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.
The new year of Call to Health is underway, with new activities that focus on wholeness. This year, there’s a fresh look for the website and a new, more intuitive mobile app. Employees with medical coverage through the Board can qualify for reduced medical deductibles for themselves and their covered family members by participating in Call to Health.
Living by the Gospel is a resource for church employers as they determine salaries and benefits for ministers. It details how the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) works with Board programs to support ministers’ well-being.
This document includes data on effective salary by job code, geography, congregation size, gender, and minister age. The 223rd General Assembly (2018) authorized Living by the Gospel to promote awareness of gender disparity in benefits and salary packages.
Download Living by the Gospel.
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.
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.