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Human Trafficking in Maryland

Human Trafficking in Maryland

Human Trafficking
In many ways, Maryland is uniquely situated to be a "hot spot" for human trafficking: Human trafficking is often referred to as modern day slavery. In its most basic form human trafficking is fraudulently, forcibly, or coercively using another for purposes of exploitation. There are two main types of human trafficking: sex trafficking and labor trafficking. Maryland's central location has facilitated its development as both a pass-through state and a destination for human traffickers. Traffickers utilize many of our highways, especially Interstate-95 to connect victims to major east coast cities such as New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. With major highways come numerous rest stops, truck stops, and bus stations, all of which have proven to be a primary location for traffickers to exploit their victims as well as…
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Maryland March for Life -2021

Maryland March for Life -2021

March for Life
  Thursday, February 4th, 4:30-6:30pm. Join fellow Lutherans (look for our banner) in a sidewalk vigil in front of the Maryland State house. Participants will be spaced 6-feet apart with masks. For more information mdmarchforlife.com.
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15 Days of Prayer

15 Days of Prayer

Prayer
Please join us in prayer each day as we lift before our Heavenly Father various life issues that affect our society.   Today we pray for those who will vote in the upcoming election.   Thursday, Oct. 22 “Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.” – Titus 3:1-2 Loving God, Creator and Ruler of this world, You alone are the source of our wisdom and understanding.  We ask You to watch over our nation during this election.  In this time of discernment, help us to see how our faith informs our principles and actions.  Help us to look beyond parties,…
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Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of Lutherans for Life

Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of Lutherans for Life

Behind the Scenes
MD LFL is a Life Chapter of Lutherans for Life. Lutherans for Life is a national organization committed to equipping Lutherans to be "Gospel motivated voices for life". LFL is pro-life for the whole-life and exists to equip Lutherans to understand, speak out on, and help their neighbors who are wrestling with issues such as: Abortion, Adoption, Bioethics, Creation, End-of-life, Family living, Post-abortion healing, Fetal development, and The Christian sexual ethic.   This Maryland chapter is the only Life Chapter of LFL in the state. In 2017 pastors and laypeople from Lutheran churches in Baltimore and surrounding counties gathered with the intent of starting a Life Chapter. The chapter launched the same year. Today MD LFL is committed to guiding Lutheran individuals and congregations within MD to be Gospel motivated…
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