Clergy Benefits

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Health Benefits Information

NEW HealthFlex Exchange Information

Clergy Benefits Online Payments

Individual benefit participants may use this link to make payments online for Health Plan (dependents or Optional Continuation), and for Dental Insurance.

You can make a one-time payment from your checking account (ACH) without creating a profile. Or, you can create a Profile so the system will remember who you, and will pre-fill the form the next time you make an entry. In the profile, you can also instruct the system to make recurring payments (every month) if you wish.

Methodist LeBonheur Hospital UM Clergy Discount Program

Online Statements and Payments by Churches


Affordable Care Act Information & Resources

ACA Info explains how participants in the Tennessee Conference Health Plan are affected by the Affordable Care Act, and includes links with resources for individuals and plan sponsors.

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ChurchMutual Policy Holders

Risk Reporter Publications – Risk-focused periodical discusses timely and relevant topics

Trending Topics – Trending topics highlight recent developments affecting policyholders

Videos & Webinars – Recorded videos and webinars dive deep into important topics

Other Safety Resources – Library of safety resources has plenty of useful information

Retirement Benefits

CRSP At a Glance Summary of Clergy Retirement Security Program for full time clergy.

UMPIP At a Glance One page summary of United Methodist Personal Investment Plan.

Designation of Beneficiary

Contribution Election Form to begin or change your UMPIP before-tax or after-tax contributions. The employee and salary-paying unit must complete the agreement. The employer/salary-paying unit should keep the original form for its payroll records. Please make a copy of the completed form to Wespath Benefits and Investment at the address on the second page of the form, or you may fax it to 1-847-866-5195.

EY Planning Services When you invest toward retirement with Wespath Benefits and Investments you enjoy the added-value benefit of confidential, professional help from EY at no cost.

UMPIP Plan Sponsor Adoption Agreement (instructions and forms to set up a church to handle its pastor’s and staff voluntary pension contributions to UMPIP.  Including making the church a “Plan Sponsor” with Wespath and the form for the participant to set or change the amount the church withholds from their salary and pays into their account at Wespath).

Rental Housing Allowance This resolution, which is adopted each year at annual conference, allows clergy to exclude from their taxable income benefits they receive from Wespath, up to the amount allowed by law.

Disability and Death Benefits (Comprehensive Protection Plan)

CPP Death Benefit 2021 Summary of clergy disability and life insurance benefits.

CPP Summary Plan Description Details of the disability and death benefits provided to clergy.

Designation of Beneficiary Complete this form if change your beneficiary designation. You may want to review your designation each time there is a change in your family status, such as birth, marriage, divorce or death.