Sep 12, 2012
Recent gains we’ve made in addressing both domestic and international hunger and poverty face their worst threat from Congress in years - just when a devastating drought is set to drive up food prices everywhere. The House version of the farm bill proposes deep cuts in world hunger programs – as well as in food stamps (SNAP) and aid to struggling rural communities in the U.S. Take action now
Get the latest news about our plans for an upcoming LPF gathering, our ongoing work doing hunger outreach, and the new 2013 version of our Budget Game computer activity including a newly updated 12-page leaders guide with handouts for a variety of settings. Click here: LPF´s Fall Update
Sep 3, 2012
The International Day of Peace 2012 and The International Day of Prayer for Peace, are observed widely on Sept. 21 in congregations and at the ELCA Center in Chicago. This year the UN has chosen the theme of "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future"
LPF and the ELCA offer a variety of peace prayers and other resources that can be used throughout the year. We have a bulletin insert, and other resources and activities below to make this a meaningful and useful experience for all.