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.


LOPPW Priorities

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

  • Pastoral message on the verdicts concerning the murder of Ahmaud Arbery
  • A pastoral message on the Rittenhouse acquittal
  • ELCA Church Council expresses gratitude for leadership of Bill Horne
  • Churches Beyond Borders releases devotional inspired by United Nations anti-violence efforts
  • ELCA Foundation announces launch of Ministry Growth Fund
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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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