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 …

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: The Penn State community. We pray for students and faculty, administrators and staff, alumni and other supporters.  May we find healthy, helpful ways to deal with the confusion,  anger, disappointment and disgust that recent events have caused. May we listen …

Please pray for our community

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Please pray for the Penn State community and the State College community, and especially with anyone who is connected with the very sad Sandusky case. May God bring truth and healing and new wisdom.  –  Alicia Anderson, Campus Minister

All Saints and LCM Review!

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Sunday Evening Worship!  Come for a worship service where you are welcome just as you are (on so many levels!)! Gather at Grace Lutheran Church at 6 pm in the sanctuary where there is music, prayer, preaching, communion and community!  The music is led by a worship team (let us know if you are interested in helping with music) and …

Speaker: Richard Rohr

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An Interfaith Dialogue:  Action and Contemplation Monday, November 14th at 7 pm   Pasquerilla Spiritual Center Worship Hall Father Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province.  He founded the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM.  An internationally recognized speaker, he has traveled the world teaching on spirtuality, adult Christianity, politics and theology and non-dual thinking. …

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: The leaders of the world’s nations.  We pray for wisdom and good judgement.  May those who lead the nations give their best to the people they serve, caring for the powerless and the unheard.  May leaders find ways …

Thanksgiving Potluck Sunday November 13th

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Sunday is our Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner!  A perfect time to take a break from school work and the news and gather with LSC to give thanks and get some turkey before break!  We’ll provide  a delicious turkey and dressing and potatoes for Sunday, November 13th after the 6 pm worship service – students will bring the rest.  Put your cooking …