Social Justice

Social Justice

Lutheran Day 2024 Honorees

May 20th, 2024|

On May 9, 2024, over 200 Lutherans gathered in Harrisburg for Lutheran Day in the Capitol. In addition to a day of advocacy, LAMPa celebrated its 45th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of ELCA World Hunger with a special Gala Dinner. The evening featured music by ARTolerance and a

Episcopal, Lutheran partnership focuses on asylum-seeker sponsor training

April 15th, 2024|

CHICAGO — Building on a shared vision for gospel-centered hospitality and inclusion, Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) and AMMPARO, the migrant ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), have entered into a partnership to better train and support asylum-seeker sponsors. Accompanying Migrants with Protection, Advocacy, Representation and Opportunities (AMMPARO)

ELCA Conference of Bishops calls for a permanent bilateral cease-fire in Gaza

March 4th, 2024|

ITASCA, Ill.  – The Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is adding its voice to the growing group of faith leaders urgently calling for a permanent bilateral cease-fire in Gaza. We urge President Joe Biden, our legislators, and all who lead and make decisions on

LAMPa’s Period Poverty Postcard Campaign

February 29th, 2024|

Join LAMPa in supporting measures to end period poverty in Pennsylvania, beginning March 8, International Women’s Day!* Period poverty – the inability to afford menstrual hygiene products – has gained more and more attention in recent years, though the issue is nothing new. For generations, those who experience menstruation

Khader El-Yateem appointed Executive Director for ELCA Service and Justice

January 17th, 2024|

CHICAGO (Jan. 17, 2024) — The Rev. Khader El-Yateem has been appointed executive director of the Service and Justice home area of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). El-Yateem will begin his service March 18. “I am excited about Pastor El-Yateem bringing his relationship-building skills to the churchwide organization,”

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