LCMS Foundation

Help! Our Church Just Got a Big Gift, and We Don’t Know What to Do!

by David Fiedler The sole pastor of a medium-size LCMS congregation can still hear the voice on the other end of the line. It was an attorney calling. “Pastor,” said the attorney, “we’re settling the estate of a man who…

LCMS Foundation reduces fees for custodial accounts

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Foundation has announced a reduction in its custodial account pricing schedule, a move that positively affects hundreds of LCMS ministries holding investment assets with the Foundation.

John Schaller, Foundation Board of Trustees member, dies

A memorial service is planned for Sept. 27 at Grace Lutheran Church, Pocatello, Idaho.

Foundation training fosters stewardship, supports ministries

Training equips a range of leaders to help members practice good stewardship in charitable planning for the benefit of families and ministries.

Simon named VP at LCMS Foundation

Ralph Simon — formerly with Concordia Plan Services — is the Foundation’s new vice-president of Investment Services.

Board of Directors gets ready for new triennium

The Synod’s Board of Directors elects officers for the 2013-16 triennium and takes a number of other actions.

Three installed to Disaster Response, School Ministry, Foundation posts

Mark Cannon, the Rev. Michael Meyer and Terry L. Schmidt are installed by Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison Aug. 19 in St. Louis.

Cannon begins post with LCMS Foundation

Mark Cannon of St. Louis joins The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Foundation as senior vice-president for Finance and Administration.

Fiedler named new president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Foundation

ST. LOUIS, February 11, 2013—The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) Foundation has named David Fiedler its new president effective Feb. 12.