Tag: social justice

Information Sources on Hunger and Development Issues

Basic Resources: Bread for the World: www.bread.org/ outstanding hunger education and advocacy group InterAction: www.interaction.org major coalition of 150 development groups; offers reliable analysis Church World Service: www.cwsglobal.org/ good hunger…

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World Day of Prayer and Action for Children – November 20

What if all the religions of the world devoted one day a year to prayers and visible actions to promote the well-being of children? It would make an enormous difference for peace, and send a potent message worldwide.

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Women’s Peace Resources

Being Mary and Being Martha,for Peace! new in 2016 Inspiration from Women – quotes, poetry, and more – handout “Nurturing Peace: the Gifts of Women” Stopping Violence Against Women and…

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Race, Gender, Class, Prejudice

Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers Martin Luther King quotes reflecting some of the breadth of Dr. King’s thought. The Vision and Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr. (bulletin insert) More…

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Handling Conflict in Service Programs

By Glen Gersmehl with input from volunteers, leaders and trainers in LPF’s Volunteer Support Project. In our work assisting volunteers in food banks community meals, and homeless programs, a common…

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Companionship: Gift and Practice

Companionship is a relationship that responds to difficulty and suffering of another, and is supportive of healing. It is a social relationship, a relationship which affirms we are part of…

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Strengthening Lutheran Responses to Hunger and Homelessness

In the past 4 years, faith-based efforts to alleviate hunger, poverty, and homelessness have been challenged as the economic downturn increased the number of people in need, stretched available resources,…

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Being Mary and Being Martha, for Peace!

Do you think of yourself as Mary in Luke 10: 38-42 (sitting at Jesus’s feet to learn and enjoy his company) or Martha (distracted by many tasks and feeling hassled)? …

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Women’s Path of Hope

Since biblical times, women have created or taken part in nonviolent actions and movements.  Whether they sought change for women or their broader community, they show us what women can…

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Activity and Discussion Guides

This list includes LPF’s most popular and effective activities and resources. Many are newly revised. The first section lists background and enrichment resources (A-F). Section two presents tested activities and…

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