Merry Christmas From Azusa Pacific University

Merry Christmas from Azusa Pacific University Merry Christmas from Azusa Pacific University

Join in APU’s Holiday Traditions

A sense of joy infuses campus as APU celebrates our 125th anniversary and the holiday season. From classrooms to concert stages, from Cougar Walk to Kresge Plaza, the APU community is brimming with Christmas cheer as we await the birth of Jesus, the Savior of the world. Gathering together for our beloved traditions—the annual tree lighting and School of Music’s Celebrate Christmas concert—our hearts are filled with gratitude for our community. May we love one another as He loves us—for that is the greatest gift. Wishing you and yours a blessed Christmas and New Year.

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Celebrate Christmas 2023

Azusa Pacific University’s School of Music presents the 39th annual Celebrate Christmas. The performances take place on Saturday, December 2, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Lake Avenue Church, located at 393 North Lake Avenue in Pasadena. The program features multiple vocal and instrumental ensembles and more than 200 students performing compositions from historical to contemporary, as well as sacred and traditional favorites.

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Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Azusa Pacific University’s Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Wednesday, November 29, at 4:15 p.m. on Kresge Plaza on West Campus. This annual event, hosted by the Office of the President, features music, caroling, refreshments, and a few surprises! New this year, come early for carriage rides from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and snow sledding from 3:30-4:30 and 5:30-6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free event.

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