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The Lutheran Student Community of Penn State is an intentionally safe place – open to all students – regardless of faith background, church denominational history, economic status, political affiliation, ancestry, color, national origin, race, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability or handicap, political persuasion, age, or academic standing.

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Worship with us

There are plenty of opportunities with our community. Weekly worship is offered Thursdays on campus at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, as well as Sunday services in the morning and evening at Grace Lutheran Church on South Garner Street.

Need someone to talk to?

Don’t know what you believe? Struggling with relationships? Need a listening ear? If you are feeling distressed or troubled, if you can’t quite sort things out, if you just want to talk, you are welcome to contact our Campus Minister, Alicia Anderson. Part of why our staff is here is so that we can provide emotional, spiritual, and other support to students when they most need it!

Alicia is available by email at ara2@psu.edu or by text or phone at (814) 360-0601.

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ordinary moments

The readings in these first weeks of Easter (there are 7 weeks in total) give accounts of Jesus appearing to the disciples after the resurrection. This week we read Luke’s version of Jesus’ appearance to all the disciples after the resurrection. In previous verses, the followers have already heard the report of women followers who found the tomb empty and

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weekly prayer: 4/16

O God, You are with me in ordinary moments. You are the creator of the whole universe, yet you are also here in simple things. Help me to feel your peace and your reassurance. Remind me that you are the source of new life. Help me to see your love and faithfulness in the ordinary blessings of my day. Comfort

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Campus Ministry Madness Results!

Hey, Campus Ministry Madness Fans! We finished in 3rd place overall in the points!! As soon as the info is released, we’ll post the total raised for LCM at PSU here!! Thank you to everyone who donated and shared out social media posts and update! Thank you for joining in the fun and helping Lutheran Campus Ministry at Penn State

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Luke 24:36b-48

36bJesus himself stood among [the disciples] and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. 38He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? 39Look at my hands and my feet; see that it is I myself. Touch me and see; for a ghost does not

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questions

This week’s gospel reading tells about Jesus visiting the disciples the evening after they have discovered that he is risen. The disciples are locked together in a room, surely for their safety, since their leader was just executed by the authorities a few days earlier. Jesus tells them “Peace be with you,” breathes the Holy Spirit on them, and tells

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weekly prayer: 4/9

O God, Thank you for questions and doubts in my life. Use them to move me to explore, learn, and discover. Guide me as I seek new questions instead of familiar or easy answers. Show me how to live with doubts. Remind me that you welcome my questions. Teach me the gifts that uncertainty can bring. Amen.

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