Clergy Events

Fall Clergy Retreat

(with the Diocese of Western New York)

September 15-16, 2017

Chautauqua, NY


To read "Courage, Compassion, Connection", a reflection on the fall clergy retreat by the Rev. Elizabeth Yale

of St. John's, Franklin, please visit our Diocesan blog, The Forward

Clergy Resources

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church pension group links

  • 2016 Clergy Tax Guide (for 2015 returns)


  • Find clergy using the Online Episcopal Clerical Directory. The directory offers biographical and other data provided by clergy members and parishes.

  • How do I know if I have enough life insurance to guarantee my family’s financial security after I am gone? The Life Insurance Calculator can help you determine your life insurance needs.

  • The Medical Trust offers a selection of comprehensive healthcare benefit options.

  • Use the Church Pension Group's interactive ParishFinder website to search for the Episcopal parish, cathedral, seminary or school closest to your U.S. location. Follow the simple steps for quick local maps and detailed driving directions.

  • Your pension plan provides much more than a monthly benefit. While you are an active clergy member, you can count on: life insurance, disability coverage, and other protection against unexpected events.

  • The Clergy Pension Plan offers several options that allow you to retire when retirement fits into your life plans.

  • After entering some basic information about yourself and your current retirement savings, the program projects: your expected retirement income (from your pension, Social Security, etc.), how much income you will need and what costs your projected income will cover.

  • Step-by-step guidance

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

  • When you retire, you may serve in the Episcopal Church and continue to receive pension benefits as long as you meet the requirements.

  • The Church Pension Fund provides short term disability benefits to protect all active clergy members whose pension assessments are fully paid and up-to-date. This benefit helps your employer continue paying your full salary and benefits for up to one year if you become unable to work .