Hey Grad Students!

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Summer weather is great and we are overdue for a potluck! We’d like to gather for dinner on Friday, July 1 OR Friday, July 8 at Alicia’s house for a casual and relaxing time together! Please email Alicia at ara2@psu.edu by Monday, June 27 at noon and we’ll publicize the date by that evening! Hope your summer is going well!!

Free Tickets to Penns Woods

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FREE Penn State Student Tickets for Penn’s Woods Music Festival The Penn’s Woods Music Festival, a long-running summer music festival on the University Park campus, is offering 100 FREE student tickets to the concerts on Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, at 7 p.m.. The June 24 concert, on the Olsan-Stone Terrace, will feature Afro-Cuban jazz. The June 25 concert, …

Weekly prayer: 6/21

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O God, Like the man possessed by a crowd of demons,   there are times I face more difficulties than I can manage. When I am overwhelmed and struggling, calm my fears. Help me to see beyond situations that engulf me. Show me your presence and potential for new life you promise. Help me to trust in your love and …

Luke 8:26-39

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26Then [Jesus and his disciples] arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. 27As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had worn no clothes, and he did not live in a house but in the tombs. 28When he saw Jesus, he fell down before him and shouted …

mystery

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One week each year, the church calendar invites us to focus on the Trinity.  Most weeks we get to explore a cool story from Jesus’ healings or teachings or miracles.  Not this week.  Instead, we explore a complex theological concept that is, in the end, a mystery.  And not the kind of mystery that can be solved – the kind …

Weekly Prayer: 6/14

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O God, You created everything that is.   You are creating even now. You bring new beginnings and new life.   You are transforming me and everything around me. You empower your people to action.   You are the very breath that moves love and hope in the world.   Though I only begin to understand the intricacies of the trinity, …

John 16:12-15

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[Jesus said,] 12“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 13When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own, but will speak whatever he hears, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. 14He will glorify me, because he …

mighty wind

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50 days after Easter, the disciples were all gathered in a room in Jerusalem.  It was the day of a Jewish religious festival, and the city was filled with people from many countries who were ready to mark the event.  All of a sudden, the house was filled with a sound “like the rush of a violent wind.” Then there …

Weekly prayer: 6/7

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O God, You are in the mighty winds that shape the dunes and the mountains. You are in the gentle breezes that stir the grass and trees. Your Holy Spirit is unleashed in the world, like the wind. You move your followers, as the breeze moves sands and grass. Urge us toward love and compassion. Push us to live forgiveness …

What is LCM’s IMPACT? You can help!

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“Lutheran Campus Ministry is very grounding for me in college.  It has provided a safe and a fun space where I can grow spiritually as well as personally.  I am really grateful for all the opportunities it has given me.” See Sydney’s video HERE! Sydney Robinson has finished her second year at Penn State double majoring in Global and International …