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.

Join an important virtual event, Standing with our Neighbors: Conversations on Immigration on Tuesday, May 25 at 7 pm. Learn more and register on our Events page.

LOPPW Priorities

  • Calling for an End to Childhood Hunger
  • Addressing the Crisis of Human Trafficking
  • Caring for God's Creation
  • Supporting Immigration Reform
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ELCA.org National News

  • Brenda Bos elected bishop of ELCA Southwest California Synod
  • Lee Miller II elected bishop of ELCA Upstate New York Synod
  • Megan Rohrer elected bishop of ELCA Sierra Pacific Synod
  • Presiding Bishop issues statement on Mental Health Awareness
  • ELCA Church Council approves sanctuary church guidelines
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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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