Administration

How Can LCEF Help You?

Have you ever wondered exactly how Lutheran Church Extension Fund works? If so, check out this short video that explains how they help Lutherans in ministry. As always, if you have any questions or want to set up a savings account with LCEF, please reach out to TJ Mattick, our Indiana District LCEF VP. You… Read more »

More Ministry Moment Videos

Did you know that LCEF produces Ministry Moment videos every week? These videos are short clips with encouragement and ideas for different aspects of your ministry at church. New Ministry Moment videos include: Following Through Best Practices for Worship Announcements Streaming Hospitality Online Community Digital Discipleship Communication with Newsletters and Magazines You can view all… Read more »

PPP2 Letter

The Indiana District has issued updated information concerning the Economic Aid Act. Below is an excerpt from the letter. You can download the full letter here. February 10, 2021Blessings to you as we enter the weeks leading to the Lenten Season!As the trying times of 2020 extend into the New Year, we hold fast to… Read more »

New Ministry Moment Videos from LCEF

Did you know that LCEF produces Ministry Moment videos every week? These videos are short clips with encouragement and ideas for different aspects of your ministry at church. New Ministry Moment videos in January month include: Effective Church Communication - Consistent Communication Know Your Neighborhood Sermon Nuggets Remembering Your Why You can view all of... Read more »

St. Peter’s (Columbus) Expands to Serve Community

St. Peter’s, Columbus, recently completed a $6.3 million expansion project. The congregation has added a building called The Den through a campaign titled “Together We Live.” This will serve as a sports complex for the church, school and the community. (The Den now sits next to St. Paul’s Lutheran School, and the church sanctuary appears… Read more »

Ministry Moment Video Series to Help You Strengthen & Grow

LCEF has created a series of short videos providing encouragement specifically to help strengthen and grown ministries – and help your ministries move forward.  The first video in this series provides ideas on How to Lead out of a Crisis. There are many videos available in this series. These short videos run in the 3-5… Read more »

Learn More about LCEF

Lutheran Church Extension Fund continues to help strengthen our churches – in Indiana and throughout the Synod. Click on the banner below to learn more. 

Joyful Response – Free Online Giving Platform through LCEF

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) offers an electronic giving platform called Joyful Response for accepting online gifts through your website, a mobile phone app, ACH or text-giving. This platform is available for LCMS congregations, schools and registered service organizations (RSOs) – free of charge through LCEF. If you are not currently set up to take… Read more »

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness Q&A Webinar

One of the resources available during the pandemic has been the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Designed to help organizations keep their workforce employed during COVID-19, these loans have a unique feature: after a short loan term, some or all of the loan amount can be forgiven. Many... Read more »