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News Archives - 2005

December, 2005

26th Advent Vespers Celebration

The Augsburg College Advent Vespers celebration will mark its 26th anniversary with four services, Friday, December 2 at 5 and 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 at 5 and 8 p.m.

Advent Vespers celebrates the beginning of the Christmas season with traditional and contemporary hymns, anthems, and carols. The Augsburg College Advent Vespers celebration is one of the largest holiday music events in the Twin Cities.

The services highlight the majesty of the space at Central Lutheran Church. Follow the drama of the processions and capture the splendor of the sounds from the massed choirs scattered throughout the sanctuary.

Visit the Advent Vespers website for more information.

Velkommen Jul to be held Dec. 2

The Augsburg Associates and Augsburg College invite you to the Augsburg campus Friday, Dec. 2, for Velkommen Jul, the annual Scandinavian Christmas celebration. Velkommen Jul begins in Hoversten Chapel at 10:20 a.m. with Scandinavian Christmas songs and a visit from St. Nicholas.

Following the service, the celebration will continue upstairs in Christensen Center. The Augsburg Associates, dressed in traditional Scandinavian costumes, will serve Scandinavian holiday treats and sell hand-crafted items.

The celebration, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. Call 612-330-1178 for more information.