World Hunger Appeal

Clock face reading "it's time to end hunger"

Ending hunger isn't just about food

Delve into some of the underlying issues of food insecurity and help support our vision for a world where everyone has food security. Food security means adults have more time to contribute to their communities. Children have more time to study and contribute to the world’s future.  


Our campaign will continue to support local, regional and global food needs. Our Countdown Clock will be displayed in the narthex as a visual to track our weekly progress. 

Our LCR Hunger Task Force is working to address the complexities of hunger. Our church has historically had significant impacts helping children and adults with food insecurity.


This year we are focusing on four areas for education and engagement: Climate Change, Housing and Homelessness, Gender Identity and Conflict.  

Learn, grow, give

  • Scan the QR codes in the Narthex to learn more about each contributing factor to hunger.

  • Sunday Schoolers can get their own fun educational activity book to be completed this month.

  • View the ELCA World Hunger webinars at Adult Sunday School class, November 13 & 20, 11 a.m.

  • Join us for our Bake Sale on Sunday, October 30. 

  • Beginning early November, collect goods for a holiday food box to donate to Manna from Heaven for holiday meals.

  • Each weekend in December, purchase an ornament for our giving tree to support Manna's chicken and eggs program, our raised vegetable beds and fruit trees in Eastern Ohio, and the ELCA's Good Gifts initiative to provide bees, chickens and livestock for global communities. (Contact Linda Jones if you need ornaments before December.)


The Hunger Task Force is passionate about helping provide solutions for food insecurity. We are available to discuss these issues with the congregation. 

How can you help?

Join in our learning opportunities. There is something here for everyone. 


Devotions & Prayers

We invite you to join us with Lutherans and our brothers in sisters around the world in prayer and a time of remembrance for those who are hungry.


Download weekly devotionals written by members of our congregation as well as a sample prayer for your possible use. 

Weekly Devotionals

Sample Prayers

Look with mercy, gracious God, upon people everywhere who live with injustice, terror, disease, and death as their constant companions. Rouse me from my complacency and help me to eliminate cruelty wherever it is found. Strengthen me and all those who seek equality for all. Grant that everyone may enjoy a fair portion of the abundance of the earth; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Good and gracious God, in the busyness of my days, help me to not turn away from my neighbors in need. Grant me the courage to stand with them, let my voice join with theirs, and let my actions reflect the example I have in your Son, Jesus, in whose name I pray. Amen.

Need a copy of Evangelical Lutheran Worship? Check out the online version.


Videos & Bible Readings

We invite you to watch the videos about our hunger partners and what they are doing to help end hunger. Find out what the Bible says about hunger.


Bible Readings



If you are so moved, we welcome you to give online.


Your monetary donation to the Hunger Appeal will go directly to efforts to eliminate hunger in our local community and around the world.