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January 2021

ELCA World Hunger Announces 2021 Virtual Leadership Gathering

January 20 - January 23
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The  Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) World Hunger team is looking forward to welcoming hunger leaders to the ELCA World Hunger Virtual Leadership Gathering. This year's theme is "And All Were Satisfied" John 6:11-12.  The  virtual event is scheduled for January 20-23, 2021. The ELCA World Hunger Leadership Gathering brings together the national network of ELCA World Hunger leaders, congregations, and ministry partners every 18 months for a time of networking, idea sharing, and planning for our shared work.…

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Ignite the Church Conference Goes Virtual: Includes Session on Justice and the Common Good

January 21
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Meeting under the theme “Adopting a New Reality: Living Into a Fresh Vision for God’s Church,” the 2021 Ignite the Church conference will be a virtual event composed of monthly webinars. This free series will include sessions on hybrid community, creative expressions of church, justice and the common good, and encouragement in the face of fatigue. Monthly webinars will run January through April. January - Encouragement Beyond Fatigue  February - Justice and the Common Good  March - Hybrid Community: Virtual & In-Person​​​ April…

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March 2021

NLIHC Sponsors Virtual Housing Policy Forum

March 30 - March 31
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is sponsoring a virtual Policy Forum on March 30 and 31, 2021, from 1 - 5 p.m. ET.  The theme for this forum is 2021: A New Day. The forum will feature keynote speakers and panels on Racial Equity and Housing Justice, Coronavirus: The Current State of Play, State and Local Emergency Rental Assistance Programs, Achieving a Housing Entitlement, What the Election Means for Affordable Housing/Capitol Hill Insiders Panel, Best Practices in Organizing,…

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April 2021

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Schedules Virtual Event

April 18 - April 21
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"I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert."  - Isaiah 43:19 Save the date for Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) 2021, April 18 - 21, and join them as they gather online to Imagine! God's Earth and People Restored.  Together, participants will passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity, and the beloved…

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ULS Spring Convocation

April 21
Online Webinar

On April 21st from 1:00pm to 4:00pm United Lutheran Seminary will be holding its spring convocation. This year's theme is the "Theology of Gathering as Church" during and after the pandemic. The event will be held virtually via Zoom. Register here! From ULS: "Since the earliest days, Christians have gathered in particular places as Church to experience God revealing God’s self.  These gatherings have continuously evolved throughout history, especially in responding to context.  Biblical and liturgical traditions provide a wealth…

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American Climate Leadership Announces Spring Virtual Conference

April 27 - April 29
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Our prospects for a healthy and just climate future are now within reach! Find out how you can be part of the solution by joining ecoAmerica and leaders from across the country at the 10th annual American Climate Leadership Summit 2021 (ACLS 2021), online April 27-29th. Register Now! Help raise national ambition and local action on climate solutions, no matter if you are a seasoned advocate or just getting started. Join the National Health + Climate Forum on April 27th to hear the latest updates and…

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May 2021

Transforming Ministry, Changing Lives With An Open Table

May 11
Online Webinar

ROOTING OUR ADVOCACY IN ACCOMPANIMENT CHANGED LIVES CHANGE THE WORLD! On May 11, join congregations from around Pennsylvania eager to emerge from this challenging year transformed to be transforming. Hear from those whose lives and communities have been transformed by the love of God and the power of relationship and accompaniment. Learn what an Open Table might mean for your community, your congregation, and your own discipleship. Registrants are invited to learn more about Open Table and to submit questions in advance to…

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Stand Up, Speak Up, Interfaith Prayer Vigil

May 23
Online Webinar

Join LIRS for our first-annual Stand Up, Speak Up Interfaith Prayer Vigil on Sunday, May 23! Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is excited to invite you to our first-annual Stand Up, Speak Up Interfaith Prayer Vigil. Together with interfaith communities across the country, we are lifting a unified voice to welcome and advocate for immigrants and refugees coming to the United States. Our goal is to focus less on the differences that can separate us—our faith backgrounds, ethnicities, and countries of origin—and…

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June 2021

LIRS Virtual Advocacy Day

June 22
Online Webinar

Join LIRS’s Virtual Advocacy Day on June 22, 2021, in honor of World Refugee Day, to tell your legislators that we want to see meaningful legislation passed that strengthens our country’s commitment to welcome and protection for those fleeing violence and persecution. This year’s event will be virtual and include trainings with LIRS policy staff and participants from each state. Legislative meetings with elected officials or their staff will be scheduled by LIRS staff and conducted by video or call-in format.…

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August 2021

Pa. Immigration and Citizenship Coalition Annual Youth Convening

August 21 @ 9:00 am - August 22 @ 5:00 pm

The Pa. Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, of which LAMPa is a member, believes in the important role and impact of young leaders in the movement toward a just world. This is why the PICC has continued to engage immigrant youth from across the state in advocacy, provided support and direct leadership development.  In order to ensure that youth voices are at the core of the immigrant rights movement and decision-making, PICC has developed a youth membership initiative and continued to…

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