Vigil of Easter Saturday, April 7th 7:30 pm

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Spending Easter in State College? You are invited to the Vigil of Easter Saturday, April 7th at 7:30 pm Trinity Lutheran Church 2221 North Oak Lane  Come to celebrate our release from sin and death into the light of Christ, our resurrected and risen Lord! What is the Vigil of Easter? To answer this question, we might first ask what …

Easter Celebrations!

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For those of you staying in State College or on campus for Easter, here are the nearby Easter options: Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 evening – 7:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2221 Oak Lane, State College Easter Sunday Worship April 8th, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Church 6:30 am Easter Sunrise Worship 8 am, 9 am, 10:30 am and  6 …

Holy Week is Here!

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Maundy Thursday, April 5th, 2012 7 pm Worship with Holy Communion in Eisenhower Chapel at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center We are looking for a couple of students to read lessons and one student to help lead the prayers.  If you are interested, please contact Alicia Anderson ara2@psu.edu.  This worship service is in place of our usual evening prayer service.  A simple …

HUB Bible Study – Monday, March 19

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Things die and become new – even better than we could have imagined.  God has a deep, persistent, unwavering commitment to us, – from the least to the greatest.  God forgives even “grossly imoral acts” and more…not even remembering them.  How did the public perception of Christianity and Jesus’ followers get so messed up?  New life, faithfulness, forgiveness are what God is all about, …

HUB BS – Monday, Feb 27th

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We are uncomfortable with Jesus being powerless, not being cool . . . for the disciples back then, he wasn’t behaving as expected, just icky to die on a cross. HUB Bible Study meest in Sbarro (in a booth near the windows if we’re lucky)  at Noon on Mondays, but we are skipping next week due to Spring Break.  We’ll pick up …

Martha and Mary texts

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February 2012 – Martha and Mary readings A small group of PSU faculty and staff gather over lunch twice each month and explore some of the stories of women in scripture and how their stories illumine our own stories.  If you would like more information about these lunch conversations, contact Alicia Anderson, campus minister. Luke 10    38Now as they …

Chocolate for Lent – Week Two

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Giving Out – The Power of a Gift Pause for Thought Try to remember times when others have done something or said something that has made you feel loved and accepted. The Gift of Encouragement I am frequently surprised by things that other people remember that I have forgotten completely.  “Do you remember,” said my very oldest friend recently, “when …

Week One – Continue your reflection

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To continue your reflection It is fascinating to note that fasting is a common factor in all major religions and even among those whose reasons for limiting their food intake are not specifically religious, as the proprietors of health spas and Weight Watcher groups can testify. Perhaps what we are looking at is a common human urge to strip life …

Praying this week

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As people of faith, we join together in offering our joys and concerns to God. Some things to pray about this week: Safety and wisdom this weekend.  We pray that celebrations will be reasonable, safe and healthy for all invovlved.  May those who gather here in State College make wise choices, for their own health, and the health of others.  …