Volunteer at Abba Java Coffeehouse with LSC

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Want to help make the world a more welcoming place? Interested in a unique volunteer opportunity? Sign up to help at Abba Java Coffeehouse with LutheranPennState!  We’ll help staff this free-for-students coffee shop and help support students in the midst of all the semester brings! Want to help?  Email Alicia (ara2@psu.edu) and we’ll find a time to help out once …

Romans – Bible study/Discussion

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We are looking at the book of Romans for January and February, and by March we’ll see what the book When in Romans has to say, too. Wednesday from 12:15 – 1 pm Pasquerilla Room 211. Come and bring your lunch (there is a microwave)! Come join the fun and learn a bit along the way!

Snowdog visits!

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Need some puppy love? Well, there are currently three very friendly snow dogs living with Alicia (our campus minister) and they will be making visits to campus while the weather is cool (or downright frigid!). Aspen and Lola are Alicia’s dogs, and Iris a friend’s dog who is visiting this winter.  Check the Lutheran Penn State facebook page for upcoming …

Advent Surprise

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Where have you been surprised to find God?   Through Advent, this season of preparing for the coming of God into the world, we hear over and over about the surprising places where God shows up, and the surprising ways God is active and the surprising people chooses to use.   The stories of Advent are filled with surprises.  God …

prayer for this week 12/7/2017

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You surprise me, God. I didn’t expect that at all.   You bring love and hope and new life into moments of despair. You bring possibility and potential into places that seem desolate. You bring light into the dark corners of our world, and of my soul.   Help me to see you in places, events, and people where I …

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Advent Advent begins on Sunday.  It ‘s a little late this year. Advent is a season of waiting. We are waiting in a broken and struggling world for God who will come close. Close enough to touch our lives, to hear our struggles, to heal our sorrows, to show us hope. Advent is often a lost season on campus.  Who has …

Prayer for this week 11/30/2018

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O come, o come, Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel. That mourns in lonely exile here, until the Son of God appear. Rejoice!  Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to you, o Israel. Thanks be to God.

Grace Choir Resumes in January!

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Grace Lutheran’s Adult Choir will begin rehearsals on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and you are invited to sing! Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00 pm and Sunday mornings from 10:00-10:30 am. As in the past, the choir will sing regularly at the 10:30 service. Jayne Glocke is the new director and she is eager to have students involved and connected and singing! If you are interested, or …

Christmas Hoopla! Sunday, December 10th

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Make plans to take a break from studying and join the holiday fun! Come for a festive dinner, Christmas music and fun, and silly gifts for everyone!   Wear your favorite holiday sweater or other holiday clothes (or just come in your study-wear). We’ll gather Sunday, December 10th in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran after 6 pm worship (around 6:45 pm) …

December 3: Adventfest at Grace

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Come celebrate the start of Advent with the community at Grace Lutheran as we discover German holiday traditions on Sunday, December 3rd after the 10:30 am worship service (around 11:45 am). There will be seasonal music and Christmas carols, a German meal of bratwurst, potatoes, sauerkraut, side dishes, German stollen and cookies, plus informative German displays and activities including a …