Report: World Hunger Appeal and Program, and Stand with Africa
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA01.06.27
Passed by the 2001 Churchwide Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana.
To call on individuals, congregations, synods, the churchwide organization, and related agencies and institutions to be strong and active partners in the emerging Stand with Africa: A Campaign of Hope, a cooperative effort of the World Hunger Program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, World Relief of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, and Lutheran World Relief, and to join others in (1) learning more about Africa; (2) advocating for justice, including special assistance in responding to the HIV-AIDS emergency in Africa; and (3) responding to urgent need through additional designated World Hunger Stand with Africa gifts within the context of ongoing support for the World Hunger Appeal of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; and
To affirm the ministry of World Hunger by returning the quarter and, for those that are able, adding to it.