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 us on FB the first Wednesday of each month at noon for news updates and one focus issue. Due to the holiday, our next one is on Jan. 8, 2020.

Current News

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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

  • Bishop Eaton issues pastoral message on death of Herbert Chilstrom
  • Herbert Chilstrom, first ELCA presiding bishop, dies at 88
  • ELCA presiding bishop pastoral letter on the United Methodist Church
  • ELCA presiding bishop issues pastoral message on Iran conflict
  • ELCA presiding bishop responds to anti-Semitic incidents in New York
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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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