April 4, 2013
LOVING OUR NEIGHBOR BY EXPANDING HEALTH CARE COVERAGE: A Call to the Faith Community in Pennsylvania
On the night before his death, Jesus teaches his disciples one final lesson. He models what it means to be a disciple by serving others and washing their feet. He instructs his closest followers that serving God means loving our neighbor and tending to their needs before our own. Jesus showed his love through direct healing of those who suffered from illness of body, mind or spirit. He witnessed to God’s limitless and abundant love for all, speaking up for the dignity and worth of the oppressed, the poor and the outcast. This call to love through action invites us today to show our love through direct service and advocacy for those who suffer or who are denied dignity. Today, people of ...
February 7, 2013
“STOP Predatory Payday Loans in PA Coalition” is a network of concerned agencies, organizations and individuals (including LAMPa) working to keep the legislature of the Commonwealth of PA from legalizing payday loans. Payday loans are small loans at greater than ...
February 7, 2013
Pennsylvania’s recent track record with healthcare for the poor has been more about denying access than promoting health and well-being for the most vulnerable. There are currently more than 1.3 million uninsured in the Commonwealth. We now have an opportunity ...
February 6, 2013
On February 5, Governor Corbett unveiled his $28.4 billion budget for the next fiscal year, an increase of $400 million, or 1%, from the budget in place when he took office in 2011. In contrast to previous budgets, which were shrouded ...
December 13, 2012
LAMPa Mission Statement: In response to God’s love in Jesus Christ, we advocate for wise and just public policies in Pennsylvania that promote the common good. “The witness of this church in society flows from its identity as a community that ...