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Sing in Choir!

Would you like a chance to sing this year? Penn State students are welcome to join the Adult Choir at Grace! Choir rehearsals begin Wednesday, September 14th! Check it out! The choir is a mix of community members and college students and rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7 pm – 8:30 pm in the sanctuary at Grace. The choir sings on

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Volunteer with Anti-Hunger Program!

YMCA of Centre County’s Anti-Hunger Program offers community food distributions in the parking lot at Grace Lutheran on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. You can join other volunteers between 1:45 pm and 6 pm and help with with setup, pre-packing food items, check-in, or putting food into cars. You can volunteer just part or for the whole time!

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Volunteer at the Pumpkin Festival – Oct 6

Join the fun and help with the Pumpkin Festival at PSU’s Arboretum!  We have spots reserved for LSC volunteers to help put lights into the pumpkins on Friday, October 6. We’ll meet about 4:30 pm and walk/drive over to the Arboretum for our 5-6 pm shift lighting pumpkins!  Afterward, we can get dinner together! Interested in signing up?  Use this

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Matthew 18:15-20

[Jesus said to the disciples:] “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. 16But if you are not listened to, take one or two others along with you, so that every word may be confirmed by the

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This week’s gospel reading from Matthew comes immediately after last week’s reading where Peter makes a bold statement of faith, commitment and risk.  Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah.  Peter has come to believe that Jesus is the one sent from God to save Israel and usher in a reign of justice and peace.  This is not just a

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weekly prayer: 9/5

O God, Help me to see the challenges of life from your perspective. Guide me to set aside my own priorities and care for your beloved children. Help me to live generously with others. Show me how to live genuine love. Help me to be authentic with everyone. Empower me to have compassion for even those I struggle with. Help

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Picnic after Sunday Worship at Grace Lutheran!

Worship at Grace on Sunday, September 10th will be held at 8 am, 9 am and 6 pm as usual, but the 10:30 am worship service will be held on the lawn and followed by a picnic! The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni salad, drinks, and a special cake commemorating Grace’s 125th anniversary. Come join the

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Explore questions!

Come and explore questions that don’t have easy answers! Questions Not Answers is a monthly inter-generational discussion for students and community members on Sunday at 7 pm in the Fireside Room. Paula Droege who teaches in the Philosophy department facilitates the conversation. Plus, there is dinner, especially for students! Our next gathering is Sunday, September 10th. The conversation will begin

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