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A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
12:00 p.m. | High Altar

Saint Mary the Virgin with the Christ Child in the stained glass windows of Saint Thomas Church

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2 personnel row(s)
OfficiantFr. Moretz
Sung byThe Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys
PreludeVom Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her, by Georg Böhm (1661-1733)
HymnChristians, awake, salute the happy morn – YORKSHIRE
LessonGenesis 3:8-15
CarolThis is the truth sent from above, by Christopher Robinson (b. 1955)
Hymn105 – God rest you merry, gentlemen – GOD REST YOU MERRY — Anonymous (London carol, eighteenth century)
LessonIsaiah 11:1-3a, 4a, 6-9
LessonLuke 1:26-35, 38
CarolAngelus ad virginem, Traditional English Carol arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)
Hymn96 – Angels we have heard on high – GLORIA
LessonLuke 2:1, 3-20
CarolInfant holy, infant lowly, Traditional Polish carol arr. Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
LessonJohn 1:1-14
CarolOn Christmas Day, by Simon Preston (1938-2022)
ResponsoryMarin Baker (b. 1967)
Hymn100 – Joy to the world! the Lord is come – ANTIOCH
VoluntarySortie on ‘In dulci jubilo’, by David Briggs (b. 1962)