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Advent Vespers Photos in Central Lutheran Church

Advent Vespers

For more than four decades, Augsburg University has ushered in the Advent and Christmas seasons with Advent Vespers, a magnificent experience of music and liturgy focusing on the theme of preparation and culminating in the joyful celebration of the Incarnation.


We invite you to join us in the celebration of the Incarnation at the 45th annual Advent Vespers services.

Dates and Times

  • Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, 2024
  • Times to be announced


Central Lutheran Church
333 South 12th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404


Advent Vespers is free to the public with a suggested donation of $30 per person.


Seating envelopes are required for entry and may be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations for the 45th annual Advent Vespers services will open in October, 2024.


Parking is free at Central Lutheran Church with proof of your Advent Vespers order. You may show your order confirmation or your seating envelopes upon arrival at the parking lot. There will be signs and people with flags to guide you to each of the various entrances. Visit Central Lutheran’s “Getting Here” webpage for more information.


If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please email or be sure to include your request on the last page of the reservation form.


As part of Advent Vespers, we are offering a digital daily devotion throughout Advent tying to our Vespers theme using scripture texts and hymn stanzas with reflections by members of the Augsburg community.  


Support Us

In this holy season, you are invited to support the efforts embodied in this year’s Augsburg Advent Vespers:



Enjoy some past  Advent Vespers Service at the links below.