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INDIVIDUALS

Investments play an important role in your overall financial plan–but what if they could do more? When you invest with LCEF, you not only earn a competitive interest rate—but you also bless LCMS ministries and give them an opportunity to grow and connect more people in their communities to Jesus. This way, your investment, which earns interest, works twice for you.

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PAUL & KATIE ENDORF

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.

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REV. JOHN LEHENBAUER

Every Friday for the entire history of Christ Lutheran Church, Perry, Ga., the congregation has hosted a community meal. This weekly dinner, known as “Thee Lord’s Table,” provides a delicious home-cooked meal and is open to all.

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MEGAN POPP

The first six years of her life were tragic. Abandoned by her mother, kicked out of her uncle’s home and deserted by her father, Megan Popp and her grandmother wandered the streets of South Korea, dependent upon the kindness of strangers to feed them and outdoor shelters to protect them.

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MEGAN & CARSTEN POPP

When you help your child save for the future through LCEF’s Y.I. Club, those dollars can also help someone else learn about Jesus. Want to learn more? Visit our Young Investors Club page or call us at 800-843-5233.

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ROSTERED CHURCH WORKERS (RCW)

Investments play an important role in your overall financial plan–but what if they could do more? When you invest with LCEF, you not only earn a competitive interest rate—but you also bless other LCMS workers and ministries, helping give them an opportunity to grow and connect more people in their communities to Jesus. This way your investment, which earns interest, works twice.

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REV. DR. VICTOR RAJ

For as long as he can remember, Rev. Dr. Victor Raj has enjoyed sharing the treasures of the Lutheran faith with the world. Born and raised in India, his parents also were lifelong, active Lutherans, carrying out the mission of Christ through teaching in Lutheran schools and imparting the faith to others.

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REV. PHILLIP & CATHERINE ENDERLE

When Rev. Phillip and Catherine Enderle bought their first home, the couple celebrated by going out for burgers. Not bad for a pair in their early fifties.

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REV. KIRK & LORI CLAYTON

With a growing family, Pastor Kirk and Lori Clayton prayed they would find an affordable home to call their own.

They found the home but didn’t expect the process to be so easy.

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REV. KIRK & LORI CLAYTON

With a growing family, Pastor Kirk and Lori Clayton prayed they would find an affordable home to call their own.

They found the home but didn’t expect the process to be so easy.

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CONGREGATIONS

When your church invests with LCEF, you bless other LCMS congregations, ministries and workers, helping to give them an opportunity to grow and connect more people in their communities to Jesus. This way your investment, which earns interest, works twice for you. Whether you need a way to manage your ministry operations, save for an emergency or prepare for a large project, LCEF has investment options just for your congregation.

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ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL

Zion Lutheran School, Litchfield, Ill., has quite the history. Rev. Fred Bergen started the school in 1888 and served as the first teacher. Over the years, generations of Lutherans have passed through the doors.

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ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH

When a woman from a much different church background told Johanna Ellison she had been searching for a new spiritual home, Ellison understood why her search ended at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lexington, Ky.

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FAITH COMMUNITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

Fifteen miles from Las Vegas, Summerlin is situated at the edge of the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon to the west. These days it is one of the most-affluent communities in Nevada, voted best place to live in America by several prestigious magazines.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lexington, Ken.

Although they live in an area where larger, more modern and informal churches are popular, this woman who is now Ellison’s friend came to the small LCMS congregation celebrating its 125th anniversary-and has continued to worship there ever since.

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ORGANIZATIONS

Other LCMS organizations need your help. Your investment with LCEF can allow them to enhance and expand their reach. When your organization invests with LCEF, you bless other LCMS ministries and workers and give them an opportunity to grow and connect more people in their communities to the saving message of Christ. This way your investment, which earns interest, works twice for you.

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EXTENDING THE ARM OF MERCY: HOW RSOS SERVE THE CHURCH

Resettle new Americans in the morning, providing them with home furnishings and care packages. Afternoon, hold a retreat for struggling church workers in need of support and refreshment. In the evening, care for at-risk children and provide disaster response to hurricane victims.

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BUILDING HOPE IN THE CITY

Located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, Cleveland, Ohio, possesses one of the top five best symphony orchestras in the world; is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; houses one of the greatest collections of Asian art outside of Asia at the Cleveland Museum of Art; and claims the single largest theater district west of Broadway.

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LUTHERAN CAMPS: A SIDE DOOR TO THE CHURCH

While many equate camp with summer fun for children and grandchildren, Don James also values an eternal benefit—the faith-building his three sons experienced at their beloved Lutheran camp.

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BUILDING HOPE IN THE CITY

Upton says planting churches that plant other churches is essential. In the next 10 years, he hopes that BHITC will help plant 20 churches that support or start 40 more churches. Developing leaders is another critical component.

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