Laborers For Christ: Working Hard for a Churc...

July 25, 2017 | Posted by Joe Russo

It’s been some 15 years since Bob and Carolyn Femovich visited churches where Carolyn’s parents served with LCEF’s Laborers For Christ. But Bob never forgot the dedication and camaraderie of Christians working together to strengthen ministry. “We saw firsthand what Laborers meant to congregations, not only financially but spiritually and to the life of the […]

 

Laborers For Christ Help Lutheran Camp Celebr...

June 6, 2017 | Posted by Joe Russo

Tucked away in the rolling hills of Central Missouri sits a quaint Lutheran camp known as Trinity. The camp was established in 1973, and what started off as a “few acres to camp with the kids” is now 235 acres. Camp Trinity sports a community center (pictured above); a family cabin that sleeps 12; Maier […]

 

Christian Education First in Growing Arizona ...

April 27, 2017 | Posted by Joe Russo

“Thank you for helping us build a new campus!! I will get to learn more about God!!” Karen Jensen understands why her daughter, Tabitha, used double exclamation points when the fourth-grader made a thank-you note for the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF). Gratitude and enthusiasm beats strong as North Valley Christian Academy (NVCA) prepares to move […]

 

A Small Tulsa Congregation Takes Big Step to ...

March 16, 2017 | Posted by Joe Russo

When Our Savior Lutheran Church decided to take a “big, big step” and build a preschool and child care center, the Tulsa, Oklahoma, congregation questioned participating in LCEF’s Laborers For Christ. “We had never used Laborers, so this was a new process for us to walk through,” said the Rev. Timothy Dreier, Our Savior’s pastor. […]

 

Strengthening Outdoor Ministry for Future Cam...

February 14, 2017 | Posted by Joe Russo

When a longtime and much loved Lutheran outdoor ministry in Iowa decided to tackle a major update, participating in Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s Laborers For Christ “was not a question but a definite decision,” said Doug Kading, Camp Okoboji executive director. Their role in the new state-of-the-art activity center marks the fourth time for Laborers […]

 

This Is the Number One Reason to Join Laborer...

October 25, 2016 | Posted by Joe Russo

Although LCEF’s Laborers For Christ is best known for projects like building and remodeling churches and schools, Bob Natzke talks about his two decades with the ministry in terms of people. One such person is Larry, a Bethesda Lutheran Communities resident in Caledonia, Michigan. Natzke met Larry this year when Laborers worked for the LCMS […]