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


K.I.D.S. in Mankato

Attendees at the Mankato 2012 K.I.D.S. Stamp Lunch at the Verizon Wireless Civic Center on Tues., August 7 (back row, l to r): Sharon Haberkamp of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Marvin and Janice Goebel of St. Paul's Lutheran School in Fairmont, Marilyn Vollbrecht of Emanuel Lutheran School in Hamburg, Judy Bode of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Courtland, LCEF Administrative Asst. Judy Mueller, and Vail Belgard of St. John, Rapidan (new program start up!) Front row: LCEF Dir. of Communications & Marketing Maria Hendrickson and DCE Ruth Mackie of Our Savior's, Mankato.

School start up materials were distributed including the 2012 K.I.D.S. gifts and customized parent fliers. Volunteer coordinators are the backbone of the K.I.D.S. Stamp program to help young people learn how to be good stewards of their financial blessings. Contact if you're intrested in offering K.I.D.S. Stamps at your LCMS church or day school.