ELCA World Hunger Newsletter

Congregational Activity Guide

2016 is a year for us to be “All In” for ELCA World Hunger – for everyone to be involved – every congregation, every member, every friend. To show your commitment, join us this summer by participating in one or more of the activities featured in the Congregational Activity Guide. It’s designed to complement events and activities that your congregation may already have planned. Find full activities, fundraising ideas and resource tips. Download


bul2016 bulletin insert

Order or download the 2016 ELCA World Hunger bulletin insert. This double-sided, colorful insert provides information about our church’s response to hunger and poverty around the world and throughout the U.S. It gives you a brief description about how your gifts are used and is a perfect, multi-purpose piece to share with your congregation. Download


Flint, Mich., track

Get your congregation involved in learning about the water crises with the Walk for Water Do-It-Yourself Track Experience, bringing participants into the story of a person without access to clean water. Find discussion guides, posters, signs and a new Flint, Mich., track. Download


garCommunity Gardens How-To-Guide

Download the new ELCA World Hunger Community Gardens How-To Guide, filled with wisdom harvested by ELCA congregations whose community gardens have become vital parts of their ministry. You’ll find practical tips on logistics, crafting a vision and incorporating your garden into the life of your congregation. Download


Mother’s Day

Tell mom she’s BEEautiful this Mother’s Day with an ELCA Good Gift of honeybees ($25). Invite families in your congregation to join in and donate to make a difference for a family around the world. Download the coloring page to let kids in on the fun! Download coloring sheet


40Thank you!

If you or your congregation participated in ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving – thank you! Throughout Lent, ELCA World Hunger was lifted up through new levels of giving – spiritually, intellectually and financially. We cannot thank you enough. Be sure to spread the word; download ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving thank-you graphic for use in your newsletter, bulletins and social media pages.


US_storms_donate_2016U.S. spring storms

Record floodwaters and tornadoes wreaked havoc in many regions of the U.S. Lutheran Disaster Response is working to assist those who have been affected.

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