A Financially Strong Lutheran Partner Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) has served as the financial extension of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) since 1978, offering funding and resources in support of the church. Our investors make it possible for us to provide customized loans and support services to new and growing ministries as well as loans for Rostered Church Workers who dedicate their lives to sharing the Gospel. Watch "We Are LCEF" Video

Invested in the LCMS community

We wouldn’t be able to help support Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) ministries without the faithful support of 60,000 Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) investors. This strong and stable base means the important role LCEF plays in supporting the LCMS will continue long into the future. You can learn about the powerful ways we do this through reading our Interest Time publication.

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Paul & Katie Endorf Investor

Through faithful investors like Paul and his wife Katie, LCEF is able to help strengthen Lutheran organizations and rostered church workers through low-cost loans and ministry support services.

Invested in your financial future

Our generous investors and dedicated loan customers have made it possible for us to maintain a strong capital position. We offer competitive rates and ensure your invested funds remain accessible and in your control. With LCEF, you experience the benefits of working with an established financial institution while growing the LCMS.

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Invested in supporting you around the clock

LCEF offers secure, 24/7 online access to investments and loans through MyAccount. View balances and statements, complete transactions and even receive alerts when payments are due. Communicate directly with dedicated LCEF staff members who share your faith and values to ensure your stewardship efforts are always well-informed and free of stress.

Mission Statement

The mission of Lutheran Church Extension Fund is to support The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod by ensuring that financial resources and related services are available now and in the future.