Easter Sunday!

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Celebrate Easter Sunday on April 1, 2018!  All services are held in the worship space at Grace Lutheran Church.   Sunrise Easter Worship at 6:30 am Full-course breakfast at 7:30 am in Harkins Hall, below the worship space.  Come enjoy a community meal!  Festive Easter Worship at 8 am with Holy Communion and special music Festive Easter Worship at 9 am with …

Holy Week Options

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As Lent draws to a close, and we move toward the celebration of Easter, there are a number of opportunities to observe the final days of Jesus life and ministry.  All are welcome! Palm/Passion Sunday Worship, March 25 – 8, 9, 10:30 am and 6 pm at Grace Lutheran Church Palm branch at all services. Children’s procession at 9 & …

John 12:20-33

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20 Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went and told Andrew; then Andrew and Philip went and told Jesus. 23 Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the …

Prayer for this week 3/14/2018

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Gracious God, Sometimes life is awfully full.  There is so much to take in, to process, to make sense of. Thank you for the richness that life sometimes brings, and help me to look back see what I can learn. Help me to look for insight and wisdom. Help me to discover more about you and your world. Help me …

Interfaith Seder!

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Come for dinner and a wonderful exploration of the traditions of the Jewish Seder!  You’ll learn about Jewish practice and religion and learn a bit more about Christianity too! Tuesday, April 3rd 6 pm – 8:30 pm We are working with Hillel and a number of faith groups on this event, and volunteers are welcome to help with planning! Mark …

Sunday Lunch After Worship

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Once a month after the morning worship services, we gather students to enjoy a delicious lunch! We’re gathering this Sunday, March 18th after the 10:30 am service (around 11:40 am) in the Fireside Room, just down the hallway from the worship space. Come enjoy some home-cooked food, meet a few of the people you have been at worship with, and …

Free Pizza Friday!

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We’ll be joining our Muslim friends again this Friday, March 16th to hand out free pizza!  Come join the fun! If you want to help, come to the lobby at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center by 12:55 pm (really) and help carry pizza over to the plaza outside Palmer and the Forum.  We’ll hand out pizza to students there from about 1:10 …

Prayer for this week 2/27/2018

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Oh, God. I expected something so very different than this. Help me to get past my surprise and frustration and begin to see the possibilities I didn’t expect. Amen.   Help us, Dear God. Things are awful.  I want so much to help.  I feel so helpless. Be with me and the people I am trying to care for. Ease …

Spring Break Schedule Changes!

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Spring Break 2018! Spring Break begins on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 and runs through Sunday, March 11th, 2018. All our Sunday Worship Services will continue through Spring Break, but there will not be Dinner after worship on March 4th.  Mid-Week programs (Bible study, Thursday Worship, Thursday Dinner) will not be held during spring break. All programs will resume on Sunday, …

Mark 8:31-38

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Then [Jesus] began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again.  He said all this quite openly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him.  But turning and looking at his disciples, he …