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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. www.lcef.org

 

2015 Winners Announced in Y.I. Challenge!

Central Lutheran School in Newhall, Iowa is a winner in LCEF's $1,000 Y.I. Challenge for the second year in a row!

Central Lutheran School in Newhall, Iowa is a winner in LCEF's $1,000 Y.I. Challenge for the second year in a row!

Congratulations to the 2015 $1,000 Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) Y.I. Challenge Winners!

Iowa Districts East & West - Central Lutheran School, Newhall, Iowa

Minnesota North District Gloria Dei, Pequot Lakes, Minn.

Minnesota South District - Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School, Eagan, Minn.

North Wisconsin District - Trinity Lutheran School, Athens, Wisc.

South Wisconsin District - First Immanuel, Cedarburg, Wisc.

This year's participants in the 2015 Y.I. Challenge were extremely competitive.

North Wisconsin District's Trinity Lutheran School in Athens was less than 2% ahead of Zion Lutheran School of Wayside in Greenleaf. There was fantastic participation from both schools.

Minnesota North District's winner, Gloria Dei in Pequot Lakes is the clear winner however Alive!, Monticello and St. Paul's, Melrose were neck-and-neck for second place. And Trinity, Staples had a fine showing for fourth place.

Iowa's winner, Central Lutheran School in Newhall, was less than six percent ahead of second place Hope Lutheran Church in Des Moines. Trinity Lutheran School in Boone came in at a very close third place while Shepherd of the Valley in West Des Moines was right on their heels placing fourth. It was great participation by all.

The Y.I. Challenge was a ten-question quiz offered online from Jan. 26 - Feb. 14, 2015 in celebration of National Lutheran Schools Week. For more information on LCEF's Young Investors (Y.I.) Club, visit lcef.org