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Pensions Overview


Revisions to Clergy Pension Plan and Related Products

The Church Pension Fund has announced revisions to the Clergy Pension Plan and related benefits. These revisions will maintain the overall value of the benefits provided today and will offer greater flexibility, consistency, and simplicity.

For more information, click here.


Are You Saving Enough For Retirement?

If you are enrolled in the Defined Contribution Plan, your employer contributes at least 5% of your annual compensation to the plan.2 But that might not provide enough to maintain your desired lifestyle. To find out more…

Use our Contribution Estimator to estimate how much money you'll have at retirement.

2Contact your Parish Administrator for exact contribution levels.

Investment Options

Learn more about the different types of investments in the RSVP and Lay DC plan lineup.

  • Updates on new investment options
  • Stock funds, bonds, short-term investments, and lifecycle funds
  • Access your Fidelity account

For more information see Investment Options.


I Can Save

Saving for retirement isn't always easy. But taking some simple steps to save can help you increase your retirement security.  

I Can Save provides tips, tactics and tools to increase your savings for retirement. We'll show you how easy it can be.

Learn more.

Pre-Retirement Benefits Available for Surviving Same-Gender Spouses

The Lay Defined Benefit Plan provides a survivor benefit to eligible spouses — same-gender and opposite-gender — of active employees who die at or after age 55 but before retirement. Under current rules, to be eligible, a surviving spouse must have been legally married to an active employee for at least 12 months prior to the employee’s death.

Acknowledging that same-gender marriage was only recently recognized nationally, and also in response to General Convention Resolution 2015-D047, we are relaxing eligibility requirements for a period of time. 

For more information, see Additional Benefits