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Anti-Hunger Spring Break 2023

Not sure you can spend all of spring break this year traveling? Want to help feed hungry people in the State College area? We are exploring partnering with the YMCA Anti-Hunger Team for part of spring break to help with a variety of projects that help feed people in our area. We are still developing our plans, so watch for

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weekly prayer: 1/24

O God, You invite me to be part of sharing your good news. You call me to use my gifts and abilities for love and forgiveness. You ask me to help bring justice, new life, and hope to the world. Help me to see how to follow you in my life. Show me ways to be part of your work

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Matthew 4:12-23

12Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. 13He left Nazareth and made his home in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14so that what had been spoken through the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: 15“Land of Zebulun, land of Naphtali, on the road by the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of

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what are you looking for?

When we hear about John the Baptizer in the gospels, he is always pointing to the messiah.  In this week’s passage, he is literally pointing out Jesus to the people around them.  John attests to the remarkable signs that happened at Jesus’ baptism, and the next day two of John’s followers turn and walk after Jesus.  When Jesus sees them

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weekly prayer: 1/17

O God, You ask what I am looking for. Sometimes I am looking for direction. Sometimes I am looking for healing. Sometimes I am looking for justice. Sometimes I am looking for a new beginning. Sometimes I don’t really know what I am looking for. Yet always, as I follow you, I find unconditional love and hope. I always find

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Volunteer with Anti-Hunger Program!

YMCA of Centre County’s Anti-Hunger Program offers community food distribution twice each month and volunteers are needed from 3:30 – 6 pm.   If you’d like to help with set up (3:30 – 4 pm) or with distribution, we’d love to have you, even if you can only help for part of the time! The distribution will be held at

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Thursday worship and dinner meets weekly at 6 pm at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center Student lunch after 10:30 am worship is offered each Sunday at 11:40 am in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Student dinner after 6 pm worship will be held on January 22nd at 7 pm in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran YMCA Food Distribution Volunteers are needed on Thursday,

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John 1:29-42

29[John the Baptist] saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!30This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes a man who ranks ahead of me because he was before me.’ 31I myself did not know him; but I came baptizing with water for this reason, that he

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new start

Welcome back!  I hope that your break was great and held some rest and refreshment, as well as plenty of time for holiday celebration and time with people you love! There is always something fresh and hopeful about a new semester, even if your classes and other commitments are a little daunting.  With the start of spring semester so soon

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Movie Night – Sunday, January 15

Gather with friends from Lutheran Student Community for pizza and a movie! With the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, Sunday evening is the perfect time to take a break and watch a movie together after th 6 pm worship service ends! We’ll gather in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church at 7 pm and begin the movie

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