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2024 median effective salaries available

The 2024 median effective salaries for ministers and employees are now available. The Board annually sets median effective salaries ​​based on data reported by PC(USA) congregations and employers.

Assistance Program access expanded to serve more

Did you know that the Board has expanded access to the Assistance Program? This latest expansion includes broadened eligibility, increased grant amounts, and new grants so we may serve more with financial need. Clergy Wellness Support is a new grant that assists eligible ministers with respite and vocational support.

Learn more about employee eligibility for Assistance Program grants​

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Financial protection for short-term illness or injury

​Ministers enrolled in Pastor's Participation or Minister's Choice are automatically enrolled in the the Temporary Disability Plan. This plan offers important financial protection by providing short-term partial income replacement benefits for members who are sick or injured and unable to work. You also may offer the plan to staff working at least 20 hours per week.

Learn more about the Temporary Disability Plan

How your Church Consultant can guide you

​Sessions, session committees, and other church leaders making benefits decisions may call on their Board of Pensions Church Consultant for guidance about options. These consultants offer personalized assistance to churches, as well as mid councils, across the country. 

Find the consultant for your region​​

Administering benefits for your organization

​​​​​​​We can assist you in selecting and administering benefits that best suit your needs and those of your employees.

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Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are taking tangible, intentional steps to ensure a workplace culture that inspires a sense of belonging. And we are continuing to actively engage throughout the Church to ensure access to benefits plans and programs that provide wholeness.


Let's have a conversation.