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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources & News

 

Faithful Action Press Release – Statewide Faith Leaders Meet with Elected Leadership to Advocate for Comprehensive Covid-19 Legislation. Press Release Here.

ELCA Bishops Press Release – ELCA Bishops Call for Statewide Protections during the Pandemic – Press Release and Letter to Legislators Here. 

ELCA Presiding Bishop Statement – Bishop Eaton Calls for Day of Mourning

 Advocating Locally – Please check out LOPPW’s new resource for advocating on a county level.  This can also be used as a guide for advocating with municipalities.  Now  is a vital time to lift our voices locally as we continue our statewide efforts! Find the Advocating Locally Resource Here. 

Faith Leaders COVID Safety Pledge. Interfaith leaders from the across the state joined together to sign a Safety Pledge to help slow the spread of Covid-19 and protect their communities. See this signed pledge here.
Wednesday Noon Live August 5, 2020 –  Reverend Blake Rohrer with a response as a citizen and Christian to the state mandate on masks. Green Bay Alderwoman Barbara Dorff responding to the threats to the City Council after their local mandate and her hopes for the future; Mr. William Mattson of LOPPW’s council and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rhinelander responding to issues he sees locally and the mandate. Plus more updates.

Six Bishops respond to the WI Supreme Court’s Ruling on DHS Safer at Home Order. See Statement Here.

Thank you to the six bishops who signed on to LOPPW’s letter to the Supreme Court as part of an amicus to support Governor Evers’ extension of Safer at Home.  Also thank you to Rabbi Bonnie Margulis of Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice for helping to organize letter-writing from clergy in collaboration with Attorney Stephen Kravit.  Please feel free to use this to consider writing a letter to the editor.   Letter to WI Supreme Court

Bishop Paul Erickson’s Letter asking the Governor to Release Prisoners:  Letter to Gov. Evers 6-15-20 (1)


ELCA Resources & Other Resources


Covid-19 Resources from the Governor’s Office

Governor Tony Evers’ and Safer at Home