Prayer for this week – 2/14/2018

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God of this day, Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day together?  Really? Though we equate one with death and the other with love, help me see how much these two days have in common. Fill me with humility in the face of my failures, my humanness, and my desperate need for your love. Fill me with love for the people in …

Mark 1:21-28

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21 They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught. 22 They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. 23 Just then there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit, 24 and he cried out, “What have you to do …

Prayer for this week – 1/2/2018

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God, Your intentions for me are wide and vast, and filled with meaning. Your hopes for me are woven through with love and forgiveness and generosity. Cast out the thoughts, struggles and burdens that keep me from all you have in store for me. Empower me to rely on you. Amen.

Prayer for this week 1/23/2018

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A prayer in this week of Prayer for Christian Unity Almighty God, give courage and strength to your church to continually proclaim justice and righteousness in situations of domination and oppression. As we celebrate our unity in Christ, may your Holy Spirit help us to look to the needs of others. Amen.

Keep warm knitting or crocheting for others!

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Finding winter a bit chilly? Imagine you don’t have the money to buy a scarf or hat.   Imagine you are working on a container ship in the cold sea.  Imagine you are without a home and can’t get out of the cold. Seems even colder, doesn’t it? Well, you can help folks who are in need of warm items for …

Games and dinner after Thursday worship this week!

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Come for worship this week and stay for Multi Faith Game Night! We’ll have worship at 6 pm in Pasquerilla Spiritual Center’s Worship Hall this Thursday (as we do each week during the semester).  After we have prayer, music, readings and reflection, we’ll join with others from faith groups at the Center for Ethical and Spiritual Development for a Multi-faith …

Join the Choir!

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Grace Lutheran Church’s Sunday morning choir has resumed and there is room for you! If you sing, or would like to sing, make some time to come for rehearsal in the worship space on Wednesdays from 7:30 pm – 9 pm.  Director Jayne Glocke teaches voice and choir on campus, and her way of working with the choir at Grace …

Training for Straight Talks or Ally Workshops

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There are so many opportunities for you on campus.  Here is an opportunity for training to serve as a peer educator through the LGBTQA Center’s Straight Talks.  Follow the links if you want more information! My name is Sarah McDonald and I am the graduate assistant at the LGBTQA Student Resource Center. I manage the Center’s Peer Education Program and …

Light to the whole world

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After the wonder and the rush of Christmas, we move into the season of Epiphany.  On January 6th, we mark the arrival of the magi from the east, come from distant lands to pay homage to the baby Jesus.  Outsiders who learn from the very stars in the heavens about the birth of the messiah.  Strangers who help us see that …

Prayer for this week – 1/9/2018

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God of life and light, You used a start to guide the magi to Jesus in Bethlehem. Use your light to guide me to see your presence in the world. Even when the night is dark and sorrow-filled, Even when it seems dawn will never arrive, Remind me that your light has come for all creation. Remind me that your …