1:  1 March  Romans 5:12-19
Lent 2: 8 March John 3:1-17
Lent 2:  8 March  Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
Lent 3: 15 March John 4:5-42
Lent 3:  15 March  Romans 5:1-11
Lent 4: 22 March John 9:1-41
Lent 4:  22 March  Ephesians 5:8-14
Lent 5: 29 March John 11:1-45
Lent 5:  29 March  Romans 8:6-11
Palm Sunday:  5 April  Matthew 21:1-11
Sermon for Palm Sunday with Project Connect vimeo ... Auf Deutsch: Palmsonntag
Passion Sunday: 5 April Matthew 27:11-54 (26:14 - 27:66)
Passion and Palm Sunday:  5 April  Philippians 2:5-11
Donkey - A Story for Children and Adults - vimeo version
Good Friday: 10 April John 18:1 – 19:42
Good Friday 10 April Hebrews 10:16-25
Good Friday 10 April  Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
The unrepentant brigand: for Good Friday
An Order of Worship for Good Friday

Easter Day: 12 April  Matthew 28:1-10
or Easter Day: 12 April  John 20:1-18

Easter Day 12 April  Acts 10:34-43
Easter Day: 12 April Colossians 3:1-4
Easter 2: 19 April  John 20:19-31
Easter 2: 19 April Acts 2:14a, 22-32
Easter 2: 19 April 1 Peter 1:3-9
Easter 3: 26 April Luke 24:13-35
Easter 3: 26 April Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Easter 3: 26 April 1 Peter 1:17-23
Easter 4: 3 May John 10:1-10
Easter 4: 3 May Acts 2:42-47
Easter 4: 3 May 1 Peter 2:19-25
Easter 5: 10 May John 14:1-14
Easter 5: 10 May Acts 7:55-60
Easter 5: 10 May 1 Peter 2:2-10
Easter 6: 17 May John 14:15-21
Easter 6: 17 May Acts 17:22-31
Easter 6: 17 May 1 Peter 3:13-21
Easter 7: 24 May John 17:1-11
Easter 7: 24 May Acts 1:6-14
Easter 7: 24 May 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11
See also Interview on John Wesley for Aldersgate Sunday
Pentecost: 31 May John 20:19-23
Pentecost: 31 May Acts 2:1-21
Pentecost: 31 May  1 Corinthians 12:3b-13
Trinity: 7 June Matthew 28:16-20
Trinity: 7 June  2 Corinthians 13:11-13
Pentecost 2: 14 June Matthew 9:35 - 10:8 (9-23)
Pentecost 2: 14 June  Romans 5:1-8
Pentecost 3: 21 June Matthew 10:24-39
Pentecost 3: 21 June  Romans 6:1b-11
UCA Anniversary: 22 June John 17:20-26
UCA Anniversary: 22 June Hebrews 13:1-8
What inspired "Uniting"
Ting and Ted: Celebrating the Uniting Church's  birthday.
What is the church? Helping children celebrate the UCA's birthday
Pentecost 4: 28 June Matthew 10:40-42
Pentecost 4: 28 June Romans 6:12-23
Pentecost 4: 28 June Matthew 10:40-42
Pentecost 4: 28 June Romans 6:12-23
Pentecost 5: 5 July Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
Pentecost 5 5 July Romans 7:15-25a
Pentecost 6: 12 July Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Pentecost 6: 12 July  Romans 8:1-11
Pentecost 7 19 July Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Pentecost 7: 19 July  Romans 8:12-25
Pentecost 8: 26 July Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Pentecost 8: 26 July  Romans 8:26-39
Pentecost 9: 2 August Matthew 14:13-21
Pentecost 9: 2 August  Romans 9:1-5
Pentecost 10: 9 August Matthew 14:22-33
Pentecost 10  9 August  Romans 10:5-15
Pentecost 11: 16 August Matthew 15:(10-20) 21-28
Pentecost 11: 16 August  Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32
Pentecost 12: 23 August Matthew 16:13-20  Vimeo presentation for "Welcome congregation, Parkes: https://vimeo.com/449149300
Pentecost 12: 23 August  Romans 12:1-8
Pentecost 13: 30 August Matthew 16:21-28
Pentecost 13: 30 August  Romans 12:9-21
Pentecost 14: 6 September Matthew 18:15-20  See also the By the Well Podcast where I discuss the passage
Pentecost 14: 6 September  Romans 13:8-14
Pentecost 15: 13 September Matthew 18:21-35
Pentecost 15: 13 September  Romans 14:1-12
Pentecost 16: 20 September Matthew 20:1-16
Pentecost 16: 20 September  Philippians 1:21-30
Pentecost 17: 27 September Matthew 21:23-32
Pentecost 17: 27 September  Philippians 2:1-13
Pentecost 18: 4 October Matthew 21:33-46
Pentecost 18: 4 October  Philippians 3:4b-14
Pentecost 19: 11 October Matthew 22:1-14
Pentecost 19: 11 October  Philippians 4:1-9
Pentecost 20: 18 October Matthew 22:15-22
Pentecost 20: 18 October  1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Pentecost 21: 25 October Matthew 22:34-46
Pentecost 21: 25 October  1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Pentecost 22: 1 November Matthew 23:1-12
Pentecost 22: 1 November  1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Pentecost 23: 8 November Matthew 25:1-13
Pentecost 23: 8 November  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Pentecost 24: 15 November Matthew 25:14-30
Pentecost 24: 15 November  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Christ the King: 22 November Matthew 25:31-46
Christ the King: 22 November  Ephesians 1:15-23

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