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

Preach-In on Climate Change Workshop

January 23rd, 2014|

Tuesday February 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST Get ready to address the faith dimensions and moral  implications of climate change in your preaching with this workshop, led by The Rev. Dr. Karyn L. Wiseman.  The Rev. Dr. Wiseman is Associate Professor of Homiletics and Director of

Nearly 2 million Pennsylvanians facing hungrier holidays in wake of nutrition cuts

November 1st, 2013|

Some 1.8 million already vulnerable Pennsylvanians face further hardship as of Nov. 1 as cuts to federal nutrition assistance take effect. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), the cut amounts to 21 lost meals per month for a family of four.                Approximately 766,000 children, 494,000

Government Shutdown Leaves Hungry Even More Vulnerable

October 7th, 2013|

The federal government’s failure to act on a farm bill or a budget leaves hungry Americans with severely limited access to nutrition.  While the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP -- formerly food stamps) and school meals will be funded through October, other critical nutrition programs for low-income families and seniors

ELCA Assembly Actions Open New Advocacy Opportunities

August 30th, 2013|

In August 2013, over 1,000 voting members at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly in Pittsburgh acted on resolutions and memorials that have implications for LAMPa’s advocacy ministry. LAMPa has prepared a summary of these actions and noted current, related public policy issues in Pennsylvania. + Comprehensive immigration reform. The assembly approved

LAMPa Launches School Breakfast Campaign

July 9th, 2013|

Although the calendar tells us summer has just begun, come Independence Day, students, teachers and parents know back-to-school preparation is just around the corner.  Here at LAMPa, we will be using the summer legislative recess to meet with synod staff and congregations in the “Feed My Lambs” campaign to expand

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