Caroling Wednesday!

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There is still time to sign up for Christmas Caroling tonight! Christmas Caroling Wednesday, December 7th (5:30 pm for dinner) 6:00 pm at the Ramp Entrance at Grace Lutheran Church Gather for dinner with the Super Wednesday gang if you like at 5:30 pm. We’ll meet at 6 pm at the ramp entrance of Grace to share rides to The Oaks retirement …

Take a moment

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I have been burning the candle at both ends. This is the time of year when we all have an amazing load of things to do, and it just seems to get out of hand. For me, it’s not just the deadlines and commitments of work. Family responsibilities increase. I want to make holiday connections with family and friends who …

Christmas Caroling Wednesday, December 7th

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Come celebrate the coming Christmas season by joining in Christmas Caroling at the Oaks retirement community!  We’ll gather at Grace Lutheran Church (come at 5:30 pm for dinner with the Super Wednesday program), then share rides out to the Oaks!  You’ll enjoy the break and a chance to spread Christmas cheer!  Singing skills are not required!  Everyone welcome!  Really! We’ll …

Christmas Hoopla – December 9th

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Christmas Hoopla! What great way to celebrate the end of the semester!! Come to the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church (near the sanctuary on the upper floor) on Friday, December 9th from 6:30 pm until 9 pm for great food, lively company and seasonal fun! We’ll enjoy tasty appetizers, a delicious dinner and plenty of dessert (all home-cooked!). In …

Advent things

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Advent is the season of preparation.  In the weeks before Christmas, we prepare for the coming of God. Yes, in the weeks before Christmas, you are preparing for the coming of the end of the semester. Yes, in the weeks before Christmas, the whole culture is preparing for the coming of the Christmas holiday. In Advent, we prepare for the coming of …

NightPrayer Sunday

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Gather for quiet prayer at 9 pm in Eisenhower Chapel and find some peace as your week begins. Candles, prayerful songs, silence, images of Christ, prayers and readings will all help you talk with God about the concerns and joys of your life. This brief worship (30 – 40 minutes) is based on worship at the Taize ecumenical Christian community in France.  …

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 …