lutheran church extension fund

LCEF Kaleidoscope Fund proposals now being accepted

The deadline to submit proposals is May 31.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

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.” 

LCEF Fall Conference celebrates ministries that ‘Lead Boldly’

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.

Concordia University Texas takes top honors in LCEF competition

It’s the third consecutive first-place finish for Texas in Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s seventh annual National Student Marketing Competition.

Grants up to $250,000 now available through LCEF’s Kaleidoscope Fund

The deadline for submitting a grant proposal is June 15.

LCEF recognizes those who ‘love boldly’

The LCEF Fall Leadership Conference was held Nov. 17-19 in New Orleans.

LCEF awards grants to 11 Synod ministries

Among the gift recipients are five congregations, four districts, one school and the LCMS Office of National Mission.

Love in action: disaster donations are helping

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is also providing aid through its Kaleidoscope Fund.

LCEF, Thrivent announce funds for Harvey relief

Lutheran Church Extension Fund is providing $350,000, and Thrivent Financial will match donations up to a total of $3 million.

Rev. Bart Day accepts call to be Lutheran Church Extension Fund CEO and president

The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, has accepted a call to become President and CEO of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

Day to succeed Robertson as LCEF president, CEO

The Rev. Bart Day begins work Sept. 1 in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund post, succeeding Rich Robertson, who retires Oct. 1.

Photo essay: A Soft and Fuzzy Impact

High-school students in Northrop, Minn., assemble Christian care kits with blankets and other items for local agencies.

‘Boards and Business’ — LCMS Board of Directors

Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.

Lutheran Housing Support, partners break ground for more College Hill homes

Four new homes for the historic St. Louis neighborhood are part of an LCMS National Housing Support Corporation initiative.

Texas team takes top honor at LCEF marketing competition

The sixth annual Lutheran Church Extension Fund Student Marketing Competition takes place April 7 in St. Louis.

Synod Snapshot: Boards and Business

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