Join us on Thursday, May 9, for a day of learning, inspiration, advocacy, and celebration! It’s our 45th anniversary and we’re excited to share our gratitude for the past and hope for the future with you! We’re also marking ELCA World Hunger’s 50th anniversary in a celebration of all the ways Lutherans show up to feed and care for our neighbors in Pennsylvania and around the world!

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Early Bird Rates – Register before April 11th

  • Day of Learning and Advocacy – $55
  • Gala and Celebration of Advocates – $60
  • Early Bird Double (Both Day and Evening) – $110

Registration Rates – Register by May 2nd

  • Day of Learning and Advocacy – $60
  • Gala and Celebration of Advocates – $70

Students, first call rostered leaders, and congregations bringing a team of three or more receive discounts! See logistics for promocodes.

Scholarships are available! Please email us at to inquire.

You can be a sponsor of the Gala through our registration page. Other donations are always welcome!

Day of Learning and Advocacy

Trinity Lutheran Church in Camp Hill and Pennsylvania State Capitol (9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.) Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

The day will include:

  • Continental breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m.
  • Learning sessions and policy updates on issues from hunger to housing and training for civic engagement
  • Exhibits to browse and connect with exciting things happening across the church in PA and nationally
  • Boxed lunch and preparation for legislative visits
  • Worship with sermon by ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton (Offering goes to ELCA World Hunger)
  • Transportation to and from the Capitol
  • Legislative visits arranged by LAMPa (Find out who your lawmakers are here)
  • Group photo in the beautiful Capitol Rotunda

See a preview of our workshops and speakers.

Note: If you would like childcare for this portion, please indicate on your registration by March 31 to help us best accommodate you!

Set a Welcome Table — Gala Dinner and Celebration of Advocates

Beginning at 6:30 p.m., join us at the Hilton Downtown Harrisburg for an evening celebrating 45 years of Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania and 50 years of Lutheran World Hunger Ministry. Social hour* begins at 5:30 p.m.

The evening will include:

* Cash bar available.

May 8 — ELCA AMMPARO Special Event: Gather with neighbors engaged or interested in this holistic, whole church commitment by the ELCA, as a church in the world, to accompany migrant children and families. Hosted by Tree of Life Lutheran Church, 1492 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg. Find out more and register here.

Help us get the word out! Use these resources to promote Lutheran Day in your networks and communities! Teams of 3 or more from a congregation get a discount! (See below)

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Overnight Accommodations:

At the Hilton Downtown Harrisburg:

Book a room in our discounted block here, or book through the Hilton app or over the phone by using code 98E.

With our partners at Lutheran Camping Corporation of Central Pennsylvania:

Kirchenwald or Wittel Farm – $65/night

Meyers at Kirchenwald (Dormitory style) – $36/night


At ULS-Gettysburg at Aberly (Dormitory style) – $45/night:

Follow this link and write in “Lutheran Day” as the event and choose “dormitory style” in the accommodations menu

Other Logistics:

United Lutheran Seminary Students – Select the “Student” Rate Ticket and use promocode ULSSTUDENT24 for $25 off, courtesy of ULS.

First Call Rostered Leaders- use promocode FCTE24 for $25 discount.

Congregations with 3 or more participants – register using the promo code CONGREGATION24 for $5/person discount. Register individually – we’ll be able to tell who the rest of your team is!

Language Accommodations – please email us at if you need ASL or other language accommodations. We’re happy to arrange that for you!

Travel Logistics – Ample parking is available at Trinity. If you are coming by Amtrak, please contact the LAMPa office as soon as possible by emailing to arrange a shuttle from the Harrisburg station. Also email us if you are interested in ride sharing and we can connect you with others from your area! The Capitol Complex can be difficult to navigate, involving many steps and uneven floor surfaces. If you will need assistance accessing the building, or wonder if you might, please contact us at

Rostered Leaders — Certificates of participation hours will be available upon request. Email us if you will require documentation.