Churches & Schools

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is a unique ministry-through-investment organization that offers Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod members the opportunity to invest their money, earn interest, and help build LCMS churches and schools at the same time.

LCEF - Central Region serves Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod organizations and members in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Learn more about LCEF at

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Bulletin Inserts

Order FREE bulletin inserts for your congregation or school today.


Printable Rate Sheet

Please post this printer friendly version of our current interest rates for your LCMS members to view each month. Share at your leadership meetings. Click on the QUICKLINKS tab above (top right).

PowerPoint Slides

Please share these gathering slides with your congregation this month.

Partners In Ministry - slide (wide)
Partners In Ministry - slide (standard)

Family Emergency StewardAccount PowerPoint Slide (standard)
Family Emergency StewardAccount PowerPoint Slide (wide)

Church Improvement Loan PowerPoint Slide (standard)
Church Improvement Loan PowerPoint Slide (wide)

Y.I. Give a Gift PowerPoint Slide (standard)
Y.I. Give a Gift PowerPoint Slide (wide)

Newsletter/Bulletin Articles

2018 - 19 Church/School Year

Devotion - Tasting the Spirit's Fruit

"The fruit of the Spirit is... goodness." Galatians 5:22

Bible Study

Motivated by the Mission - Celebrating God's Mission: Lutheran Church Extension Fund & You

Other Links

Youth Investor (Y.I.) Club resources for your LCMS church/school.
Y.I. Club Resources Page

New Investor?
 Request New Investor Packet


Share this brief informational video

Financing a loan to purchase property, construct a new facility or renovate your existing facility is a major undertaking. LCEF understands your congregation’s desire to serve people in God’s name while being fiscally responsible. That’s why we offer Congregation Loans for churches within the LCMS. LCEF will guide you through every step of your church financing process with care and professionalism. Learn more at or call 800-843-5233.