volunteer drivers needed

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We are looking for some drivers who are willing to provide transport to or from the Pittsburgh Airport! Campus Minister Alicia Anderson and students from Lutheran Student Community are participating in a multi-groupAlternative Spring Break trip to the Arizona/Mexico border. We are flying from Pittsburgh, and would welcome some help getting there and back!  A bit more about this trip: …

Make beautiful music!

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If you sing, read music at all, and like to sing,  NOW is the time to join the talented and fun-loving choir at Grace Lutheran Church. Rehearsals are Wednesdays between 7:30 pm – 9 pm and 10 am on Sunday mornings.  The choir regularly sings at the 10:30 am service and there are already some college students there!    Director Jayne Glocke teaches …

Why I Do What I Do

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On February 19, Dr. Lori Miraldi will speak about the work she does, how she discovered her vocation, and how this work reflects and fulfills her values and beliefs at DiscernPSU’s lecture series, “Why I Do What I Do.” Dr. Miraldi is a lecturer in the Communication Arts and Sciences Department at the Pennsylvania State University. She focuses on preparing …

little gifts

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Yesterday was a lovely day.  Warm sunshine.  Cool breezes. Melting snow.  I was grateful for the taste of spring, here in the middle of winter.  It was good to have a sign of spring hope before we bundle up against winter’s chill yet again. I knew that warm day wouldn’t last forever.  Cold and dreary returned. Way too soon. I …

Prayer for this week – 2/7/19

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Prayer Thank you, God of life and all creation. Thank you for you huge and amazing gifts. Help me to see your blessings in the wonders all around me. Help me also to notice your blessings in little things A quiet moment.  The smile of a friend.  Good coffee.  A tiny kindness.  Laughter.  Let your gifts, great and small, remind …

Sunday Lunch for Students

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Each Sunday, at 11:45 am or so (after the 10:30 am worship service), students gather in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church for a delicious lunch and great conversation with other students and folks from Grace. Students are always welcome, the conversation is casual and it is an excellent way to connect with students and others who worship together. …

Summer Jobs! Camp Staff Visiting Sunday, February 10th!

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Summer is coming (really!)! This Sunday, February 10th you can meet and talk with staff members from some central PA Lutheran camps. They’ll be with us at worship Sunday morning, and will host our student lunch after worship!  Come talk about camp and your best summer ever!  Read below for more info! Looking for a summer job? You want something that’s …

Austin Channing Brown – Rescheduled to March 28th!

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Austin Channing Brown will share a public keynote on Thursday, March 28th at 7 pm in the Worship Hall at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center.  This event is free and open to the public. Austin Channing Brown is a leading new voice on racial justice, and author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Austin is committed to exploring …

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Prayer for this Weekend 1/19/2019

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God of Creation, Thank you for the beauty of a winter day.  For the snow as it falls, spreading a white sheet of quiet and calm to world around us. Show me your blessings in the snow. In the cold and stark beauty. In the opportunity for a different routine. In the icy joy of snowballs and sleds. Surrounded by …