Church Year

This is for the Church year beginning Christmas 2015 and ending in 2016.

Note, the Historical Pericope allows several liturgical theme choices for certain Sundays.

Date
Day
Old Testament
Epistle
Gospel
Color
Theme
Sun November 29, 2015
First Sunday in Advent
Purple
Jesus, our Coming King
Mon November 30, 2015
St. Andrew the Apostle
White
Sun December 6, 2015
Second Sunday in Advent
Purple
Watchfulness
Sun December 13, 2015
Third Sunday in Advent
Purple
Forerunners of Christ
Sun December 20, 2015
Fourth Sunday in Advent
Purple
Rejoice!
Mon December 21, 2015
St. Thomas the Apostle
White
Strenthening of Faith
Thu December 24, 2015
Christmas Eve
White
Nativity of our Lord
Fri December 25, 2015
Christmas Day
White
Nativity of our Lord
Fri December 25, 2015
Christmas Day
White
Nativity of our Lord
Sat December 26, 2015
St. Stephen the Martyr
Red
Suffering for Christ
Sun December 27, 2015
St. John the Apostle
White
Living in the Light of God's Word
Sun December 27, 2015
First Sunday After Christmas
White
The Presentation of Christ
Thu December 31, 2015
New Year's Eve
White
New Year
Fri January 1, 2016
Circumcision and Name of Jesus
White
Jesus Fulfills the Law
Sun January 3, 2016
Second Sunday After Christmas
White
God's Protection: Fleeing to Egypt
Wed January 6, 2016
Epiphany
White
Jesus, Savior of Gentiles: The Wise Men
Sun January 10, 2016
First Sunday After Epiphany
White
Youth: The Boy Jesus in the Temple
Sun January 17, 2016
The Transfiguration of Jesus
White
Jesus' Transfiguration
Sun January 17, 2016
Second Sunday After Epiphany
White
Marriage & Family: Wedding in Cana
Sun January 24, 2016
Septuagesima Sunday
Green
By Grace Alone: Laborers in the Vineyard
Sun January 24, 2016
Third Sunday After Epiphany
White
Missions: Jesus Heals a Leper and a Servant
Mon January 25, 2016
The Conversion of St. Paul
White
Sun January 31, 2016
Sexagesima Sunday
Green
Word of God: Sower and the Seed
Sun January 31, 2016
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
White
Trust: Jesus Calms the Storm
Sun February 7, 2016
The Presentation of our Lord
White
The Fulfillment of All That Was Spoken
Sun February 7, 2016
Fifth Sunday After Epiphany
White
The Church Militant: Tares Among the Wheat
Sun February 7, 2016
Baptism of Our Lord, Jesus
Green
Baptism of Our Lord, Jesus
Sun February 7, 2016
Quinquagesima Sunday
Green
Up to Jerusalem
Wed February 10, 2016
Ash Wednesday
Black or Purple
Penitence and Repentance
Sun February 14, 2016
First Sunday in Lent: Invocavit
Purple
Temptation: Jesus Tempted by Satan
Sun February 21, 2016
Second Sunday in Lent: Reminiscere
Purple
Persistent Faith: The Woman of Canaan
Wed February 24, 2016
St. Matthias the Apostle
White
Sun February 28, 2016
Third Sunday in Lent: Oculi
Purple
Triumph over Satan: Jesus Casts Out A Demon
Sun March 6, 2016
Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare
Purple
Bread of Life: Jesus Feeds Five Thousand
Sun March 13, 2016
Fifth Sunday in Lent: Judica
Purple
Jesus, Son of Abraham: Our High Priest
Sun March 20, 2016
Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
Purple
Jesus, our King, Enters Jerusalem
Mon March 21, 2016
Monday of Holy Week
Purple
Tue March 22, 2016
Tuesday of Holy Week
Purple
Wed March 23, 2016
Wednesday of Holy Week
Purple
Thu March 24, 2016
Maundy Thursday
Purple
The Lord's Supper
Fri March 25, 2016
Annunciation to the Virgin Mary
Purple
Annunciation: The Virgin Shall Conceive
Fri March 25, 2016
Good Friday
Black
Jesus' Atoning Death
Sat March 26, 2016
Holy Saturday
Black
Sun March 27, 2016
Easter Vigil
White
Jesus' Resurrection
Sun March 27, 2016
Easter: 1st Service
White
Jesus' Resurrection
Sun March 27, 2016
Easter: 2nd Service
White
Jesus' Resurrection
Sun April 3, 2016
2nd Sunday of Easter: Quasimodogeni
White
Faith: Thomas Doubts, Then Believes
Sun April 10, 2016
Third Sunday of Easter: Misericordia
White
Jesus, our Good Shepherd
Sun April 17, 2016
Fourth Sunday of Easter: Jubilate
White
The New Creation: A Little While
Sun April 24, 2016
Fifth Sunday of Easter: Cantate
White
The Singing Church: The Spirit of Truth
Mon April 25, 2016
St. Mark the Evangelist
White
Sun May 1, 2016
Sixth Sunday of Easter: Rogate
White
Prayer
Sun May 8, 2016
Ascension Sunday
White
Exaltation of Christ
Sun May 8, 2016
Seventh Sunday of Easter: Exaudi
White
