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Including social statements under development on Criminal Justice, Justice for Women.

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Called to be Political (But I Don't Want to be Political)

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

Join us on April 10 for conversations about water and climate change with Dr. Larry Rasmussen, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.  

Download and share flyers for the Sacramento event, 2:30 p.m. at the State Capitol, and the Davis event, 7:30 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Incarnation.

Go to www.callutheran.edu and www.plts.edu for Dr. Rasmussen’s appearances April 8 and 9 in Thousands Oaks and Berkeley.

Click to download flyer for Sacramento event   Click to download flyer for Davis event

A legislative priority for 2014:

The California Homes and Jobs Act, SB 391
Please join us in this effort at www.californiahomesandjobsact.org.

Photos Mutual Housing at the Highlands
Mutual Housing at the Highlands, permanent supportive housing at the former McClellan AFB in North Highlands.  Primarily for individuals who have been homeless, Lutheran Social Services of Northern California provides on-site social services.  This development received an exceptionally high score from Build it Green.

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The Rev. John Simmons Courtyard at LA Family Housing’s Palo Verde Gardens, a LEED certified “green” apartment building with solar electricity, providing permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless people in Sun Valley, California.


Help our California neighbors in need! Join Former California First Lady Maria Shriver as WE Connect to access state and federal programs and services for financial, nutrition, and employment aid, support for education, and other resources.

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, and advocacy—to address the root causes of hunger and poverty. ELCA World Hunger responds to neighbors around the corner and around the world.