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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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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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Campus Ministry Madness Update!

Watch here for the latest updates on the standings for Campus Ministry Madness! This year during NCAA March Madness, LCM at Penn State has been participating in Campus Ministry Madness, an online fundraising challenge between Lutheran Campus Ministry sites all across the country.  Your support of Campus Ministry allows students to have a true community where they can explore and grow in

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John 20:19-31

19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they

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weekly prayer: 4/2

O God, You transform the world. In the resurrection, we see that nothing is so powerful you cannot overcome it. Not even death. Help me raise my voice to declare that you are risen! Help me to both speak and live your love, justice, forgiveness, and new life. Help me to believe what is unbelievable. Fill my terror and amazement

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Pre-Earth Day Film Screening

In preparation of Earth Day, enjoy a FREE screening of THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM at 7PM on April 15 in 127 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. Refreshments will be available during the movie in room 124. This event is sponsored by Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross Student Farm at Penn State and the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Development. THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

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