The Promised Comforter
Wed May 11, 2016
Sts. Philip and James the Apostles
White
Sun May 15, 2016
Festval of Pentecost
Red
Holy Spirit
Sun May 15, 2016
Pentecost Sunday Second Service
Red
Holy Spirit
Sun May 15, 2016
Pentecost Vigil
Red
Holy Spirit
Mon May 16, 2016
Whit-Monday
Red
Tue May 17, 2016
Whit-Tuesday
Red
Sun May 22, 2016
Festival of Holy Trinity
White
Born of the Spirit
Sun May 29, 2016
First Sunday after Trinity
Green
Apostles and Prophets: Rich Man and Lazarus
Sun June 5, 2016
Second Sunday after Trinity
Green
Invitation: The Great Supper
Sun June 12, 2016
Third Sunday after Trinity
Green
Evangelism: Lost Sheep
Sun June 19, 2016
Fourth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Christian Unity and Peace
Fri June 24, 2016
St. John the Baptist
White
The Nativity of John the Baptist
Sun June 26, 2016
Fifth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Discipleship: Following Christ
Wed June 29, 2016
Sts. Peter and Paul the Apostles
White
Sun July 3, 2016
Sixth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Sin and Righteousness
Sun July 3, 2016
Visitation
Green
Sun July 10, 2016
Seventh Sunday after Trinity
Green
Providence: Jesus Feeds Four Thousand
Sun July 17, 2016
Eighth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Beware of False Prophets
Fri July 22, 2016
St. Mary Magdalene
White
Sun July 24, 2016
Ninth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Stewardship: The Wise Steward
Sun July 31, 2016
Tenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Renewed Obedience: Jesus Cleanses the Temple
Sun August 7, 2016
Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
Green
Humility: The Pharisee and the Tax-Collector
Sun August 14, 2016
Twelveth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Jesus Heals the Sick
Sun August 21, 2016
Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Charity: The Good Samaritan
Wed August 24, 2016
St. Bartholomew the Apostle
White
Sun August 28, 2016
Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Thanksgiving: The Ten Lepers
Sun September 4, 2016
Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Contentment: Lilies of the Field
Sun September 11, 2016
Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Death and Burial:Young Man of Nain
Sun September 18, 2016
Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Christian Freedom: Healing on the Sabbath
Wed September 21, 2016
St. Matthew the Apostle
White
Sun September 25, 2016
Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Law and Gospel: The Great Commandment
Thu September 29, 2016
St. Michael and All Angels
White
Angels
Sun October 2, 2016
First Sunday After Michaelmas
White
Absolution: Jesus Forgives the Paralytic
Sun October 2, 2016
Ninteenth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Absolution: Jesus Forgives the Paralytic
Sun October 9, 2016
Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Confirmation: Perseverance in Faith
Sun October 9, 2016
Second Sunday After Michaelmas
White
Confirmation: Perseverance in Faith
Sun October 16, 2016
Third Sunday After Michaelmas
White
Spiritual Armor
Sun October 16, 2016
Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity
Green
Spiritual Armor
Tue October 18, 2016
St. Luke the Evangelist
White
Sun October 23, 2016
St. James the Elder the Apostle
White
Sun October 23, 2016
Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity
Green
Forgive as Forgiven: The Unmerciful Servant
Sun October 23, 2016
Fourth Sunday After Michaelmas
White
Forgive as Forgiven: The Unmerciful Servant
Fri October 28, 2016
Sts. Simon and Jude the Apostles
White
Sun October 30, 2016
Twenty-third Sunday after Trinity
Green
Citizenship: Render to Caesar and to God
Sun October 30, 2016
Reformation Day
Red
Reformation, Saints' Days
Sun October 30, 2016
Fifth Sunday After Michaelmas
White
Citizenship: Render to Caesar and to God
Sun November 6, 2016
Third-Last Sunday of the Church Year
Green
Signs of the End Times
Sun November 6, 2016
All Saints' Day
White
Saints and Martyrs
Sun November 6, 2016
Twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity
Green
Death, A Sleep: Jairus' Daughter
Sun November 13, 2016
2nd-Last Sunday of the Church Year
Green
Last Judgment
Sun November 20, 2016
Last Sunday of the Church Year
White
Heaven's Eternal Joy: The Bride of Christ