Keep up with current news from the Mission Investment Fund with recent stories from our quarterly newsletter, "The Mustard Seed."

Restoring luster to a place of grace and welcome in the South

Friday, June 3, 2016

“The renovation of our current facility will support our mission to present and future generations ... Our goal is bold and challenging, just like the gospel we proclaim!”

With that proclamation at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Atlanta, the capital campaign was on!

Introducing MIF Capital Campaign Services

Thursday, June 2, 2016

MIF Capital Campaign Services (CCS) is a new addition to the Mission Investment Fund’s roster of services. MIF Capital Campaign Services works to strengthen congregations by assisting them in raising funds for building projects as well as debt reduction. Previously known as Stewardship Key Leader, this fundraising service has assisted ELCA congregations for some 40 years.

Restoring the grandeur of a historic church in Charleston

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

When the members of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church began building their church on Charleston’s main square in 1868, the city was still recovering from the devastation of the Civil War. Bricks from burnedout buildings formed St. Matthew’s façade, which remained the tallest building in all of South Carolina for a century and is still Charleston’s tallest building.

A congregation’s MIF4KIDZ gift at Baptism

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

For most families, when the sacrament of Baptism is administered, it lives on in spirit and in memory. The pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, has found a way to celebrate that sacrament and keep it alive for the baptized children, the congregation and the entire Lutheran church for years to come.