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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

Pension Fund Insider Update

Connect with your Area Director and learn more about how Pension Fund can partner with you to create financial stability in an increasingly uncertain economy.

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.

Visit with Our Staff

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Our Development staff would love to talk to you.

Whether you want to discuss the best way to make an impact with your gift, or you'd like more information on how to apply for a Ministerial Relief & Assistance program, our Development staff is here to walk alongside you.

Get to Know our Development Staff

Rev. Julie Richardson

Julie serves as Vice President of Development at Pension Fund, and, within that work, oversees all aspects of both fundraising and MRA programs. She also currently directs the Excellence in Ministry program.

She holds a degree in Communication from Berry College, Rome, GA, and a Master of Divinity from Lexington Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Pension Fund, she served for over fifteen years in congregational youth ministry, and has extensive experience working nonprofits as well, specifically in the areas of volunteer management and fundraising.

Julie also writes extensively and has published two books, as well as a Lent devotional book, with Chalice Press.

Julie resides in Louisville, KY, with her daughter.

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Rev. Geoffrey Brewster

Rev. Geoffrey Brewster currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Development, where he works with his colleagues to assist in the fundraising efforts. Prior to beginning his ministry with PFCC in April of 2019, Geoff worked in development for Phillips Seminary for nine and a half years.

Geoff began his ministry as youth intern at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Shawnee, OK, in 1997. Over the course of the next decade, he served multiple churches in the Oklahoma Region. In 2003 Geoff earned his BA in Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma and earned his M.Div. from Phillips Seminary in May 2010. Geoff was ordained at Southern Hills Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Edmond, OK, in May of that same year.

In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with local nonprofit organizations, going to the gym, cooking and gardening, and spending time with his three dogs, Bert, Ernie, and Pickles Marie.

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Dee Long

Dee Long serves as Church Relations Director for Pension Fund, and, in this capacity, is the point person for applying for any of our MRA programs.

Dee holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Memphis in TN and is a graduate of Rutledge College, Raleigh, NC. She has a broad network across the church due to extensive board service and leadership within National Convocation, and a close relationship with the Church of Christ-Disciples of Christ and Disciples Women.

Dee has a compassionate, service-oriented heart and spirit, and will meet any MRA inquiry with grace.

She resides in North Carolina with her husband, Rev. Sotello Long

Contact Dee