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. Join us next time on April 1, 2020.

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

  • Women's History Month statement
  • Response to COVID-19 from ELCA presiding bishop
  • An invitation to join in the Lord's Prayer
  • ELCA Church Council and ELCA Conference of Bishops hold first-ever multiday joint meeting
  • ELCA presiding bishop issues pastoral message in response to COVID-19 pandemic
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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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