Church Extension Fund
At the dawn of the 20th century, June 18, 1901, our Lutheran forefathers, both clergy and laymen, came together and conceived an innovative notion – a shared financial institution that would be available to assist new mission congregations throughout Michigan in building their first worship facilities through affordable loans.
This was the humble beginning of
Church Extension Fund in Michigan.
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At St John's Lutheran Church we are seeking someone from our Church who would like to serve as a Church Extension Representative. The job description and suggested qualifications are listed below.
If interested, please contact Pastor Pearl.
TITLE: Church Extension Representative (CER)
POSITION PURPOSE: Understand and talk about the ministry of Church Extension Fund (CEF) in our church. Promote CEF using available materials and describing new products or services. Be the eyes and ears of CEF at our church.
1. Active member of our church
2. A person willing to learn about the mission of
3. A person who likes to help our church and serve its members
4. A current (or future!) investor at CEF
1. To learn about Church Extension Fund. Some
CEF programs include Excel In Giving, Investment Rebate Program, and congregational grant programs.
2. Become familiar with and display current CEF brochures, Offering Circular, interest rate
sheets, and other promotional items in a visible
area of the church.
3. Increase congregational awareness of CEF’s ministry by working with:
The Governing Board
Members like you
Various Church Organizations
4. Keep your congregation informed of the role Church Extension Fund plays in the ministry of our church and the benefits of investing by
using the provided materials in the monthly CER email. This includes tips, interest rates, and
5. To attend the Annual CEF Fall Conference and to have fun learning about CEF!