Building renovations will expand educational opportunities in Montevideo, Uruguay.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.
Among other business, the Board heard a report from the Synod president, elected a new BOD member, and thanked retiring CFO Jerry Wulf for his service.
During the 2019 Lutheran Church Extension Fund Leadership Conference, speakers from a wide range of disciplines shared ideas for sparking creativity and innovation within the church, in work and in life.
Delegates elect members to national mission, international mission and other Synod boards at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
The move, which brings the Synod’s indebtedness to external entities to zero, will save $1.4 million a year in principal and interest payments.
In October, Lutheran Church Extension Fund rolled out a 40-month note with a goal of reaching $100 million in new investments. The goal was met in less than four months.
At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.”
This year’s Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) Fall Leadership Conference, Nov. 16–18 in San Diego, continued its decades-long tradition of presenting the Gospel-inspired results and benefits of LCEF’s work.
It’s the third consecutive first-place finish for Texas in Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s seventh annual National Student Marketing Competition.
Among the gift recipients are five congregations, four districts, one school and the LCMS Office of National Mission.