The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Assistance for troops

First lady Michelle Obama is asking religious leaders to help military families as part of their outreach efforts.

Obama, who launched her "Joining Forces" initiative in April to support veterans and their families, told religious and community group leaders to do even more to send care packages to troops overseas and to work with families on counseling and home chores.

Other outreach can be done through youth ministries and career-mentoring programs, she said.


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