Volunteers needed !

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Volunteers needed at the Clothing Transit!  On Monday, September 30th and Friday, October 4th, LSC is sending volunteers to the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity’s Clothing Transit to help get ready for their open house in a few weeks. We’ll sort and hang up clothing, making sure items are up to date and ready to wear. Sign up here …

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God, When your word confuses me, when life makes me uncertain, when I encounter hard questions that seem to have no answers . . . teach me to welcome the uncertainty, speak to me through the questions, allow me to deal with the lack of clarity. Help me to embrace the gift of questioning. Help me to see that an …

Luke 16:1-13

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Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. 2 So he summoned him and said to him, “What is this that I hear about you? Give me an accounting of your management, because you cannot be my manager any longer.’ …

Prayer for this Week 9/12

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God of the whole human family, Help me to see the people around me as your children, my siblings in your family. Help me to look beyond the connections that I already have, the ones that keep me safe and comfortable, to notice ways I can reach out to people who are less familiar, people who are need, people I …

Mentor Program

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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 …

DC Retreat! October 11 – 13

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Spend the weekend in our nation’s capital exploring what it means to have important ideas about how the country is run and be a person of faith. We’ll meet with staff from the ELCA Advocacy Office and learn about the intersection of public policy and faith. There will be time to explore DC a bit, and talk with locals who …

Prayer for this Week 9/3

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Oh, God. My heart is heavy for all the suffering in the world. Hurricane devastation. Senseless violence. Rage and hatred. Bigotry and injustice. Broken bodies and shattered spirits. The list goes on and on. God of the world, help me to find hope in the compassion of those who help. Help their actions, large and small, to inspire me to …

Worship at the Mountain!

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This Sunday, September 8th, instead of worship in the church building at 10:30 am, Grace Lutheran Church is going out to Tussey Mountain for worship!  Come enjoy worship in the open air (with a pavilion in case of rain or sun), followed by a church picnic of epic proportions! While all the other worship services at held at their regular …

Game Night Friday!

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Board Games. Card Games. Snacks. Music. Come join the fun on Friday, September 6th! We’ll meet in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church from 6:30 pm – 9 pm. There will be pizza and other things to eat, low-tech games and cards and a relaxed fun time! Bring any games you have and a friend or two! See you …

“Pop Up” Office Hours

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You’ll find campus minister Alicia Anderson in the HUB around lunchtime once each week (either on Tuesday or Wednesday) this semester. Stop by to say hi! Bring your lunch, things you want to talk about, or just catch up. Check our Facebook page for the exact location since available seating in the HUB can be inconsistent! Questions? Contact Alicia at …