Church Pension Group | Retirement Options

Retirement Options

Early Retirement

You can retire as early as age 55, but your benefits will be reduced.

Normal Retirement

Normal retirement at age 65.

Late Retirement

You can choose to work past age 65 and continue to accrue Credited Service.

Other Opportunities to Save for Retirement

Since you are unable to contribute to your pension, you may wish to consider participating in other retirement savings options offered by The Church Pension Fund, such as:


If you believe that you have been denied a benefit that you are due under the Lay Defined Benefit Plan, you have the option to file an appeal.  For more information see The Appeals Process.


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