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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 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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Blanket the Capitol and Cover the Homeless With Care

Everyone deserves a safe place to call home.  Yet, for many in our country, that has become increasingly impossible.  A severe  shortage of affordable housing has forced many not just...

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Draft Social Message on Climate Crisis Ready for Comments

A “Draft of a Social Message on Earth’s Climate Crisis” now is posted for public comment and feedback.  You can read the social message draft here and then use this...

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LAMPa Policy Council Gathers to Learn, Grow Community

The Laurel Highlands served as a beautiful backdrop for LAMPa’s Policy Council retreat at Camp Sequanota in September.  The council, which began a new term Sept. 1, heard updates on...

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