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Pension Fund of the Christian Church

Employer-Sponsored Retirement Products

Overview

As a church plan, Pension Fund is able to offer flexible and worry-free retirement options for employers and their employees. Our team of Area Directors will meet with you to discuss your needs and help you get started.

Individual Savings & Retirement Products

Overview

Whether you’re just starting out or closer to retirement, choose from a variety of products to help you reach your retirement and savings goals.

Program Applicants

Ministerial Relief & Assistance

Our relief programs meet the evolving needs of new, active, and retired clergy and their families to ensure all ministers and lay workers can enjoy a strong, smart, secure retirement.

Supporters & Donors

Make An Impact with a Donation

Your gifts and financial support helps ministry workers in need bridge the unexpected from now until retirement (and beyond).

Resources

Overview

Discover planning and educational tools & resources to help you navigate your financial wellness journey.

For Members & Clergy

For Members

Guides, factsheets and resources to aid you on the Road to Financial Wellness.

For Clergy

Clergy-specific resources to support your call to ministry.

For Employers

For Employers

Hiring tip sheets, tax guides and more to help you manage your employees' benefits.

Your Money Line

Pension Fund has partnered with Pete the Planner® to provide members with access to financial guides who will help answer your tough financial questions & online tools such as calculators and eLearning courses.

Stay Connected

News & Publications

Events

The Gathering

Pension Fund's biennial conference that connects pastors to learn and discuss spiritual, health & financial wellness.

Employer-Sponsored Retirement Products

Overview

As a church plan, Pension Fund is able to offer flexible and worry-free retirement options for employers and their employees. Our team of Area Directors will meet with you to discuss your needs and help you get started.

Individual Savings & Retirement Products

Overview

Whether you’re just starting out or closer to retirement, choose from a variety of products to help you reach your retirement and savings goals.

Program Applicants

Ministerial Relief & Assistance

Our relief programs meet the evolving needs of new, active, and retired clergy and their families to ensure all ministers and lay workers can enjoy a strong, smart, secure retirement.

Supporters & Donors

Make An Impact with a Donation

Your gifts and financial support helps ministry workers in need bridge the unexpected from now until retirement (and beyond).

Resources

Overview

Discover planning and educational tools & resources to help you navigate your financial wellness journey.

Your Money Line

Pension Fund has partnered with Pete the Planner® to provide members with access to financial guides who will help answer your tough financial questions & online tools such as calculators and eLearning courses.

The Pension Fund Advantage

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Serving those who serve.

For more than 125 years, we’ve served our members true to our values of integrity, security, and compassion. Pension Fund relies on a solid funding formula and experienced team of investment professionals to manage and grow your retirement income.

We pride ourselves on being more than just a retirement provider. With a commitment to be there for our members and their families during their greatest time of need — not just in retirement, but in the event of a death or disability. We measure our success by protecting and adding value for your retirement.

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Why Pension Fund?

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Our history pre-dates Social Security.

Since 1929, Pension Fund's plan design and administration have weathered market downturns, and our Pension Plan remains among the top most highly funded plans.

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Your money stays in your pocket, not ours.

We’re a ministry with no hidden investment fees or administrative charges to manage your assets. In fact, when plan reserves exceed what is required to pay current and future benefits (and any potential market decline), Pension Fund's board of directors may declare additional earnings — meaning more money for you in retirement.

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We worry about investments (so you don't have to).

Other retirement plans often force you to make an educated guess as to your investment options. With Pension Fund, enrollment is the only requirement for you to benefit from our expertise and knowledge in managing your financial assets.

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Our conservative investment strategy is tried and true.

We engage various professional investment managers and take a “long-term opportunistic” investment philosophy with our members’ funds. This disciplined investment strategy is based on policies that govern asset allocation, liquidity requirements, sector restrictions and risk tolerance. Investment performance is closely monitored to ensure investment returns meet expectations.

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Member Satisfaction (2021 Annual Member Customer Satisfaction Survey)

Need convincing? Just ask our satisfied members and retirees.

Our members and retirees know we practice what we preach. Pension Fund retirees and pensioners are our biggest advocates. In fact, some of our members make more money in retirement than they did during their time working in ministry.*

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What Our Members & Employers Are Saying:

“It’s not about the money [for Pension Fund]. It’s about ministry and caring for each other.”

Rev. Linda Kemp, Paris, KY

"On retirement, I've been overwhelmed at the size of my pension. With Social Security, I'm now more financially stable than I ever imagined."

- Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren, Palm Springs, CA

*Specific retirement returns are not guaranteed by Pension Fund. Individual results may vary depending on contributions, market returns and longevity.