Funeral Readings - Children

Readings for Baptized Children

Old Testament Readings

  • Isaiah 25: 6a, 7-9
  • Lamentations 3: 22-26
  • First Readings for the Easter Season
  • Revelation 7: 9-10, 15-17
  • Revelation 21: 1a, 3-5a

Psalms (Spoken or Sung)

  • Psalm 23: 1-3, 4, 5, 6
  • Psalm 25: 4-5ab, 6 and 7bc, 20-21
  • Psalm 42: 2, 3, 5cdef; 43: 3, 4, 5
  • Psalm 148: 1-2, 11-13a, 13c-14 (Spoken only)

New Testament Readings

  • Romans 6: 3-4, 8-9
  • Romans 14: 7-9
  • 1 Corinthians 15: 20-23
  • Ephesians 1: 3-5
  • 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-14, 18

Gospel Readings

  • Matthew 11: 25-30
  • Mark 10: 13-16
  • John 6: 37-40 OR 6: 37-39
  • John 6: 51-59
  • John 11: 32-38, 40
  • John 19: 25-30


Readings for Unbaptized Children

Old Testament Readings

  • Isaiah 25: 6a, 7-8
  • Lamentations 3: 22-26

Psalm (Spoken or Sung)

  • Psalm 25: 4-5ab, 6 and 7b, 17 and 20

Gospel Readings

  • Matthew 11: 25-30
  • Mark 15: 33-46
  • John 19: 25-30