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“Love is Louder” will take place from 6PM to 10PM in Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center. This event will feature music, food, and activities to inspire love and community within the Penn State student body. We stand behind the University’s statement regarding the Milo Yiannopoulos event taking place on campus, and we encourage you to come and show support and spread the message …

Weekly Prayer: 11/2

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Re-forming God, Though I sometimes feel like a useless lump of clay,   remind me that you are shaping me into something amazing. Form me into someone who lives love and forgiveness,    sharing your compassion and mercy with the people I encounter. Form me into someone who notices the needs around me, and responds to them. Form me into …

Informal Sunday Evening Worship

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Who? Lutheran Campus Ministry and Grace Lutheran Church What? 40-50 minute service weekly with songs, prayers, Bible readings, preaching and Holy Communion When? Every Sunday at 6 pm Where? 205 South Garner Street, Grace Lutheran Church, Sanctuary Come for worship where you are welcome just as you are! Gather at Grace Lutheran Church at 6 pm in the sanctuary for …

Dare to Hope – November 2

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Dare to Hope – Bible Exploration Tuesday, November 2 at 7 – 8 pm – Room 211 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center We will explore some daring stories from the Bible and unpack our own hopes for this year, our lives, and the wider world.  We’ll be using video resoruces for each session prepared by a different Lutheran Campus Ministry staff member …

seeing

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This week’s gospel reading is brief, but it is filled with little details that make it easy for us to imagine. Jesus was leaving Jericho, with his disciples and a large crowd.  A blind man named Bartimaeus was along the roadside.  He was begging, likely the only way he could feed himself and his family. He must have asked what …

Weekly Prayer: 10/26

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O God, Help me when I cannot see. Show me the love and mercy you have for me and all of your world. Show me how you gather your people to you. Show me the ways you bring healing, restoring what is broken. Show me how I can follow you. Open my eyes when I cannot see. Reveal the are …

Plant Bulbs at the Arboretum!

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Volunteers are needed to plant the vast spring palette of tulips and daffodils!  LSC has signed up to help Saturday, November 6 from 9-NOON No experience necessary and all tools will be provided.  To sign up, email alicia@psu.edu. What you need to know now: Dress for the weather (layers) Dress for comfort and practical purposes – loose fitting clothes (you …

Now hiring: Admin Assistant

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Lutheran Campus Ministry at Penn State University is looking for a Part-time Administrative Assistant for Finance and Development (12-15 hours a month).   The responsibilities are financial and other record keeping, database management and helping facilitate connection and relationship building with alumni, friends & supporters. A blend of on-campus and remote work is possible. You’ll find the entire position description …

Mark 10:46-52

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46As [Jesus] and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 47When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” 48Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly, “Son of …

leaders

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Being in charge is not all it is cracked up to be.  Sure, there can be advantages to authority and the power that comes along with it.  Yet, there are also considerable responsibilities, particularly when the person in the leadership role is looking beyond their self-interest to the wider picture; seeking the best for the overall situation and the people …