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Mission Statement

With great thanksgiving, Texas District Church Extension Fund’s (Texas District CEF) mission has served the Texas LCMS for generations—assisting congregations in expanding God’s kingdom. Starting in 1888 and continuing today, this core focus remains …

Merry Christmas!

Charles M. Schulz, the creator of Peanuts, described Christmas as “doing a little something extra for someone”. He chose to describe Christmas not as a noun, but as a verb …

Rip and Burn

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8   Celebrating Milestones   One of the greatest privileges …

LESSONS FROM GRANDMA’S LAKE

Growing up, my family and I spent a month every summer living with my grandparents in Syracuse, New York. The house sits only about 200 feet from Lake Oneida. As …

CELEBRATING AT ZION IN WALBURG!

On Sunday, May 3, 2021 Executive Director Becca Jones joined the congregation at Zion Lutheran Church in Walburg to celebrate the dedication of their new worship center. What a blessing …

Becca Jones

CELEBRATING LOAN REBATES!

Did you know? Every year since 1998, an average of 100 congregations received an annual loan rebate check from Texas District Church Extension Fund. After 22 years, a whopping $8,672,287.33 …