Student lunch

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You’ll be hungry after worship ends!  Come enjoy a home made meal on Sunday, September 23 after the morning worship services (8 am, 9 am and 10:30 am) at Grace Lutheran Church.  You’ll find great people and delicious food, too! Lunch begins around 11:40 am (after the 10:30 am service ends), (around 11:30 am) and is held in the Fireside …

not just dogs

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When I sit down at the table in my dining room to do some work, a dog usually lays nearby.  Right now, Lola is on the floor under my chair, and Aspen is lying right beside me.  These Siberian Huskies are woven into the routine of my days.  Each morning, they get up when I do, and we walk a …

prayer for the week 9/20/2018

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God of Grace, Help me as I work and play. Help me to find activities and connections that make my life richer. Help me to look beyond the things I must do and to find things I choose to do. Help me see the ways I benefit and grow from outside interests. Help me to discover new abilities, new opportunities, …

outsiders

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A woman came to Jesus, begging him to heal her “little daughter.”  She fell at his feet and implored him to cast the demon out of her child.  Everything I know about Jesus leads me to expect him to help this desperate mother.  Stories of his compassion.  Accounts of long days spent healing those in need.  Yet Jesus defies my expectations …

Prayer for the week 9/10/2018

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God of all, No matter what differences and distinctions divide me from the people around me, we are all your beloved children. When I am distracted by the way my neighbor looks, or where they are from, or the things they do, or the beliefs they hold, remind me that we are all your beloved children. When I am distracted …

our hands

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Reaching out to help our neighbor is core to who we are called to be as people of God and followers of Jesus.  This is woven into our lives in small ways: opening a door for a stranger, explaining an assignment to a classmate, doing dishes for a stressed-out roommate, calling a family member or friend who is having a …

Prayer for the week 9/5/2018

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God of love, Show me how to love and care for the people around me. Help me to see them with your eyes. When I don’t want to be bothered, help me to find compassion. When I am wrapped up in my own things, help me to find empathy. When I am judgmental and superior, help me to find kindness. …

God’s Work. Our Hands. Sunday!

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Join other students sorting clothing at Wesley’s Closet at Abba Java Coffeehouse on Sunday, September 9th from 2 – 4 pm.  We’ll be serving on the same day as ELCA communities across the country! Sign Up Here!  

Help with youth programs!

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There are lots of opportunities to work with youth through the various ministries at Grace Lutheran Church, and college students are always welcome! Groups meet on Sunday mornings, sometimes Sunday afternoons, and Wednesday evenings. Whether you want to work with small children or middle-school-aged kids, we can help you find a place to make a difference in the lives of …

Join the Choir!

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Grace Lutheran Church’s Sunday morning choir begins on September 5th and there is a place for you! If you sing, read music fairly well,  NOW is the time to join the talented and fun-loving choir at Grace Lutheran Church. Rehearsals Wednesdays between 7:30 pm – 9 pm and 10 am on Sunday mornings.  The choir regularly sings at the 10:30 am …