Chocolate for Lent

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Chocolate for Lent!  –  Bible Study/Discussion Instead of giving up chocolate this Lent, join the Bible study/discussion using the movie Chocolat to direct our conversation about faith, life and devotion.  We’ll have the conversation over dinner, and there will be chocolate each week (this means if you are giving up chocolate for lent, you get a reprieve each week for …

Malaria Campaign – and Music!

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Malaria Campaign – and Music! Malaria is a real threat in communities all across Africa.  Mosquito nets and medicine are a huge aid in fighting the spread and the affects of this disease.  YOU can help! Psalm 151 and  Lutheran Campus Ministry have recorded music from our 6 pm worship service into a wonderful new cd light the fire. If you …

Bible study – Mondays at lunch

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Bring your lunch to Otto’s eatery in Kern (near the Nittany Lion Shrine) on Mondays 12:15 – 1:15 pm and join the Bible study!  Just bring or buy your lunch and join the conversation. It will be informal, friendly and open. This spring we are exploring the weekly texts for worship – using some pre-prepared questions and raising our own questions as …

Let’s go! This way! – God calls us.

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Earlier this semester, there was a week where the assigned readings told stories of being called by God.  (You’ll find them printed below.)   In the Old Testament story, Samuel was working for the chief priest Eli in the temple.  One night, he thought he heard Eli calling to him, so three times, he went to see what Eli wanted.  Eli hadn’t …

road trip – mentoring help high school youth

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Youth Finding Faith in the Future Want to revisit the good ole’ high school days? Come take a road trip with us! We will be hanging out with youth groups and helping them answer questions about the future and faith. Come to an info session where we will begin planning an event that will be a lot of fun! (Who …

Monday Lunch – HUB Bible Study

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Bring your lunch to the Sbarro in the HUB on Mondays 11:45 – 1 pm and join the Bible study!   We’ll be choosing this Monday (2/13) if we’ll start with an exploration of Mark’s Gospel,  looking at Jesus’ Parables, or one of the Epistles.  This will be a fun, relaxed conversation over lunch where you can raise questions and grow …

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 Joseph Vincent Paterno.  We give thanks for his life and his work, and the many ways God worked through him to bless so many.  We are grateful for the way he coached football, and …

A time for everything

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Just about everyone I know enjoys the change of pace over semester break.  Even the people I know who spend too much time working at boring or challenging jobs.  A change of pace.  Different things to do.  There is a time for break, and a time to get back to school and work.  Somehow, whether we are enjoying peace and …

Service Opportunity February 25th

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What are you doing on February 25th? Come mix service with leadership by working at the Allegheny Synod Day of Service! High school youth from churches in Centre and the surrounding counties will come together on Saturday, Feburary 25th to share devotions, get to know each other, spend the morning serving a local agency, have lunch together, then talk about …