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 […]

 

Why Laborers For Christ Can Be the Most Rewar...

October 11, 2016 | Posted by Joe Russo

The first day he worked alongside the men and women of LCEF’s Laborers For Christ, Colin Pay called his wife at the office, urging her to join them. “You have to be here at 4 o’clock! They all get together for fellowship, and it’s so cool!” Colin remembers telling Robin about the Laborers who were […]

 

Former Pilot Lands Longtime Dream through Lab...

October 4, 2016 | Posted by Joe Russo

Bob Miller flew airplanes as a commercial pilot for 25 years and then took the reins as chief executive officer of a home health company. But six years ago, at 65, he fulfilled his longtime dream. “I always wanted to build churches, so this is a good way to do it,” said Miller, who has […]

 

New Early Childhood Center Expands Reach into...

September 9, 2016 | Posted by LCEF

Despite adding on three times in the last 26 years, Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church in Black Hawk, South Dakota, faced a familiar problem.

 

Laborers Lend a Helping Hand to Helping Hand ...

August 18, 2016 | Posted by Joe Russo

East St. Louis, Illinois, is a community with a shrinking economic base where more than 33% of households are below the poverty level. A grant from Lutheran Housing Support (LHS) will enable Unity Lutheran Church there, and its partner—the Lansdowne Community Initiative—to assist at least eight homeowners with critical home repairs. A Laborers For Christ […]

 

Pastor Appreciates Laborers For Christ ‘Val...

August 12, 2016 | Posted by Joe Russo

Zion Lutheran Church, in Gordonville, Missouri, will soon have an office where people can talk conveniently and privately with their pastor and an accessible restroom that doesn’t require scaling a flight of stairs. These improvements “have been needed for a long time,” but “they’re also probably pushing the congregation to the limit,” says the Rev. […]