St. John's Cathedral - Jacksonville Florida
The Episcopal Church in the United States of America
The Rev. Barnum McCarty, Interim Dean 
John Barry, Organist/Choirmaster 
Sunday, December 31, 2000 - Hymnal 1982 
First Sunday after Christmas Day

5:00 pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Cathedral Choir
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach
Pastorale on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"
Prelude Johann Pachelbel
Trio on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"
Prelude Sigfreid Karg-Elert Improvisation on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"
Prelude Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude on
"O Hail This Brightest Day Of Days"
Hymn tune: Irby #102 "Once in royal David's city"
Nancy Barry, soprano
Carol arr Charles Wood
Ding dong! Merrily on high
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Lesson Genesis 3:8-15 God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent's head
Carol Boris Ord Adam lay ybounden
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
Lesson Isaiah 60:1-6,19 The prophet in exile foresees the coming of the glory of the Lord
Carol arr David Willcocks Sussex Carol
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Lesson Isaiah 9:2,6,7 Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isaiah
Carol arr Reginald Jacques The holly and the ivy
(Carols for Choirs I, Oxford)
Hymn tune: The First Nowell #109 "The first nowell"
Lesson Isaiah 11:2,4,6-9 The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown
Carol arr R L Pearsall In dulci jubilo
(Carols for Choirs 1, Oxford)
Lesson Luke 1:26-35,38 The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary
Carol Richard R Terry Myn Lyking
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
Hymn tune: God Rest You Merry #105 "God rest you merry, gentlemen"
Lesson Luke 2:1-7 St. Luke tells of the birth of Jesus
Carol Henry Walford Davies
O little town of Bethlehem
(Carols for Choirs 3, Oxford)
Lesson Luke 2:8-16 The Shepherds go to the manger
Carol Gustave Theodore Holst
In the bleak mid-winter
(Carols for Choirs 3, Oxford)
Carol Peter Hurford Sunny bank
(Carols for Choirs 3, Oxford)
Hymn tune: Winchester Old #94 "While shepherds watched their flocks"
Lesson Matthew 2:1-11 The Wise Men are led by the star of Jesus
Carol William Walton All this time
(Carols for Choirs 2, Oxford)
Carol William Mathias A babe is born
(Carols for Choirs 3, Oxford)
Lesson John 1:1-14 St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation
Hymn tune: Adeste Fidelis #83 "O come, all ye faithful"
Hymn tune: Mendelssohn #87 "Hark! the herald angels sing"
Postlude Marcel Dupré
Chorale Prelude on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Postlude Johann Pachelbel Fugue on "From Heaven High The Angel Came"

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