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LAMPa Seeks Communications and Advocacy Engagement Manager

LAMPa is seeking a communications and advocacy engagement manager to create and implement communications strategies for supporting productive relationships with internal and external partners as well as effective advocacy with...

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PA Homeowner Assistance Program Increases Funding Cap

The Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund, or PAHAF, is a housing-related program to assist Pennsylvania homeowners facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide financial assistance to...

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PA Housing Alliance Recognizes Pastor of The Welcome Church with Frontline Leader Award

The Rev. Violet Little, pastor of The Welcome Church in Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, was recognized with the Frontline Leader Award at the state’s Homes Within Reach Conference. More than 800...

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Heating Assistance Grant Applications Now Open

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of a cash grant. Households in immediate danger of...

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PA Department of Health Shares Survey to Advance Health Equity

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is gathering citizen input to improve health equity. Regional health equity action teams have developed surveys that are open until Dec. 31 to identify and prioritize the...

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Join Stand Against Christian Nationalism

Christian Nationalism identifies human-made governments as lockstep with God’s will and seeks to privilege Christians, typically only white Christians. This type of ideology is not only dangerous but distorts the...

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LAMPa Policy Council Welcomes the Rev. D. Michael Bennethum

LAMPa’s Policy Council welcomes the Rev. D. Michael Bennethum as a representative from Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. Bennethum recently retired as the Director for Evangelical Mission in the synod. Over his...

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Help Ensure Safe, Fair & Accessible Elections in Your Community

Voters head to the polls Nov. 8  for important state and federal elections. The more prepared and supported our elections systems are, the less likely it is that voters will...

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Legislature Raises Cap on PHARE Fund for Housing by $20M

The General Assembly has approved a $20 million cap increase for the Pa. Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund.  The increase, which will take effect in 2023, will raise...

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LAMPa Welcomes The Rev. Erin Jones to Policy Council

LAMPa’s Policy Council welcomes the Rev. Erin Jones as a new representative from Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod. She serves as the pastor of the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community (HMBFC) on...

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