Julefest 2017 ~ A Little Advent Music

November 27, 2017

Grand View’s Julefest 2017 is entitled A Little Advent Music. This annual Christmas celebration will be held on December 2, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 600 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa and December 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Luther Memorial Church, 1201 Grandview Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa.  Julefest is Grand View’s Advent and Christmas gift to the community.

 This year the Grand View Choir and Wind Ensemble present Hugo Distler’s cantata A Little Advent Music, built on the much-loved hymn, “Savior of the Nations, Come,” as well as other pieces focusing on the prophecy and promise of God’s gift to us -- his own Son, Jesus.

Please note, due to the high interest in this event, we are anticipating seating to be at a premium for both services.  Therefore, admission will be through tickets. These tickets are free, but they do need to be reserved.

Thank you for your interest in attending, the Sunday, December 3 performance is now full. Please join us on Saturday, December 2.

Register for December 2

You are also invited to a Julefest Reception following the service on Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church. A Reception will take place following the service on Sunday in Grand View University’s Student Center, located at 2811 East 14th Street. The reception is hosted by President and Mrs. Henning.

For questions, please call 263-2991 or email, music @

We hope to see you in December!