The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Be part of the miracle

More and more Lutheran congregations join the 'Souper Bowl' team

From flying reindeer to chocolate bunnies, Christian celebrations accommodate various cultural traditions and commercialism. Now people of faith can transform a secular event — the National Football League's championship — into an ecumenical opportunity to help the hungry.

A growing number of Lutheran congregations are joining the 10-year-old movement to turn Super Bowl Sunday into Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday, when Christians nationwide are asked to place $1 into a soup bowl or pot as they leave worship on the day of the championship game.

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