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Assistant to Assistant
September 2015
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CALENDAR

-2015-
September 24
Love and Logic
District Office

September 29
School Administrators Conference
CUW - Mequon

October 6-7
Retired Pastors Conference
Waupaca, WI

October 12-14
Fall Pastors' Conference
Onalaska, WI


-2016-
January 30
Passionate Believers Conference
Divine Redeemer, Hartland

July 9-14
Synod Convention
Milwaukee, WI

July 16-20
National Youth Gathering
New Orleans, LA

LCEF Upper-MidWest Districts
(Iowa East & West, Minnesota South, 
North Dakota, North & South Wisconsin) 

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Outreach Impact With Facebook Advertising
By Rev. Matt Peeples, The Point-Knoxville, TN

Since starting The Point Church in 2010 we have tried every kind of marketing you can imagine. Gorilla, traditional and everything in-between. One time we even tried beer coasters in a bar, but that is a story for another time. In the end we have seen some things takeoff, yielding incredible impact, and others fall flat on their face. What we have learned is marketing is a great way to make an impact, but it is also a great way to waste a lot of money fast! That is why I love Facebook advertising!
 
WELCOME Y.I. Club 
You know it's important to teach children to give thanks for God's many blessings and use those blessings wisely to serve Him. Learning to understand the value of sharing, saving and spending money is a good place to start.

September
LCEF Powerpoint Slide
These slides promote Strategic Planning, Biblical Stewardship, etc... click here to download your September Slide.

If you would like to promote a specific LCEF ministry or program that is not being promoted during the current month, please contact me at 414-464-8100, ext. 13 or slak@swd.lcms.org and we will be sure to supply you with what you need. 
 

New Stewardship Resource and It's FREE!  

The Joy of Generosity

By Ron & Phyllis Chewning, Stewardship Advisors

Click here to review and download your free stewardship resource for your congregation. The program is called "The Joy o f Generosity" The program has been reviewed by President Wille, the SWD Stewardship Taskforce and a few local clergy within the South Wisconsin District.

Downloads include:
> Bible studies and devotions
> Communication and promotion resources
> Leaders guide, and
> Worship planning self-helps

If you congregation would like the assistance of the Stewardship Taskforce, please contact Diana Raasch at 414-464-8100, ext 25 or raasch@swd.lcms.org.
 

LCEF Partner for 2016 NYG 

LCEF has been an important partner to those attending LCMS National Youth Gatherings. We will once again provide financial services for youth groups, workers, and volunteers.

 

A major concern for anyone who travels is handling money, and congregation leaders, parents and young people attending this major event are no different. We want the experience to be fun, memorable and safe!

 

LCEF's Visa prepaid cards are a great alternative to giving cash to youth group members. Lost cards can be easily replaced, and funds not used can be returned to the youth group's StewardAccount for future events.

 

The LCEF Exchange, also will be operating during the Gathering, July 16-20, 2016, in New Orleans. this service allows for on-site cash transactions for workers, volunteers, DCEs, parents and attendees.

 

NEW this year! Youth leaders can text LCEFNYG to 3131-31 for LCEF tips and tolls as they prepare for and enjoy the Gathering.

> > If you have a youth group that is planning on going to the NYG, please have the group leader contact Robin - mueller@swd.lcms.org - at the District office. We want to make sure they are receiving all the information from the District office regarding the District event, t-shirts, etc. < <

Love and Logic, September 24

Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place: District Office

Presenter: Pam Olson

Love and Logic has been around for over 30 years and has been widely accepted in the educational field. The beauty of this program is that delivery and technique is driven by the person using it. Hence it becomes personal. 



Recipe of the Month  

Sweet Potato Mini Cakes
(tasteofhome.com)

A great and delicious way to use your sweet potatoes. 

LCEF is a nonprofit religious organization; therefore, LCEF investments are not FDIC-insured bank deposit accounts. This is not an offer to sell investments, nor a solicitation to buy. LCEF will offer and sell its securities only in states where authorized. The offer is made solely by LCEF's Offering Circular. Investors should carefully read the Offering Circular, which more fully describes associated risks. LCEF StewardAccount access features provided through UMB Bank n.a. The StewardAccount is not available to investors living in South Carolina.