A Ministry of the ELCA - Supported by World Hunger

In faithful response to God's love, we engage people of faith in the ministry of advocacy for policies that support peace, justice and care for all of God's creation.

New Resource! Called into the World: Devotions on the ELCA Social Statements (find under Resources & Advocacy Tools)


Current News

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LOPPW Priorities

  • Calling for an End to Childhood Hunger (and issues related to homelessness, drugs)
  • Addressing the Scandal of Human Trafficking
  • Caring for God's Creation
  • Confronting the Impact of Money on Politics and Public Policies
  • Supporting Immigration Reform
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ELCA.org National News

  • Record number accept call to ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission
  • Katherine A. Finegan elected bishop of ELCA Northern Great Lakes Synod
  • Kristen E.M. Kuempel elected bishop of ELCA Eastern Washington-Idaho Synod
  • ELCA and Episcopal Church issue call for prayer, fasting and advocacy
  • Michael Girlinghouse re-elected bishop of ELCA Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod
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ELCA World Hunger

  • 868 million people – that’s 1 in 8 – are chronically hungry and cannot lead active daily lives.
  • 1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty, living on less than $1.25 per day.
  • In the United States, more than 50 million people do not know where their next meal will come from.
  • 46.2 million Americans are living in poverty.
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