This Lent, ELCA World Hunger released 40 Days of Giving — a challenge for all ELCA members and congregations to “encourage giving spiritually, intellectually and financially” (with a $2 million goal) by Easter. The challenge was issued as part of the ELCA’s five-year comprehensive campaign, Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA, which in 2016 is focusing on hunger and poverty alleviation. Sign up for a daily Lenten email devotion at

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