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


2017 $1,000 ND LCEF Scholarship Received – Apply for 2018 Soon!

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Austin Bieri received the 2017 Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) North Dakota District (NDD) $1,000 scholarship at Concordia Lutheran Church, Jamestown, North Dakota on December 31, 2017. Presenting the check was LCEF NDD Vice President Tami Ulland. Read about Bieri’s story here.

The deadline to apply for the 2018 scholarship is January 31, 2018. Members of Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations in the Central Region who are either a graduating high school senior or a current college student with at least one complete semester remaining are encouraged to apply.

Complete details and an online application are at