LCMS Foundation

LCEF Kaleidoscope Fund proposals now being accepted

The deadline to submit proposals is May 31.

Position announcement: Vice-president, LCMS Foundation

The LCMS Foundation seeks candidates for the position of Vice-President, Growth Marketing.

Concordia Historical Institute recognizes excellence in works published in 2017

At its 44th annual banquet, CHI presented awards in the categories of family history, biography and historic preservation, among others.

Foundation announces new and reappointed board members

Current trustees Brian Fricke, Kay Kreklau and the Rev. Dr. William Meyer were reappointed to additional three-year terms, while Kirk Mattes was elected to his first term. 

Year-end ‘Together as Synod’ gifts offer flexibility, cost-effectiveness

An undesignated “Together as Synod” gift to the LCMS enhances domestic and international efforts to witness and show mercy to others, and to live life together as children of God.

‘Good spirit,’ ‘real savings’ highlight BOD meeting

The LCMS Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting in St. Louis Aug. 24–25.

BOD adopts conservative budget for fiscal year 2019

Meeting in St. Louis May 18–19, the LCMS Board of Directors adopted a fiscal year 2019 operations budget of $69.4 million, a figure nearly $8 million lower than that of the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.

Fiedler to begin second five-year term as Foundation president

David Fiedler began serving in the LCMS Foundation post in 2013.

Synod Snapshot: Boards and Business

News from the February meetings of the LCMS Council of Presidents and Board of Directors.

Official Notice: LCMS Foundation audit, budget (February 2017)

This notice concerns The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Foundation.

Kumm reminds BOD of its ‘true purpose’ at triennium’s first meeting

Meeting Sept. 8-9 in St. Louis, the Synod’s Board of Directors welcomes three new members, elects its leaders, adopts six resolutions and hears reports.

As a Steward, You Have Rights

Donors are “stewards” of God’s material blessings and a vital partner in the ministry responsibilities handed to us by the Synod at-large. You have rights as a donor, and I’d like to share a few things the LCMS is morally and ethically obligated to do for you.

Official Notice: audits

Here’s how to receive information on audits and summary budgets of the LCMS and its entities.

Help! Our Church Just Got a Big Gift, and We Don’t Know What to Do!

by David Fiedler The sole pastor of a medium-size LCMS congregation can still hear the voice on the other end of the line. It was an attorney calling. “Pastor,” said the attorney, “we’re settling the estate of a man who…

LCMS Foundation reduces fees for custodial accounts

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Foundation has announced a reduction in its custodial account pricing schedule, a move that positively affects hundreds of LCMS ministries holding investment assets with the Foundation.

John Schaller, Foundation Board of Trustees member, dies

A memorial service is planned for Sept. 27 at Grace Lutheran Church, Pocatello, Idaho.