Week of November 5

Hey Longhorn Lutherans! Reflection: An Unexpected Hand Usually, I would begin this reflection with a story from our life together at LCM, but if you will indulge me, I would like to share a moment from my recent trip to Chicago, when I worshiped on Sunday morning with a community I visit often when I […]

Hey, Longhorn Lutherans! All Saints Sunday Nov 4 Sacred Meal This coming Sunday we invite you to bring remembrances, pictures or momentos of those who have died you would like to remember, to place on the table during worship, as we light candles in recognition of the communion of the saints, honoring those who have […]

Reflection and Invitations – Week of October 22

Reflection on Healing Prayer This past St. Luke’s Day, October 18, we had a small, contemplative service of healing prayer in the evening. We prayed, heard scripture, sang, and had laying on of hands and anointing. Claire Schreiber, who served as one of the healing ministers at the service reflected: “Participating in the Service of […]

October 15, 2012 Weekly Invitations & Reflection

Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, “You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” (Mark 10:21) “FOLLOW ME” If you desire to live a deeply spiritual life answering the call to follow Jesus you […]

Invitations-week of October 8, 2012

Gifts of Love In this crazy, technologically advanced world, making something with your hands can be a rare and beautiful thing. Whether cooking or knitting, your hands can take ideas and put them into action. So much of this world has a tendency to dream and forget to DO. This week the ladies of our […]

Weekly Reflection/Invitations Sept 25, 2012

Hey Longhorn Lutherans! Autumn is upon us… “…Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me…” Mark 9:37a Welcoming…and being welcomed. Like many people, I love the image of Jesus welcoming the child and teaching us to do the same. On the other hand, I spend much of my time caring for two young […]

Living with Religious Diversity on Campus (in an anxious time)

Living with Religious Diversity on Campus Last Friday’s UT evacuation provoked plenty of anxiety on campus. Some students, Lutheran and those we just met, Mary (LCM Administrator) and I gathered at the Lutheran Center and watched TV waiting for updates. It took a while for everyone to calm down, especially as TV images showed people […]

Invitations and thoughts for week of September 10, 2012

Reflecting on Free Wednesday Dinners LCMUT serves great Wednesday dinners, with really no strings attached! Some would say: “what could be sillier than cooking dinner for students when there are so many places to eat?” Our meals are really about acceptance and welcome, freely given. We pray at the beginning of the meal, and share […]

August 2012 News and Invitations

Greetings Students, Parents, Pastors, Alumni and Friends! We are rapidly approaching our first LCM worship services, dinners and events of the Fall semester and we are looking forward to getting to know you or reconnecting! Our first services/events of the semester are the following: Sunday, August 26, 7pm First Worship, using Evening Prayer 8pm Pizza, […]

Fajita Dinner

Title: Fajita DinnerDescription: This will kick off our Wednesday night dinners for the 2012-13 school year! Come and eat and meet new friends and reconnect with old ones! We want to hear how your summer was and start off the new school year right! ALL are welcome to this FREE dinner! If you are new […]