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.

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

Thursday, June 20, 2-3 p.m. ET
Suggested audience: Active clergy in any ministry setting
Registration opens May 21

Join the Reverend Dr. Terry Chapman, retired Presbyterian pastor, author, and spiritual director and current pastor to pastors, and the Reverend Lori Neff LaRue, Director of Wholeness Education for the Board, who will discuss how relationships with other clergy can enhance your personal well-being and help you flourish in ministry. Additionally, these relationships can help you enhance your existing clergy support networks and develop new ones.

As part of this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to experience a virtual gathering ― a useful tool for ministers serving in remote locations to connect with one another.

Where Two or More Are Gathered will help you

  • gain insights into why clergy support networks are so essential to sustained and thriving ministries;
  • explore ways to engage with other clergy;
  • develop essential practices to enhance group interactions; and
  • understand different ways to convene, including virtual platforms.

The webinar will last one hour and requires a computer, internet access, and computer speakers or a telephone. Go to the Call to Health site to record your participation and claim 50 Call to Health points.

Upcoming Board University webinars

Additional details and registration information will be announced 4-6 weeks in advance of each webinar.

Retirement income streams
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

Gender equity and just compensation
Thursday, October 10, 2019
2-3 p.m. ET

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

Tax Tips: Tax Reform Changes and 2018 Return Filing

Prerecorded webinar held on March 13, 2019




Jacqueline Boersema, Director of Financial Education for the Board of Pensions and a certified financial planner, discusses tips common to all taxpayers and highlights clergy-specific tax tips, as appropriate. This annual webinar is for taxpayers who have not yet filed a 2018 tax return.

The Tax Tips webinar will help you understand

  • tax law changes relevant to lay employees and clergy;
  • tax credits and deductions;
  • key tax schedules for clergy; and
  • considerations when completing your Form 1040, including using Turbo Tax.

The webinar lasts one hour.

Questions & Answers

Read answers to questions asked by participants in the Tax Tips: Tax Reform Changes and 2018 Return Filing webinar.