Inspiring stories about your investments making a difference in LCMS congregations across Texas.
Impacting Lives for Christ
Texas District Church Extension Fund received a generous check from a humble man who wanted his funds used "to impact lives for Christ after he left this world." Pictured from left to right: Texas District President, Mike Newman; Texas CEF Executive Director, Becca Jones; and Legacy DEO CEO, Rev. Dr. Jerry Kieschnick

There was a humble, hardworking farmer who lived in north Texas. You would probably have described him as a minimally educated, apparently poor, country farmer. If you knew him though, you would see he was a frugal man who really didn't need much too live on. He had never married, so he only had himself to worry about. This man's modest living, careful spending, and faithful saving led to the accumulation of a surprisingly sizable estate. Keep reading...
Expanding God's Kingdom Together
*For more specifics on terms, see the Offering Circular on our website.
**Amounts over $10,000 receive the Flex Savings rate
All individual Texas District CEF investments (FLEX, fixed and floating rate notes) may be included in a person’s IRA portfolio, through our custodian GoldStar Trust Company. (1) Subject to penalty for early withdrawal. (2) Rates subject to change. Rates reviewed monthly. Texas District Church Extension Fund is a nonprofit religious organization; therefore, CEF investments are not SIPC or FDIC-insured bank deposit accounts. This does not constitute an offer to sell or a request to buy. The offer is made solely by CEF’s Offering Circular.
The mission of the Texas District Church Extension Fund is to extend God’s Kingdom by boldly and responsibly assisting congregations to acquire land and buildings and by linking investors with congregations.

The information available through Extension Extra is neither an offer to sell nor a request to buy any investments. This offer is made only in the  Offering Circular  which is available by calling Texas CEF at (888) 951-1233, by writing to Texas CEF, 7900 East Highway 290, Austin, TX 78724, or by visiting Texas CEF's website: