Church Pension Group | Retirement Savings Plan

Retirement Savings Plan (RSVP)


The Episcopal Church Retirement Savings Plan (RSVP) is a 403(b)(9) tax-deferred retirement savings plan that gives lay employees and clergy the option of contributing their own money toward their retirement savings.

RSVP features include:


  • Pre-tax, Roth, and after-tax contribution options
  • Ability to transfer assets and change the allocation of future contributions online or by phone
  • 24/7 access to your account
  • Daily valuation
  • Loan, hardship, and other in-service withdrawal options
  • Investment tools to manage risk
  • Distribution options in retirement or following a separation from service

The RSVP offers an array of investment options, so you can prepare for your retirement in the way that best serves your needs.

Visit Fidelity for more information and review the plan guide. You can also learn more from our Retirement Savings Webinar Workshops presented in partnership with Fidelity.

Enrolling in RSVP


Impact on Retirement Benefits


  • Your contributions to the RSVP allow you to save more money for retirement.
  • When you retire, your benefit is based on your account balance.
  • All growth in the account accrues to you

For more information, please see the RSVP & Lay DC Plan Employee Guide.