Epiphany Resources 2021

Star of Bethlehem Quilt, circa 1835, Metropolitan Museum of Art, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Epiphanytide Sunday Lectionary Readings (Year B)

Epiphany of the Lord (January 6): Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Eph. 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12

First Sunday after the Epiphany – Baptism of the Lord: Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11

Second Sunday after the Epiphany: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, 11-20; Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51

Third Sunday after the Epiphany: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:5-12;1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 111; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28

Presentation of the Lord in the Temple: Malachi 3:1-4; Psalm 84; Psalm 24:7-10; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany: Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39

Transfiguration Sunday: 2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9


Poems for Epiphanytide by Christina Rossetti

“Jesus’ Baptism” by Malcolm Guite

A Poem for Epiphany” by Kate Compston

Resource Links

Epiphanytide Collects from the Book of Common Prayer

The Showing Forth of Christ by John Donne

Quote For Epiphanytide by J.R.R. Tolkein

Archived Posts for Epiphanytide from The Liturgy Letter


Three Black Kings (Les trois rois noirs) by Duke Ellington. Read more about this piece here.

Bethlehem Down by Peter Warlock. Read the lyrics here.

In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Rossetti. Music by Gustav Holst.

Nunc dimittis by Caleb Burhans

Journey of the Magi, James Tissot, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons