Ephesians 4:11-15English Standard Version (ESV)
And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood.
Church Extension Fund is a ministry of partnering Christians to make resources available for members and churches of the Michigan District in carrying forward the Great Commission.
Connecting Generations in a Christian Legacy
The Michigan District Church Extension Fund enjoys a rich tradition of consistent growth that now spans four generations of Lutherans. Church Extension Fund (CEF) is a ministry – a community of Lutheran investors – that serves as the primary source of capital funding for Lutheran churches and schools in Michigan. CEF provides affordable, low-interest loans for buying, building, expanding, renovating and equipping churches and schools for the preaching and teaching of God’s Word.
Beyond this important work, Church Extension Fund provides its investors with competitive investment options through a host of financial investment products. When you put your funds into CEF, you can take satisfaction in knowing that you are investing in not only your family’s future, but also in the future of the Lutheran Church in the Michigan District.
We invite you to explore further and discover how CEF can help you reach your savings goals. Together, with our investments and God’s grace, we may sustain this vital connection and assure the legacy for generations to come.
Ann-We have always started a Church Extension Fund account for our children and now our grandchildren and let them take over from that point.
David-Not only have we seen a return from CEF but also to churches and schools through grants and loans for many purposes.
We wanted to support the church as well as taking care of our money. CEF serves both purposes.
You are making funds available for new congregations and established congregations to add on doing the Lord’s work.
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