LSC Travel Blog!

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Share some photos and reflections about somewhere you’ve visited!  We’re posting photos and thoughts from students, staff, alumni, and friends of Lutheran Campus Ministry to help remind us there were times when we were better able to travel, and there will be again.  Write as much or as little as you like: all we ask is 2-5 photos, a couple highlights …

at the heart

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This week the gospel includes a parable that Jesus tells to help his listeners (and us) understand the kingdom of heaven, the reign of God.  The kingdom of God is a way of talking about the time when all of creation is transformed and healed and there is peace and justice everywhere, when everything is just as God intends.  When …

Matthew 22:1-14

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1Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: 2“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3He sent his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding banquet, but they would not come. 4Again he sent other slaves, saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited: Look, I have prepared …

Weekly Prayer: 10/13

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God of welcome, Show me the richness and beauty at the heart of your story. Show me the love and forgiveness that is woven into every word. Show me your abundance and celebration that is in each part of creation. Shed light on your presence and compassion in my life. When I struggle and question, help me understand. When your …

LSC travel blog: one

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Yellowstone National Park – Summer 2018 It feels like a decade ago, but it was only two years ago when my family finally made a trip out to Yellowstone National Park.  We had been planning the trip for years (I was surprised to learn just how tricky it can be to plan a trip to a popular national park in …

Antiracism Discussion

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October 13 at 7-8 pm  Online Learn and talk together with other people of faith as we grow in our understanding of racism and how we can be antiracist day to day.  We are exploring antiracism using a variety of online resources through the year.  This month, we are using an interview with Ibram X. Kendi “The Difference between being ‘not …

Oh, the places we’ve been!

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Since lockdown, many of us are not able to travel like we used to.  I am missing the chance to get away, see new sights, and explore new places.  I’ve been looking back at photos of trips from recent years and writing a bit about them. It seems like a good time to invite you to share some photos and …

Weekly Prayer: 10/6

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Gracious God, Your creation is varied and beautiful; let it fill me with delight and wonder. Your majesty is in the mountains and meadows, in the tiny ground squirrels and mighty bison, in gentle streams and powerful rushing water. Help me to see the wonder of your work all around me. Teach us all to care for creation as the …

Authority

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Lots of things happening in the world lately have me thinking about authority.  The coming election.  The Covid-19 crisis.  The Black Lives Matter movement and our national history of racial oppression and injustice.  Return to State.  Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the fight to fill her seat on the Supreme Court.  This week’s gospel takes on authority, too. Jesus’ adversaries …

Clothing Transit Volunteers!

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In partnership with the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity we are gathering volunteers to help sort and catalog clothing items to help make them available to the trans and non-binary community.  Volunteers can work on Tuesdays at the Clothing Transit.  It’s a great on-campus volunteering opportunity! Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeoNFO5VvXzIU54NTF1DFlRvUjksyxFM2PbSascVmPIHrgyA/viewform?usp=sf_link Questions? Contact Alicia Anderson at ara2@psu.edu