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Benefits that serve more

The redesigned Benefits Plan gives congregations the flexibility to structure a benefits package that meets their unique needs and the needs of their pastor.

Why a new Benefits Plan

The Church has changed, but the Benefits Plan has not changed with it. Designed 40 years ago for a different type of pastoral leadership and a different family structure, the current plan and its dues structure are outdated and do not support today’s congregations.



of newly ordained ministers not enrolled in the Benefits Plan from 2007 to 2021 are women.



of small congregations (150 members or fewer) have installed pastoral leadership.



of African American churches have installed pastoral leadership.

The 2025 Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 

The new Benefits Plan, effective Jan. 1, 2025, supports congregations and employers in providing access to benefits not available on the commercial market.

This document is available in PDF (Portable Document Format). It is best viewed with the latest (free) version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Understanding medical coverage

How does medical coverage work? Learn the basics with these resources.