Goal 4

A visible church deeply committed to working ecumenically and with other people of faith for justice, peace and reconciliation in communities and around the world.

Priority areas for action

Poverty and hunger – Encourage and harness resources for local, national and global ministries to alleviate poverty and hunger and improve the way this church tells these stories of God’s work in the world – internally and externally.

Response to disasters and humanitarian crises – Support and take action in local and international response to natural disasters, violence and conflict and assist the growing number of people affected by displacement and forced migration.

Lift up the work of ELCA-related social ministries – Build awareness across this church of the important work of ELCA-related social ministry organizations and understanding their work as central to the life of this church.

Advocacy and action on economic justice, racial justice, gender justice and climate justice – Be a visible witness and agent of change for justice and creation care.

2 Corinthians 5:14‐21, John 13:12‐15, Isaiah 58:1‐11
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