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Duke Lutherans: A Vibrant and Inclusive Community

First year student Camryn Johnson shared this personal reflection on October 31 at Evening Eucharist for Reformation Day ...
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October 10 , 2021 – What Possesses You?

Rev. Amanda Highben Text: Mark 10.17-31 Before last week, I hadn’t thought much about the man in Mark’s gospel ...
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September 19, 2021 – Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

Rev. Amanda Highben Text: Mark 9.30-37 What if the disciples hadn’t been afraid to ask? What if rather than ...
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August 26, 2021 – Welcome Back to Life Together

Rev. Amanda Highben Text: John 6.1-14 Grace, mercy, and peace to you, beloved children of God, in the name ...
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A Different Kind of Fast

Magdelena is a junior undergraduate from Seattle who's studying Marine Biology. In the spring of 2020, she led ...
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February 7, 2021 – Duke Lutherans Evening Prayer

Rev. Amanda Highben Text: Isaiah 40:27-31  I’m not sure when I started noticing this on social media, but sometimes ...
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January 24, 2021 – Duke Lutherans Evening Prayer

Rev. Amanda Highben Text: Mark 1:14-20 Grace and peace to you, Duke Lutherans, in this new year and new ...
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An Early (and Longer Advent)

Rev. Amanda L. Highben https://vimeo.com/479650354 First, I have a confession to make. I looked at the Bible texts ...
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The Great Fire of the Love of God for Us

Rev. Amanda L. HighbenText: Psalm 46 https://vimeo.com/472234653 Last Tuesday night into Wednesday morning bright lights could be seen streaking ...
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Still Called to Life Together

“Duke Lutherans is a welcoming community of Lutherans and friends at Duke University, called to boldly share God’s ...
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A Dead-End Road?

Rev. Ali TranvikText: Luke 24:13-35 https://vimeo.com/412349605 “This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being ...
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Hallelujah Anyway!

Rev. Ali TranvikText: Matthew 28:1-10 “Do not be afraid,” God tells the Israelites living in exile (Isa 41:10). “Do ...
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Where Do You See Resurrection?

In this Easter season, we asked Duke Lutherans: Where do YOU see resurrection? Here’s what a few of ...
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Who is This?

Rev. Ali TranvikText: Matthew 21:1-11 Each month for the past couple of years, some Duke Lutherans, along with neighbors ...
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Breaking Bread at the Grace House

While earning her PhD at Duke, third year pharmacology student Jovita Byemerwa also serves on the Duke Lutherans Leadership Team, helping us think about how ...
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