Undivided Hearts: Sustaining Hope in a Broken World
Lobby Day and Workshops
Held at Trinity Lutheran Church with shuttles to the State Capitol
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: The Hon. Dave Reed, Chair of the House Majority Policy Committee, PA House of Representatives: "Empowering Opportunities -- Gateways out of Poverty"
Sponsored by Thrivent Financial
LAMPa 35th Anniversary Receptionand Banquet in the Capitol Rotunda
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Lutheran Services in Pennsylvania
Keynote Speaker : The Rev. Dr. Timothy Wengert, Ministerium of Pennsylvania Professor of the History of Christianity, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (retired)
"God's Two Hands and the Christian's Undivided Heart"
and featuring music by the band "Them Preachers"
Put your faith on the table, and join Lutherans from around the state for worship, learning, advocacy and action. Lutheran Day at the Capitol will focus on our baptismal call to ministry in the public square and the unique voice of Lutheran Christians addressing hunger and poverty. The day will include worship, a keynote address, a legislative briefing and visit training, workshops, a continental breakfast and lunch. Come to be inspired, prepared and equipped to act on issues that matter.
Registration is $25.00/Students are $15.00. Advance Registration closes on April 30.
Payment can be made through PayPal, by sending in your check or at the door. Scholarships are available by contacting the LAMPa office. Registration will include providing the names of your state legislators to schedule visits. Find your legislators here before starting registration.
The Capitol Complex can be difficult to navigate, involving many steps and uneven floor surfaces. Afternoon workshops are held in several locations within two blocks of the Capitol. If you will need assistance accessing the building, or wonder if you might, please contact LAMPa staff.
9:00 AM Pre-Meeting for Immigration Rountable
10:00 AM Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast
11:00 AM Worship
12:15 PM Lunch followed by Keynote Address
1:30 PM Issues Briefing
2:00 PM Board Buses to Capitol
2:30 PM Legislative Visits will be scheduled 2:30-5:00
3:00 PM Workshops/Visits
Gateways out of Poverty - House Majority Policy Committee
Hunger Solutions in Pennsylvania - by Hunger Free Pennsylvania
4:00 PM Capitol Tour 1 - meet in Rotunda at 3:55
4:15 PM Workshops/Visits
Communal Discernment for People of Faith by The Rev. William Snyder,
Education Equality by the Education and Policy Leadership Center
4:30 PM Capitol Tour 2 - meet in Rotunda at 4:25
5:30 PM Reception in Capitol Rotunda
6:00 PM Banquet and Program in Capitol Rotunda
Busses from the Capitol back to Trinity will run several times through the afternoon and following the end of the Anniversary Dinner at 8:00 p.m.