Travel Blog #4

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Becky Horn, pastor and alum of Penn State and Lutheran Student Community, visited Corolla, North Carolina with her family in the summer of 2019.  “God is certainly present throughout each day, but I was truly reminded of God’s beauty in the impeccable sunsets and sunrises experienced.”  Read more below In the summer of 2019 I went to Corolla, NC with …

Thanksgiving at last

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This is going to be an unusual holiday.  Typically, my family will travel to spend time with family who live in the Midwest.  If we are at home, we spend the day with my elderly mother.  Those options are not possible this year.  We’ll spend Thanksgiving with the three people who live in my house.  We’ll zoom with family members …

Weekly Prayer: 11/24

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God of abundance, Though this Thanksgiving holiday is different than any one before, help me see reasons to be thankful. Help me notice the opportunities and resources that fill my life. Help me find delight in and gratitude for the people I love, even if they are far away. Help me create new ways to connect, to share this time, …

Questions not Answers

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Questions, Not Answers (QNA) is an intergenerational discussion group that brings together members of Grace Lutheran and students connected with Lutheran Student Community. We wrestle with questions that don’t have easy or clear answers, and we often leave with more questions than we came with! On Sunday, December 13 at 7 pm we will meet via zoom.  If you are …

Pop Up Office Hours

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Starting December 1, Pop Up Office Hours will be online, Tuesdays at 3-4 pm. You can check in about your day, ask questions, share concerns or joys, get some advice, or ask for a prayers.  If that day and time doesn’t work for you, just email Alicia to find another time to get together. Check our Event Calendar for the link.  Connect …

Thursday Worship Moves Online

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Thursday, November 3rd through January 21 Evening Prayer will move online at 8 pm! We’ll gather, chat and check in with each other, then use recordings we’ve made this fall semester to sing our way through Holden Evening Prayer. There will be chances to read the Bible passages, share some of your thoughts, listen to the reflection, ask for prayers …

Travel Blog #3

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Travel Blog #3  Eliza Mull, senior majoring in International Politics and Latin American Studies from Ephrata, PA spent a gap year as an exchange student in Ecuador.  “ I learned to say “yes” to new and unfamiliar things, to relax and enjoy time with loved ones, and to cook lots of delicious foods!”  Read more below. “I will always remember …

Matthew 25:14-30

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14 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15 to one he gave five talents,[a] to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 The one who had received the five talents went off at once and traded with them, and made five more talents. 17 In …

Weekly Prayer: 11/17

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Loving God, When I am afraid, enfold me in your care. Remind me that you are with me, always. Fill me with peace. Remind me of the resources within and around me to confront these challenges. Guide me to see options and possibilities, and another future. Enfold me in your care in moments when I am full of fear. Help …

Travel Blog #2

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Zane Burris, 1st year student studying Biochemistry from Dallas, Texas, travelled to Norway the summer of 2019. “I had never been to such a beautiful, peaceful area, so far away from the struggles of the modern world, even though we did still get Pawn Stars on the TV in our hotel room.” Read more below “These pictures are from my …