Many congregations have been impacted and continue to deal with the impact of COVID-19. Like always, LCEF is here to help during this trying time. LCEF has term loans and lines of credit designed to help ministries for which a small and quick cash injection is appropriate. If COVID-19 is taking a greater toll on… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Lutheran Church Extension Fund continues to help strengthen our churches – in Indiana and throughout the Synod. Click on the banner below to learn more.
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 »
The coronavirus pandemic and its associated shutdown have led to unexpected and serious challenges for people around the world. Church workers are no exception. In response, the Synod’s long-time Soldiers of the Cross grant assistance program has been “amplified” so that not only those workers who are on the Synod’s roster, but also lay workers… Read more »
St. Peter (Brownstown) is moving forward with an expansion that will provide a brand-new space for their Christian Education Center, more room for fellowship, and improvements to their traffic flow and parking. The new expansion extends from the east wall of the sanctuary and wraps around the southeast corner of the church. A new Christian… Read more »
A Lutheran school teacher who was unexpectedly furloughed. A school secretary struggling to afford groceries now that the office is closed. A pastor who can’t quite make the mortgage payment this month. These are a few examples of the ordained, commissioned and lay church workers who could receive a special Soldiers of the Cross grant… Read more »