It is important to recognize that the first people to hear Jesus' birth announcement were lowly shepherds, isolated and mistrusted. And they were blessed by their response to the call.
God always knows when to show up, and He did so wonderfully in the form of Jesus who is God with us, the Light of the World
While the world thinks they are controlling the destiny of humankind, God uses whomever He pleases to accomplish His will - including having the Messiah born in Bethlehem.
The shepherds in the field, the lowest of status, were given the highest honor of seeing and proclaiming the Savior. We aren't much different.