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.
43rd Annual Augsburg University Advent Vespers
The 43rd Advent Vespers will be held in-person at Central Lutheran Church in downtown Minneapolis
- Dates: Friday, December 2, 2022 (7pm) – Saturday, December 3, 2022 (2pm & 5pm)
- Reservations: Will open in mid-October (an exact date & link will be posted here in the fall)
- Cost: Free, with a suggested donation of $30/person
Additional details about this year’s Advent Vespers will be added in the fall of 2022.
During this unique Advent Season, we invite you to consider giving to one or all of following funds:
Advent Vespers Fund
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. These services continue to be completely funded by generous individual contributions and your donation today will directly support this majestic tradition!
Augsburg – Central Health Commons Fund
For more than 29 years, Augsburg’s Department of Nursing has operated a free health-focused drop-in center at Central Lutheran Church for people experiencing homelessness or who are marginally housed. Basic supplies are needed to continue to serve those most displaced with the crises upon us. Your donation will be used to purchase new adult socks and underwear, soap, toothpaste, diapers (size 5 or 6), Band-Aids or other simple items to promote health.
Advent Vespers Archives
Enjoy some past Advent Vespers Service at the links below.
- The Augsburg University Archives is a searchable website of photos, articles or recordings with content from Advent Vespers
- To watch videos of past Advent Vespers, visit The Augsburg University Archives YouTube Advent Vespers Playlist
- The most recent video recordings are located on the department’s Youtube Channel – Check it out!
Interested in learning more about Advent Vespers?
Contact any of the Advent Production Team Members
- Dr. Kristina Boerger, music director
- Dr. Rafael Rodriguez, orchestra director
- Pastor Babette Chatman ‘06, liturgical director
- Pastor John Schwehn, liturgical director
- Mark Sedio, university organist
Additional Questions About Advent Vespers
Feel free to contact the Music Office directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1265