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Shaping your church's future?
Let DCEF be your partner in church building planning.

Disciples Church Extension Fund provides advanced services, tools and expertise to help you plan for your church’s future. We work closely with you to develop a roadmap that not only aligns with your mission but also allows you to use your facilities, resources, time and money more efficiently.

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DCEF provides services to meet all your church building planning needs.

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Initial Consultation

Unsure of your church’s needs? An initial consultation with one of our expert advisors is your first step in planning for your church’s future.

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Building Planning

Building a new church or renovating an existing one? Our building planning services can help you align your facility plan with your ministry goals.

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Architectural

Thinking about renovating your church? Let one of our experienced church architects help you resolve facility issues and explore new ideas.

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Relocation

Is your building too big or costly to maintain? Have community needs shifted? See how our relocation services can help you assess if it’s time for a change.

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Building Evaluation

Is your building in need of maintenance or repair? See how our building evaluation services help you assess everything from foundation to steeple.

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Disaster Response

Need help with your church building following a natural disaster such as a tornado, hurricane or fire? Contact our disaster response team today.

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Hope Partnership Services empower courageous leaders as they guide the Church into life-giving expressions of God's mission

Transformed and empowered leaders are critical to guiding congregations to do God’s mission in the world during this challenging era of congregational life.

Hope Partnership Services offer leadership and ministry resources that help raise up these leaders and prepare their congregations for transformation.

Is your congregation unsure of its future? New Beginnings is for the congregation that knows it can’t continue ‘as is,’ but doesn’t yet know what to do.

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Is your congregation longing to become a transforming presence both inside and outside of its church walls? With help from a Hope Assessor, your congregation will imagine, and then live into, a new vision for mission.

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Hear from our customers

Wakonda Christian Church, Des Moines, IA

“Disciples Church Extension Fund was very thorough with the evaluation of our church and potential building improvements and needs in the future. The evaluation report was quite extensive and included details we hadn’t thought of in the past. The expense was quite reasonable and very much worth the investment. This was one of the best steps we’ve taken in looking ahead to our church’s future and maintaining a quality facility for our congregation.”

Deene Ehlis
Chair, Long Range Planning,
Wakonda Christian Church, Des Moines, IA