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.

June 3, 2020, 6:00-7:00 pm - The Pandemic and Living on the Margins of Safety: Addressing child abuse, sex trafficking, and domestic abuse (webinar). Go to Events page to register.

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

  • Statement on Illinois anti-Semitic messages
  • ELCA presiding bishop issues pastoral message on COVID-19 racism and white supremacy
  • Urgent resources needed for East Jerusalem hospitals facing spread of coronavirus
  • ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission cancels volunteer placement for 2020-21
  • ELCA Church Council approves special COVID-19 fundraising appeal
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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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