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Remembrance of the Gulf Oil Spill

This week, as we pause to remember Christ’s death on the cross and the redemption and hope of the risen Christ on Easter Sunday, we also mark another anniversary.  On April 20, 2010 an oil explosion killed 11 people in...

Why the Federal Budget Matters

Click on the links below to view two short YouTube videos from policy directors in the ELCA Advocacy Ministry. Jennifer De Leon, Advocacy Director for Lutheran Advocacy in Illinois, on YouTube Andrew Genszler, ELCA Advocacy Director, on YouTube

Supporting the Clean Air Act

Recently, ELCA Bishop John Schleicher of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod wrote to the Saginaw (MI) News explaining why, as a person of faith, he supports the Clean Air Act and why, as a church, the ELCA cares about environmental...

Willingly Giving Up Food

I have only been fasting for a week, but have you noticed we are surrounded by food? It’s available for purchase on my commute to work, laying out in the kitchen at work, sold by street vendors and advertised on television...