Travel Blog #3

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Travel Blog #3  Eliza Mull, senior majoring in International Politics and Latin American Studies from Ephrata, PA spent a gap year as an exchange student in Ecuador.  “ I learned to say “yes” to new and unfamiliar things, to relax and enjoy time with loved ones, and to cook lots of delicious foods!”  Read more below. “I will always remember …

Matthew 25:14-30

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14 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15 to one he gave five talents,[a] to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 The one who had received the five talents went off at once and traded with them, and made five more talents. 17 In …

Weekly Prayer: 11/17

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Loving God, When I am afraid, enfold me in your care. Remind me that you are with me, always. Fill me with peace. Remind me of the resources within and around me to confront these challenges. Guide me to see options and possibilities, and another future. Enfold me in your care in moments when I am full of fear. Help …

Travel Blog #2

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Zane Burris, 1st year student studying Biochemistry from Dallas, Texas, travelled to Norway the summer of 2019. “I had never been to such a beautiful, peaceful area, so far away from the struggles of the modern world, even though we did still get Pawn Stars on the TV in our hotel room.” Read more below “These pictures are from my …

ugh.

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Every semester, there comes a point where it is clear that we all need a break.  It has arrived.  We are well past mid-term and most people are feeling the strain of hard work, deadlines and college life overall.  Despite the summer-like weather in recent days, there are only two weeks until late November, Fall Break and virtual instruction for …

Questions, Not Answers

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Questions, Not Answers (QNA) is an intergenerational discussion group that brings together members of Grace Lutheran and students connected with Lutheran Student Community. We wrestle with questions that don’t have easy or clear answers, and we often leave with more questions than we came with! On November 22, we will continue our conversation about faith and politics in the United …

Antiracism Discussion

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November 10 at 7-8 pm  Online Learn and talk together with other people of faith as we grow in our understanding of racism and how we can be antiracist day to day.  We are exploring antiracism using a variety of online resources through the year.  This month, we will look at the complex topic of reparations. We’ll share some video clips …

Weekly Prayer: 11/10

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Ever-present God, When I am weary and overwhelmed, surround me with your love. When I am frustrated and irritated, calm me and help me step back. When I forget your call to love my neighbor, my friend, my roommate, my family member,   help me to remember your unending love for me and for them. When life is too much, …

Travel Blog #1

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Maggie Wilson, a sophomore Public Relations major from Harleysville, PA traveled to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in the summer of 2019.  “ I remember standing under a Giant Sequoia tree and feeling so small yet part of something much bigger than myself.”  Read more below >> “I traveled to both Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park during the …

election day

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Well, we’ve made it to election day.  Today, I am praying for our nation.  I am praying that those who are voting are safe from Covid-19 and from intimidation.  I am praying that everyone who is working at the polls and in election offices are safe and have the strength for a long and complicated day.  I am praying that …