Laborers Bring ‘Energy, Holy Spirit’ to B...

September 1, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

Rejoicing in the blessings of an LCEF Capital Funding Services stewardship campaign that surpassed their goal, members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in north-central Wisconsin saw an opportunity to “carry that energy to the next level.” They participated in LCEF’s Laborers For Christ to build their new church home in Milan, an unincorporated community near Athens. […]


Florida Neighborhood Church Growing Younger

July 27, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

“Curb appeal” is what real estate agents tell homeowners a house needs to attract prospective buyers. Likewise, Jon Boeche says new construction is helping new people discover Christ the King Lutheran Church in Largo, Florida. “When people see that something new and exciting is going on, they want to be a part of it,” said […]


Church Triples with New Location, Preschool

July 15, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

When the 25-foot steeple and cross from the old sanctuary were installed atop the new home of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Spokane, Washington, spectators burst into “Lift High the Cross,” led by Laborers For Christ’s Eleanor Eichmann. Some five years later, the love of Christ is indeed being proclaimed in the Latah Valley, where […]


Growing in Christ at Camp

June 6, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

Wisconsin Lutheran Outdoor Ministry Busy Year Round Running through grassy fields, shooting at the archery range, swimming and canoeing, horseback riding, devotions around a campfire . . .All experiences that stay with a person for a lifetime. For many Lutherans, they did all this at summer camp. This summer,LuWiSoMo Outdoor Ministry and Retreat Center will […]


Remodeled Factory Now Center for Growing Outr...

April 29, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

“Ministry, for all the challenges and frustrations it can bring, brings joy and miracles in abundance.” That’s how the Rev. Frank Eberhart sums up the six years since LCEF’s Laborers For Christ worked for a small Hispanic congregation, transforming a former plastics factory into a church and ministry center in Kansas City, Missouri. Today, the […]


Church Addition Leads to ‘7-Days-A-Week Ope...

April 7, 2015 | Posted by LCEF

A decade has passed, but the Rev. Donald Muller appreciatively recalls LCEF’sLaborers For Christ on a Saturday night, for example, when worship is underway, a DJ is playing music for a wedding reception and a community group holds a meeting. “It’s all happening at the same time!” said the pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, […]