lutheran church extension fund

Laborers help congregation improve energy efficiency

Laborers For Christ stands ready to help other congregations and church organizations improve their energy efficiency.

Lutherans extend ‘Helping Hand’ to homeowners in need

The project’s partners say their accomplishments are more about newly built relationships than newly repaired houses.

Students gain experience, opportunity to make difference

Teams from Concordia University System schools take part in this year’s Lutheran Church Extension Fund National Student Marketing Competition.

Urgently needed: Laborers to build ‘for glory of God’

With the number of projects increasing, more Laborers For Christ members are needed to keep up with the demand.

Concordia, Hanoi, celebrates start of new campus construction

Concordia International School Hanoi plans to build facilities with 190,000 square feet of space that can accommodate 850 students in preschool through Grade 12.

Board, COP set same regions for 2016 convention

Among actions at its Feb. 14 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors approves the five regions into which LCMS districts are grouped.

650 attend 2013 grace-themed LCEF Fall Conference

Speakers address the theme “Receive His Gifts,” based on John 1:16 — “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”

BOD hears LCEF’s proposal for sponsoring a credit union

It would be for LCMS congregations and their members, as well as other LCMS-related entities and people. (File photo)

COP, BOD hold joint annual session

Synod leaders hear updates about each group’s work, as well as on Concordia Retirement Plan changes and health-care reform.

First Mission Summit kindles discussion about missions

At the Nov. 21-22 summit in San Antonio, participants examine the history, theology and result of Lutheran mission work and look toward the future.

Coalition forms to set ‘action plans’ for church-worker wellness

Members of a new “Ministerial Care Coalition” to improve the health and care of LCMS church workers are developing action plans toward that goal.

LCEF seeks nominations for awards

The awards — honoring LCMS individuals and organizations — will be presented by Lutheran Church Extension Fund at its 2013 Fall Leadership Conference, Nov. 22-24 in San Antonio.

Students gain ‘invaluable experience’ in LCEF challenge

Six Concordia University System schools participate in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s second National Student Marketing Competition April 12 in St. Louis.