Category: Lutheran Day

August 25, 2020

Save the Date for Lutheran Day 2021 – October 28

As we continue to move through the pandemic, we look forward and invite you to mark your calendar for next year’s Lutheran Day at the Capitol as we plan to gather in Harrisburg on Thursday, October 28, 2021. We have moved this annual event from the spring into the fall in prayerful anticipation that we...

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August 21, 2020

ELCA Church Council Adopts New Social Message

The ELCA Church Council has unanimously adopted a new social message: “Government and Civic Engagement in the United States: Discipleship in a Democracy.” This project was called for at the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, with an intention that it be ready to read before the national election this fall. The social message defines government as...

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November 26, 2019

New Lutheran Advocacy Video Resource Available

A new Lutheran Advocacy video is available for everyone to access and share how we are church together for the sake of the world God loves.  In addition to explaining how our faith-rooted advocacy happens, the video also gives disciples tips in how to be advocates, with guidance for conducting visits with policymakers.  Underwritten and...

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May 31, 2019

Lutherans Gather To Set a Welcome Table

Lutherans from across the Commonwealth gathered in the Capital on May 20 to speak up for the hungry, network with statewide advocates, worship,  learn about hunger and child nutrition, human trafficking, climate change, prescription drug pricing, the ELCA’s proposed Declaration of Inter-Religious Commitment with keynote Kathryn Lohre, and more. In addition, the day included worship,...

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February 24, 2019

Kathryne Lohre to Keynote Lutheran Day 2019

Kathryn Mary Lohre, Assistant to the Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Executive for Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Relations & Theological Discernment will keynote Lutheran Day of Advocacy 2019 — Set a Welcome Table — to be held May 20 in Harrisburg. The theme is based on Psalm 133:1, from the days’ lectionary:...

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May 28, 2018

PA Lutherans Advocate so that Justice Might “Roll Down Like Waters”

Lutherans from across the Commonwealth spoke up for the hungry, the sick and the health of our common home as they met with their lawmakers in Harrisburg on May 27.  Advocates urged their lawmakers to oppose two bills that would impose costly and cumbersome work requirements on those seeking Medicaid or food assistance.  They also...

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September 6, 2017

Save The Date: May 21 for 2018 Lutheran Day of Advocacy

Mark your calendars now to join Lutheran advocates in Harrisburg on May 21. 2018, for a day of learning, inspiration and action on issues that matter.  Look for more details and registration in January.  

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June 6, 2017

Highlights From Lutheran Day of Advocacy 2017

“What times we live in and how hungry our world is for hope and moral wisdom,” Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda began in her keynote address to those gathered for Lutheran Day of Advocacy 2017. “You gather here today because the God who called you into being, the God who loves you beyond measure, whose love for...

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December 22, 2016

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda to Keynote Lutheran Day

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda will be our keynote speaker for Lutheran Day of Advocacy, May 22, at Trinity, Camp Hill. Dr. Moe-Lobeda, author of Public Church: For the Life of the World, and most recently, Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation, is Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary of California Lutheran Univeristy, and Core...

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