A Partnership for the Generations

March 20, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

For Peace Lutheran Church, Washington, D.C., the ball got rolling in 1962 over a partnership that would grow stronger with each generation. The church was formed in 1960, and two years later a building was constructed, thanks to a loan from their district church extension. The pastor of Peace, Rev. Dr. Lloyd Gaines, calls the […]


Dale Vogt: A Gift from God to Laborers For Ch...

March 4, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

By age 85, the average American has been retired for about 22 years. Dale Vogt, on the other hand, was on his second retirement at that age. “We told him it was probably okay to retire from the Laborers For Christ,” Vogt’s daughter Laura Adams said. Vogt’s side of the story is a little different. […]


Laborers Help Georgia Church Grow ‘Inside a...

October 27, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

A church addition covered with graffiti sounds like a reason for concern. But for Bill Terrill, that Sunday when people of all ages penned Scripture on the new construction at Christ Lutheran Church in Perry, Ga., was part of what LCEF’s Laborers For Christ (LFC) are all about. “It’s kind of a highlight of a […]


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

July 25, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

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 LCEF

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 LCEF

“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 […]