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.

Immigration, Asylum and Our Response on Tuesday, June 11: 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Midvale Lutheran Church in Madison (see more under Events)

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

  • Michael Lozano elected bishop of the ELCA Northwestern Pennsylvania Synod
  • Leila Ortiz elected bishop of the ELCA Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Synod
  • Kurt Kusserow re-elected bishop of the ELCA Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod
  • Suzanne Darcy Dillahunt re-elected bishop of the ELCA Southern Ohio Synod
  • ELCA launches resource to address gun violence
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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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