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A weekly discussion featuring Bible lessons and prayer for the upcoming Sunday, prayer and time to hear, grow and be transformed by God's word for us. Hungry for more? Visit our website, www.glcpa.org for sermons and worship resources and our Faith Formation website, www.glcfaithformation.org for faith formation resources for all ages!

Pocketful of Grace Grace Lutheran Church

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.3 • 3 Ratings

A weekly discussion featuring Bible lessons and prayer for the upcoming Sunday, prayer and time to hear, grow and be transformed by God's word for us. Hungry for more? Visit our website, www.glcpa.org for sermons and worship resources and our Faith Formation website, www.glcfaithformation.org for faith formation resources for all ages!

    Gift and Promise and Power

    Gift and Promise and Power

    Pastor Carolyn Hetrick (preaching) and Pastor Scott Schul, of Grace Lutheran Church, State College, PA discuss the prayer and lessons for the Sunday of Pentecost, June 5th, 2022:
    Acts 2:1-4, 6-7, 12-17, 21
    Psalm 104: 30-35b
    Romans 8:14-17
    John 14:15-17, 25-27

    Today's music: "Holy Spirit, Truth Divine" a public domain hymn sung by Grace Musicians and produced by Graham and Laurel Sanders.
    Worship resources from www.sundaysandseasons.com, copyright 2022, Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Used with permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #20807​. Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-700989. All rights reserved.

    • 29 min
    God's Power at Work

    God's Power at Work

    Pastor Scott Schul and Pastor Carolyn Hetrick, od Grace Lutheran Church, State College, PA discuss Ascension Day, which is Thursday May 26, 2022: 
    Readings: Acts 1:1-11
    Psalm 67
    Ephesians 1:15-23
    Luke 24:44-53

    Today's music:  "To God Be the Glory" is by flutist Judy Nishimura, © 2020 ALRY Publications LLC, United Music & Media Partner, www.alrypublications.com and used with permission from ALRY. Played by Laurel Sanders.
    Worship resources from www.sundaysandseasons.com, copyright 2022, Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Used with permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #20807​. Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-700989. All rights reserved.

    • 34 min
    Open Our Hearts

    Open Our Hearts

    Pastor Scott Schul and Pastor Carolyn Hetrick, of Grace Lutheran Church, State College, PA discuss the prayer and lessons for this Sunday, the 6th Sunday of Easter, May 22, 2022:
    Acts 16:9-15
    Psalm 67
    Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5
    John 14: 23-29

    Today's music: "Thine is the Glory," played by Adam H Smith, pianist. by Thomas Keesecker, from Easter Hope, was recorded by Adam H. Smith, pianist, for worship use for Grace Lutheran Church, State College, PA.  Copyright (c) 2020 Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP), a division of MorningStar Music Publishers. Non-commercial recording made available with permission from MorningStar, March, 2022.  Streamed in worship with permission under ONE LICENSE #A-700989. All rights reserved.
    Worship resources from www.sundaysandseasons.com, copyright 2022, Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Used with permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #20807​. Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-700989. All rights reserved.

    • 38 min
    "Without Love, Our Actions Gain Nothing"

    "Without Love, Our Actions Gain Nothing"

    Pastor Scott Schul (preaching) and Pastor Carolyn Hetrick, of Grace Lutheran Church, State College, PA discuss the prayer and lessons for the 5th Sunday of Easter, May 15, 2022:
    Acts 11:1-18
    Psalm 148
    Revelation 21:1-6
    John 13:31-35

    Today's closing prayer: from the World Council of Churches, at https://www.oikoumene.org/resources/prayer-cycle
    (Bangladesh. A Procession of Prayers: Meditations and Prayers from around the World, comp. John Carden, WCC, and Cassell, London, UK, 1998, p.179
    Today's music: This arrangement of the hymn Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, is arranged by flutist Judy Nishimura, © ALRY Publications LLC, United Music & Media Publishers, www.alrypublications.com and is used with their permission.  It was recorded for use by Grace Lutheran Church in State College, PA.
    Worship resources from www.sundaysandseasons.com, copyright 2022, Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Used with permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #20807​. Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-700989. All rights reserved.

    • 30 min
    Practicing Resurrection

    Practicing Resurrection

    Pastor Scott Schul and Pastor Carolyn Hetrick of Grace Lutheran Church in State College, PA discuss the readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter, May 8, 2022:
    Readings and Psalm
    Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 

    Today's music is: Thine is the Glory from Easter Hope  (Thomas Keesecker), played by Adam H. Smith, pianist. Copyright (c) 2020 Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP), a division of MorningStar Music Publishers. Non-commercial recording made available with permission from MorningStar, March, 2022.  Streamed in worship with permission under ONE LICENSE #A-700989. All rights reserved. 
    Worship resources from www.sundaysandseasons.com, copyright 2022, Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Used with permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #20807​. Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-700989. All rights reserved.

    • 35 min
    You Fill the Hungry with Good Things- Faith Lived Out

    You Fill the Hungry with Good Things- Faith Lived Out

    Pastor Carolyn Hetrick, of Grace Lutheran Church, State College, PA is joined by Mel Curtis, the Anti-Hunger Program Director of the YMCA of Centre County; Kathy Kalbach, volunteer coordinator for Grace Lutheran food packing volunteers and members of Grace as we discuss the call of Jesus to see and share God's love with those who are in need, and specifically the ever expanding community effort spearheaded by the Y to address food insecurity in our area.

    To learn more about the YMCA Anti Hunger Program, contact
    Mel Curtis
    mcurtis@ymcaocc.org
    814-342-0889 or visit ymcaofcentrecounty.org
    To volunteer with Grace, contact us at 814-238-2478 or via www.glcpa.org

    Today's music:Jesus Christ Is Risen Today from Easter Hope  (Thomas Keesecker). Played by Adam H. Smith, piano. 
    Copyright (c) 2020 Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP), a division of MorningStar Music Publishers. Non-commercial recording made available with permission from MorningStar, March, 2022.  Streamed in worship with permission under ONE LICENSE #A-700989. All rights reserved. 

    • 34 min

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