Webinars

Board University webinars, presented live, are available at no cost to members and employers who participate in the Benefits Plan.

Engage with Board of Pensions educators from the comfort of your office, home, or favorite coffee shop to learn about topics important to your well-being through Board University ― and you can receive 50 Call to Health points for participating. Our live webinars cover a topic in one of four areas of wholeness — spiritual, health, financial, or vocational well-being.

Board University webinars are for pastors, church workers, and employees of PC(USA)-affiliated employers who participate in the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — at no cost to you.

Webinars last one hour and require a computer, internet access, and computer speakers or a telephone. Webinar attendees will be awarded 50 Call to Health points.

How To Optimize Your Retirement Income Streams

Wednesday, September 18, 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
Suggested audience: All plan members

Do you have a retirement savings account? A 403(b)(9), 403(b)(9) designated Roth account, traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or inherited IRA?

Join Jacqueline Boersema, Director of Financial Education for the Board, as she discusses how to create sustainable retirement income streams in the most tax efficient manner.

This webinar will help you

  • understand required minimum distribution rules for various retirement savings vehicles;
  • calculate your required minimum distribution when you have more than one IRA;
  • explore various retirement income strategies to reduce stock market risk and protect your nest egg; and
  • learn how to prioritize the timing of retirement account withdrawals for tax efficiency purposes.

How To Optimize Your Retirement Income Streams will last one hour and requires a computer, internet access, and computer speakers or a telephone.

Closing the Gender Compensation Gap

Thursday, October 10, 2-3 p.m. ET
Suggested audience: All plan members

The Church lives out its identity as a just and caring community when it compensates ministers fairly. Yet data in Living by the Gospel and the Gender and Leadership in the PC(USA) study show a clear distinction exists between average salaries for men and women across all pastoral positions and congregation sizes.

This webinar will review the current compensation realities and explore how female ministers can negotiate compensation packages and advocate more effectively for themselves and others. It also will discuss the role COMs, presbytery executives, and PNCs can play in covenanting terms of call with an eye toward making the Church a more just and equitable community in which to respond to God’s call.

Closing the Gender Compensation Gap will last one hour and requires a computer, internet access, and computer speakers or a telephone.

Upcoming Board University webinars

Additional details and registration information will be announced four to six weeks in advance of each webinar.

Leaving well
Thursday, November 21, 2019
2-3 p.m. ET

Long-term care
Thursday, December 5, 2019
2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Webinar recordings

The following webinar recordings are available on Board University’s e-learning site, which you can access by logging into Benefits Connect.

Tax Tips: Tax Reform Changes and 2018 Return Filing
March 13, 2019

Where Two or More Are Gathered:
Clergy Support Networks and Ministerial Well-Being

June 20, 2019