Volunteers needed!

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The Central PA Food Bank and YMCA of Centre County’s Anti-Hunger Programs offer community food distributions in the parking lot at Grace Lutheran on the second and fourth Thursdays each month. You can join other volunteers between 1:45 pm and 6 pm and help with with setup, pre-packing food items, check-in, or putting food into cars. Volunteers are welcome just …

Thursday worship finals week

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Gather for a relaxed and community-built time of worship on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Worship Hall at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center during finals week.   There is music, prayer, reflection together, and lots of opportunity to connect with other students. It is a helpful way to set aside the the demands of the week and de-stress. Since it is …

John 15:1-8

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[Jesus said:] 1“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. 3You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you. 4Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear …

good shepherd

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Though most of us have little to no experience or contact with sheep or shepherds, the image of God as a good shepherd is among the favorite images in the bible. Psalm 23 has a lot to do with that – this beautifully worded poem names many ways God cares for us using the image of a devoted and wise …

weekly prayer: 4/26

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O God, You care for me and protect me like a good shepherd cares for their sheep. Help me to see your care, your wisdom, your guidance. Help me to realize the abundance and resources that surround me. Guide me as I make my way through the dangers and difficulties of life. Remind me of your constant presence and your …

Psalm 23 and John 10

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Psalm 23  1The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not be in want. 2The Lord makes me lie down in green pastures and leads me beside still waters. 3You restore my soul, O Lord, and guide me along right pathways for your name’s sake. 4Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil;  for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.  5You prepare a …

summer 2024

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Are you going to be in State College over the summer? Use this link to let us know when you’ll be around and what kind of things you’d like to do with LCM/LSC! Lunch on campus? Potluck? Hiking? Movie Night? Service projects? Other suggestions? Share your contact info and we’ll keep you posted!!

ordinary moments

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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 …

weekly prayer: 4/16

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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 …

Campus Ministry Madness Results!

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Hey, Campus Ministry Madness Fans! LCM at PSU was THIRD in Campus Ministry Madness Points overall! We raised OVER $1,000 in the four weeks of competition!! 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 (or any other ministry you …