Advent: 4 Sundays prior to Christmas Day

 

 

Christmas: Christmas Day & 2 Sundays following

 

 

Epiphany:  Begins with Baptism of our Lord, followed by 4-8 Sunday's and ends with Transfiguration.

 

 

Lent:  5 Sundays followed by Palm Sunday

 

 

Maundy Thursday: Thursday prior Easter Sunday

 

 

Good Friday: Friday prior to Easter Sunday

 

 

Vigil of Easter:  Saturday prior to Easter Sunday

 

 

Easter:  Begins on Easter Day and is followed by 7 Sundays and ends of the Day of Pentecost (8th Sunday after Easter Day)

 

 

Pentecost:  Remainder of Church year until the beginning of Advent.

 

 

 

The Seasons of the Lutheran Church Year