Pension plan eligibility depends on your appointment. Contact your Benefits Office with questions. All members should register and login to www.wespath.org to access and monitor their individual, private accounts. Call Wespath directly with any questions or concerns regarding your accounts at 1-800-851-2201.
Note: Anyone with account balances at Wespath (including clergy with pension plans and laity with UMPIP) are invited to schedule private, virtual, consultations with Wespath Benefit Educators directly through this link.
403(b) plan offered to clergy serving full-time, half-time, or three-quarter time.
414(e) welfare benefit plan offering both a disability benefit and death benefit to eligible clergy (full time clergy, or three-quarter clergy with a status).
403(b) plan offered to all clergy who elect to make before tax, after tax, and/or Roth personal contributions. Must be a payroll deduction. Clergy must fill out a new contribution election form for each appointment change! Clergy must make a minimum 1% contribution to receive matching 1% church contribution.