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.

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Gloria Dei, IA project

On Oct. 2, 2012 following a pastors conference, Iowa Districts LCEF VP Carole White (left) presented a mum to Gloria Dei Accountant Shari Smith in appreciation of LCEF’s recent partnership with Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale, Iowa. Lutheran Church Extension Fund helped fund the congregation’s refinance, extensive maintenance and remodeling project.