For congregations

Committed to service excellence for church employers

Announcing a new Benefits Plan to serve more

The redesigned Benefits Plan better meets the needs of the changing Church, providing flexibility and choice for congregations and pastoral leaders. 

Read the announcement

Learn about the 2025 Benefits Plan


2025 Decision Guide for Minister Benefits

Congregations and ministers, including installed pastors and other congregational pastoral leaders, can use this decision guide to help determine 2025 eligibility and costs for the Covenant Package, Congregational Pastors Package, and Transitional Pastor's Participation.

Access the decision guide

226th General Assembly (2024)

As one of six national agencies of the General Assembly, the Board of Pensions works to support and meet the needs of the changing Church. We look forward to engaging with attendees at General Assembly this summer.

Read about our work

Manage employee benefits using Benefits Connect

Log on to Benefits Connect to manage your organization’s benefits through the Board of Pension. You can receive and pay Board invoices, model scenarios and compare costs when selecting benefits, update employer information, and more — all on one platform.

Use the Employer Quick Start Guide (pdf) to learn more about administering benefits through Benefits Connect.

Read more about using Benefits Connect


Assistance Program provides financial support to members

The Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions supports Benefits Plan members through 11 distinct grant opportunities. Some of these grants are designed specifically for ministers, providing financial assistance for personal and educational debt and respite and vocational support.

Learn more about employee eligibility for Assistance Program grants

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.

Benefits eligibility
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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.