A Festival of Lessons and Carols / January 1, 2017
The First Lesson: God creates man and woman to live in obedience 
     Genesis 2: 4b-9, 15-25
The Second Lesson: Adam and Eve rebel against God
     Genesis 3: 1-23
The Third Lesson: God comforts His people
     Isaiah 40: 1-11
The Fourth Lesson: The Annunciation to Mary
     Luke 2: 26-58
The Fifth Lesson: Jesus is Born at Bethlehem
     Luke 21: 1-20
The Sixth Lesson: The Eternal Word becomes flesh
     John 1: 1-14
The Dismissal