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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.

For Employers

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Helping your Employees on the Road to Financial Wellness

Pension Fund offers the below employer-sponsored retirement savings products for clergy and lay employees of congregations, regions, general ministries and church-related colleges, seminaries and organizations. If interested, please contact your dedicated Area Director to complete the necessary agreement(s)*.

Click here to download our Product Overview.

Our Employer-Sponsored Products

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Pension Plan

An employer-sponsored defined benefit plan, the Pension Plan guarantees a monthly retirement benefit for your employee's lifetime (and their surviving spouse’s lifetime).

Learn More About the Pension Plan
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Tax-Deferred Retirement Account 403(b)/Roth 403(b)

The Tax-Deferred Retirement Account 403(b)/Roth 403(b), also known as the TDRA 403(b)/Roth 403(b), is a defined contribution employer-sponsored retirement savings plan that allows flexible participation on a pre-tax basis and/or on a Roth (after-tax) basis to save for retirement. By contributing to a 403(b), participants are able choose a savings strategy that fits their plans for retirement based on how they want to be taxed, now or later.

Learn More About the TDRA 403(b)/Roth 403(b)
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457(b) Plan

The 457(b) Plan* is a deferred compensation plan that allows maximum flexibility to design eligibility and contribution terms for employees. With the 457(b) Plan, employers can attract and retain top talent and/or supplement existing retirement programs, such as the Pension Plan and Tax-Deferred Retirement Account (TDRA).

*Eligible employers include: colleges, universities, seminaries, benevolent care centers, and non-steeples.

*All participating organizations that want to offer an employer-sponsored product, must have a completed participation agreement and for the 457(b) Plan an adoption agreement.

Learn More About the 457(b)

Saving for the Planned (and Unplanned) Things in Life

Unexpected expenses can arise taking your employees off track. Pension Fund is committed to serving your employees and their spouses/qualified domestic partners with additional options to save for a rainy day or to proactively plan for retirement. In addition to our employer-sponsored products, Pension Fund offers three additional products that will help employees meet their savings goals. Click the below links to learn more:

View Enrollment Resources:

To help get your employees started, you can contact your dedicated Area Director, who will help your employee get access to our Member Portal for secure online enrollment OR you can download the enrollment forms below.

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Employer Resources

From contribution limits to how to submit contributions & deposits, find helpful tools and resources to help you manage your employee benefits.

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Employer Portal

If you have 10 or more employees, you can request access to the Employer Portal through your Area Director.

If you already have access, click below to log in.

Employer Portal Log-In