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


Max Phillips Elected

Max and Sherrill Phillips attending the LCEF annual meeting. Nov. 2012Max Phillips was elected as an ordained Minister member of the LCEF Board of Directors.  He will bring both business and ministry expertise to the board after serving Quest Communications for 33 years and as pastor at Christ Lutheran, Bouton, Iowa for 6 years where he still serves.