You don’t have to go hungry – Sunday / Thursday dinner

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Students gather for dinner in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church after evening worship on Sundays, and again for dinner in the Harshbarger Room at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center after evening prayer on Thursdays. Both are a relaxed time, with lots of home-cooked food, lively conversation and a family-like feel.  There is always something for vegetarians to enjoy, and on …

Prayer for this week – 8/20/2018

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God of life, Thank your for this day and for this place. My future lies ahead, unknown and unseen. My potential lies within me, ready to be explored and put to use.   Fill me with your presence today. Calm my fears, ease my worries and bring me peace. Guide me as I make my way. Help me to see …

Student Lunch Sunday, August 26

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You’ll be hungry after worship ends!  Come enjoy a home made meal on Sunday, August 26th after the morning worship services (8 am, 9 am and 10:30 am) at Grace Lutheran Church.  You’ll find great people and delicious food, too! Lunch begins around 11:40 am (after the 10:30 am service ends), (around 11:30 am) and is held in the Fireside …

Sunday Worship – Take your pick

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Sunday morning or Sunday evening?  Take your pick! There are three services each Sunday morning  where you are welcome (8 am, 9 am and 10:30 am). Sunday evenings at 6 pm the service is hosted by Lutheran Campus Ministry and Grace Lutheran Church together. There is a student dinner each week after worship. No matter what time you worship, you’ll …

casual worship and dinner Thursdays

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Tired and overwhelmed?  Happy and feeling great?  Somewhere in-between? Come gather in a welcoming community and share singing, praying, holy communion, and the kind of care and support that springs from the care and compassion of God. We’ll gather in the Worship Hall at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center Thursdays at 6 pm (don’t hesitate to come if you might be a little …

Nadia Bolz-Weber at Penn State September 10, 2018

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What’s that you say?  Nadia Bolz-Weber is coming to Penn State? Yep! The same Nadia Bolz-Weber you may have seen at the ELCA Youth Gathering, on Spark House Animate videos, or her new MAKERS videos. Lutheran Student Community and a whole crew of other student groups, university offices and local churches (see below) are hosting her here on campus for …

Table Talk – Women and Justice

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Wednesdays, September 5th and 12th bring your lunch to room 211 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center from 12:10 pm – 1 pm for lunch and conversation about the ELCA’s draft social statement on Women and Justice.  Alicia Anderson, campus minister with Lutheran Campus Ministry at Penn State, and Jen Pencek, from Penn State’s Gender Equity Center (and member at Grace Lutheran) will …

Graduate Student Potluck Dinner 9/7/2018

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Hey, Graduate Students! Take a break from everything and come enjoy a pot luck dinner in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church on Friday, September 7th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm! Bring a dish to share and spend some time with graduate students and their families! We’ll talk about your lives, and make plans about how to gather …

September 9th Service Project!

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Join people from Lutheran congregations and communities across the nation in God’s Work. Our Hands. Day of Service! Sunday, September 9th from 2 pm – 4 pm, we’ll be helping at Wesley’s Closet by sorting out items that have been donated for folks who are in need.  Snacks and music and fun will be provided! We’ll meet at the Abba …