Our photo gallery—Life at the Capitol

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ELCA Social Statements and Messages

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Called to be Political cover image and link to booklet
Called to be Political (But I Don't Want to be Political)

A resource from Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Ballot Propositions—November 8, 2016 General Election.
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ELCA Votes!

Shoes form a V in the word VOTE
ELCAvotes is an initiative to expand the role of the church in encouraging faithful and non-partisan voter participation by providing faith based resources around voting. Learn more.

Rap the Vote Van
Photo above by Mark Carlson, 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, March 2015, Selma, Alabama
Right: Rep. John Lewis with the pastor of Mt. Zion Methodist Church, rural Philadelphia, Mississippi, and families of martyred voting rights workers, James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman. Lewis, from the pulpit on the occasion of the 50th anniversary, June 2014: "We should get up in the morning on election day and run to the polls like our lives depended on it." Image of Rep. John Lewis and Family
Mark Carlson with  bag monster and Yes on 67 sign Bag Monster and Turtle
Mark Carlson urges a YES vote on Proposition 67 to protect the ban on plastic bags. Next to him is the Bag Monster, a monstrous collection of plastic bags, clogging landfills and oceans. Turtles can't vote but their lives depend on your vote—YES on 67.

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ELCA World Hunger

Responding to Christ's call to "Go and do likewise"

You can make a life-saving difference! Give to ELCA World Hunger.

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ELCA World Hunger is a comprehensive and sustainable program that uses multiple strategies—relief and development, education, community organizing and advocacy—to address the root causes of hunger and poverty. ELCA World Hunger responds to neighbors around the corner and around the world.