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.

People of Faith United for Justice Advocacy Day on April 11, 2019

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

  • ELCA launches collaboration with Blessed Tomorrow
  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity devotions offered by four heads of communion
  • ELCA Presiding Bishop, Christian leaders issue statement on current U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine
  • ELCA Church Council meets, addresses well-governed and sustainable church
  • Philip Hirsch elected executive director of ELCA Domestic Mission
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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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