Student Dinner on Sundays

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Resumes Sunday, August 26th, 2012 Each Sunday evening when classes are in session, we gather for dinner in the Fireside Room after the 6 pm worship service.  Meals range from home-cooked favorites to delivery pizza.  You’ll always find a vegetarian option, and something healthy (plus dessert – sometimes thanks to the creativity and generosity of the students!)  Come for conversation …

Praying this week

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As people of faith, we join together in offering our joys and concerns to God.  Some things to pray about this week: We give thanks for the countless ways we are blessed.  We thank God for the countless ways we are blessed.  For the people who love us and help us.  For the people we love and enjoy time with.  …

Giving Thanks

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Thanksgiving break is finally here.   Whew. As you gather what you need for the week and leave town, my prayers are with you and the rest of our community at Penn State. May you truly enjoy this week away from classes, deadlines and assignments.  May you manage to get some rest.  May you eat some wonderful food.  May you spend time with …

Thursday Worship and Dinner

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Thursday Worship Gather for worship on Thursday evening in the Worship Hall at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center at 5:45 pm.  This service of song, prayers, readings, reflections and holy communion will feed your spirit . . . then you can stay for dinner after worship and feed your body!  It’s your chance for another home-cooked meal before you leave for Thanksgiving …

New Monthly Meeting TODAY!

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LSC is meeting today!  Each month, we’ll be gathering for an event or activity on Wednesday night (after dinner with Grace Lutheran’s Super Wednesday crowd) to bring together students from all the different parts of our community. . . so whether you worship at any of the Sunday morning services,  gather on Sunday evening for 6 pm worship and dinner, or …

Community Healing Service

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Tuesday, November 15th, Christians from across State College and Penn State gathered to pray together for healing and hope in the face of the abuse allegations and scandal that have shaken our community.  Pastors from various Christian traditions shared leadership of responsive readings, scripture and prayer which was held at Grace Lutheran Church, 205 South Garner Street, State College, PA  16801 …

Blood Drive – this Thursday!

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Donors are needed in the PSU – MSU Blood Drive Challenge! LSC is helping to host the Blood Drive on Thursday, November 17th at the HUB between 9 am  and 7 pm To make an appointment to donate blood, visit https://www.givelife.org/index.cfm?group=op&hek=027412 .  Again, spaces are filling up quickly, so do it now! To volunteer, visit  https://volunteer.psu.edu/redcross/event – times are filling fast, …

Pray, reflect, meditate on healing

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On Monday students, staff, and campus ministers will have the opportunity to visit the Worship Hall at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center  for silent prayer and meditation from 12 noon – 6 pm.  There will be an opportunity to write prayers and light candles as we reflect on healing in our community and finding hope in this difficult time.  Everyone is welcome …

light of hope

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I was struck by this image from last night’s vigil on the Old Main lawn. Each candle is different, yet they all burn with the same flame.  Each of us comes to this tragedy from a different place.  We are each dealing with our own sorrow, shaped by way events have affected us and those we love.  Yet, in our difference, …

God loves you. period.

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Word is out that a Christian group that stands against homosexuality will be coming to State College to demonstrate at the Penn State vs. Nebraska game tomorrow.  Their message is that God hates people who are gay or lesbian.  They say that God uses tragedy to punish families or communities. They are wrong.  Period. If you encounter these people toorrow at …