Lectionary Reading For Easter Sunday
The following are the recommended readings for Easter Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary.
SUNDAY Year A
ACTS Acts 10:34–43, Peter: they killed Jesus, but God raised him; or Jeremiah
31:1–6, the return of the exile.
PSALM Psalm 118:1–2, 14–24
EPISTLE Colossians 3:1–4, you are raised to life with Christ.
GOSPEL John 20:1–8 or Matthew 28:1–10, Mary and the empty tomb.
SUNDAY Year B
ACTS Acts 10:34–43 (above) or Isaiah 25:6–9, the mountain of the Lord.
EPISTLE 1 Corinthians 15:1–11, the resurrection of Christ and his appearances.
GOSPEL John 20:1–18 or Mark 16:1–8
SUNDAY Year C
ACTS Acts 10:34–43, (above) or Isaiah 65:17–25, the new creation.
EPISTLE 1 Corinthians 15:19–26, Christ’s resurrection and ours.
GOSPEL John 20:1–18 or Luke 24:1–12
If the Old Testament Lesson is chosen, the reading from Acts 10 may be substituted for the Epistle reading.