Online Lent Resources

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              Online Resources for your Lenten Journey upperroom.org/devotionals luthersem.edu/lent pts.edu/devotional_1   loyolapress.com/retreats/your-inner-sanctuary Grace Lutheran Church 2018 Lenten Devotional    

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In a broken world, we are imperfect and struggling people, embraced by God’s love. Lent is a season where followers of Jesus  try to move closer to God, try to be less selfish and more loving, try to pay attention to God’s world, try to live in ways that show love to other people, try to talk to God more …

Prayer for this week – 2/20/2018

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God, You are with me each day as I try to follow you. Sometimes I work hard at living in the ways you intend, loving my neighbor, respecting myself, honoring you. Other times I forget to follow you, or don’t try at all. And yet, you love me still.   I am grateful for your forgiveness, your generosity and your …

Dr. Jeanine Staples “Why I Do What I Do” Thursday, Feb 22nd!

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Dr. Staples is an Associate Professor of Literacy and Language, African American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She has published a book, “The Revelations of Asher: Towards Supreme Love in Self,” and even presented her acclaimed TEDx talk entitled “How to Die Peacefully.”  In this talk, Dr. Staples will talk about how her work and her values & …

Prayer for this week – 2/14/2018

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God of this day, Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day together?  Really? Though we equate one with death and the other with love, help me see how much these two days have in common. Fill me with humility in the face of my failures, my humanness, and my desperate need for your love. Fill me with love for the people in …

Mark 1:21-28

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21 They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught. 22 They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. 23 Just then there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit, 24 and he cried out, “What have you to do …

Prayer for this week – 1/2/2018

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God, Your intentions for me are wide and vast, and filled with meaning. Your hopes for me are woven through with love and forgiveness and generosity. Cast out the thoughts, struggles and burdens that keep me from all you have in store for me. Empower me to rely on you. Amen.

Prayer for this week 1/23/2018

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A prayer in this week of Prayer for Christian Unity Almighty God, give courage and strength to your church to continually proclaim justice and righteousness in situations of domination and oppression. As we celebrate our unity in Christ, may your Holy Spirit help us to look to the needs of others. Amen.

Keep warm knitting or crocheting for others!

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Finding winter a bit chilly? Imagine you don’t have the money to buy a scarf or hat.   Imagine you are working on a container ship in the cold sea.  Imagine you are without a home and can’t get out of the cold. Seems even colder, doesn’t it? Well, you can help folks who are in need of warm items for …

Games and dinner after Thursday worship this week!

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Come for worship this week and stay for Multi Faith Game Night! We’ll have worship at 6 pm in Pasquerilla Spiritual Center’s Worship Hall this Thursday (as we do each week during the semester).  After we have prayer, music, readings and reflection, we’ll join with others from faith groups at the Center for Ethical and Spiritual Development for a Multi-faith …