Old Testament: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Epistle: Romans 16:25-27
Gospel: Luke 1:26-38
O God of Elizabeth and Mary, you visited your servants with news of the world's redemption in the coming of the Savior. Make our hearts leap with joy, and fill our mouths with songs of praise, that we may announce glad tidings of peace, and welcome the Christ in our midst. Amen.