Free Pizza Friday!

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Tasty and Interfaith! We’ll be joining our Muslim friends again on Friday, April 5th to hand out free pizza!  Come join the fun! If you want to help, come to the lobby at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center by 12:55 pm (don’t be late – it goes quick!) and help carry pizza over to the plaza outside Palmer and the Forum.  We’ll …

Help Feed Our Neighbors

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The mission of Out of the Cold: Centre County (OOTC³) is to provide the homeless in our community with a warm and safe overnight accommodation and nourishment within a welcoming atmosphere as a supplemental option to locally established shelters. Guests stay overnight in various church buildings through the cold months, and volunteers staff the building, prepare dinner and breakfast for …

Challah for Hunger

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Thursday, March 21 Come to the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center from 5-8 PM on Thursday, March 21st for our next challah bake! We will be holding an Interfaith Bake with our friends from the Lutheran Campus Ministry at Penn State. We would love to encourage anyone from any faith to come join us this week, and every week!  Challah for Hunger …

Interfaith Service Project

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Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 12 pm – 4 pm Gather at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center with students from various faith traditions and share lunch, then an afternoon of service at the PSU Arboretum! It promises to be a fun afternoon of helping the community and getting to know new friends! Sign up HERE and come dressed for the weather! Contact …

volunteer drivers needed

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We are looking for some drivers who are willing to provide transport to or from the Pittsburgh Airport! Campus Minister Alicia Anderson and students from Lutheran Student Community are participating in a multi-groupAlternative Spring Break trip to the Arizona/Mexico border. We are flying from Pittsburgh, and would welcome some help getting there and back!  A bit more about this trip: …

Make beautiful music!

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If you sing, read music at all, and like to sing,  NOW is the time to join the talented and fun-loving choir at Grace Lutheran Church. Rehearsals are Wednesdays between 7:30 pm – 9 pm and 10 am on Sunday mornings.  The choir regularly sings at the 10:30 am service and there are already some college students there!    Director Jayne Glocke teaches …

Why I Do What I Do

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On February 19, Dr. Lori Miraldi will speak about the work she does, how she discovered her vocation, and how this work reflects and fulfills her values and beliefs at DiscernPSU’s lecture series, “Why I Do What I Do.” Dr. Miraldi is a lecturer in the Communication Arts and Sciences Department at the Pennsylvania State University. She focuses on preparing …

little gifts

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Yesterday was a lovely day.  Warm sunshine.  Cool breezes. Melting snow.  I was grateful for the taste of spring, here in the middle of winter.  It was good to have a sign of spring hope before we bundle up against winter’s chill yet again. I knew that warm day wouldn’t last forever.  Cold and dreary returned. Way too soon. I …

Prayer for this week – 2/7/19

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Prayer Thank you, God of life and all creation. Thank you for you huge and amazing gifts. Help me to see your blessings in the wonders all around me. Help me also to notice your blessings in little things A quiet moment.  The smile of a friend.  Good coffee.  A tiny kindness.  Laughter.  Let your gifts, great and small, remind …

Sunday Lunch for Students

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Each Sunday, at 11:45 am or so (after the 10:30 am worship service), students gather in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church for a delicious lunch and great conversation with other students and folks from Grace. Students are always welcome, the conversation is casual and it is an excellent way to connect with students and others who worship together. …