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Lent Reflection 2: Vulnerable in the Wilderness

ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving Lent 2022 In English and en Espanol Week 2: Wandering in the Wilderness “I must be on my way” (Luke 13:33). Read Genesis 15:1-12;17-18 Psalm 27 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 12:31-35 Reflect As we...

Lent Reflection 1: Journey in the Wilderness

ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving Lent 2022 Week 1: Journey in the Wilderness “A wandering Aramean was my ancestor” (Deuteronomy 26:5) Read Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9 -16 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 Reflect We have a curious set...

ELCA World Hunger’s Big Game Challenge 2022!

  It’s game time! The Big Game Challenge has kicked off, and our church is racing toward the goal of ending hunger!   While you are cheering on your team and celebrating with family and friends— let’s help tackle hunger together! From...

ELCA World Hunger Education and Networking Grants

  The application period for 2022 Cycle 2 of ELCA World Hunger Education and Networking Grants will open on August 1st! Hunger Education and Networking Grants are one of the ways ELCA World Hunger accompanies congregations, synods, organizations, partners and...

Migration Policy: Hunger Policy Podcast December 2021

  Saturday, December 18, is International Migrants Day, a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness and focus attention on the 281 million people around the world where are on the move, in search of peace, stability,...

Advent 2021- Week Four Study Guide and Children’s Sermon

Advent Week 4 “Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And why has this happened to me, that the mother of...

Advent 2021- Week Three Study Guide and Children’s Sermon

  Advent week 3 “In reply [John the Baptist] said to them, ‘Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.'” -Luke 3:11 This Advent reflection is part of ELCA World...

Advent 2021- Week Two Study Guide and Children’s Sermon

Advent Week 2 “By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us.” -Luke 1:78 This advent reflection is part of ELCA World Hunger’s 2021 Advent Study and ELCA World Hunger’s weekly Sermon Starter...

Hunger, Health and…Honoring Saints? Remembering Martin de Porres and Elizabeth of Hungary

  It’s no exaggeration to say that observing the festivals and commemorations of saints is an uncommon practice in Lutheran churches. Indeed, a simple Google search for “Lutheran AND saints” returns a wide spread of opinions, ranging from blog posts...

“That We May Live Together”: From Challenges to Opportunities

  Supported in part by ELCA World Hunger, the Asian Rural Institute (ARI) in Japan is a nine-month service leadership training program that draws people from around the world, allowing them to live and work together as they learn agricultural...