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Introducing the Pension Billing Calculator

10/17/2017
Charge conference and budget seasons are in full swing. Every year at this time the Board of Pensions and the district offices receive calls about how to accurately estimate the cost of pensions for ...

Retired Clergy - Important information about the future of retiree healthcare

10/4/2017
Good news - there will be no premium increases for 2018 for all our retiree health insurance plans! To achieve this rate pass, the Board of Pensions utilized significant reserve funds. Unfortunately, ...

2018 Active Clergy and Lay Employee Health Insurance Rates

10/4/2017
The 2018 Health Insurance Open Enrollment has started and will continue through November 17, 2017.  All clergy, regardless of current health insurance status, all covered lay employees must complete ...

Why Is Alzheimer's Disease Called "Type 3 Diabetes"?

9/27/2017
It is hard to imagine a more distressing medical diagnosis than Alzheimer’s Disease.  This disease of the brain causes mild to severe memory loss, confusion, personality changes and even death.  ...

Preparing For Disasters

8/31/2017
As I write these words, Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey continues to wreak a path of destruction through southeast Texas. As we pray and donate help for our fellow Americans , one cannot help but ...

'Tis The Season... for Cinnamon

From the first sign of a chill in the air, through the fall harvest and winter, cinnamon spices up our dining table and desserts. There is a lot to love about cinnamon. Not only is it tasty, warm, ...

Cake or Bread?

Autumn is in full swing, and with it comes the Feasting Season, beginning with the Halloween candy bowl, Thanksgiving, and Christmas gatherings. Ironically, this anticipation can be both a blessing ...