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2024 World Hunger Lent Study: Week 3

The following is taken from the 2024 ELCA World Hunger Lent Study. The full resource can be ordered as a hardcopy or downloaded as a PDF in English or Spanish at the link here. Week 3 — Crucifixion Exodus ••• Exodus...

ELCA World Hunger is celebrating 50 years!

As ELCA World Hunger celebrates its 50th year pursuing God’s promise of a just world, we invite you to join us, beginning by sharing this video with your communities, families, and friends.  

2024 World Hunger Lent Study: Week 2

The following is taken from the 2024 ELCA World Hunger Lent Study. The full resource can be ordered as a hardcopy or downloaded as a PDF in English or Spanish at the link here. Week 2 — Transfiguration ••• Genesis...

2024 World Hunger Lent Study: Week 1

The following is taken from the 2024 ELCA World Hunger Lent Study. The full resource can be ordered as a hardcopy or downloaded as a PDF in English or Spanish at the link here. Reconciliation ••• Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25:1-10...

Regenerating Life: Watch and Meet the Filmmaker

Lutherans Restoring Creation and ELCA World Hunger are eager to share a resource faith communities can use to start discussions and inspire community-based-solutions to grow climate justice, as part of the One Home, One Future collaborative. Regenerating Life: How to Cool the Planet, Feed the World, and...

Reflections on the Israel-Hamas Conflict: Scarcity, Abundance, and Imagination

For many U.S. residents reading this blog post, our ability to think soundly about the Israel-Hamas conflict has been consistently interrupted by waves of conflicting images and emotions: stories of trauma and grief from Israelis impacted by the Hamas attacks...

World Hunger Leaders Gathering: Embracing Hope – Taking Action – Moving Forward!

  For fifty years, we have stood together as Lutherans, taking action to address root causes of hunger and poverty around the world through ELCA World Hunger, grounded in God’s promise of a time when we will hunger and thirst...

New Data Show Trends, Challenge Old Wisdom

Knowing the numbers for hunger and poverty can go a long way to helping us talk about the issues accurately and craft effective, forward-looking responses. For those who share with their congregation information about hunger and poverty, these numbers can...

Celebrating 2023 “Holy Cow Award” in Northwestern Minnesota

The article below was originally published on the “Our Synod Stories” webpage of the Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA. It is re-posted with permission from – and gratitude for – the synod and the author, Pastor Devlyn Brooks, a...

Reflecting on the United Nations High-Level Political Forum, Part III

  In July 2023, four leaders from across the United States joined ELCA World Hunger and the Lutheran Office for World Community in New York City as delegates of the Lutheran World Federation at the 2023 United Nations High-Level Political...