Common Questions

How can I determine what my pension benefit will be?

Please refer to A Guide to Clergy Benefits (also available in Español).

How much income will I need in retirement?

The amount of income you will need will depend on a number of factors. The Church Pension Group offers a variety of worksheets and workbooks to help you decide what you will need and set attainable goals. You can also contact the Church Pension Group to arrange an appointment in person or by phone. Call us at (866) 223-6602 to schedule an appointment.

I haven't even graduated from seminary. Isn't it too soon to start planning?

It's never too soon to start planning for retirement. The earlier you start saving, the more money you will have when you need it. The Church Pension Group has many resources to help you review your financial needs and goals, including addressing seminary debt.