Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) - upper midwest districts serves Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) organizations and members in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. LCEF is a unique ministry-through-investment organization that offers LCMS members the opportunity to invest their money, earn interest, and help build LCMS churches and schools at the same time.


Announcing $1,000 Y.I. Challenge Winner from MNS District


Who is our Minnesota South District winner? ... Congratulations Trinity Lone Oak (TLO) in Eagan! Your members and school families made huge gains the last week of the quiz to forge ahead in Lutheran Church Extension Fund's Young Investor (Y.I.) Challenge. TLO will be awarded $1,000 from LCEF for their ministry! 

Stay tuned for three more district winners to be announced, one each from Minnesota North, North Wisconsin and South Wisconsin. We are working on tallying responses and hope to announce each district winner within the week. You can also follow us at to see winners from all upper Midwest districts - LCMS.

To find out how you can start or gift a Young Investor (Y.I.) account, visit or click here.