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OL Time is Almost Here

Our annual Offering of Letters (aka OL) returns next week, Sunday, March 19th and continues the following week, Sunday, March 26th. Every year we partner with Bread for the World to write letters and emails to our members of Congress because they have the power to impact the policies and programs that can end hunger.

What's this year's campaign focus?
This year is all about the Farm Bill. Our letters will urge our members of Congress to support reauthorization of a Farm Bill that builds healthy, equitable, and sustainable food systems.

The Farm Bill is an enormous piece of legislation, so it will take some time and effort to understand all that goes into it. I encourage you to begin that process today! This link is just three pages on what we're asking in this Farm Bill

To learn more about the Offering of Letters campaign, click here

We're not alone in this!
Our neighbors and siblings in Christ at St. Scholastica Catholic church and Christ the Servant Catholic church are also conducting an Offering of Letters this spring. I think that is amazing and wonderful that in a village as relatively small as Woodridge, three of our five churches are engaging in this direct advocacy! Praise God the Fount of Justice for that! 

Who is Bread for the World and why do we partner with them?
Bread for the World (aka Bread) is a non-partisan Christian advocacy organization urging U.S. decision makers to do all they can to pursue a world without hunger. Bread's mission is to educate and equip people to advocate for policies and programs that can help end hunger in the U.S. and around the world. 

We partner with them because they help us be the hand, feet, and voice of Christ in the world. 

To learn more about why we advocate in this way, click here.

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