Death benefits, offered through the Death and Disability Plan, protect eligible family members against unexpected loss of income.
Death benefits coverage may include
Employees do not contribute to the Death and Disability Plan. The full cost of the benefit is funded through employer dues.
*The death benefit basis is the greater of the pension participation basis (annual effective salary or 25 percent of the congregational ministers’ median, whichever is more, up to the IRS maximum of $280,000 in 2019) or the applicable median (prorated for part-time employment).
If you are enrolled in the Death and Disability Plan, you can log on to Benefits Connect to see an estimate of the death benefits payable upon your death and the beneficiary designations the Board of Pensions currently has on file.