On Nov. 16, 2019 Lutheran Church Extension Fund honored Casey Carlson with the District Award for outstanding efforts in districts with more than $70 million dollars in assets during LCEF’s annual Fall Leadership Conference,.
Overseeing growth in his support base with the net addition of investors reaching 167, Carlson also secured more than $5.7 million in new lending during the past year. Twelve Ministry Support agreements were entered into as well.
“Like all of our DVPs,” said Kurt Fuhr, LCEF regional vice president – Central, “Casey’s drive and determination in connecting with his ministries has made him a fixture in the Missouri District.
“Casey has been hard at work serving the needs of Missouri District congregations and ministries, spending days on the road building relationships and working hard to make sure ministry continues to happen.”
Fuhr added: “Casey, words can only go so far in expressing our appreciation for your service and excellent performance. On behalf of everyone at LCEF—thank you!”
Each year, LCEF recognizes three district award programs for their work during the last year. LCEF also recognized Carole, district vice president – Iowa District East, for outstanding efforts in districts with less than $35 million in assets, as well as Diana Raasch, district vice president – South Wisconsin District, representing districts with $35 to $70 million in assets.
LCEF, a non-profit organization, has served as the financial extension of the LCMS since 1978, offering funding and resources to congregations, schools and Rostered Church Workers through investment support of LCMS members.
The mission of LCEF is to support the Church in fulfilling its mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ by being a Christ-centered servant partner of the LCMS, ensuring that funds and services are available now and in the future. Learn more at lcef.org.