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On the First Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 8.  The First Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Hebrews 11:33-12:2 (§330, So great a cloud of witnesses) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38, 19:27-30 (§38, Confessing and rejecting Christ).  On this day the Orthodox Church commemorates All Saints.  In the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, this day is the Day of Youth.

On the Second Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 1.  The Second Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Romans 2:10-16 (§81, God’s judgement is fair) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 4:18-23 (§9, The call of the first four disciples).  On this day the Russian Orthodox Church commemorates All Saints who have shone forth in the Russian Land.

On the Third Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 2.  The Third Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Romans 5:1-10 (§88, Peace with God) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 6:22-33 (§18, God and possessions).  On this day in the Russian Orthodox Church there are celebrations of all the saints of particular regions: Novgorod, Pskov, Saint Petersburg, and Vologda.  It is also the day of commemoration of All Saints of Belorussia, All Saints of the British Isles, and All Saints of North America.

On the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 3.  The Fourth Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Romans 6:18-23 (§93, Servants of righteousness) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 8:5-13 (§25, The centurion’s servant healed).

On the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 4.  The Fifth Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Romans 10:1-10 (§103, Christ the only Saviour) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 8:28-9:1 (§28, The Gadarene demoniacs).

On the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 5.  The Sixth Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Romans 12:6-14 (§110, Rules for Christian living) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 9:1-8 (§29, Jesus heals a crippled man).

On the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost the services are sung in Tone 6.  The Seventh Matins Gospel is read.  At Divine Liturgy the reading from the Apostol is Romans 15:1-7 (§116, Loving each other) and the reading from the Gospel is Matthew 9:27-35 (§33, Two blind men and a man who could not talk).

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