CEF Lending – What congregations need to know

The following documents provide information for congregations seeking a loan from the WELS Church Extension Fund.


*Not FDIC or SIPC insured   *Not a bank deposit  *No Synod Guarantee

The purchase of WELS CEF’s securities is subject to risks, which are described in our Offering Circular. This is not an offer to sell you our securities and we are not soliciting you to buy our securities. We will offer and sell our securities only in states where authorized. These securities are neither offered nor available for sale in Pennsylvania, West Virginia or District of Columbia. The offering is made solely by the Offering Circular.

Loan Program Overview Download 
Loan Application ProcessDownload 
Renewal Process for a current WELS CEF loan Download