Snowdog Visits Finals Week!

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Need some puppy love? Aspen and Lola (campus minister Alicia Anderson’s dogs) are enjoying the wintery weather and are making plans to come to visit you on campus during finals week! Help choose the date and time for their visits in this Google Form. Come get some dog hair on your clothes and some excellent love for the week! Remember: …

#GivingTuesday

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Help Lutheran Campus Ministry walk with students at Penn State! Your support helps us build a caring community for students where they grow in faith, explore their understanding of God, the world, and themselves, and find ways to live out the call of God to love, justice and compassion. Students gather for worship, community, meals, service, learning, study, discussion, and …

Prayer for this week – 6 November 2018

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Gracious God, You have surrounded us with a great multitude of saints, people of faith who follow you and try to live the love and compassion to which you call us. Thank you for their witness and their presence in our lives. Help us draw comfort and inspiration from their stories, and help us to learn from them how to be …

Plan to join the Christmas Hoopla December 9th

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Make plans to for the Christmas Hoopla where you can take a break from studying and join the holiday fun! Come for a festive dinner, Christmas music and fun, and silly gifts for everyone!   Wear your favorite holiday sweater or other holiday clothes (or just come in your study-wear). We’ll gather Sunday, December 9th in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran …

Help Challah for Hunger on Thursday!

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Come join our Jewish friends in making Challah loaves for a fundraiser to help battle hunger! This Thursday, November 8th at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center from 4 pm – 6 pm, we can help mix up and braid the loaves! After worship at 6 pm, we’ll gather for some pizza for dinner all together! Come enjoy the fun!  And help feed …

Free Pizza Friday – November 2nd!

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We’ll be joining our Muslim friends again on Friday, November 2nd to hand out free pizza!  Come join the fun! If you want to help, come to the lobby at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center by 12:55 pm (don’t be late – it goes quick!) and help carry pizza over to the plaza outside Palmer and the Forum.  We’ll hand out pizza …

Prayer for this week 10/29/2018

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  God of life and light, Help me to see your presence in the midst of challenge and sorrow. Help me to see your image in the people I encounter. Help me to remember that each person I meet is your child, created in your image. Help me to see you in the faces that surround me.   The brokenness …

Election Day Resources

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As you prepare to vote next Tuesday, November 6th, there are a variety of resources that can help. The League of Women Voters website vote411.org will help you find information from the candidates in your district. Check out ELCAvotes!  for more information.  

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This week, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center is hosting a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Tashi Kyil Monastery.  They are visiting Penn State’s Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development as part of a tour through the United States, sharing their religious traditions and Dharma (teachings of the Buddha).  Through the week they’ll be creating a sand mandala, explaining and demonstrating …

Prayer for this week – 10/22/2018

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God of all, I talk about you as Creator, Savior and Spirit.  You are Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Others know the power of creation, reconciliation and renewal by other names, in different ways. Help me to honor and respect the beliefs and practices of the people around me. Help me to see how their faith shapes their lives. Help …