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PA Raises Income Cap for Food Assistance Programs

More Pennsylvanians struggling to put nutritious food on the table will be eligible to receive food assistance thanks to a newly amended rule that raises the income cap for the...

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LAMPa Welcomes Pastor Rebecca Horn to Policy Council

LAMPa’s policy council welcomes the Rev. Rebecca Horn as an Allegheny Synod representative. Horn, who serves as a pastor in Centre Hall, is a 2011 graduate of the Lutheran Theological...

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LAMPa, Partners, Advocate for Creation Care

LAMPa and partner organizations visited legislative leaders this week to advocate for a slate of budgetary proposals regarding creation care and environmental justice. Advocates urged the use of American Rescue...

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Praying and Acting in Love for Our Ukrainian Neighbors

A Prayer of Christian Faith for Ukraine    O Lord, God of life, as you care for all creation, give us your peace. May our security come not from weapons,...

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Climate Panel Report “Dire Warning” with Narrow Window for Action

Climate change is causing widespread and dangerous threats to nature and billions of people around the planet, but especially those least able to cope, according to a report released this...

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Report Shows Analysis of Evictions in PA Since Start of Pandemic

Although renter protections and economic assistance programs implemented since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have reduced the overall number of evictions filings over the past two years, communities across...

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New Report Shows Impact of School Nutrition Waivers, Calls for Extension

Student participation in school breakfast and lunch dropped dramatically across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, and child hunger would have spiked even more dramatically without waivers that allowed schools...

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LAMPa Welcomes Dillon Epler as NEPA Representative

LAMPa’s policy council welcomes Dillon Epler as its newest representative from Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. Dillon is a seminarian at United Lutheran Seminary and is currently working to earn his Master...

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Governor’s Budget Proposal Includes Investments in Education, Jobs, Protections for Vulnerable

Gov. Tom Wolf’s final budget proposal contains historic increases for education, among investments in infrastructure, jobs, and services for vulnerable Pennsylanians. Continuing a focus on improving public education and erasing...

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Rogation Stories: Church & Community Gardens

In late April this year LAMPa joined with United Lutheran Seminary in the celebration of rogation. ULS’s spring convocation around the theme “The Theology of Gathering” helped Lutherans across Pennsylvania think about the ways in...

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