2019 Bread Day in Pierre

2019 Bread Day in Pierre

Bread for the World –South Dakota

invites you to

Speak up together for people in need at


at the South Dakota Legislature

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 10am–2:30pm CT

at Lutheran Memorial Church, 320 E Prospect St., Pierre

(across the street from the Capitol)

The public is invited to learn and advocate with us.

10am Opening Prayer, Briefings on state-level hunger issues (allowing for the possibility of attending bill hearings of special interest to us)

11am Team up to visit legislators in the Capitol building

Noon Prayer Luncheon: Blessing of South Dakotans in need, agencies that serve them, and our legislators

1pm Next steps on state issues

What’s next on federal issues affecting low-income South Dakotans

2:15 Bread for the Journey - closing worship

2:30 Take a snack for the road

Be a presence at the Capitol for those in need.

No charge. Free will offering

Please let us know you plan to come.

Call or text to 605-261-9032, or email to mehrke@yahoo.com,

or Facebook message to Mindy Dietz Ehrke.

Give her your full name & preferred contact info, in case of bad weather,

or in case we decide to meet in the Capitol building for action on a bill of interest.

If you are interested but cannot come, you can

1.Pray for this event. 2.Urge others to come. 3.Contribute to help others come.

Low-income people are especially invited and will have the option to share briefly about your situation and the need for better state policies (tax off food, Medicaid expansion, TANF, etc). To consult ahead of time, call Cathy B 605-335-6222.

Pierre folks: Come for all day or the Prayer Luncheon only. Let us know.

“I have come that they might have life – abundantly.” -John 10:10



Please use the flier below to invite others.

Bread Day 2019 half-pg flier v3.pdf