ELCA Bishops, Advocates Urge Congress to Protect Refugees, Migrants

April 1st, 2017|

At the end of March, over 100 Lutheran leaders, including Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, met with congressional offices in Washington, D.C. to urge their members of Congress to protect and welcome vulnerable refugees and migrant children fleeing the endemic violence and persecution in their communities. Add your voice to theirs

Syrian Refugee Resettlement in PA

November 23rd, 2015|

Lutherans have long supported ministries that assist people who have been forced to flee their homes or homelands due to disaster, violence, hunger and more. Lutherans in Pennsylvania have a long history of refugee resettlement, including current efforts to welcome refugees from Syria in the Lehigh Valley. Governor Tom Wolf

Immigration Is A Pennsylvania Issue – Get Involved in the LAMPa PA Immigration Leadership Circle

January 30th, 2014|

Immigration law is a federal matter.   LAMPa is focused on Pennsylvania matters.   The intersection of the two is the focus for the LAMPa PA Immigration Leadership Circle. The goal of the Circle is to provide an opportunity for Lutherans in Pennsylvania to learn and to network so that we are

PA Dream Act

July 9th, 2013|

Every year, 800 Pennsylvania high school graduates walk out of their classrooms and into a world that is closed to them. American children, raised on American soil, are denied the American Dream because they lack the proper paperwork. LAMPa is mobilizing the Lutheran voice in the state to call for

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