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Tickets are available by invitation only. Beginning November 1, 2013, any remaining tickets may be purchased online by the general public.


Christmas at Luther 2013: Full of Grace and Truth

Thursday, December 5 — 5:45 p.m.
Friday, December 6 — 6:30 p.m.
Friday, December 6 — 9:15 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 — 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 8 — 2:30 p.m.
Center for Faith and Life

Christmas at Luther is our musical celebration of Christmas in the college’s beautiful Center for Faith and Life. Now in its 32nd year, the five concerts feature performances by six choirs under the direction of Allen Hightower, Andrew Last, Linda Martin, and Jennaya Robison; Luther Ringers led by college organist Gregory Peterson; Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Baldwin; along with audience singing. We hope you can join us.

Tickets are available to purchase on the following dates by those who received an invitation in the mail
September 24 — Parents of Christmas at Luther Participants
October 3 — Faculty, Staff and Current Students
October 10 — Current Luther Parents, Alumni, and Invited Friends of Luther

Date tickets are available to the General Public
November 1 — Any remaining tickets become available

*Note: Christmas at Luther participants do not need a ticket

Advent Eucharist

Sunday / December 8 / 10:00 a.m.
The Second Sunday of Advent
Center for Faith and Life

The members of the Luther College Student Congregation invite visitors to join them for the annual Christmas at Luther Advent Eucharist service. All are welcome, and music is provided by the Luther College community.

Holiday Buffet

Friday, December 6 / 4:00-6:00 p.m. & 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 / 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8 / 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union

Tickets for each seating of the Holiday Buffet can be purchased at the same time you purchase your Christmas at Luther concert tickets online or over the phone.

Norwegian Christmas Weekend

December 7 and 8 / 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
523 West Water Street, Decorah
(563) 382-9681

Admission is free to museum members and to Luther faculty, staff, and students with a Luther College ID. For more information, go to www.vesterheim.org.


A list of commercial lodging locations can be found at www.luther.edu/decorah/lodging. To arrange overnight housing in private homes, contact the Alumni Office by phone at (563) 387-1524 or e-mail rihajudy@luther.edu.


PBS will air the one-hour Christmas special, Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy, as part of this year’s holiday programming. Produced by Twin Cities Public Television and Luther College in 2012, the program will air several times during the holiday season. Check your local PBS listings for telecast dates and times. Many public radio stations will also air this year’s concert. Check www.luther.edu/christmasatluther for updated TV and radio broadcast information after December 10.

You will be able to preorder the 2013 Christmas at Luther: Full of Grace and Truth CD with your online ticket order along with 2012 Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy CDs and DVDs. Recordings of other previous Christmas at Luther concerts are available now at www.lutherbookshop.com or (800) 521-5039. Shipping charges for merchandise are $3/item with a maximum of $12/order.

Ticket Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Weekday Performances
9:00 a.m. to show time

Saturday and Sunday Performances
1:00 p.m. to show time

Contact Information

Bradley Phillips
Ticket Office Manager

Ticket Office
Center for Faith and Life
Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

or 800-4 LUTHER