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.


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 Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Supporting Immigration Reform
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ELCA.org National News

  • A Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols
  • A statement on the ordination of the first female Palestinian pastor in the Holy Land
  • ELCA Foundation Announces Partnership with Fund Evaluation Group LLC
  • Bishop Eaton and Abrahamic Leaders Condemn Anti-Christian Hate in the Holy Land
  • Lutheran Services in America and the ELCA Expand Partnership to Address Systematic Barriers for Black, Brown and Indigenous Children and Youth
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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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