Leadership Gathering

Leadership Gathering

ELCA World Hunger Leadership Gathering


Feb. 1-4, 2024 / Houston, Texas

Synod hunger team chairs and other key ELCA World Hunger leaders in your synod are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ELCA World Hunger at the 2024 ELCA World Hunger Leadership Gathering. This signature event gathers leaders for a time of networking, idea sharing, learning and planning for our shared ministry to address hunger and its root causes in our local and global communities. From Feb. 1 through 4, 2024, we will center on 1 Peter 4:10 and the theme “Embracing Hope — Taking Action — Moving Forward.” Registration is open now!

Who is invited?

  • Each synod is invited to bring as many as three participants to the event.
  • To reflect the diversity of our church, synods bringing three participants must ensure that at least one participant is a youth, young adult or person of color. A discounted registration rate will apply for the third representative.
  • Former Hunger Advocacy Fellows.
  • Big Dream ministry partners.
  • Invited ELCA World Hunger ministry partners.
(Look for specific invitation and registration email coming shortly.)

What's the cost?

All registrations include airfare, event costs, and room and board for four days, three nights. Rates below are for synod representatives. Ministry partners, Big Dream ministry partners and former Hunger Advocacy Fellows should have received information about their rates in separate email invitations.


Standard registration - $450 per person
Discounted registration* - $250 per person

*A discounted rate is available for your third synod representative. Financial considerations should not restrict any participation. To inquire about sponsorship, please select "INVOICE" when you register and reach out to ELCA World Hunger staff at hunger@elca.org.



Registration is NOW OPEN!

Questions? Contact us at hunger@elca.org.