Be a public church in your worship! Pray for your local state legislators during Sunday worship. Our hymnal, Evangelical Lutheran Worship, includes several examples under the heading “Civic Life, Government, Nations.”

Pray with and for those who are poor, vulnerable or suffering, for justice for them and for the perseverance of the faith community to address injustice.

Plan a LAMPa Sunday to lift up advocacy ministry in Pennsylvania. LAMPa staff can preach, teach or both.

For preaching on social issues, see these articles from the Journal for Lutheran Ethics.

Bless letters written to elected officials during a worship service. Find great tips from Bread for the World.

ELCA World Hunger provides a variety of seasonal resources, including Advent, Lent and VBS, and general resources to be utilized in Christian Education and Worship. Access resources.