Worship Thursday Evening

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Tired and overwhelmed?  Happy and feeling great?  Somewhere in-between? Come gather in a welcoming community and share singing, praying, holy communion, and the kind of care and support that springs from the care and compassion of God. We’ll gather in the Worship Hall at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center Thursdays at 6 pm (don’t hesitate to come if you might be a little …

Semester Break Schedule!

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Break is just around the corner! Hooray! May we all have a wonderful break away from the demands and deadlines of school work! May we all enjoy time away from campus, fun with family and friends, and the blessed beauty of the Christmas season. ENJOY! From Friday, December 20th through Saturday, January 11th, the only regular program we offer is Sunday evening worship …

Prayer for this week 11/19

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God of all goodness, Thank you for setting us in communities: for families who nurture our becoming, for friends who love us by choice, for companions at work, who share our burdens and daily tasks, for strangers who welcome us into their midst, for people from other lands who call us to grow in understanding, for children who lighten our …

Spring Break 2020

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Civil Rights Pilgrimage: Serving and Learning in Rural Alabama This co-sponsored trip will take us to rural Alabama where we will help with tornado relief for families affected by storms in March 2019, and visit a variety of museums, national historic sites and memorials to learn about the civil rights struggle in the United States. We’ll use our hands to …

Retreat Close to Home: Jan 17 – 18

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Journey Inward: A time to explore who you are and how God is calling you Friday, January 17th – Saturday, January 18th, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, State College 5 pm on Friday through 6 pm on Saturday. This will be a relaxed time filled with conversation, reflection, laughter, worship, and plenty of fun with other students as well as some …

Thanksgiving Break!

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At last, break is upon us and you will have some time away from classes and academic deadlines! Eat lots of your favorite holiday meals and ENJOY your family and friends! Through break, Sunday worship services will continue as usual, but all our other programs (mid-week events, and meals) will be cancelled from Friday, November 22nd through Saturday, November 30th.  …

Adventfest at Grace

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Come celebrate the start of Advent with the community at Grace Lutheran as we discover Nordic holiday traditions on Sunday, December 2nd after the 10:30 am worship service (around 11:45 am). There will be seasonal music and Christmas carols, Nordic foods and treats (hooray for lefse!), plus Scandinavian displays and activities including a youth pageant and storytelling. Come for food, …

Mentor Program Connections!

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We are developing a mentor program to connect Grace members with Penn State students who share common academic or professional interests.  If you would like to connect with a congregation member, learn from their experience and their journey, and have the opportunity to talk about your experience and your journey thus far, we’d love to have you! You can fill …

Christmas Hoopla! Sunday, Dec 15

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Seriously, make plans to come to the Christmas Hoopla! – put it on your calendar now!  You’ll find it to be a great way to take a break from studying and enjoy the holiday fun! Come for a festive dinner, Christmas music and fun, plus silly gifts for everyone!   Wear your favorite holiday sweater or other holiday clothes (or just come …

Volunteer at the Clothing Transit

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Volunteers needed at the Clothing Transit!  Take some time out of your week to help sort and hang up clothing, log items and make sure clothes are up to date and ready to wear at the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity’s Clothing Transit in the Ritenour Building. Sign up for an hour or so between 2 pm and 4 …