Join the Synod Hunger Team!
The team walks alongside congregations to:
  • learn about hunger on the local and global level
  • inspire and work cooperatively in supporting hunger ministries locally on our synod territory
  • combat hunger globally by supporting our ELCA World Hunger Program
Please join us on the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:00pm
Reach out Co-Chairs Carol & Bob Wall w/ questions.
Join their meetings here via this Zoom meeting link.
Join the NWWA Synod Hunger Team Facebook Group HERE.
Check out the latest update regarding this project at Faith Lutheran in Everett in this video
SEED TIME and HARVEST: Noisy Offering Initiative 
The NW WA Synod Hunger Team created a Noisy Offering initiative for any Sunday of your choosing! YOU are invited to help the NW WA Synod Hunger Team gather funds to sponsor future grants, which will be distributed to local ELCA faith communities in support of their work to creatively address hunger and food insecurity.
  • Find the Resource Packet HERE
  • Watch the Promo Video HERE
  • and another promo video HERE
2022 Synod Hunger Grant Recipients Announced at the Synod Assembly:
  • Christ the Servant in Bellingham, providing meals to a tiny house village
  • Pointe of Grace in Mukilteo, for their community garden
  • Lutheran Campus Ministry at UW, providing for their student food pantry
  • The orchard gardens at Holy Cross in Bellevue, providing for the food bank
  • The REACH Community meal at Luther’s Table in Renton 
The Hunger Team Survey
The Hunger Team invited congregations to share about their hunger ministries. Find the results HERE.
ELCA World Hunger 
As members of the ELCA, we are called to respond. We are a church that rolls up our sleeves and gets to work. Working with and through our congregations in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Lutheran churches overseas and other partners, ELCA World Hunger is uniquely positioned to reach communities in need. From health clinics to microloans, water wells to animal husbandry, community meals to advocacy, your gifts to ELCA World Hunger make it possible for the ELCA to respond, supporting sustainable solutions that get at the root causes of hunger and poverty. Find some of their excellent resources below and learn more about ELCA World Hunger HERE.
ELCA Domestic Hunger Grants

This is a funding source from the ELCA for serving your community in the area of food insecurity.  Learn more HERE.

ELCA Good Gifts Catalog

Give a meaningful gift from the ELCA Good Gifts Catalog AND support World Hunger efforts of the ELCA. Learn more HERE.

Community Gardens

Learn how can you use church grounds as a way to connect with community and source healthy foods for those with food insecurity HERE.

Food Drive Road Map

This guide helps your group set up a successful food drive in the congregation and community. Learn more HERE.

River of Life - VBS Materials

This VBS focuses highlights how ELCA World Hunger is working with our neighbors around the world in projects related to clean water. Learn more HERE.

ELCA Global Farm Challenge

On this interactive track, participants will carry one of four “crops” – corn, citrus trees, rice or ginger – and visit seven stations at which crops may be gained or lost. Learn more HERE.