John 20:19-31

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19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples …

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Remembering Dr. King today, the 50th anniversary of his assassination. On April 3rd, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his last speech called “I Have Been to the Mountaintop” in support of striking sanitation workers at Mason Temple in Memphis.   Here is the conclusion of the speech above.

Interfaith Seder – Tuesday, April 3!

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You and your community are invited to Penn State Hillel’s 2018 Interfaith Community Seder! Starting on Friday, we will be observing the holiday of Passover in the Jewish tradition. Passover is centered around themes such as rebirth, redemption, and freedom. We want to engage in conversation around these themes and more with not only our Jewish community, but also with our extended, …

Prayer for the Week 3/20/2018

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God, I want to see you. Help me to look for you in the world that surrounds me. In the beauty of a blue sky and a sunrise. In the gentleness of falling snow. In the surprising growth of spring buds that seem to come out of nowhere. Help me to look for you in the people that surround me. …

Easter Sunday!

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Celebrate Easter Sunday on April 1, 2018!  All services are held in the worship space at Grace Lutheran Church.   Sunrise Easter Worship at 6:30 am Full-course breakfast at 7:30 am in Harkins Hall, below the worship space.  Come enjoy a community meal!  Festive Easter Worship at 8 am with Holy Communion and special music Festive Easter Worship at 9 am with …

Holy Week Options

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As Lent draws to a close, and we move toward the celebration of Easter, there are a number of opportunities to observe the final days of Jesus life and ministry.  All are welcome! Palm/Passion Sunday Worship, March 25 – 8, 9, 10:30 am and 6 pm at Grace Lutheran Church Palm branch at all services. Children’s procession at 9 & …

John 12:20-33

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20 Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. 23 Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the …

Prayer for this week 3/14/2018

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Gracious God, Sometimes life is awfully full.  There is so much to take in, to process, to make sense of. Thank you for the richness that life sometimes brings, and help me to look back see what I can learn. Help me to look for insight and wisdom. Help me to discover more about you and your world. Help me …

Interfaith Seder!

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Come for dinner and a wonderful exploration of the traditions of the Jewish Seder!  You’ll learn about Jewish practice and religion and learn a bit more about Christianity too! Tuesday, April 3rd 6 pm – 8:30 pm We are working with Hillel and a number of faith groups on this event, and volunteers are welcome to help with planning! Mark …

Sunday Lunch After Worship

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Once a month after the morning worship services, we gather students to enjoy a delicious lunch! We’re gathering this Sunday, March 18th after the 10:30 am service (around 11:40 am) in the Fireside Room, just down the hallway from the worship space. Come enjoy some home-cooked food, meet a few of the people you have been at worship with, and …