Year A Lectionary Index Page


The Gospel of Matthew - An introduction for preachers.

Advent 1: 27 November  Matthew 24:36-44
Advent 1: 27 November  Romans 13:11-14
Advent 2: 4 December Matthew 3:1-12
Advent 2: 4 December  Romans 15:4-13
Advent 3: 11 December Matthew 11:2-11
Advent 3: 11 December  James 5:7-10
Advent 4: 18 December Matthew 1:18-25
Advent 4: 18 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:  1 January  Matthew 2:13-23
Christmas 1:  1 January Hebrews 2:10-18
Epiphany:  6 January  Matthew 2:1-12
Epiphany: 6 January  Ephesians 3:1-12
Baptism of Jesus 8 January  Matthew 3:13-17
Baptism of Jesus 8 January  Acts 10:34-43
Epiphany 2  15 January John 1:29-42
Epiphany 2  15 January  1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Epiphany 3:  22 January  Matthew 4:12-23
Epiphany 3:  22 January  1 Corinthians 1:10-18
Epiphany 4: 29 January Matthew 5:1-12
Epiphany 4:  29 January  1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Epiphany 5: 5 February Matthew 5:13-20
Epiphany 5:  5 February  1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16)
Epiphany 6: 12 February Matthew 5:21-37
Epiphany 6:  12 February  1 Corinthians 3:1-9
Epiphany 7: 19 February Matthew 5:38-48
Epiphany 7:  19 February  1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23
Transfiguration: 26 February Matthew 17:1-9
Transfiguration:  26 February  2 Peter 1:16-21
Prayer for Transfiguration Sunday
A Prayer for Ash Wednesday and for use in Lent, now set to music by Nathan Waring, Chichester
A Liturgy for Ash Wednesday
A Prayer for Ash Wednesday and for use in Lent

Lent 1: 5 March Matthew 4:1-11
Lent 1:  5 March  Romans 5:12-19
Lent 2: 12 March John 3:1-17
Lent 2:  12 March  Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
Lent 3: 19 March John 4:5-42
At the Well - a Reflection on John 4
Lent 3:  19 March  Romans 5:1-11
Lent 4: 26 March John 9:1-41
Lent 4:  26 March  Ephesians 5:8-14
Lent 5: 2 April John 11:1-45
Lent 5:  2 April  Romans 8:6-11
Palm Sunday:  9 April  Matthew 21:1-11
Passion Sunday: 9 April Matthew 27:11-54 (26:14 - 27:66)
Passion and Palm Sunday:  9 April  Philippians 2:5-11
A Prayer for Palm Sunday
Good Friday: 14 April John 18:1 – 19:42
Good Friday 14 April Hebrews 10:16-25
Good Friday 14 April  Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
An Order of Worship for Good Friday
God of the Mountain: A Reflection on the Meaning of the Cross
A Revolutionary without a Gun: A Reflection on the Passion
Easter will have to be Postponed
Easter Day: 16 April  Matthew 28:1-10
Easter Day: 16 April  Matthew 28:1-10
Easter Day: 16 April  John 20:1-18
Easter Day: 16 April Colossians 3:1-4
Easter Day 16 April  Acts 10:34-43
A Reflection on Easter in German: Die Familie Osterhase
Forgiveness: A Reflection on Two Words from the Cross
God and the Sparrows - a reflection on divine risk and the cross
Caiaphas - Did you know?
Father, forgive them! A reflection on Luke 23:34
The unrepentant brigand: for Good Friday French

Zak - A Story for Children and All

Easter 2: 23 April  John 20:19-31
Easter 2: 23 April 1 Peter 1:3-9
Easter 2: 23 April Acts 2:14a, 22-32
Easter 3: 30 April Luke 24:13-35
Easter 3: 30 April 1 Peter 1:17-23
Easter 3: 30 April Acts 2:14a, 36-41

Easter 4: 7 May John 10:1-10
Easter 4: 7 May 1 Peter 2:19-25
Easter 4: 7 May Acts 2:42-47
Easter 5: 14 May John 14:1-14
Easter 5: 14 May 1 Peter 2:2-10
Easter 5: 14 May Acts 7:55-60
Easter 6: 21 May John 14:15-21
Easter 6: 21 May 1 Peter 3:13-22
Easter 6: 21 May Acts 17:22-31
Easter 7: 28 May John 17:1-11
Easter 7: 28 May 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11
Easter 7: 28 May Acts 1:6-14
Pentecost: 4 June John 20:19-23
Pentecost: 4 June Acts 2:1-21
Pentecost: 4 June  1 Corinthians 12:3b-13
Trinity: 11 June Matthew 28:16-20
Trinity: 11 June  2 Corinthians 13:11-13
Pentecost 2: 18 June Matthew 9:35 - 10:8 (9-23)
Pentecost 2: 18 June  Romans 5:1-8
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 40th birthday. A Dialogue overheard by Bill Loader - available on request as ppt
What is the church? Helping children celebrate the UCA's 40th birthday
Pentecost 3: 25 June Matthew 10:24-39
Pentecost 3: 25 June  Romans 6:1b-11
Pentecost 4: 2 July Matthew 10:40-42
Pentecost 4: 2 July Romans 6:12-23
Pentecost 5: 9 July Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
Pentecost 5 Romans 7:15-25a
Pentecost 6: 16 July Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Pentecost 6: 16 July  Romans 8:1-11
Pentecost 7 23 July Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Pentecost 7: 23 July  Romans 8:12-25
Pentecost 8: 30 July Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Pentecost 8: 30 July  Romans 8:26-39
Pentecost 9: 6 August Matthew 14:13-21
Pentecost 9: 6 August  Romans 9:1-5
Pentecost 10: 13 August Matthew 14:22-33
Pentecost 10  13 August  Romans 10:5-15
Pentecost 11: 20 August Matthew 15:(10-20) 21-28
Pentecost 11: 20 August  Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32
Pentecost 12: 27 August Matthew 16:13-20
Pentecost 12: 27 August  Romans 12:1-8
Pentecost 13: 3 September Matthew 16:21-28
Pentecost 13: 3 September  Romans 12:9-21
Pentecost 14: 10 September Matthew 18:15-20
Pentecost 14: 10 September  Romans 13:8-14
Pentecost 15: 17 September Matthew 18:21-35
Pentecost 15: 17 September  Romans 14:1-12
Pentecost 16: 24 September Matthew 20:1-16
Pentecost 16: 24 September  Philippians 1:21-30
Pentecost 17: 1 October Matthew 21:23-32
Pentecost 17: 1 October  Philippians 2:1-13
Pentecost 18: 8 October Matthew 21:33-46
Pentecost 18: 8 October  Philippians 3:4b-14
Pentecost 19: 15 October Matthew 22:1-14
Pentecost 19: 15 October  Philippians 4:1-9
Pentecost 20: 22 October Matthew 22:15-22
Pentecost 20: 22 October  1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Pentecost 21: 29 October Matthew 22:34-46
Pentecost 21: 29 October  1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Pentecost 22: 5 November Matthew 23:1-12
Pentecost 22: 5 November  1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Pentecost 23: 12 November Matthew 25:1-13
Pentecost 23: 12 November  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Pentecost 24: 19 November Matthew 25:14-30
Pentecost 24: 19 November  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Christ the King: 26 November Matthew 25:31-46
Christ the King: 26 November  Ephesians 1:15-23


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