Matthew 17:1-9

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1Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. 2And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. 3Suddenly there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. 4Then Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be …

Ash Wednesday – Feb 28th

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Lent begins on Wednesday, February 26th with Ash Wednesday. There are several options as you begin your Lenten observance: “Ashes for the Journey” where you can have the sign of the cross marked on your forehead outside Palmer Art Museum between 8:30 am and 10:30 am 12:15 pm – 1 pm worship at Grace Lutheran Church 6:30 pm worship at …

Grad Student Potluck Dinner

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Grad students and their spouses/partners /families are welcome at everything we offer, but sometimes it seems good to gather together as graduate students. This Friday, February 28th, we are inviting Grad students to gather for a Potluck Dinner with Alicia and her family. Alicia will provide a main dish (suitable for both meat eaters and vegetarians) and you can bring …

Weekly Prayer: February 18

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God of creation, Thank you for the ever-changing variety of weather. Here in this place, where I am forever surprised at how much one day can differ from the next,   guide me to see the gifts and beauty in each day. Let each sunny day remind me of the warmth of your love and the countless gifts the earth …

Weekly Prayer: February 11th

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God of love, Help me to pray for the people I struggle with. Help me to pray for those who wrong me or others. Help me to pray for my enemies. Help them in what is difficult. Lift them up as they face worries and burdens. Heal their illnesses and diseases. Give them wisdom and insight. Guide them to do …

Grad Students!

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Graduate Students are always welcome at our events, but we’d like to offer something focused for those of you who are pursuing graduate study! What kind of get-together would you like? Please fill out this survey to help us schedule the kind of things you’d be interested in making time for! Dinner? Discussion? Lunchtime? Bible Study? Movies Out? Other options? …

Weekly Prayer: February 4th

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God, My life is filled with blessings from you. I am truly blessed. Remind me that you are present in the struggles and vulnerabilities of my life, and the lives of the people around me. Remind me how you fill our pain, sorrow, and fear with your presence and your love. Lift me up and give me strength in times …

Matthew 5:1-12

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1When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:   3“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.   4“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.   5“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the …

Why I Do What I Do

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Conversations about work and meaning Tuesday, February 4th at 7 pm, come to the new home of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity in HUB LL011 and hear Director Brian Patchcoski talk about his work in diversity and inclusion and reflect on the ways his values and beliefs have shaped his work and identity. There will be time for …

prayer for this week 1/29/2020

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God of grace, Just as you called out to fishers on the Sea of Galilee, You call me to follow you. Some days I see easily what I am to do, where I am to share your love with the world around me. Other days, it is not very clear.  Still others, I am not really willing to live love …