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Ready to Invest in Your Ministry’s Future?

Our investment process is designed to align with your ministry's goals and benchmarks, and ultimately, help you realize your ministry’s vision.

If you’re ready to get started and create a ministry fund, whether that's setting up an investment account, creating an endowment or setting up a separate foundation, just fill out the form below and we’ll connect you with a member of our investment services team.

Start the process today

If your ministry has funds to invest, or you want to create a fund from scratch, the LCMS Foundation is ready to help. We're the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod's dedicated planning and investing resource for LCMS ministries. Your mission is our mission.

If you're ready to begin the process, the next step is usually scheduling a call with Mark Cannon, Chief Financial Officer. Mark can answer your questions, provide more detailed information or schedule a virtual presentation.

To set up a call with Mark, please fill out the form to the right.

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Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; bring an offering and come before Him; worship the Lord in holy array. 1 Chronicles 16:29

Our Fee Structure

By collectively managing nearly $1 billion in investments, the Foundation receives favorable pricing to keep our expenses low. And as a non-profit, our fees are typically lower than most commercial firms.

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A History of Performance

The highly professional, low-cost investment option we offer LCMS ministries quite often outperforms funds managed by commercial companies. Click "Learn More," below to review our monthly, quarterly and annual returns.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re still not sure if creating a ministry fund is right for your ministry, or if you specific questions about the investments and services offered by the LCMS Foundation, our FAQ page may address your questions or concerns.

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Contact Us

If you're a current account holder or investor with a question, or if you're new to the LCMS Foundation and would like more information, we'd love to hear from you. Please use the "I have a question or comment about" drop-down field in the form below to get your comment to the correct person faster.