Welcome to Luther House

Expanding minds
Deepening faith
Inspiring service

We are students, faculty, university staff, international guests, and community members linked by faith and committed to academic life. End fo story

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We are a Reconciling in Christ Community

No matter your economic situation, political persuasion, marital status, gender, physical ability, ethnic background, or sexual orientation – you are welcome here. "All are welcome, all are welcome, all are welcome in this place!"

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Our Location

Luther House is located near the OSU campus at 211 NW 23rd Street. The office phone number is 541.753.5213 and is generally open Monday through Thursday 9am to 6pm, and often on Sundays too.

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Upcoming Events

Lutherfest Beer and Cheese Pairing

Join friends of Luther House for the third annual Beer and Cheese Pairing event, Sunday February 8, 2015, 2:00-4:00 p.m., at the Wheelhouse Event Center in downtown Albany. Six seated and served pairings will feature local craft beers, Oregon artisan cheeses, fresh baked breads, and many more amazing culinary treats.

It will be fun, but it will also be educational as brewers and cheese makers introduce us to their products and OSU experts from the Food and Fermentation Science programs fill us in on what’s happening in the worlds of beer brewing and cheese making in Oregon.

The Deepwood Strings ensemble will serenade us. Plus, you’ll learn more about Lutheran Campus Ministry than you thought possible.

All this for only $50 per ticket or $350 for a table of eight. Ticket sales open December 1st at lutherfest.luther-house.org. Now is the perfect time to invite your friends to join you or buy tickets for those hard-to-please people on your holiday gift list.

Our thanks to all the vendors supporting this effort, especially to our three big sponsors – the St. Mark Lutheran Endowment Fund, the Grace Lutheran Foundation, and Ron Mohr and Charlie Owen of Thrivent Financial along with the Thrivent NW Community Board.

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GRACEnotes, November 26

Glory and gratitude and praise
now let earth to heaven raise.
Glory and gratitude and praise:
these we offer to God.
 
That refrain from a beautiful Iona Community http://iona.org.uk doxology captures the essence of gratitude – gratefulness to God, thanksgiving for each gift. Researchers tell us gratitude is central to a well-lived, healthy life. By it anger is transformed to kindness, distress to healing, division to wholeness, and selfishness to service. Lives lived gratefully see hope where others see only despair. Those who are grateful positively impact those around them. Homes are happier, communities are healthier, and individuals are better able to handle whatever comes their way. Our national observance of Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. Today may it also teach us gratitude.
 
Here’s a glance at the week ahead…
 
Today - NO on-campus office hours
Thursday-Sunday - Thanksgiving Holiday
Saturday - Civil War Parking Lot Fundraiser, 1:30-5:00
Sunday - First Sunday in Advent worship; NO Supper + Sustenance tonight
Monday - World AIDS Day
Tuesday - Come and Go Lunch plus Birthday Tuesday, 11:30-1:30
 
Looking into the future...
 
St. Nicholas Party supper and white elephant gift exchange, December 7, 5:30-7:30
Men’s Cold Weather Shelter volunteers, January 18-24, 6:30-11 nightly
Neighborhood Sustainability Steward program and training (8 weeks), begins January 26
Beer and Cheese Pairing Event, February 8, 2:00-4:00
 
Safe travels, joyous feasting. In all things, at all times, give thanks!
 
Pr. Jim

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We are Lutheran Campus Ministry at Oregon State University

 

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Lutheran Campus Ministry at Oregon State University

The name of the OSU-recognized student organization is called Lutheran Campus Ministry at OSU. It's one of many religious groups on campus that, together, form the Spiritual Life at OSU organization. LCM welcomes all students to participate in activities, programs, social events and service projects sponsored by the organization. It's governed by a Student Leadership Team. The SLT meets monthly, usually on Thursday evenings, to plan activities. LCM is part of the national Lutheran Student Movement organization LSM-USA.