LCEF south wisconsin district

Newsletter SubtitleAssistant to Assistant - April 2015
In This Issue
Quick Links

April 20-23
Spring Pastors' Conference
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
June 7-9
District Convention
Concordia University Wisconsin

October 12-14
Fall Pastors' Conference
Onalaska, Wisconsin

Embrace the Tension
Born in Walburg, Texas, the second youngest of nine children, John Kieschnick received a B.S. in Education from Concordia Teachers' College, River Forest, Ill. Throughout his ministry, John has served on a variety of synodical boards and committees, both national and district (Texas). He has authored numerous stewardship Bible studies and programs.

There are many reasons I am a Lutheran. The greatest thing I treasure as a Lutheran is salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. C.F.W. Walther's insights in his classic book, "The Proper Distinction between Law and Gospel," were a life changer for me. It has helped me embrace the tension which exists in the Christian life.  Read more...

LCEF - Your Ministry Partner
Stewardship Resources
Is your Stewardship Committee/Board looking for Stewardship resources? Or maybe you want someone to attend your board/committee meeting to discuss the many different facets of stewardship?  The South Wisconsin District can assist you and your congregation. 

Over the years we have accumulated programs, Bible studies, books and other resources that we would love to share with you.

We would be glad to help you in any way we can with your
stewardship need(s). Feel free to contact us here at the district office. 
Summer Internship Program 

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) announces its Summer Internship Program for summer 2015. The program will provide an opportunity for four college students to explore career paths and gain valuable work experience in the areas of Ministry Support, Information Technology, Marketing, and Lending and Real Estate Management.


LCEF assists Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod ministries, facilitating the sharing of the Gospel through investments, loans and ministry-support services, ensuring funds and resources are available now and in the future to empower ministries in Kingdom work.


An internship at LCEF will give the student real-world experience in an environment that is intellectually challenging and rewarding. The interns will gain valuable on-the-job experience and develop professional skills while learning about career opportunities at LCEF. Interns will benefit from a supportive, ministry-oriented environment.

>>Click here for more information and to apply.
Don't Let Life's Bumps Flatten Your Finances

Be sure you have adequate savings in case of an emergency. With $25 monthly electronic investments in Lutheran Church Extension Fund's Family Emergency StewardAccount®

, you can be prepared for the unexpected.


By investing with an organization that embraces LCMS you're also empowering ministries to expand God's kingdom.


Start your emergency fund today. Visit or call Diana at 414-464-8100, ext. 25.


Miss Wisconsin coming to Immanuel, Brookfield
Tuesday, April 21
6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Immanuel Lutheran School
13445 Hampton Rd.

Miss Wisconsin Tausha Cameron will be giving a talk about living life as a Christian in a non-Christian world. There will also be a question and answer session at the end and refreshments served afterwards.

This is a FREE event for youth and parents.

Why should you attend: To encourage teenagers to live Christ-centered lives in a secular world

This event is for middle school-high school students (adult chaperones are required to attend with youth). This is a FREE event for youth and parents.

4 Tips to Overcome Your Spring Allergies

Feeling defeated by your allergies? As spring hovers on the horizon, the last of cold and flu

season is still holding on, while allergies are making others more miserable than any time of

year. Follow these tips to overcome those seasonal allergies and get back outside to enjoy the beautiful weather!

The 54th Convention of the South Wisconsin District
June 7-9, 2015
"Walk humbly with our God" will be the theme of our District Convention to be held at Concordia University Wisconsin's campus in Mequon, Wis., June 7-9, 2015. You can keep up-to-date with information and resources as they become available. 

Click on the convention logo at the right to take you to the District Convention page.
Volunteers Needed!

LCEF Church Advocates

As an LCEF Advocate, you can help move your ministry forward with Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF), by continuing to promote investment partnerships and ministry services to the members of your congregation. The time commitment is minimal.

Recipe of the Month  

A great recipe to use up the "left over" ham.

"For I know the plans I have for you," 
            declares the LORD, 
"plans to prosper you and not to harm you, 
          plans to give you hope and a future."
                                                Jeremiah 29:11