Praying this week

Alicia Anderson Alumni & Friends, Devotions, News 0 Comments

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

Alicia Anderson Devotions, News 0 Comments

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

Alicia Anderson News, What's Up? 0 Comments

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 …

Praying for the Paterno family

Alicia Anderson Alumni & Friends, Devotions, News 0 Comments

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Paterno family, and the Penn State community as we grieve together.   May God’s compassion bring comfort, and may God’s promises bring hope. Here is the link to the Daily Collegian’s special edition today. http://www.collegian.psu.edu/archive/2012/01/23/TDC_JoePaCommemorative_20120123.pdf

Kid’s Club Wednesday, January 11th!

Alicia Anderson News, What's Up? 0 Comments

Come help with crafts and games for school-aged kids on Wednesday, January 11th at Grace Lutheran Church!  It is all part of the Super Wednesday fun – gather for dinner with other students (and the rest of the Super Wednesday crew) at 5:30 pm in Harkins Hall (just below the large worship space), then get ready for some fun from 6:15 …

Welcome Back!

Alicia Anderson News, What's Up? 0 Comments

We are hoping you had a great time over semester break celebrating Christmas and New Year’s with family and friends and getting away from books and assignments and projects!    Welcome back!  May your Spring Semester be filled with excellent classes, important things to learn and study, time to enjoy your friends, and opportunities to rest, reflect and pray. Sunday worship begins again TODAY …

Fighting Malaria with Music – Psalm 151

Alicia Anderson Alumni & Friends, News, Student voices and more!, What's Up? 0 Comments

A child dies from malaria every 45 seconds. For a long time, the ELCA has been supporting clinics and programs in Africa to provide health care. Now we’re focusing on malaria with a new intensity. Malaria kills 800,000 people each year, most are children under five. That’s a child every 45 seconds. No child, no person, should die of a …

Praying this week

Alicia Anderson Devotions, News 0 Comments

As people of faith, we join together in offering our joys and concerns to God. Some things to pray about this week: The challenges of finals week.  We pray for students who are preparing and taking finals.  May they gather all the things they have learned in classes this semester and reflect them in the exams, projects and papers that will …

Caroling Wednesday!

Alicia Anderson News, What's Up? 0 Comments

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

Alicia Anderson Devotions, News 0 Comments

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 …